Funny Friday: ‘...

It’s Disney’s world, and we’re all just living in it. Seriously, have you ever taken a look into what exactly Disney owns? It comes as no surprise that a company with so much power behind it could produce films that take the world by storm – even months after their release. Frozen, the first...

Throwback Thursday: ...

It’s the Thursday before the Fourth of July, and I honestly can’t get America off the brain. Maybe it’s because of all the patriotism Chicago’s citizens exhibited during the U.S. Men’s National Soccer team’s work during the World Cup, or because after being in the working world and...

Two for Tuesday: Panem Propaganda Engage Hunger Games Fans Jun24

Two for Tuesday: Pan...

The integration of digital assets into any marketing campaign is becoming increasingly vital, especially as the marketers are increasingly targeting younger and younger consumers (who are growing more dependent on technology). It comes as no surprise that marketers are using highly integrated...

Just for Fun Friday:...

The 2014 World Cup competition is well under way, and teams are fighting each other to advance from the preliminary group play stage. So far in this year’s competition, there have been a total of 60 goals, all of which have incited pride and depression across the globe as spectators gather to...

Throwback Thursday: ...

It seems that we’re under a constant barrage of new movies, with actors and actresses arriving to entertain us on a daily basis. More often than not, I find that more modern movies fall flat, are not as memorable and get lost in the pop culture clutter. There’s something about classic, cult...

Trending News Monday...

Over the past week, the world has had some notable losses. This Trending News Monday, we’ll look at two women who left behind great legacies. Maya Angelou Maya Angelou, another national treasure who taught us all about living an honest life and how to become who we are, passed away this...

Funny Frank Friday H...

Let’s be honest, how many times a week do you scroll though your various timelines, news feeds and dashboards only to come across string after string of promotional updates from news outlets with ridiculous headlines? Sometimes purely link bait, sometimes highly illustrative, wacky headlines...

Throwback Thursday: ...

For as often as we use it, it’s strange to think that the Internet is only a teenager. It’s to be expected that navigation, websites, chronicling and searching the web will change and evolve as the World Wide Web goes through puberty. Gone are the days of excessive back linking and other now...

Two For Tuesday: Two...

Sometimes working on big projects is really exciting and a great chance to flex those creative and analytical muscles. Other times, big tasks or a heap of responsibilities is more than daunting and requires a lot of plate spinning. In managing projects, technology can be a blessing and a...

Wisdom.Applied Wednesday: Branding Blockbusters May14

Wisdom.Applied Wedne...

New movies hit theaters every weekend, so who’s to say which films are bombs and which are blockbusters? Obviously, promotion, casting, budget and content (if you don’t have a story or a big name, what’s putting butts in the seats?), play factors, but are...

Trending News Monday...

Talk about a jam packed weekend: many colleges and universities held graduation ceremonies, people celebrated their mothers, college athletes were drafted into the NFL and Solange Knowles physically accosted Jay-Z. I know that’s a lot to take in all at once, so this Trending News Monday,...

Throwback Thursday: ...

From game-changing conveniences developed in the heat of the industrial revolution to more modern conveniences borne out of the past few decades to non-essential modern amenities like social media, there’s a lot of change happening, and its coming around all the time thanks to technology....

Two For Tuesday: Ads...

A lot of clutter exists on the Internet. The terabytes of data users submit to the abyss of the World Wide Web seems to expand exponentially—directly proportional to the amount of time users are spending online. The ease with which people can produce content for blogs, websites and social...

Funny #GlobalSelfie ...

Today is Arbor Day, a special holiday set aside every year for us to celebrate in the majesty and benefits of trees. This year, Earth Day and Arbor day fall in the same week, inspiring a week-long celebration of the planet Earth. NASA, always looking for clever ways to engage the globe, asked...

Throwback Thursday: ...

One lesson my Media Law class imparted on me was the seriousness of libel law, defamation and the lengths some are willing to go to change venue and affect the burden of proof. A serious legal implication for the media, libel law is designed to protect the image of the innocent against false...