FOR THE LOVE OF HOCKEY "Not in the right sport"
I know a lot of hockey players and fans make fun of basketball, but as someone who grew up playing and watching a ton of basketball, I still love everything about March Madness.
The first four days o... Posted on 3/26/13 at 11:10 PM
THE NEW FORTY The Year of the Farmer...
I don't know exactly when the interest in the Super Bowl advertisements eclipsed the actual football game, but for a good decade or so Super Bowl ads have become a much fiercer competition than the bi... Posted on 2/4/13 at 8:40 PM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN That Postage and Handling "Thing".
We have all seen the deluge of infomercials and gotta have tv commercials. but, have you really paid any attention to the tag lines for these commercials.
Inevitably after we have been mezmerised by... Posted on 1/28/13 at 2:04 PM
DRAGON NEWS Two Dragon art students share Gold Addy
From the Department of Art & Design:
The American Advertising Federation of North Dakota announced the winners of its annual ADDY competition at an awards ceremony last month in Fargo. Amber Power... Posted on 3/15/11 at 12:34 PM
The lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court here alleges Dane Boedigheimer and Spencer Grove took the idea for the character from H2M Inc.’s “The Talking Orange,” created for several television commercials that aired in North Dakota and western Minnesota from 2005 to 2009 for a North Dakota Department of Transportation advertising campaign.
While working as a city planner in Los Angeles, Donald Kress kept fielding questions about his booming home state. So when he saw an advertisement for a city planner in Williston, Kress decided to go where the action is.
Kim Simonsen’s advice for his advertising clients in the run-up to a contested election: Don’t bother trying to get a word in edgewise.
“They know it’s not going to do any good,” the media director of Fargo’s H2M advertising agency said. “They know they’re going to get knocked off.”
Hey, baby boomers and retirees. If you think you’re seeing yourself reflected in more ads lately, you don’t have to check your vision. In a shift from what has been predominantly a youth-driven culture, advertising is looking more like us — with gray hair, curves and crow’s feet — as companies are increasingly booking older models to court older consumers.
Created by the Minneapolis ad agency Olson, the lottery spots emphasize, in song and banter, the organization's $2 billion contribution to the state treasury since the first lottery ticket was sold in 1990.
For the Minnesota Vikings, a new stadium means a clean slate. And for a few hundred million or so, a Minnesota company can get top billing on that slate.
As part of the proposal to build a $975 million stadium at the current Metrodome site in downtown Minneapolis, the Vikings would receive all revenues for the new venue's naming rights.
In a lawsuit that goes before a Los Angeles federal judge today, sugar producers accuse their corn industry rivals of false advertising in a campaign that casts the liquid sweetener as “nutritionally the same as table sugar” and claims “your body can’t tell the difference.”
"All-American Muslim" attracted attention when a conservative Christian group called for an advertiser boycott. At least two companies announced they were pulling ads. TLC says the protest caused a backlash in which new advertisers signed on.
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