Brutal Obama Campaign Ad

Posted by on Jul 15, 2012 in 2012 Campaign, Advertising, Video | No Comments

I am a political wonk of a pretty high order. I’ve seen hundreds if not thousands of campaign ads. This is about as hardcore and brutal as it gets. Funny thing is Republicans are usually much, much better at producing campaign ads like this. Looks like Obama has taken off the gloves. Update: Via Talking […]

Ben Stein And His Lawyer Are Idiots

Posted by on Jan 16, 2012 in Culture | No Comments

Ben Stein is suing a company called Kyocera for not using him in is commercials. Reuters has the story: The whole suit is ludicrous, of course: Stein is claiming breach of a nonexistent contract. (The closest thing the suit comes to saying that there was any contract at all is the part when it says […]

Election 2010: 10 Bizzare Campaign Ads

Posted by on Nov 4, 2010 in Advertising, Politics, Video | No Comments

I’m a huge political junkie, but I had not seen most of these ads. Some of them are so “freaky” I don’t even know what to say.

Video: INFLUENCERS Trailer

Posted by on Oct 29, 2010 in Advertising, Design, Movies, Video | No Comments

INFLUENCERS is a short documentary that explores what it means to be an influencer and how trends and creativity become contagious today in design, music, and fashion.

No One Could've Predicted This

Posted by on Jul 27, 2010 in Media | No Comments

Seems putting content behind a pay wall might kill your readership. The Times (of London) has lost almost 90% of its online readership compared to February since making registration mandatory in June, calculations by the Guardian show.

Karl Rove New Book vs. REWORK

Posted by on Mar 21, 2010 in Advertising, Books | No Comments

37signals new book REWORK was released a little more than a week ago. It is currently #3 on Amazon. In the top spot is Karl Rove’s new book Courage and Consequence, which he has been on TV for what seems like twenty hours a day promoting. In a wonderful display of humor the folks at […]