Category Archives: advertising

Save the World.

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Save the World.

5 yr old on Brands.

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5 yr old on Brands.
Interesting perspectives on brand identities from a young expert.

Game Over.

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Game Over.
BMW and Audi have been having a little tit for tat ad battle that I’ve been following for a while.  It all began with a ‘Your Move, BMW’… and has subsequently gotten bigger and goofier each time.  Good stuff.

Color Psych Infographic

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Colors mean something.
I love me some infographics, and love me some pop psychology.  Hey, best of both worlds.  Click the image a few times to zoom to full size.

Yum, Inc.

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Yum, Inc.
Say hello to mechanically separated chicken. It’s what all fast-food chicken is made from—things like chicken nuggets and patties. Also, the processed frozen chicken in the stores is made from it. Basically, the entire chicken is smashed and pressed through a sieve—bones, eyes, guts, and all. it comes out looking like this. There’s more: because […]

Mobile Brand Loyalty

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Mobile Brand Loyalty
A survey by Piper Jaffray yesterday reveals that most early iPhone 4 buyers were upgrading from previous iPhones — and remaining loyal to Apple — and that very few were switching to AT&T from other carriers. Specifically, here are highlights from Piper analyst Gene Munster’s note this morning: 77% of iPhone 4 buyers polled in […]

Bionic Action.

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Bionic Action.
Found this online – a 1973 ad from Kenner – makers of the Six Million Dollar Man bionic action figure.  This, along with the Evel Knievel figure, was the bomb back in the day.  The ad was in heavy rotation in early to mid-Seventies Marvel comics.

Stop Poisoning Us.

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Stop Poisoning Us.
Protest to stop the use of Corexit oil dispersant off our coast.  Nice visual.

Flash Wars.

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Flash Wars.
Kind of funny back & forth this past week from Apple and Adobe.  Adobe apparently debuted a strange passive-aggressive ‘We Heart Apple’ campaign – while conducting a flame war with Steve Jobs et al.  Apple’s (apparently fake) response is below.  Heh.

TrustoCorp Truth.

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TrustoCorp Truth.
Check out this great Flickr set here. Decorating the streets of Los Angeles, Miami and New York City, street artist TrustoCorp adds personality to Metropolitan areas with these hand painted street signs. While all of the signs are amusing, some of them seem to carry a social message, while others come off a bit lighter. […]