I heart advertising.
We’ve all seen them. Those people (usually awkward teenagers) standing at an intersection, holding a huge wooden sign and spinning it around and around. Their signs are advertising something, whether it be a deal on pizza, or pointing the way to real estate heaven, just down the road. Now how would you have known real estate […]
This photograph from 1940 is poking fun at the era of censorship in movies started by Natty Will Hays. His list of movie taboos is shown in the upper right. Good thing Mr. Hays wasn’t around when Pulp Fiction came out.
If you live in Colorado, or have flown into DIA, you have probably seen the huge blue mustang sculpture that rears its veiny head outside the airport. This single piece of public commissioned art has probably brought about more controversy than any other in Denver. A lot of people hate this sculpture with a passion. […]
I recently read that the Top 3 Most Recognized American Advertising Icons were the Marlboro Man, Ronald McDonald, and the Jolly Green Giant. Ahh, sit down to a Big Mac, green beans, and have a cigarette why don’t cha. Who/What do you think of when you picture your favorite products growing up? Of course you […]
When it comes to landing pages and calls to action, 24 Hour Fitness is doin’ it right. I went to their site to check out prices for a gym membership (never, ever thought I would be considering this, have always hated the idea of gyms, but I have learned to never say never). Anyway, I was […]