Coke Zero Goes for the Silver (Booby)

Posted on September 20, 2007 Under Design

My dad is a true German. According to folklore, this is what makes him so stern, intense and straightforward...and this is what sort of throws me for a loop about this little video. Produced as a piece of viral advertising…

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Chocolate. Gorilla. Phil Collins.

Posted on September 4, 2007 Under Life

While I hesitate to go so far as to call this an ad -- Cadbury themselves call it a "piece of content" -- it's definitely, well...different. And weird. And entertaining. I mean, who doesn't love to see a gorilla absolutely…

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Mate Steinforth vs. The Public

Posted on August 20, 2007 Under Design

There's a good chance that "psyop" doesn't necessarily mean anything to you, but maybe it'll help if I write it like this: psy-op, as in psychological operations; as in some spooky government stuff that you don't really want to know…

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Mashup 2007: San Francisco

Posted on July 12, 2007 Under Travel

There are still a (very small) handful of tickets available for the Mashup 2007 conference presented by my friend Anatasia of Ypulse. If you're going to be in the Bay Area July 16th and 17th and want to get the…

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Sweet Treats; Musical Beats

Posted on July 2, 2007 Under Food

Yesterday, I had one of those ideal days that summer seems made for. I headed out to McCarren Park Pool to saw the bands Illinois and Man Man, had some (see also: too much) beer and met some really cool…

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Spear Exclusive: Relearn to Drive

Posted on June 20, 2007 Under Life

Who taught you to drive? This question will undoubtedly spark some interesting stories from almost anyone you ask and it's the question BMW asks on newly launched, RelearnToDrive. Relearn features hilarious videos with different characters (agro gym coach, war vet…

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Hush Studios

Posted on June 19, 2007 Under Design

Hush Studios does something really interesting, the kind of thing you see in ReadyMade's "HYGTFAJ?" column. Looking at their website is a little like finding out there's no such thing as Santa Claus. Well, maybe it's not as emotionally scaring…

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TBWA Hakuhodo

Posted on June 14, 2007 Under Design

How's this for some afternoon excitement: Get grabbed by a dwarfing metal hand, travel via Victorian elevator, and wind up at a client presentation where a Japanese hipster will show you some great* print and commercial work done for a…

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Bud Light Swear Jar

Posted on June 7, 2007 Under Life

Last night I went to see the film Knocked Up, and it proved to be every bit of the gut splitting, no holds barred comedy that everyone says it is. At the end, I wondered to myself how many times…

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iPhone Ads

Posted on June 3, 2007 Under Gadgetry

The Apple website was just updated with three new iPhone commercials. The insanely delicious (love the music) ads show off the iPod functionality, Email, iPhoto and most interesting to me, the mapping and web browsing, which just look unreal. I'm…

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