“Just a quick tip: Old Spice (Wieden & Kennedy) royally screwed up its Man of the Year contest, allowed a racist homophobe to win, and now the blogosphere is buzzing about a possible boycott. Thought your readers might like to know.” http://www.mediabistro.com/agencyspy/wieden_kennedy/who_is_matthew_chancey_old_spices_man_of_the_year_103929.asp http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/874/gimme_that_old_spice_religion_/ http://appetiteforequalrights.blogspot.com/2008/12/old-spice-picks-homophobic-misogynist.html Source = Anonymous Tipster
Adweek recently published its annual report card of US ad agencies and Austin-based GSD&M looks like it might need to use the summer to get itself back in shape: Catagory – GradeNUMBERS – F CREATIVE – BMANAGEMENT – D Overall – D+ Here’s how some other frequent Adomatica readers faired: BBDO: B+CAMPBELL MITHUN: D CRISPIN… Continue reading GSD&M Gets Summer School
Not a client, but an employee. Wieden & Kennedy appoints Lee Newman as MD
Here’s a Who’s-Who of folks that have checked-out the blogand/or emailed us to praise/complain, and/or any combination thereof over the past week…and here’s the deal…If you visited us in the last week and don;t see your name, send me an email (robert at adomatica dot com) and tell me you visited and how much you… Continue reading Who’s Watching Who #30
The song by Saul Williams from the Nike Sparq commercial by Wieden+Kennedy. Here is the Nike Sparq commercial that has to be my favorite of all the new ads that have been running during the NCAA basketball games (March Maddness) on CBS.