RIM, the maker of the Blackberry smartphone, released a TV spot ostensibly retelling Moby Dick through the Blackberry by showcasing the phone’s capabilities, but in reality reducing a literary masterpiece to inanity by younging it up. You know, for the kids. If you haven’t seen it yet, let’s watch: This spot bothers me, but not […]
A recent project “blew” though our shop and had a very short fuse. The client “bleeds” blue with offices in Lexington and Louisville so PMS 300 (PMS=Pantone Matching System) made perfect sense for all his corporate identity materials. We went to press with everything and were moving very fast to meet our deadlines. Our most
I originally joined the LGDA to make connections and gain free admission to the interesting presentations and events they bring to the area. I’ve been a member for a little while now and so far the most exciting thing I’ve seen is Helvetica, which surprisingly enough, I really enjoyed. Since then they’ve hosted a handful
Hello, my name is Dennis and I have a fat wallet addiction. My collection of frequent diner cards, appointment cards, receipts, scraps of paper containing ideas that seemed too valuable to toss, a credit card or two, security pass card, business cards (some mine, some of others) and yes, occasionally a dollar bill or two.
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The other day I saw this story about a pharmaceutical company called Lundbeck that makes a drug called pentobarbital. As it turns out, pentobarbital, which was invented in the 1930s to treat central nervous system disorders, is now going to be used by both Ohio and Oklahoma to execute prisoners. Lundbeck has asked the states
Last week, we handled a video shoot for a new brand extension launch! This is the kind of work that makes the advertising industry fun, exciting and sexy. As an AE, it is also the kind of work that really keeps me on my toes. Release Forms for a talent pool of more than 30,
Stop me if you’ve heard this. A man was walking through the woods when he happened upon a woodcutter working feverishly to fell a large tree. The woodcutter was spending an amazing amount of energy, sweating profusely and breathing quite heavily…but making very little progress. “Perhaps it would be wise to take a break to
Lately I feel like TV commercials are my new radio (you know, that thing in your car’s dash that you never seem to listen to anymore). The commercials I’ve been seeing – and more importantly, paying attention to – have been blaring the likes of some of my personal favorite artists: Ray LaMontagne, Black Rebel
Two and a Half Men is in its eighth season and has been ranked in the Top 20 programs since 2004. As of last week, the show, which draws over 14 million viewers weekly, has been sent into hiatus during Charlie Sheen’s most recent trip to rehab. For CBS, this means that only two new