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Archived Since:April 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

HBO's True Blood star Ryan Kwanten is the new US “Mambassador” for surf and streetwear brand MAMBO

Ryan Kwanten is the new “Mambassador” for Australian brand Mambo Graphic. The "True Blood" star fronts the brand in their latest advertising campaign, to help with the U.S. launch starting this spring at Bon-Ton stores and BonTon.com. “Money has never...

The Vest is Best: Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is defending his right to bare arms.

Conservative presidential hopeful Rick Santorum saw a surge of support in the Iowa Caucus' but dropped back in the New Hampshire primary. He's been up-and-down in the polls. The media has been all over him for his socially conservative views,...

Axe body spray releases Anarchy, a crowdsourced digital graphic novel, and fragrance for both men and women.

Axe body spray has introduced an interactive graphic novel called Anarchy as a tie-in to the introduction of its new fragrance of the same name. Axe's core audience are teen and tween boys who swoon over Unilever’s Axe body sprays,....

A Whoopie Pie makeover from the Chococoa Baking Company

What comes of of the roadkill collateral damage of the financial crisis? A couple from Maine who lost their jobs at The Provident Bank and Sun Life Financial decided to take being laid-off in stride, and make Whoopie...pies. Or as.....

A little pigtailed girl named Wendy's is taking over the world, one foie gras burger at a time.

Wendy's is about to pass Burger King in U.S. sales, trailing only McDonald's who sits high on the fast-food heap. And while a lot of credit for the shift in market share can be attributed to Burger King's failure in...

The Velvet Underground surfaces to fight for Andy Warhol's banana

Andy Warhol and The Velvet Underground have been tight since 1965. The band, founded by Lou Reed and John Cale, have been inextricably linked to Warhol since they formed an artistic collaboration in 1965. A couple of years later Warhol...

Ultrabooks don't stand a chance against the Apple Macbook Air

by Rocky McCredy Anybody seen that commercial? You know, the one for the Samsung Galaxy SII? The joke goes like this: a bunch of people wait in line with iPhones in their hands, reading some sort of blog about the...

Goodbye AT&T

When I was a little kid, I remember my parents were given one option for telephone service—renting rotary dial telephones from the telephone company—the only telephone company—AT&T. Then in 1978, “Ma Bell” as she was called, was deemed a monopoly,...

THE MARKETEER: from Mad Ave to Hollywood—advertising, entertainment, publishing and marketing with THE FIVE’S wit and wisdom..

THE MARKETEER balances art and science, wit and wisdom, and the will of the exec staff verses the needs of the consumer. THE MARKETEER is a fan of the designer, the copywriter, the brand ambassador, the media buyer, the researcher.....

THE IN-CROWD: Babies to Baby Boomers, Gen Y to The Greatest Generation—audiences and cultures are examined close-up at THE FIVE.

At THE FIVE, the sexes, the races, the classes, and the urban’s vs the suburban’s—all are sliced, diced and analyzed by THE IN-CROWD. THE IN-CROWD personifies stereotypes and aggregates classes at THE FIVE. We know the behavioral difference between an...

THE BOARDROOM: from start-ups to the executive suite—this is where business and humanity intersect at THE FIVE.

THE BOARDROOM examines the human quotient in business at THE FIVE. What inspires entrepreneurs and what separates success and failure? Does Google really have the right answer to how to select the perfect employee? How can I shift careers mid-stream?...

THE EYE CANDY: keeping an eye on design, at THE FIVE

At THE FIVE, we profile artists, boutique design agencies, photographers, architects and fashionistas. We celebrate logos, typographers and type designers. We celebrate the attention-to-detail in the curve of the new IPhone and the dimple of sheet metal on the latest...

THE IDEALIST: from innovators to disruptors--at THE FIVE it is a vision thing, and the future is ahead of us.

THE IDEALIST is one of the five new channels on THE FIVE. THE IDEALIST sees ahead of itself. Whether by Magic Eight Ball, or by regression analysis and a-priori segmentation, THE IDEALIST looks to the future and envisions the innovations,...

Introducing the next chapter for 5 Blogs Before Lunch. Please welcome, THE FIVE.

For the last couple of months I’ve been hinting about some big changes at 5 Blogs Before Lunch. It has been 6 ½ years since I launched the blog, and it seems ripe for a bit of an evolution. Over...

The Next Big Small Brand

The Next BIG Small Brand is a contest awarding small food businesses with branding, design, and marketing services. For the past two years, the contest has been focused on New York, but now it expands its focus to San Francisco,...

Print Magazine opens America's National Design Competition to art directors, designers, illustrators, photographers, and typographers

Print Magazine and F+W Media’s 2012 Regional Design Annual has announced its all for entries to it's America ’s National Design Competition. The RDA, now in its 32nd year, is a survey of graphic design in the United States. The...

Vanity Fair is hosting a "you can tweet for us" contest

Vanity Fair magazine is dipping into the old-fashioned user-generated consumer promotion bucket to promote its :Campaign Hollywood" content during the Academy Awards. They're looking for a Twitter Correspondent to help report from Los Angeles during what they call "our series...

Oops: The New York Times accidently emails millions of subscribers to tell them their subscription was cancelled.

This morning, The New York Times accidentally sent e-mails to more than eight million people, informing them that they had canceled home delivery of the newspaper. Oops. And, initially, the paper assumed it was a spam hoax, and reported this...

Daylife Predicts Digital Publishing Trends for 2012

As we near the end of 2011 and look forward to 2012, Daylife, a cloud publishing platform for traditional, emerging and brand publishers is forecasting what we can expect in 2012 in the Digital Publishing scene. Companies of all kinds...

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