deltaomega-deactivated20120803 asked: Would you say taking a degree in Visual Communications Design at ACAD in Calgary would benefit me if I want to pursue a career in advertising?
sabbydoobydoo asked: Hey Rick!, I'm an aspiring creative advertiser and I love your blog. I am still a student finishing up my Bachelor in Advertising/Studio art. I am now looking into art schools for continuing education. You seem extremely knowledgeable and you're an expert in the field so I thought I'd ask if there's any advice you could give some like me who's still trying to find her way...
First Listen: Spiritualized, 'Sweet Heart Sweet... →
I am going to listen to this album over and over today.
Facebook to Buy Instagram for $1 Billion in Cash,... →
Woah. What a mind blowing journey those guys have been on.
Produced by Studio Lambert. Eli Holzman, Stephen Lambert, Philip Lott, Brien...– ‘The Pitch,’ A New Reality Show on AMC - NYTimes.com OH ALSO. It’s high time someone took revenge and did a reality show about reality show creators. Make ‘em look as vapid and idiotic as everyone else. I can picture a scene where the editor and music producer are talking: “well,...
The ideas that multiple, fully clothed teams at the two agencies produce may...– ‘The Pitch,’ A New Reality Show on AMC - NYTimes.com This last part sorta nails it. In my fifteen years in advertising, I found myself in situations described in this show maybe 50 times. But the bigger problem with this bad, bad show is the editing, of course. The music is horrendous as well....
I’ve always said that we were going to make a record again. You never know, we...– Kevin Shields talks to us about a new My Bloody Valentine album. (via pitchfork) Hahahahahahhaa. And Kate Bush is gonna tour the US.
Doner is the nation’s third-largest independent ad agency, according to Ad...– Doner Sells Stake to MDC Partners | Agency News - Advertising Age Exciting day in advertising. America’s third largest independent sold a minority stake to MDC, the holding company that owns Crispin. Crazy. Doner is over 75 years old.
After he was sentenced, Mr. Bout hugged his lawyer and turned to his family. “I...– Russian Arms Dealer Is Sentenced to 25 Years - NYTimes.com 25 years. Been following this story for YEARS. Crazy it’s finally come to an end.
When most privacy advocates get upset about services like Foursquare and...– Why Foursquare Really Killed Creepy Stalking App ‘Girls Around Me’ | Cult of Mac This irks me so much. There are at least three outright lies in this passage. I set up a new Foursquare account yesterday to double check. Foursquare doesn’t default to “sharing pretty much everything.” They do not...
“You know how this works from here on out. We start with a bunch of piddly shit....– The Extinct Agency IPO | Betabeat — News, gossip and intel from Silicon Alley 2.0. My latest Betabeat article.