Yes I do the cooking Yes I do the cleaning Yes I keep the nana real sweet for your eating Yes you be the boss yes I be respecting Whatever that you tell me 'cause it's game you be spitting -"Hey Mama" by David Guetta (ft Nikki Minaj,...Show More Summary
The L.A. social-media advertising agency Vendetta Studios was recently thrust onto the ad world's radar because of its work for a less than traditional client: Pornhub. The online porn giant was revealing its first consumer product—the...Show More Summary
The past week was filled with unusually enticing digital marketing numbers—with an upcoming Hollywood epic taking online video by storm, e-commerce insights and branded buzz around body painting. Here are the 12 most interesting, data-driven developments we came across: 1. Show More Summary
By Maren Hamilton Drones and dresses and Instagram. Oh my! Nordstrom has always been an innovator in the digital space, but on July 16 they took it up a notch and created the ultimate social media inception to promote their Anniversary Sale. Show More Summary
When I was 16, my aunt bought me the new Donald Trump book. It was full of empty anecdotes and meaningless solutions to nonexistent problems. I think I used it as a doorstop for a while (sorry, Aunt Dee). I guess I never really took "The Donald" seriously. Show More Summary
Brands using advertising as a way to challenge gender norms and empower women may not be new, but an award celebrating that work is. SheKnows Media, a women's lifestyle digital media company, will present its first-ever #Femvertising Awards at the company's BlogHer conference this weekend. Show More Summary
Everyone is talking about Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book, Between the World and Me, including New York Times columnist David Brooks. In an op-ed published today, written letter-style to Coates in the same way Coates addressed his book to his 14-year-old son, Brooks acknowledges that "the last year has been an...
With the business world comes jargon, and with the Internet, well, only more jargon. In a new campaign for Avaya, a communications technology company, the buzzword-heavy business world is delightfully, hilariously skewered. The fun new...Show More Summary
Moxy Hotels is enlisting YouTube star Taryn Southern to help launch its own YouTube channel with an eight-part Web series, Between the Sheets. Debuting in September, Between the Sheets will see Southern interviewing other popular YouTube influencers inside a shipping container, which holds a prototype of the Moxy bedroom. Show More Summary
72andSunny catches a new wave with Samsung in this short film created with the World Surf League, which Samsung Mobile sponsors. A sequel of sorts to last year's Cannes Gold Lion-winning "Every Day Is Day One," the new clip, part ofShow More Summary
When it comes to promoting the return of its nude dating competition series, Dating Naked: Playing for Keeps, VH1 has found that less—much less—is more. The network is following up this week's jumping-naked-in-slow-motion ad with another opportunity to see naked people in all their (slightly obscured) glory. Show More Summary
Yesterday, on “The View,” co-host Whoopi Goldberg and Dan Abrams, ABC’s chief legal affairs analyst, engaged in a discussion – lasting just under 10 minutes – about the rape allegations against Bill Cosby, and what legal recourse Cosby’s accusers have....
Nike's "Short a Guy" ad from Wieden + Kennedy is a real pick-me-up. In it, we meet the luckiest, most athletically inclined kid on the planet. While out skateboarding, he meets some of the biggest stars in sports, who suddenly realize they're "short a guy" for their pick-up games and invite the kid to play. Show More Summary
This year's San Diego Comic-Con has wrapped, and while audiences predictably went nuts over Star Wars: The Force Awakens' charming behind-the-scenes footage and the new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer, television is what truly dominated the four-day festival. Show More Summary
If it was up to Donald Trump, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd would’ve been given his signature line long ago. Thankfully for Todd, that’s not his decision to make. The GOP presidential candidate, who was dumped by NBC in late June...Show More Summary
Visit the Washington Post homepage, and you’ll now see a lock icon and “https,” rather than just “http,” at the beginning of the URL: It’s a thing of beauty: pic.twitter.com/RkJKjKI99l — Will Van Wazer (@willvanwazer) June 30, 2015 The added “s,” which stands for secure, indicates that a site’s content is delivered through an encrypted...
Don't expect a sugarcoated perspective on race in America if you pick up Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book. Due out tomorrow, the senior editor for the Atlantic pens Between the World and Me as a letter to his 14-year-old son, and it's a bleak but honest take that Benjamin Wallace-Wells, writing...
I’m watching futurist Gerd Leonhard‘s June 23rd 2015 talk in London titled Future of technology and-with-versus humanity: Future of Business (terrible audio quality, sorry) and something jumped out and caught my eye. (Leonhard is one of the world’s most influential futurists, among top futurist peers like Andy Hines, Paul Higgins and John Smart.) It was […]
The curious incident of Rachel Dolezal and other mysteries, it's been deemed by the media. We the public all get to weigh in on this woman's racial identification, based on her dubious self-identification as black. We know that she was pretending to be black, although she is biologically Caucasian, or white. Show More Summary
A handful of the most effective ads that aired on TV in the last quarter—from April 1 to June 30, 2015—were to-the-point spots in which brands showed off new products or services. Analytics firm Ace Metrix released its list of top-scoring ads for the second quarter in 31 different categories, from apparel and footwear to financial services. Show More Summary