Sid Lee names Cam Levin U.S. CCO

Montreal-based Sid Lee has named Cam Levin as its chief creative officer of Sid Lee USA. He will be responsible for the company’s creative work in Seattle, New York and Los Angeles. Adweek was the first to break this story. According to the story, Levin, a 20-plus-year advertising vet was chosen for the role because … Continue reading “Sid Lee names Cam Levin U.S. CCO”

From Grande to James, celebs dress for Halloween

The last Halloween of the decade has just passed and once again, celebrities did not disappoint when it came to dressing up. From Jessica Chastain’s (It: Chapter 2, Molly’s Game) spot on (and sexy) Joker to Heidi Klum’s terrifying Hellraiser(?) inspired look to Gabrielle Union channelling her iconic Bring it On role, most of the … Continue reading “From Grande to James, celebs dress for Halloween”

The One Club announces jury chairs for ADC Awards

Martin Agency CCO, Karen Costello and Disney VP, Jean Batthany, lead a group of top creative leaders who have been named to serve as jury chairs for 10 disciplines of the global ADC 99th Annual Awards. The One Club announced the chairs today for what is considered one of the world’s longest-running and most prestigious … Continue reading “The One Club announces jury chairs for ADC Awards”

Pornhub beats beach boner issues with new bathing suit

Some articles are just really easy to write. Ever feel like a dick at the beach popping a well you know… Premiere online adult entertainment site Pornhub apparently feels your pain. Understanding the embarrassing issue some men may have while hitting the sand, the company has now introduced a limited edition, “Bonerless Bathing Suit,” which … Continue reading “Pornhub beats beach boner issues with new bathing suit”

Wendy’s new sandwiches are anything but basic

Wendy’s AOR VMLY&R has launched a tasty new spot to launch the three new sandwiches appearing on the fast food restaurant’s menu. The new menu items include the BBQ Chicken Sandwich, the Avocado BLT Chicken Sandwich, and the S’awesome Bacon Chicken Sandwich. Hell to the yeah. The :30-second spot, directed by VMLY&R’s Dummy director Harold … Continue reading “Wendy’s new sandwiches are anything but basic”

Kaepernick is face of Nike’s ‘Just do It’ 30th anniversary campaign

Well, I suddenly feel like buying a new pair of Nike shoes. Darren Rovell of ESPN first reported that Nike had selected former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the face of its “Just Do It” campaign, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Using the headline, “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing … Continue reading “Kaepernick is face of Nike’s ‘Just do It’ 30th anniversary campaign”

FCB goes into epic battle with Cox Communications

I love a good Medieval battle and with Game of Thrones not showing up for another six months or so I was kind of itching for one. That is until I stumbled on this fun Cox Communications spot from FCB Chicago. Appropriately titled ‘Epic Battle,’ the effort takes the nation’s third largest cable provider into … Continue reading “FCB goes into epic battle with Cox Communications”

Fallon replaces Culligan man with Princess Bride

“Hey, Culligan M—” Oops can’t say that anymore During the Golden Globes, Culligan and Fallon debuted the first national campaign in more than half-a-century for the Rosemont, IL-based brand. Culligan has been known across the country for the “Hey Culligan Man!” slogan for 59 years. But in 2018, the brand says it is looking to … Continue reading “Fallon replaces Culligan man with Princess Bride”

Odd Machine

by Ed M. Koziarski This is the second of a two-part report. BEACON ENTERTAINMENT INC. 5125 Blodgett, Ste. 218, Downer’s Grove Joel David Swiney, 630/663-9956 Based in Downer’s Grove with offices in Denver and in Austin, Texas. Produces independent film, provides visual effects and custom titles, 2D and 3D character animation, compositing, modeling, wire removal … Continue reading “Odd Machine”