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Bringing the Goods

Posted January 21, 2015, under Gosh, That's Handy!

This month’s theme has been photography, and it could easily have been subtitled: “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” …

WTF-stop

Posted January 14, 2015, under Ad Absurdum

*For anyone not familiar with photography terms, “F-Stop” refers to a setting on a camera that regulates how much light …

Not Always Worth 1,000

Posted January 7, 2015, under Inspired Ideas

We all know that “a picture is worth a thousand words” — the right image will communicate far better than …

Lunch Meat Fun Pack: Christmas 2014

Posted December 31, 2014, under Lunch Meat Fun Pack

At the end of the year, most folks naturally look back on the year and assess. But we do that …

Happy Chanukawanzaamas

Posted December 23, 2014, under Gee Whillickers!

Let’s not pretend: We know it’s almost Christmas. If you’re even at work, you’re either not really “at work,” or …

Here Comes Santa Claus

Posted December 17, 2014, under Spokescritters

Nothing says Christmas like Santa Claus, right? I mean, here is the spokescritter that ties it all together for the …

Again with the Boughs of Holly

Posted December 10, 2014, under Inspired Ideas

Holidays are celebrations of specific things, so sometimes coming up with a unique way to advertise during the holiday season …

Looking a LOT Like Christmas

Posted December 3, 2014, under Gee Whillickers!

Of all the holidays, Christmas may be the one that inspires the most grandiose advertising stunts. While one could view …

Lunch Meat Fun Pack: World Edition

Posted November 25, 2014, under Lunch Meat Fun Pack

This month we took a look at how advertising and products can be different in other parts of the world. …

Not Available in All Areas

Posted November 19, 2014, under Gee Whillickers!

There’s no denying that there are a lot of great products and services to be had in the United States. …

The Vizzini Effect

Posted November 12, 2014, under Ad Absurdum

For anyone who needs a reminder, “Vizzini” was the guy in The Princess Bride (1987) whose “inconceivable” verbal tic lead …

Famous Faces

Posted November 5, 2014, under Spokescritters

In most professions, one is expected to “pay dues” and “work their way up.” It’s no different for acting. Sure, …

Lurch Meat Fright Pack

Posted October 29, 2014, under Lunch Meat Fun Pack

This month we’ve discussed the very staples of the year’s best holiday: costumes, candy, monsters and madness. If this doesn’t …

Mad Science

Posted October 22, 2014, under Gee Whillickers!

Most of our articles examine the broad variety of mechanical details required to get a professional result in advertising, signage, …

Frightful Films

Posted October 15, 2014, under Spokescritters

Most holidays are celebrations of one sort of love or another: Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Thanksgiving. Even St. Patrick’s Day as …

Tricky Treats

Posted October 8, 2014, under Ad Absurdum

Of all the Halloween-related activities and indulgences, there is only one that has truly remained in the province of children: …

Scary Thoughts

Posted October 1, 2014, under Gee Whillickers!

As the spooky season rolls around once more, we can expect to hear people bemoaning the oversexualization of adult Halloween …

Lunch Meat Fun Pack: It’s What’s for Breakfast

Posted September 24, 2014, under Lunch Meat Fun Pack

Breakfast has long been considered the most important meal of the day (although modern science isn’t so sure) and as …

Wine of the Bean

Posted September 17, 2014, under Ad Absurdum

Coffee is so universally loved by humanity that the person said to have invented it was made a saint. It’s …

Part of Your Complete Breakfast

Posted September 10, 2014, under Spokescritters

Cereal companies have known for ages that the basic cereal grains are pretty difficult for anyone under the age of …

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