Follow Friday Extravaganza


In the words of America’s best airport restaurant chain, thank God it’s Friday! Fridays at the office can often be a formality just to get to the frickin’ weekend (drink to that, yayeah!), so we don’t want to overload The Thread, and in turn, your brain, with content better suited for a Monday of memos […]

50 Shades of Advertising

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At Pulp&Fiber, we don’t promote erotic deviance in the workplace. But we’re going to make an exception just this once. Fifty Shades of Grey, the #1 New York Times Bestseller (aka the drugstore smut your Aunt Esther just can’t seem to put down) has spawned a fan-made tumblr created by copywriters, designers, and ad executives […]

PSA Uses Humor To Cure AIDS

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An international poverty organization known as ONE has taken to the viral circuit to spread a very serious message, with a surprisingly funny twist. The PSA was produced by Funny Or Die, which, in this case, is quite fitting considering the subject matter. Headed by comedian Zach Galifianakis to lead a band of other well-known […]

A “Shellish” Ordeal

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An elaborate hoax sprouted up at the end of April. Only, no one knew it was a hoax until now. Greenpeace teamed up with a pair of activists called The Yes Men to create a website called The site was designed to riff on Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s website, and invited users to employ […]

Somethin’ In My Teeth?

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I hate to sound like your dentist, but did you floss this morning? If not, Colgate, the planet’s purveyor of oral hygiene, has just rolled out an ad campaign that may have you rethinking that spinach salad you brought for lunch. The campaign, created by Y&R Brazil, features lovely portraits of couples who have a […]