Category Archives: Advertising

I’m ‘Love In’ everything about this


The Love In Ever since I saw this short film nearly a year ago…I fell in love with it. Nowness presented this brand promotional video for Oliver Peoples. Brilliantly directed and produced by Lisa Eisner you’ll be ‘Love in’ everything … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things That Kill Creativity & Innovation


Being a creative director and working in marketing and advertising for the past thirty years it’s easy to identify the top ten things that kill an idea, prevent you from being creative or destroys innovation. Grant it there are easily … Continue reading

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Push To Add Drama Via TNT


This is one brilliant and gutsy marketing campaign. LOVE IT. Glad to know someone else in this world has the gut…grit and you know what to pull this off without getting some over conservative moron taking away from a wickedly … Continue reading

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It’s Halftime In America – Chyrsler Super Bowl Commercial Part 2


Chrysler hits another one out of the park with a continuation from last years ‘Imported in Detroit’. Chrysler strikes again with excellence and this year they add the grit and Americana of Clint Eastwood. Thank you Chrysler for a smart, … Continue reading

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Matthew…Matthew…Anyone?


Bueller…Bueller…Get’s another day off Nice work Honda…this may end up being one of the most talked about Super Bowl commercials this year. 2012 Honda CR-V takes you back to Matthew Broderick as the beloved Ferris Bueller spins his undoubtably best … Continue reading

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Ad Man – Culture is what it’s all about


As an ad man and marketing guy (ok fine…once an ad man always an ad man) I’ve seen a lot of commercials that I just assume I’d been better off reading a chapter of Emerson vs. wasting my time gazing … Continue reading

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UD 87 – Xavier 72


For a guy who grew up watching this guy stop slap shots (Gilles Meloche of the Cleveland Barons), falling in love with watching the NCAA Men’s Basketball team – Dayton Flyers in the Atlantic 10 is about as far away … Continue reading

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