May 30, 2009

In Defense of Food : Michael Pollan

Really enjoyed this book as well as The Omnivore's Dilemma. From The Colbert Report, here's Michael Pollan with some excellent, healthy tips for the American diet:
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May 26, 2009

Co-Branded Ads from HBO



True Blood is a good vampire show on HBO. To promote the upcoming season, they've teamed up with a few brands. I think these special products and co-branded ads are extremely interesting. Read more from USA Today. See examples from Harley-Davidson, above; and also from Mini.

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May 18, 2009

25 Must-Have iPhone Apps

iPhone apps are very intriguing, especially when it comes to commerce. Of course there are fun games and ways to communicate with friends. But how do companies with products to sell get involved. Target is a good example, offering gift guides, special deals etc. It's #19 on Fast Companies list. And a list of money-saving apps here.


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May 13, 2009

Cleveland Ideas


Cleveland Ideas is great example of making the world (Cleveland) a better place through collective brainstorming online. This open source method of sharing creativity / information has potential to develop some serious ideas. As you are voting on your favorite ideas, you find out the genius behind it: DigiKnow is an interactive agency in Cleveland who have developed this as a self promotional device. Well done!
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May 7, 2009

MVP LeBron James

All the attention and money coming in from the Cavaliers playoff series is so great for Cleveland. Here's an interesting article about the MVP laser addition to the huge witness signage. Good stuff.


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May 5, 2009

New Devo Song & Video

The legendary local rock group, Devo is releasing a new album soon. The animator for this great new music video / single also worked on Tim & Eric Awesome Show, among other interesting things.


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