Monthly Archives: May 2009

Yummy.

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Yummy.
The mythological Apple Tablet. I want one real bad.

Truth in Advertising.

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Truth in Advertising.
As always, death is macho. Smokers, knock yourselves out.

Taking Virgin to the Woodshed.

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Taking Virgin to the Woodshed.
Hilarious post from The Anti-Advertising Agency taking Virgin Airlines to task for its forced and intrusive ‘faux guerrilla’ marketing stumble. I get queasy when companies go ‘street’ – to me, it just smells disingenuous. I give some credit to Virgin for its provocative and creative legacy, but this awkward ‘Flydealists’ marketing propaganda just strikes me [...]

CheTrooper.

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CheTrooper.
Heh, good call Dubtea. Order CheTrooper here.

Microsoft Now Even More Irrelevant.

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Microsoft Now Even More Irrelevant.
Click the pic to see the full-size render of the Google Wave inbox. Looking at this, it’s easy to see the web app platform really evolving mainstream software interactivity and delivery. John Gage at Sun Microsystems famously said “The Network Is The Computer” back in the day — here’s a wonderful example of what he [...]

Che Hey Hey.

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Che Hey Hey.
Case in point, or something like that.

Zone of Trust?

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Zone of Trust?
Interesting Observer article on the ‘culture wars’ going on at the NY Times over the use of Twitter. New guard, meet the old guard. Sounds like a train wreck.

Vendor & Client Goodness.

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Vendor & Client Goodness.
Not sure if I’m laughing or crying here, but this vid illustrates a lot of the headaches we face daily at Annunciation.  We’re not a HOT DOG STAND!

Tennis Ball Chair.

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Tennis Ball Chair.
Yep. I’m a little hung up on how these were all connected.

Imagination.

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Imagination.
What a great campaign, simply titled “Imagination” – it really brings me back to why I loved Legos as a child (and still do). This ad nails it.