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Archive for July, 2010

  • This was once a country where robots built things

    Jul 14, 10 • Uncategorized1 Comment
    This was once a country where robots built things

    Every ad agency needs to hire at least one person who is willing to not kiss the ass of the creative director, thereby heading off stupidity as is displayed in this Jeep Grand Cherokee ad, debuted in June of 2010. The ad is called “Manifesto” and it was developed by Portland, Ore.-based Wieden+Kennedy. Around :48, ...

  • Who the hell is this guy?

    Jul 12, 10 • Uncategorized4 Comments
    Who the hell is this guy?

    Way back in the days of “print journalism,” there used to be these guys called “auto editors” that worked at “news-papers.” And a lot of them worked for outlets in New England. At outlets like the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald, the Christian Science Monitor and the Providence Journal, a real live Yankee would write ...