Monthly archive for October2008

And so it begins: RifRaf Exhibit

It turns out RifRaf is read by Scott Wolf, my mom, AND Jeremy Schwartz of RAF member Partners & Napier. Thanks Jeremy, for the snappy response and the great work for Kodak Entertainment Imaging. (Click on the image to see the ad bigger.) The film…

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Crickets

helloooooooo…is anybody out there? just wondering cuz it gets pretty lonely in here. if you’re listening, i got a proposition for ya. done any good work lately? something you’ve been itching to show off? well, let’s have it. honestly, i’d (heck, we’d) love to see…

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peculiar product peddler

if you heart mad men, then you probably caught this clip on SNL over the weekend. and while jon hamm could peddle the pants off anyone, it got me thinking. about the strangest product i’d ever worked on: an estrogen replacement therapy aptly named femring….

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Books for kids

In the spirit of its commitment to education, the American Advertising Federation will hold a three-week nationwide book drive to promote literacy among disadvantaged children and youth. Book drive dates: October 27 – November 18. The drive will be held in conjunction with the Books…

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Membership has its privileges

The American Advertising Federation is excited to offer you an exclusive 35 percent discount to upcoming ad:tech conferences as a benefit of your membership! ad:tech conference events provide advertising, marketing and technology professionals with speakers, panels and workshops all focused on the media industry. ad:tech…

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Aye Carumba, Jimbo! Always Check the Replay.

It’s not often you see commercials that continue to make you laugh long after seeing them, but I’d definitely file this spot for Vault Energy Soda under that category. [youtube Iul4s-Kj_MU] Hilarious. I’m not sure who’s responsible for the creative, but I do know the…

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Embrace your freak flag

Quick mockumentary from the Australian Director’s Guild (what, not a member?) on creative collaboration – good stuff happens when quirky people with diverse talents get together. Sometimes bad stuff too – think the Joker in Dark Knight. But that’s not the point here. [youtube waRfzUxL9hA]…

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AIGA: Get Out the Vote

Our friends at AIGA have a cool event we wanted to tell you about. Come out for cocktails, mingling and plenty of inspiration to get your vote on! event: get out the vote poster display date: thursday october 30, 6-8pm venue: Abilene Bar and Lounge…

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Freelance Creative Expo Recap

We held our 6th annual Freelance Creative Expo tonight at the Memorial Art Gallery. Over 30 exhibitors and about 150 attendees participated. I heard a lot of good comments and saw a lot of new faces. Many thanks to Diane Fitzgerald Harris for coordinating. Also,…

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AAF Book Drive

The AAF is launching a new organization-wide public service initiative—a three-week book drive to benefit the Books for Kids Foundation, which they hope underscores AAF’s commitment to education. The AAF is encouraging individual members from all of their clubs, as well as college chapters and…

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