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Deputy Editor — Advertising Age

Deputy Editor of Ad Age, dog lover and American Idol voyeur. I do not have tiger blood and I do not move like Jagger.

How Beyonce Classed Up 'Mommy Porn'

adage.com — Advertising Week 2015 Universal Pictures has a close connection to music. It's the studio that produced "Pitch Perfect" and "Straight Out of Compton" among other blockbusters. Yet today at an Advertising Week panel on music marketing it was another of its films that got some attention: "Fifty Shades of Grey."

Advertising Week Video: Morgan Flatley on Branded Content

adage.com — Branded content keeps winning more attention and money from major marketers, but brings with it questions that a flight of TV ads doesn't. Chief among them: How do we make sure enough people see this?

Five Tips From Ryan Seacrest on How to Market With Music

adage.com — Advertising Week 2015 "Listen to the lyrics." That was the advice Ryan Seacrest not-so-jokingly gave the audience at an Advertising Week panel with iHeartMedia Exec VP-CMO Gayle Troberman called "Sound Marketing: Why Millennials and Generation Z Are Listening More." The radio and TV personality ("I'm a personality?" he said.

Motorola Challenges Apple With a New Moto 360 Smartwatch

adage.com — Customizable, Stylish Watches Coming to a Nordstrom Near You So far, Apple has been the only smartwatch maker to think deeply about its devices as fashion accessories. That changed Wednesday. With the second generation collection of Moto 360 smartwatches, Motorola is doubling down on design while claiming that it has drastically improved on the technical side, too.

Verizon Explains Logic Behind Its New Logo

adage.com — Ad Age reported earlier today, now that Verizon acquired AOL in June for $4.4 billion, it's creating a new visual identity. At the time of our original report, the company wasn't commenting. But now it has released a statement and a video that tries to explain the new look, which was created by design agency Pentagram.
Sep 03, 2015

Verizon CMO says checkmark in new logo symbolizes "getting things done." bit.ly/1FlA84f pic.twitter.com/7J87ai3wpU

Cape Cod Chips Campaign Convey Quality With Humility

adage.com — Cape Cod Ads Capture Chip Brand's Quality in Its Own Authentic Voice How do you take a brand that has an unpretentious profile and blast its attributes to the world without diluting its homespun image? That was the task of Barton F. Graf 9000.

Remembering Frank Gifford: Athlete And Ad Spokesman

adage.com — Frank Gifford, who passed away at 84, will be most remembered for his life on the gridiron and in the sportscasting booth. But he also appeared in many noteworthy ads over the length of his career. The NFL legend played for the New York Giants from 1952 to 1964, and later became known as a sports commentator, first for CBS.

An Ode to a Grocery Giant

adage.com — Not a lot of people get misty-eyed when a company goes into bankruptcy, but it happened to me when it became apparent that A&P will truly go away once and for all. To many people, the A&P brand today probably signifies high prices and middle-of-the-road quality, but it wasn't always that way.

The Real 'Mad Men' Diaries: David Ogilvy

adage.com — Video shot and edited by Nate Skid and John Picklap This is final installation in Ad Age's award-winning series, The Real "Mad Men" Diaries, and it's fitting that we end on a giant: David Ogilvy. From his red suspenders to his abundant charm, Mr. Ogilvy was the quintessential Mad Man.

The Real 'Mad Men' Diaries: Howie Cohen

adage.com — "The best lines come out of real life. You catch one, you shine a light on it and you put it in the right situation." That encapsulates how Howie Cohen, now an exec at the Phelps agency in Los Angeles, came up with some winning campaigns during the 1960s for Wells Rich Greene while working on the Miles Laboratories account.
May 06, 2015

RT @adage: New video in award-winning Real 'Mad Men' series: Howie ("Try it, you'll like it") Cohen bit.ly/1bvZJhV pic.twitter.com/lbXg04Z6TW

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Sep 29, 2015

Line stretches a full block in drizzle outside Times Center for @ryanseacrest session #awkii pic.twitter.com/qWq9wfhhW4

Sep 03, 2015

RT @adage: As Green Giant heads to new owners, a timeline of his career. He wasn't born green bit.ly/1N5O6gT #greengiant pic.twitter.com/3uiRpiA4I9

Aug 26, 2015

According to my Twitter trends, there are 49,600 tweets about Women's Equality Day and 335,000 tweets about National Dog Day. No comment.

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