Project 10 to the 100 – Google

Do you have an idea that will help the world? If you do Google wants to hear about it. From the site: The question is: What would help? And help most? “At Google, we don’t believe we have the answers, but we do believe the answers are out there. Maybe in a lab, or a … Continue reading

A couple facts….

In 1984 3 channels reached 80% of the population. Today, 150 channels are required. – Chicago Tribune, 22 August 2004. Commercial radio debuts 88 years ago today (Sept. 29, 1920). – Wired.

Back in the day…

Yup…this exists. Brutal.

Whoops!

From copyranter.Wonder how long after the magazine went to press that the editor figured out this little layout mistake. Ouch.

Bold Act

Whether you think this is simply a PR spin or a way for an agency to regain confidence after losing a major client, I think that the act of resigning a client is something that shows the backbone of what an agency stands for. Starbucks and W+K have been together for a long time. They’ve … Continue reading

WTF of the Week

Love it. LOVE IT. Thanks to Reesy for the link!

Shatner – UNMASKED

Just found this new video on YouTube (less than 100 views). It’s hilarious. It’s amazing how many brands Shatner has been a “part of” and this compilation pokes fun at the man who has become a cultural phenom. Great two minutes.

PayGo

Don’t really know what to think of this Pay as you go spot from Orange. But I like the idea of a rewards program for PayGo customers. And for wireless customers in general. Find more videos like this on AdGabber

The Politics of Metrics…

Two weeks ago, Canada was thrust into a Federal election. Campaigns have been ramped up quickly, candidates are traveling across the country and the messages are getting out – especially with a new campaign promise every day. A few months ago, I did a post about the pathetic state of visits to Canada’s three main … Continue reading

The Links

A ton of interesting links from the last week. Check them out. – Seth Godin gives a great outlook on why advertising can’t fix Microsoft’s problem (if it even has one)– Zuckerberg tells Facebook fans about the new Facebook design (and over 7 million protest it)– Oasis goes to NYC and teaches street performers how … Continue reading