Tag: Advertising

Mad Men

People are talking about Mad Men, AMC’s new show and my new obsession. Mad Men takes place in early 1960’s New York City in a large, WASP-y advertising agency recognized as much for its creative output as for its swagger.…

Touch of Gray

I’ve gotta say, I think gray hair is attractive on men and women alike. Zuzu wrote about embracing gray hair awhile back and the consensus was clear: Gray hair is hott. Now the Beauty Machine eats at men, men with…

Lady Yahoo!

I don’t even want to do a full post on the new Lady Yahoo! site Shine — specially vamped to sell lady products via lady advertising — so I’ll just compile some of the headlines. Whose Design Is It Anyway?…

Pardon me

But when I am hopped up on pain killers (OH NOES!) I get babbly. So we’ve all at least heard of John McCain’s campaign ad mixing images of Paris Hilton and Britney Spears in with images of Barack Obama while…

Blogging and Advertising Results

James Torio, a grad student now graduated, finished his thesis on blogging and advertising and has made the results public for our perusal: In the paper, I looked at how Blogs hyper-accelerate the spread of information, how blogs are effecting…