Wednesdays without W...

My fellow Americans, tomorrow we embark on one of our nation’s most coveted holidays: Thanksgiving. In addition to turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pies, Jewish-Americans will have to make room on their tables for latkes, challah and, of course, Menorahs. That’s right, this...

Two for Tuesday: Off...

As the title suggests, offending your clients is never a good idea, no matter what. Seems simple, right? However, for some, nonsensical approaches appear to be good ideas. Below are two incredibly senseless marketing campaigns that immediately upon release created a storm of frustration...

Trending News Monday...

Some jokes just don’t die… and neither do some rumors. Last week, an April Fool’s prank in the form of a press release announcing an eighth installment of the Harry Potter series made a resurgence. (Perhaps it was a way for Harry Potter fans to steal the Hunger Games’s...

Funny Friday: Macy&#...

In my family, like many others, watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thanksgiving morning is a beloved tradition. Growing up, my brothers and I loved watching our favorite characters float down the streets while our parents prepared our Thanksgiving feast. As a wide-eyed child, I never...

Throwback Thursday: ...

As a person who is passionate about the arts and entertainment, I am convinced that we can change entire generations through the arts and all forms of “entertainment.” Certainly there is entertainment that is far from influencing for the greater good. The stupid crap on Disney channel comes...

Wednesdays with Will...

It has been a wild couple weeks in the sports world! If you are a sports fan, you’ve undoubtedly witnessed some absolute gems: the super-hyped college basketball Champions Classic games, the Auburn vs. Georgia Hail Mary and the Patriots vs. Panthers controversy, not to mention the whole...

Two for Tuesday: Two...

Half the time people hear the word “monopoly,” they think of Mr. Moneybags and the fun little board game that everyone played as kids. Because, come on, the 1800s are over; thanks to anti-trust laws, REAL monopolies don’t exist, right? WRONG. This Two for Tuesday, we’ll shed light on two...

Trending News Monday...

While the Monsters of the Midway were defeating the Baltimore Ravens in overtime, the Midwest was dealing with its own Monsters. Eighty-one tornadoes–two of which were rated EF-4s– ripped through America’s heartland, leaving at least eight people dead, over fifty...

Funny Friday: Seriou...

They say the best way to win a man’s heart is through his stomach (by knowing how to cook). Well, the best way to a consumer’s wallet may just be with funny ads. This is especially the case today as the need to create a viral commercial is critical and cost effective. This Funny Friday, lets...

Throwback Thursday: ...

“You’re the Pepsi Generation.” At least that is what Michael Jackson changed the “Billie Jean” lyrics to for his Pepsi commercials. Advertising and music can go together like a meal. If the right ingredients are selected, the meal can turn out to be a mouthwatering, delicious hit. But other...

Wednesdays without W...

Discussing the future of advertising or even just the role of digital and the Internet on advertising has one consistent truth: with digital, we are better able to target our advertising to a person’s interest, and, going forward, that process will get more and more exact. However, the...

Two for Tuesday: The...

A new generation of entertainment is upon us. After 8 long years, PlayStation and Xbox fans will be able to upgrade their hardware to the next big things: Sony’s PS4 hits stores this Friday, November 15th and Microsoft’s Xbox One hit retail shelves next week on the 22nd. Following the heated...

Trending News Monday...

As an American, it can be easy to take inalienable rights for granted. After all, they are inalienable, God-given rights; we’re entitled to them. As many of us learn the Pledge of Allegiance along with the alphabet, we sometimes forget who exactly ensures there will indeed be life, liberty...

Funny Friday: What&#...

It is Friday afternoon, y’all, and we’re ALIVE. Friday motivation and work ethic is usually a figment of our imaginations as visions of weekend plans dance in our heads. In order to keep calm and get work done until the end of the work day, I know that I rely heavily on a meditative...

Throwback Thursday: ...

Like all things, headphones go in and out of fashion. From those used in the early twentieth century by wireless operators sending and receiving Morse code messages to ’80s teens rocking out to their Walkmans and today’s population talking hands free on their cellphones,...