Creative editor @Adweek @AdFreak. Attempted Mainer.

DavidAndGoliath.com Is Held for Ransom by Masked Villains. Will David Angelo Pay Up?

adweek.com — Ever since Los Angeles ad agency David&Goliath opened its doors in November 1999, it has suffered the indignity of not being able to get its hands on davidandgoliath.com, which was being used by another company. Founder David Angelo and his shop-best known for its Kia advertising-were forced to settle for dng.com, a depressingly acronymic substitute for such a mythic name.

Von Miller, Noted Chicken Farmer Who Also Plays Football, Is Your New Old Spice Guy

adweek.com — From raising chickens to tackling the world's biggest men to dancing for the nation, it seems there is nothing Von Miller can't do. And now, he's adding the revered title of Old Spice guy to his résumé. Procter & Gamble today announced that the Denver Broncos linebacker and Super Bowl 50 MVP will be the face of Old Spice for the 2016 season.

Watch the Voiceover Recording for an Ice Cream Ad Go Horrendously, Comically Wrong

adweek.com — Comic short films about the absurdity of the ad business have a proud history going back to Tim Hamilton's brilliant Truth in Advertising. Here's the latest one-director Tim Mason's No Other Way to Say It, about an amusingly bleak voiceover recording session for an ice-cream commercial.

Bubba Watson's Jetpack: The Story Behind Oakley's Latest Insane Golfing Vehicle

adweek.com — At the Olympics, golfer Bubba Watson will be walking the course like everyone else. But don't be surprised if someone asks him about his insane jetpack golf cart. That's because the colorful 37-year-old Floridian has been promoting just such an airborne vehicle in his latest viral video for Oakley sunglasses.

Merlee Jayme Talks Creativity, Motherhood and Politics at Clio Judging in Bali

adweek.com — BALI, Indonesia-In a week when gender issues were once again roiling the advertising world, Merlee Jayme, a longtime Saatchi & Saatchi Philippines exec who opened her own celebrated agency, JaymeSyfu, a decade ago, arrived here in Bali to chair the Direct jury for the Clio Awards.

Voiceover Narrator Totally Loses Control of This Awesome Nike Ad for the Olympics

adweek.com — Nike athletes do such great things, even voiceover artists are surprised. The athletic wear brand's "Unlimited" campaign, which launched last week with this baby-themed spot, really kicks into high gear today with "Unlimited You"-a long-form spot running as a 2:30 online and as a :60 on NBC's coverage of tonight's Opening Ceremonies of the Rio Olympics.

How Droga5 London Will, and Won't, Be Like the Mothership

adweek.com — BALI, Indonesia-David Kolbusz has a "No assholes" rule when it comes to judging ad awards, and it's worked out pretty well for him lately. The creative chief at Droga5 London has been judging Branded Content & Branded Entertainment for the Clio Awards here in Bali this week.

Is Werner Herzog's New Film the Future of Branded Entertainment?

adweek.com — BALI, Indonesia-It's been almost four years since PJ Pereira unleashed "The Beauty Inside" on the world. But in the years since that groundbreaking work of scripted, episodic branded content-which Pereira & O'Dell made for Intel and Toshiba-Pereira says branded content has still been an area of experimentation, with agencies testing formats and boundaries in the one advertising genre that truly likes to pretend it isn't advertising at all.

Twitter's CMO Explains Today's Brand Refresh and the New 'See What's Happening' Ads

adweek.com — What is Twitter, and what is it for? Those are pretty basic questions for a company that's been around for a decade and, by its own reckoning, has 90 percent name recognition among consumers worldwide. But nonusers, by and large, still can't answer them.

Adweek's Creative 100: The 2016 List in Alphabetical Order

adweek.com — Below is Adweek's full Creative 100 list for 2015. Note: There are 118 individuals total, as 17 pairs of people and one trio were recognized as one entry each. Congrats to all the honorees.
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Aug 24, 2016

@jamie_garvin The cup is suspiciously prominent, isn't it? ☕️

Aug 23, 2016

RT @PESfilm: Thanks to @Adweek and @luckthelady for a terrific rundown of my commercial career to date  http://goo.gl/KEOuk1  #stopmotion

Aug 23, 2016

Meet Leo, the world's creepiest, hungriest, most lecherous gambling mascot:  http://adweek.it/2bRzVlj  https://t.co/lmE9hplQMf


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