Adland Captivated by Cannes

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 While the divide amongst creative and clients about the benefit of racking up awards for an agency is still up for debate, the media and ad world continue to be captivated by the annual International Festival of Creativity festival AKA Cannes (Lions). The Ad world is Cannes centric this week as the festival celebrates its […]

Day Of Big Change 2013

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On March 1st, some of the lovely ladies from Community traded their e-mails and conference calls for plastic bags and rubber gloves. It was a sunny Friday afternoon, the wind was cold, the air was fresh, and the Community team decided to bundle up and do some good in the hood. The YWCA was celebrating […]

Words VS. Pictures

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In the advertising world, there is an age-old saying that claims copy is king. Well, as it turns out, the king is dead. Okay, he’s not dead. That’s a little dramatic. But there has been a sort of coup d’état, where design, which used to take a back seat to copy, has overthrown the King […]

Virtual Insanity

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Have you ever been sitting at your desk, trying to come up with a concept, staring at your computer screen, tearing up paper, pulling your hair out, and thought to yourself: This would make an amazing video game! Yeah, we didn’t think so. Agency life isn’t always fun and sexy. Well, it’s always pretty fun. […]

CRYING AT WORK

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First there were cat videos, then planking videos, then dog videos, followed by more cat videos. Viral trends are funny. Today, graduation speeches join the ranks of viral video fame. As it turns out, Ivy League Schools have been having the best success with their viral popularity, being that they have some money to spend […]