Sarah Silverman's Equal Pay ad offends transgender community

When I posted the Equal Pay Project last week I called it, and I said "I honestly expect Sarah Silverman tarred and feathered by morning. Oooh! Next cover-photo should be that. That's kind of hot." The ad has indeed upset the transgender community so much, that National Women's Law Center now had to make a statement explaining the joke.

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Bob Garfield's Genius Dialogues on Kickstarter

Bob Garfield, the original adcritic, host of "On the Media" at NPR and author of at least a half-dozen books has a kickstarter campaign up now. They're seeking help to make Bob Garfield's "Genius Dialogues" with MacArthur's 'Genius' Grant Recipients available as multimedia ebooks/shows. Conversations with the people whose ideas are shaping our future, presented by Bob.

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Ads on Snapchat? Yes, very soon.

In Vanity Fair, of all places, we find Snapchat C.E.O. Evan Spiegel teasing the idea of ads on Snapchat

Spiegel revealed that advertising would be coming to the app “soon.”


“We’re cutting through the new technology around ads to the core of it, which is telling a story,” he said. “People are going to see the first Snapchat ads soon, they’re going to be around our Stories product.”

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ibis - "Room to play" (2014) 1:00 (UK)

ibis - "Room to play" (2014) 1:00 (UK)

ibis wants you to know they're not like those other budget hotels. Sure, they have beds, and places to eat and free newspapers, but still! They're different. Not enough for you? How about a move-to-the-beat-of-the-gif execution that is heavy on style and light on the idea?

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Designboom talks to Neville Brody

Designboom has an interview with Neville Brody which I'm sure you don't want to miss.

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Ferrari California T - Black light / Unique performance - (2014) :60 (USA)

Ferrari California T - Black light / Unique performance - (2014) :60 (USA)

Fabian Oefner, artist, has a unique performance involving black light reacting color liquid, and the Ferrari California T.

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MPC Creative London appoints Sophie Gunn as Executive Producer

MPC Creative, the content production division of MPC, contains a core team of directors, producers, creatives, technologists, developers and strategists.  

Sophie brings with her extensive experience across agency, VFX and motion design production and until recently has been overseeing the growth and development of the MPC Motion Design studio, which specializes in dynamic motion graphics, design, illustration and animation.

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Rick Weiland For State Senate "Big Wheel" (2:58) (USA)

Rick Weiland For State Senate "Big Wheel" (2:58) (USA)

Rick Weiland is running for US Senate in South Dakota. According to CNN , he's known for being a country singin' minivan drivin' man of the people who wants to run those big business fat cats out of town. This spot is a parody of Bob Dylan's "Big Wheel." And I'm sure he totes asked permission from Mr. Zimmerman to use the song, right?

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Haven - "Mr Nice Guy" print & OOH - (USA)

Created by Lowe Campbell Ewald this out of home campaign wants to show that domestic abuse is insidious, focusing on the universal truth that victims simply don’t see it coming. The abuser is often charming, loving, abuse is gradual, and like the proverbial frog the abused will stay while the water begins to boil around them.

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NBA - Bungee Jump Slam Dunks - (2014) (Brazil)

NBA - Bungee Jump Slam Dunks - (2014) (Brazil)

The NBA Global Games in Rio de Janeiro made sure that people would remember the games, they offered people a chance to win tickets, but not via some boring old lottery. No. You had to make a slam dunk. A slam dunk while bungee jumping.

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