Omar Comin’ …

In its first brand campaign in a decade, The Atlantic decided to make an impact through an ad, featuring an excellent actor, Michael K. Williams, who played The Wire's Omar Little, one of the most complex, badass characters ever. And, you best believe Omar makes an appearance. "Spread the word, darlin'. Omar back."


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I Need John Malkovich

Hooray, advertising! All of the big brands are busting budgets for the Super Bowl so you had better enjoy them. Not because they are good necessarily, but because you will see them on repeat for the next three months. Sorry, they can only afford one celebrity cameo appearance per quarter. One ad that we hope to see on repeat - Mr. Malkovich. READ ON →

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Iggy Pop, Creative Director

Iggy Pop has several titles: singer, musician, actor, poet, author, and most punk rock badass on the planet, but, given his appearance at the Cannes Lions festival, he could very well add "creative director" to that list.


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The Greatest

This is what the greatest logos of the world look like in a mashup. Try to absorb it in all of its glory.

A collection of the world's highest regarded brand builders debate the best of the best in What's the Greatest Logo of All Time. Spoiler alert: Everyone in the discussion is too cool to pick a certain swooshy logo. Either that, or it was a prohibited choice because - c'mon!

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Works Every Time

Water shortage? That's old news. Pabst is doing its level best to correct another national issue ... the dreaded Billy Dee shortage. That's right, PBR has launched a new Billy Dee Williams ad for Colt 45 malt liquor.


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The Empire

We are fast approaching one of the most magical times of year - Christmas blockbuster season! Because nothing says Christmas like spending a few hours with the fam ogling some epic fight scenes. There is going to be a huge wad of box office cash for the new Star Wars movie because it's advertising is everywhere.


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Font Cred

You are being tested. Which font are you most likely to believe? Which font is most likely to get you a big, fat click-thru? For starters, the behavioral research points as much hatred toward Comic Sans as the design community. Justification feels good.


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No Master of its Domain

So, last year Heinz ran a promotion that involved a QR code on its ketchup bottles that brought folks to a promotional website. The promotion ended and Heinz let the domain expire. No harm, no foul, eh?


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The Deep Webbys

Take a walk on the dark side of the web with Hannibal Burress. NSFW language and NSA surveillance are peppered throughout the video so please watch with caution.


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