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When mashups go frankenstein. It's like someone ordered an ad with everything on it and, god, I really hate anchovies, it's just not working for me.
I get why you're telling me "no, you can't have...
If PETA is so serious about not exploiting nature, why didn't they go the extra mile and fake the bunny, too?
Hours of fun! Hours, I tell you. And when I get tired of putting them on myself, I'll have to procure a hairless cat.
As for number two: if the client places the ad himself, he'll give you the wrong size and it's usually too small. Production will not bother to inform either you or the client and will simply try to...
smacking forehead. (A) I meant that the other way around and (B) I never should've used email Verdana for comparison (where tail crams up against... f****, nevermind). stupid. whack! stupid. whack!...
I dunno (my geek eye's been failing me lately) the lc 'g' seems a little off, close but off for Verdana, the tail's a wee bit too tight to the lobe, bowl whatever the heck; could be a screen thing...
Re: hoary old stereotypes and plopping in a photo of a woman...
Oops! Just worked on a mailer targeting women 29-49 (boy, that's broad! no pun intended). Yes, both client and consultant -- women...
Heheh, it's tempting. Especially when I look at the loads of spec, unsold and orphaned ideas, concepts and comps taking up space around here.
I can see it now, leaving the baby nestled in a basket...
Excerpted from the Media Riffs newsletter today. Semi-related... but what got me was the one sentence that suggests this may potentially affect media planning as well.
Hope springs! But even if the...
It would require everyone attending the same restraint workshop, eh? And convincing clients and media dept's and outlets that it's not a matter of scaling back but re-strategizing -- so hard when "...
"If the current advertising environment is having trouble connecting with consumers, there are some possible reasons and solutions. One is over-saturation. Media buys lately seem to favor frequency...
eargh. I'm kicking myself for not checking this out before the game. Was doing so much channel surfing, I missed some of the spots.
Loved the Cadillac spot where the audio "catches up" to the...
I feel guilty about this as these were nice people but, what the hey.
My old agency was hiring a designer and the process was frustrating (including one who said her design school "didn't teach page...
We've only just begun! The Creativity email reported A NY Post Friday:
" Donny Deutsch might be in line for his own reality show. Insiders say the Madison Avenue magnate so impressed producers with...
Granted I've experienced some minor irritation with PayPal in the past but by and large have been quite fond of the concept (their money market thing is about as close to investing as I can get)....
ok, so now they've got themselves a winner. The next logical step is, ta-da! The Super Bowl.
According to an email I got this morning, MoveOn now needs to raise the 1.6 million to place it and...