BOA Gets OWS'd, Student Ads Get Found, Grown Men Scream


- Be sure to take a look at some Bank of America signage that got spoofed with Occupy Wall Street messaging.

- Check out Student Ad Finds, a site on which student work is highlighted and celebrated.

- Really? As if grown men would give a shit about Justin Bieber, let alone know who he is.

- Check out DraftFCB's Movember work.

Catch a glimpse of raccoon eyes...uh Taylor Momsen in this Japanese hand bag ad.

by Steve Hall    Nov-21-11    
Topic: Agencies, Celebrity

How About Some Synchronized Golf?


You've all probably seen synchronized swimming, right? How about synchronized golfing? Check out this Japanese commercial for Bridgestone golf clubs. Kind of cool.

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by Steve Hall    Nov-21-11    
Topic: Commercials

Beancast Examines Scott Montgomery, Benetton, Face Recognition, Infographics


You may have heard of the Beancast. Created and produced by Bob Knorp, it's a weekly podcast about marketing and advertising. Last night, I joined the show along with Womenkind's Kristi Faulkner, Hopkinson Report's Jim Hopkinson and AdPulp and TalentZoo blogger Dan Goldgeiger. We discussed the Scott Montgomery's Advertising Age article in which he claimed agencies take far too much time to develop creative, facial recognition and its application to marketing, infographics and why they have suddenly made a reappearance, the Benetton kissing controversy and the implications of the apparent domination of mobile usage by minority groups.

It was a lively discussion and you can check out the show notes here, link directly to the podcast here or grab it off iTunes here.

by Steve Hall    Nov-21-11    
Topic: Podcast

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