• David Beckham Soccer Academy Print Via Juice

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    Fresh ad from our friends at Juice here in Denver.

  • Stuart Tanner vs. Devin Harris

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    Check out Brit amateur, Stuart Tanner, working over New Jersey Nets star Devin Harris on the asphalt court, baby. Suh-weet! 4,129,010 views on YouTube so far and counting. Full story here from the dude’s brother if you want it.

  • Denver Community Museum: Challenge #2

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    The Denver Community Museum, a pop-up museum that displays present day articles made by the people for the people, has set its due date for your newest artistic expression. The challenge is as follows:

    Statistics show that mummies are the top rated exhibits in museums worldwide. What object would you give eternal life to? Mummify something you would like to preserve – any shape/size, using any materials you desire. Share any relevant mummy stories, facts, accoutrements or charms for display. Inanimate, non-decaying mummies only please. Submissions due Friday, 10.24, Sat. 10.25 OR Sat. 11.1 from 12-5PM at the DCM. Get all the details here.

  • New Editorial: What Will Obama Do With His 30-Minute Spot? >>

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    Guest Editor, Jeremy Greenfield, guesses and second guesses exactly what will go on tonight during Obama’s 30-minute TV ad – to run simultaneously on broadcast and cable networks at 8 p.m. ET.

  • Sixt Rent A Car: Guerrilla Wi-Fi

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    Such an incredibly invasive idea out of Jung von Matt, Hamburg. We need more Colorado agencies coming up with thinking like this.

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  • For Your Viewing Pleasure

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    Roxorloops show part 1/2 french beatbox championship 2006.

  • Pepsi Pulls a Palin

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    Pepsi officially unveiled its new brand today. The design has been hotly debated for the past week or so, with Brand New at the lead, leaking designs and guiding the conversation.

    We were presented with this design. No explanation given, no background.

    A couple days later, a few more designs get leaked, each one worse than the last. Everyone knows that the Pepsi brand is a bit weak, but these were bad comedy.


    And finally today we’re graced with the “real” designs in all their glory, sexed up and PR-friendly like a new Nike campaign.

    Well we’re here to tell you that it’s all a sham. If Apple can keep the most eagerly anticipated cell phone under wraps for four years, Pepsi can keep a new logo from the public for 7 days. There’s no doubt in our minds that Pepsi pulled a Palin.

    You may remember that after the Katie Couric interviews with Sarah Palin, there was speculation going around that the whole “she’s an idiot” schtick was done on purpose by the GOP to lower people’s expectations for Palin in the VP debate, “if she doesn’t drool or speak in tongues, many millions still open to persuasion will be impressed.”

    Someone over at Pepsi was smart enough to realize that the new branding didn’t quite hit the mark, and that by leaking some worse-thans beforehand, they’d lessen the backlash from the industry. Case in point, when these new cans came out, our collective reaction was “phew, at least they’re not as bad as that Gatorade logo.”

    In the end, Pepsi will continue to suffer market share due to its constantly changing brand, just as the McCain campaign has suffered for its inconsistent messaging, scattered marketing and conflicting aesthetics. In the end, this whole new push makes us want to reach out and grab an Obama.. erm.. Coke.

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