With number one Billboard spots in both the UK and the US, it’s clear that Duets judge Robin Thicke has hit the big time with his single Blurred Lines. But some critics feel that the success is not deserved, pointing to objectionable content in both the lyrics and the music video. Is there any basis for these [...]
Miley Cyrus is featured in the latest issue of Billboard, telling the magazine she's putting music before all else these days and is not the white Nicki Minaj. But she also gives a Q&A to Rolling Stone this month and says something even more controversial: Miley loves weed! Okay. Show More Summary
Robin Thicke is currently enjoying the biggest hit of his career with “Blurred Lines,” which currently sits atop the Billboard Hot 100 at no. More »
A Dallas City Council member has raised concerns that an HIV testing billboard may be promoting tolerance of gay African-American men. read more
JMG reader Mike writes us: I have to drive past this now everyday on my way from Midland to Odessa, TX on Highway 191. As I come out to more and more family and friends, I'm finding it more and more difficult to live here due to it being one of the most conservative right-wing cities in America (as is Lubbock where I just moved from). Show More Summary
Move over Justin Bieber, Rihanna has taken your top spot. Via Billboard: Some time early Tuesday morning (June 18), Rihanna passed Justin Bieber as the most-viewed artist on YouTube. The 77 videos on Rihanna’s official VEVO channel now...Show More Summary
The message "Alcohol: It's cheaper than therapy" didn't amuse locals.
Justin Bieber‘s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year continues (note: it’s all relative), as the monkey-losing, boo-receiving, burglarized, exhausted star has ceded the YouTube throne to Rihanna. Billboard reports that as of this morning (June 18), RiRi’s VEVO channel had a total of 3.784 billion views, a two million view lead over Bieber’s official channel. Not... More »
As a user, seeing a splash screen in an app is like pulling into a drive-in intent on catching the latest blockbuster only to find a billboard blocking the view. I own a health tech startup that is currently in the process of prototyping our first piece of hardware and a companion app before we begin coding. Show More Summary
A Dallis councilwoman is complaining about a freeway billboard that depicts a Black gay couple in an embrace and encourages people to know their HIV status, the Dallas Observer reports: But you can't plaster two gay dudes on a billboard...
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Canadian singer Robin Thicke was riding high when he first conquered the UK charts before hitting number one last week on Billboard‘s Hot 100, but an inevitable backlash has ensued over what some say are “rapey” lyrics. At first, you might rock out to the undeniably catchy groove of Robin Thicke’s hit ”Blurred Lines,” but a deeper... Show More Summary
Robin Thicke has as an official hit on his hands with "Blurred Lines." And an official controversy. While the song has shot to number-one on the Billboard Hot 100, many are taking issue with its lyrics, with The Daily Beast leading the...Show More Summary
When a group of people from a business begin to engage in ways of promoting their businesses what are some of the ways that pop into their heads right away? Some think through commercials other through billboards and some might think by putting ads in the newspaper and magazines. Show More Summary
Like a (decapitated) bat out of hell, Black Sabbath have claimed the #1 spot on the UK album chart for the first time in 42 years; setting a new record in the process. Via Billboard Biz: The reunited Black Sabbath have established a new U.K. Show More Summary
Jay-Z just announced his upcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail via a three minute-long Samsung commercial that aired during game five of the NBA finals, but the Jay-Z/Samsung connection is deeper than we thought. Via Billboard Biz: And...Show More Summary
A French startup plans to debut the thin, transparent screens in consumer phones next year. Cars, buildings and billboards could be next.
The Luna Corona billboard captured the moon at the perfect moment to go with its illustration of a bottle.
What better way for an anti-social app to get noticed than by insulting its target audience? London-based app design studio ustwo has just put up a pair of billboards in the hipster heartland of Shoreditch, East London, a stone's throw from where its own studio is based, which brazenly proclaim: You have no friends and No one likes you.
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