2+ Things are stacking up at Jack in the Box— and not just in burger patties! In the latest campaign by David&Goliath, Jack in the Box introduces the electric guitar- wielding, stack-rockin, mythical character Menutaur who’s the physical manifestation of Jack’s food- hacking spirit. The animated, super-buff Minotaur-stacked-on-Centaur partners with Jack Box to electrify Gen-Zers with a new … Continue reading “The Mighty ‘Menutaur’ arrives at Jack in the Box”
3+ When clients, and ad agencies for that matter, talk about creating branded content, they don’t always understand that branded content is just that… content. Which means entertainment first and foremost with the brand naturally integrated. Most of the time it doesn’t really work, mainly because brands and brand managers (and some creatives for that … Continue reading “Jack in the Box has full house with animated ‘Fuel House’”
2+ AgencySpy is reporting that San Diego-based fast food giant, West Coast burger chain Jack in the Box has appointed L.A. entertainment agency Cashmere as its social media AOR after a review. According to their sources, David&Goliath (which was recently acquired by Hyundai’s Innocean) will remain creative AOR, for the brand but lose the social … Continue reading “Jack in the Box names Cashmere social AOR”
1+ May 4 is synonymous with Star Wars, and also marks “National Space Day.” In celebration of these two pop culture moments, Jack in the Box is making history with fast food’s first-ever constellation – in the shape of Jack Box’s unmistakable head. Move over, Orion, there’s a new constellation in town. Created by the … Continue reading “Jack in the Box introduces constellation “Jackboxicus Major” for May 4″
8+ Sunday, I will be watching my beloved Eagles take on the hated Pats. And truth be told, I will be chowing down on a genuine cheese steak from Philly’s West in Westwood. However, if I wasn’t enjoying that meat that literally becomes one with the bread, I would certainly try Jack in the Box’s … Continue reading “Watch Martha Stewart take on Jack in the Box”
1+ Inspired by the true story that rocked the town of Roslyn, NY in 2004 that garnered attention nationwide, Bad Education, debuting Saturday, April 25 (8:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT), centers on the stunning impact and aftermath of a multi-million-dollar embezzlement scheme. The darkly comical film highlights the deficiencies of the public education system in the U.S. … Continue reading “‘Bad Education’ starring Hugh Jackman on HBO 4/25”
5+ From the moment you enter Hollywood’s Arena Cinelounge, you can tell you’ve transported yourself to a haven for cinephiles created by cinephiles. From its stellar, state-of-the-art screening room with luxurious reclining seats to its artisan popcorn, there is little left to the imagination as to why Arena Cinelounge IS the premier arthouse not just … Continue reading “Christian Meoli, Camilla Jackson talk Arena Cinelounge”
1+ Last weekend, saw Warner Bros IT: Chapter Two float up to the top of the weekend box office charts with $91 million. While it’s below the projected $100-110 million projected by box office prognosticators, it’s still one of the largest opening weekends ever for a horror film or a September release. Opening on 4,570 … Continue reading “Redbox users vote on favorite King adaptation”
I’ve been meaning to write about this for the last couple of weeks since I saw it, but finally got around to it. Have you seen the new Sam Jackson spot for Capital One and Spotify?
If you haven’t, it’s just a fun little piece where Sam puts the moves to Al Green’s classic song, “Let’s Stay Together.” As Jackson croons, Capital One announces that with the Quicksilver Card clients can receive 1.5 percent cashback on every purchase and 50 percent back on Spotify Premium.
1+ Editor’s Note: They are leaders. They are inspirational. They are mentors. They are visionaries. They are, quite frankly, badasses. They are our 2020 REEL WOMEN. During Women’s History Month, you will be able to meet these incredible personalities in Advertising, Entertainment, Media and Production. Get ready, they are making “Herstory” Meet Lixaida Lorenzo. She … Continue reading “Lixaida Lorenzo, GCD David&Goliath”
2+ Nearing one year since its acquisition by global communications company Havas, Battery Annex, a marketing, advertising and design agency founded to create advertising that’s as sought after as entertainment, today announced four senior hires as part of its recent growth. Three creative directors—Michelle Nam and Drea Schneider, both from 72andSunny, and Joe Sgro, formerly of RPA and DDB … Continue reading “Battery brings in creatives from 72andSunny, Sid Lee”
3+ Editor’s Note: “The Reel Black List” is our annual spotlight of brothers and sisters in the worlds of advertising, film, TV, music, radio and media who are making a difference through their contributions and creativity. For the next 29 days, you will be able to celebrate these various personalities with us. Karen Jean is … Continue reading “Karen Jean, David&Goliath Executive Producer”
2+ Yesterday, Santa Monica-based RadicalMedia announced today their collaboration with Executive Producer Rich Carter and Director Theodore Melfi of Brother, a production company dedicated to crafting excellence in commercial advertising. Formed as a small creatively focused boutique company, Rich and Ted are committed to crafting long and short form content that is inspiring and socially … Continue reading “Brother, RadicalMedia announce collaboration”
1+ Phrases like “Light the Lamp” and “Five Hole” may be familiar to hockey players and fans alike, but thanks to Dunkin’s new “Talkin’ Hockey with Pasta and Kendall” national advertising campaign, America is getting a hilarious lesson in some of the lesser-known sayings of the sport. The new campaign from Dunkin’ and BBDO NY, … Continue reading “Hockey stars “Pasta,” Kendall talk Dunkin’ cold brew”
2+ Big congrats are in order for Kisha Maldonado-Madrid. Award-winning lifestyle marketing agency, Cashmere Agency, has announced that she will join the shop as Vice President, Influencer Marketing. In her new role at Cashmere, Maldonado-Madrid will be responsible for the strategic development and execution of all influencer efforts, leading the company’s innovative culture-first approach to … Continue reading “Cashmere names new VP, Influencer Marketing”