Ad Bloggers Wanted, Ad Blog Launched, FCC Goes Crazy


- Visual Thesaurus, a company that visualizes words and their relationship with others like a thesaurus on steroids, is looking for bloggers who'd like to contribute to the company's online magazine. Check it out here.

- Lisbon guerrilla marketing agency Torke has launched a blog and they want you all to read it.

- Adobe will be holding its MAX 2006 Conference and Fourth Annual MAX Awards October 23-26 in Las Vegas. Check it out here.

- According to the Hollywood Reporter, the FCC has asked the networks for 30 tapes of live sporting event broadcasts to review them for naughty word. We agree with the TV exec who said, "It looks like they want to end live broadcast TV." A certain level of censorship for family friendly cleanliness is fine. Scraping this deep, after the fact, is just plain nuts.

- That hottie Rachael is still at it over at 88Slide, a daily trivia show/contest and Jeremy Pepper wants you to know about it.

- The Canary Project which brings attentions to global warming through photography is running a transit campaign in Denver as part of the city's Museum of Contemporary Art Creative Acts That Matter exhibit.

- It's a given that most high tech advertising isn't very good. Unfortunately, we can't say if this new site, called The Davinci Coder, is any good since it riffs off, the book and the movie, neither of which we have read/seen so you'll have to find out for yourself.

- Some people don't like gay rights campaign the Denver-based Gill Foundation is running in Colorado Springs called Born Different an features a dog that moos.

- to promote interest in a store opening in Portugal, IKEA placed hundreds of beds outside the store and asked shoppers to spend the night so they could be first in line for the opening.

by Steve Hall    Jul-12-06   Click to Comment   

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the Visual Thesaurus link is broken

Posted by: Brent on July 12, 2006 12:53 PM

Fixed. Sorry about that.

Posted by: Steve Hall on July 12, 2006 1:08 PM