Sunday, November 18th, 2018

“Fake Apple Store,” “Tater Tot” and “Barnacle.” All are contenders in the naming of Victors & Spoils’ new conference room, the latest crowdsourced project launched by the Havas-owned agency. It sounds over the top to put out a brief to come up with a m…

If you’re an ad person, and you’re on Twitter, you’ve probably caught at least a few #AgencyLife tweets in your stream. The hashtag, which was fueled by the blog Adland, caught on like wildfire Thursday in the span of just a few hours, with hundreds of…

It felt fairly obvious to us that P&G’s Bacon Mouthwash was just a fairly lame April Fool’s Joke.But marketers beware: Not all consumers have a funny bone. After Scope on its Facebook page yesterday announced that it was just kidding about Scope Bacon…

“Mad Men” star Jon Hamm may be sick and tired of the obsession over his crotch — as he told Rolling Stone magazine in their current cover story “They’re called ‘privates’ for a reason. I’m wearing pants, for fuck’s sake. Lay off” — but brands want a …

The subscription-commerce industry has jumped the shark, as evidenced by the uproar caused yesterday by the arrival of HelloFlo, a new company that exists solely to mail Always and Tampax Pearl tampons to women around their period every month — since …

The subscription-commerce industry has jumped the shark, as evidenced by the uproar caused yesterday by the arrival of HelloFlo, a new company that exists solely to mail Always and Tampax Pearl tampons to women around their period every month — since …

Call it the opposite of a Valentine. On the day of love, a web designer named Frank Jonen used the site he was hired to design for a client — a chain of gyms in California that operate under the banner FitnessSF — and replaced it with a message infor…

Call it the opposite of a Valentine. On the day of love, a web designer named Frank Jonen used the site he was hired to design for a client — a chain of gyms in California that operate under the banner FitnessSF — and replaced it with a message infor…

A 20-year-old Boston University student and cellist, Olivia Culpo, last night was crowned the winner of the Miss Universe competition, marking the first time that USA brought home the crown since 1997. But of all the 88 contestants vying for the title,…

We have just a few weeks to go until Dec. 21, 2012 — the Mayan end calendar date that’s long prompted doomsdayers to declare the end of the world is nigh, despite Mayan elders saying it merely signifies a transition from one era to another one. But f…