American InventorA new show featuring innovative product ideas being evaluated and eliminated by a panel of three judges premieres Thursday night on ABC. It’s called American Inventor, and there’s nothing especially original about the concept. This appears to be a mash-up of a show the USA Network had on back in September of 2005 called […]
Cheer Up, CharlieWonka may have only had 5 Golden Tickets, but Prince will be hiding 14 of them in his new CD release “3121”, due out later this month. Lucky folks finding these tickets will be entitled to a private concert at the Purple One’s Los Angeles home. (I’m betting eBay is going to have […]
Blog Buzz Tracks TrendsExcellent article from the Washington Post shares some examples of how companies use blogs to track consumer trends. From discovering the end of old fads to uncovering new obsessions earlier.Read it here.
Quick Idea forFast-Forward AdsI had an idea a few months ago about utilizing the tendency of tv viewers to fast-forward through videotaped programs to display ads in a new way, and promptly filed it away for future reference. A recent post on the Adland blog about a KFC commercial trying to use DVRs to promote […]
#1 SingleI am completely hooked on the new reality show starring musician Lisa Loeb. It’s sort of a real-life Sex In The City starring Lisa, her friends, the occasional celebrity, and her rather annoying seemingly-spoiled sister.I now call upon all the mystical linking powers of the internet — in the spirit of “Six-Degrees of Kevin […]