Believe it or not, one of the best things happening this fall is actually happening on your computer screen – not your TV. And, surprise surprise, it comes from the Washington Post, not Aaron Spelling.
A new web series, called Twits, features dramatic readings of Twitter updates by celebrities. The videos were created and directed by Liz Kelly who runs WaPo’s Celebrity Blog. Here comes a little Sean Puffy Combs for you fanboys in Twits Episode 1.
In this day when any monkey can learn the Adobe programs and companies readily give those monkeys the chance to do their work through crowdsourcing, is there any argument against us living in the age of the Great Creative Dumb-Down?
Call us old school, but we’re big fans of ads that have a beginning, middle and tie things up nicely with an end. The animation is great in this piece for Sony Ericsson motion-activated headphones, but the spot hits a plateau and never really goes anywhere, repeating the same gag a few times. Anybody know who created the animation work?
The Daily Drop Capis an ongoing project by typographer and illustrator Jessica Hische. Each day (or at least each WORK day), a new hand-crafted decorative initial cap will be posted for your enjoyment and for the beautification of blog posts everywhere.
Yahoo! is in the midst of launching a new $100 million advertising campaign based on the themeline, “It’s Y!ou.” The campaign celebrates the advanced social networking capacity of Yahoo! Could be wrong, but we seriously doubt this creative is going to move any mountains for them. Haven’t we heard this message before from someone else? Or not? It’s all just so boring and forgettable.