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  • Tag line envy for Hulu.com campaign

    Hulu.com started their foray into advertising with a really strong debut commercial with Alex Balwin during the Superbowl which many people...

    Stephen GatesMay 7, 2009
  • AT&T finds good fit with TOM’S shoes

    I had been aware of TOMS Shoes for a while as I had seen them in store and magazine but never...

    Stephen GatesApril 26, 2009
  • BMW creates strong concept integration with their new 300 horsepower paintbrush

    BWM has just release what I think is the most interesting and aggressive integrated advertising campaign I have seen in a...

    Stephen GatesApril 10, 2009
  • Bon Apetite energizes print ads with digital extension

    I love to cook and I always seem to have subscriptions to various cooking magazines but I rarely get anything out...

    Stephen GatesNovember 24, 2008
  • Acura uses speed to create a TiVo buster

    I was watching TV tonight and the new commercials for the 2009 Acura TL caught my attention through the fast forward...

    Stephen GatesNovember 4, 2008
  • Apple answers Crispin & Microsoft

    Tonight Apple started running their latest commercial to answer Microsoft and Crispin’s new “I’m a PC” campaign and I think it...

    Stephen GatesOctober 19, 2008
  • Like the product they are advertising, Crispin’s Microsoft ad crashes

    I know I am in the minority in my option that Crispin Porter didn’t hang the moon when it comes to...

    Stephen GatesSeptember 12, 2008
  • Go Tiny or Go Home

    EA Games has created a new advertising installation for their upcoming Will Wright Game called Spore. The game is a simulation...

    Stephen GatesSeptember 6, 2008
  • Dr. Pepper challenges Mr. Brownstone

    Many have tried, but nobody has been able to find a way to get the decade-in-the-works Guns N’ Roses album “Chinese...

    Stephen GatesApril 14, 2008
  • Typographers Dream?

    I was out this weekend and walked by a local store window which had this poster hanging in the window. I...

    Stephen GatesFebruary 17, 2008
  • My Talking Stain

    One of the favorite commercials from the Super Bowl was for Tide and the Talking Stain which featured an unsightly, chatty...

    Stephen GatesFebruary 7, 2008
  • LEGO – Simplicity is powerful

    I am a huge fan of great ideas that are done simply, support the brand and have an impact when you...

    Stephen GatesOctober 27, 2007
  • Cut the bullshit

    Last weekend I was on my way out of the city through the Lincoln tunnel and drove by the Manhattan Mini...

    Stephen GatesAugust 21, 2007
  • Coca-Cola Happiness Factory: The Movie

    This week Coke, Wieden+Kennedy, Amsterdam and Psyop unveiled the latest installment to the Happiness Factory series which I have written about...

    Stephen GatesAugust 19, 2007
  • Lawyers.com – People Make Mistakes

    I saw this print ad today for Lawyers.com which may the first ad I have ever seen for anything to do...

    Stephen GatesAugust 10, 2007