Category Archives: Advertising & Marketing

How Wonderful Pistachio Ads Cracked the Culture Code

How do you create instant brand credibility and cultural relevance? Pistachios do it with a lot of help from their friends. In the process, they set a great example of how to embrace pop culture without being derivative or cheesy. … Continue reading

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Be a Storybuilder, not a Storyteller

Once upon a time, we were storytellers. We had messages to deliver, about brands and products, services and destinations. We used our creative prowess to wrap these messages in a narrative that would touch consumers and win them over to … Continue reading

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Arby's slices up Subway in new ad

Aside from political attack ads and class-action medical litigator ads, advertisers generally play nice these days. And even when one brand does decide to take a swipe at a competitor, it's usually just veiled and suggestive. That's why a consumer … Continue reading

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Find me during Advertising Week 2012 in New York

In a week and a half, the advertising industry will descend on Times Square for the ninth annual Advertising Week. They will come together over five days of events designed to discuss the latest trends in advertising, new techniques for … Continue reading

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John Cleese lives "the best life" in new DirecTV commercial

If there's one thing we can count on from John Cleese, it's spectacular humor delivered with a perfect British stoicism. After all, how else would one face a 400lb lobster? Share and Enjoy:

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