Posts Tagged ‘opportunity’

This Monday will be the first anniversary of my starting this blog – which I did to bring to light great ideas. And that’s why I’m happy to write about The Haiti Poster Project. It’s a call to all art directors, designers and artists to create their own limited edition posters that will be sold […]


For a while now, The Denver Egoist has not only been the main voice of the Denver ad community, they’ve been one of my favorite spots to visit for great creative, insightful and entertaining commentary, and a mix of stuff you don’t see elsewhere. Those cats run a nice operation out there. So nice in […]


PBRart.

18Jan10

Are you a hipster art director who wears plaid flannel, grows ironic mustaches and collects skateboard deck art? Then do I have a contest for you. Pabst Blue Ribbon wants your drawing, painting, sculpture or other art for its contest. What if you can’t draw to save your life? Well, you can enter “found” PBR […]


From the Going Too Far File: Google has filed for a patent for “Claiming Real Estate in Panoramic or 3D Mapping Environments for Advertising.” In short, it’s technology that will allow them to map ads onto 3D objects in Google Street View, Google Earth, etc. Just what I wanted – Google to clutter up my […]


CareerCast.com is out with its 200 Best Jobs for 2010. Careers were ranked on factors including pay, growth prospects and working conditions. While most ad jobs weren’t specifically listed, Advertising Account Executive showed up at #105 – slightly ahead of Piano Tuner (#109) and Cashier (#112) and well behind Janitor (#83). No word where Detroit […]


It’s shit like this that make people hate advertising even more than they already do. I mean seriously – I didn’t just pay $10 to watch your commercial. If I ever saw this in the theater, I’d walk out, demand my money back and never return. It pisses me off to even think about this. […]


If you haven’t seen this video yet, check it out. It’s got to be one of the worst driving exhibitions on record. When I saw it, I immediately thought, “Damn, that would suck if you came out of the gym and your car was all smashed in like that.” So what does this have to […]