At my day job, we at XPLANE trade in ideas. A large majority of our time is spent in the movement and generation of ideas. Go-to tools generally are still whiteboards, paper, and the ever-present post-it. Live, kinetic interaction of person, idea and artifact are part of the generation of ideas. We often take photos […]
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Now this is how you own a joke made at your expense. When The Onion had a little fun with digital marketing’s obsession with integrated campaigns, viral videos and irony, the target of the joke, Tide detergent and agency partner Digitas, decided to wear the joke as a badge of honor—and also try to eek […]
Last night’s episode of Mad Men played a particular thread to dark effect. We’re in an age now of a fictional cable TV show based on an advertising agency actually intertwining with known brands in a braid of meta-significance. We’re speaking of course about the recent and lamented passing of one Lane Pryce, a beloved […]
We’re fascinated with celebrities. It’s arguable that we always have been and with the ability to share our fascination and attention with all the other obsessives out there the focus becomes more intense, yet more distributed. Our celebrity psychosis is viral. What’s particularly (peculiarly?) interesting now though is our ability to measure that psychosis. We […]
Wow, where to begin? Um, this is a music video thanking Facebook, for…um…being Facebook? Dedicated on the day of the social network’s IPO, this song and video have to be heard and seen to be believed. “We Are the World” it ain’t. Learn more on their dedicated Facebook page, natch.
Two brothers lay down some crazy-ass choreography in this short dub step clip. Regardless of whether you like dub step as a musical genre, this is worth watching.
Working as a strategist, I am constantly amazed at what passes for business strategy. “We are going to sell more than our competition”, or “We will increase sales in APAC” is NOT a valid strategy. If you find language like this in your documents, you are in trouble. Not many people are aware of what […]