Friday Brags: Toyota Moves to Texas, Clippers Sponsorships, and Omnicom and Publicis news!

May 2, 2014 in Friday Brags

Toyota Motor Corp. plans to move jobs and marketing headquarters from Torrance to Dallas. Read more about it.     In condemnation of Sterling’s racially insensitive comments, Kia Motors America (AOR:
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Thursday Thoughts: The Business of Creation

May 1, 2014 in Thursday Thoughts

“Creation is in part merely the business of forgoing the great and small distractions.” – E.B. White in Here Is New York via Literary Jukebox


Friday Brags: Red Tettemer O’Connel + Partners, Team One, and Deutsch LA’s Summer Residency!

April 25, 2014 in Friday Brags

Rolling out the sandy red carpet! Red Tettemer O’Connel + Partners creatively welcomes Ryan Scott as their first West Coast VP GCD. Watch the video.     Team One knows how
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Thursday Thoughts: Creative With and Without Strategy

April 24, 2014 in Thursday Thoughts

“Creative without strategy is called ‘art.’ Creative with strategy is called ‘advertising’.” – Jef I. Richards (1995), Advertising Professor


Friday Brags: TBWA\Chiat\Day’s new spot, RPA, and AvatarLabs!

April 18, 2014 in Friday Brags

TBWA\Chiat\Day LA just launched Gatorade’s second ‘Fierce’ campaign spot, “Face Off,” which features Bryce Harper.     Honda spot by RPA Advertising calls attention to the dangers of texting & driving with emoticons.     Fargo
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Thursday Thoughts: There’s No Such Thing as a Bad Ad

April 17, 2014 in Thursday Thoughts

“There’s no such thing as a bad ad. Just creators and approvers who cannot (or fail to) make the distinction between what works and what doesn’t.” – Gerry Rubin, Co-Founder,
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Friday Brags: Deutsch LA’s new spot, RAPP’s new hire and more!

April 11, 2014 in Friday Brags

Is your breakfast stuck in the past? Deutsch LA just launched a spot on Taco Bell’s new breakfast menu. Watch the spot.       Adconion Direct announced the integration of connected TV into the
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Thursday Thoughts: Los Angeles’ Anti-Sprawl Success Story

April 10, 2014 in Thursday Thoughts

Los Angeles covers roughly 4,900 square miles and currently is home to over 10 million residents, but even with the city’s massive growth over the years it is one of
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