Archive for the ‘Branding’ Category
“Being a characteristically tight Minnesotan, outgoing Governor Tim Pawlenty’s Freedom First PAC doesn’t just spend its money all over town. Oh No. It wants some value for its bum dollar.
If you are a struggling Republican candidate dreaming about Pawlenty’s gravy pipe of corporate dough — Atria, Qwest, AT&T, Comcast, BNSF, Boeing, even Target! — the governor wants you to motivate your followers into going to the Freedom First website to vote.”
Read my piece for Secrets of the City.
During Sunday Night Football, Budweiser debuted a commercial featuring the Los Campesinos! sony “You, Me Dancing.” Below is
the song a the commercial isn’t online yet. But the use of the song doesn’t seem to be the end of the band’s involvement with the King of Beers.
BP enginner on what the crew plans to do once the well survives the final pressure test:
“We’re going to have a good meal together — prime rib.”
It’s a lot to expect your engineers to be a little PR savvy, but, come on guys… you couldn’t maybe say you were going for, like, shrimp or yellowfin. Do you know how good yellowfin is?!
Oh yeah, let’s double down on the rich people movie associations.
Fox News has a
really interesting completely insipid “Getting to know Glenn Beck” section at their site. Glenn tells us, among other things, that his favorite book is ‘The Christmas Sweater.’ And yes, Beck answers that in the battle of “Mac vs. PC” he is, in fact, a Mac.
Rush Limbaugh is also a Mac fan. Huge Mac fan.
Hey ladies, how turned on are you by this hypothetical date?
Yes, this is an actual ad from Stayfree. Here is another.
Hello genius. This is an email from the Colorado gubernatorial race. Full text after the jump but this is the best part:
“The McInnis Plagiarism Pen is a fine black pen with a rubber comfort grip, perfect for studying in school or writing the next Great American Novel. Best of all, the user will be constantly reminded of the importance of intellectual honesty.”