Viral Celebs in Advertising


You know and I know that it’s nearly impossible to MAKE something go viral.  Going viral is like falling in love. How do you know when you’re truly in love? You can’t plan for it, you can’t force it, but as they say: When it happens, you just know. Just like Sweet Brown knew, when […]

FPO for Valentines Day

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Valentines Day is coming up, so it’s time to place a dollar amount on how much you love your significant other. If you’re a man, like me, there is a lot of pressure mounting. Some guys will go the safe (non-committal) route and approach the holiday with some cinnamon hearts, a ‘Will You Be Mine’ […]

Banned Super Bowl Ads

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In response to yesterday’s post, listing our top five Super Bowl commercials of 2013, we thought it might be fun to show our top five picks for commercials that didn’t make the cut. Yup, these five spots were, in the end, not aired during a Super Bowl broadcast due to their various, er, questionable subject […]

The Best (Worst) Banned Apps


If you’re anything like me, you lie awake at night, pondering the hard, deep questions of life. Who is our creator? What was I put on this earth to do? What would I look like if I were Asian? There was an app that could have helped me find one of those answers, but thanks […]

STAFF POLL: Insta-Peeves


Tis the era of Instagram. Uploading, filtering, liking, hashtagging, commenting, re-sharing, it’s all a part of the fun. And although 100 million people use Instagram today, we can’t really be sure of how, why, when, and what they do with it. We conducted a survey, a small sampling, if you will, among our coworkers here […]