There’s more money than you think in that tattoo

Tattoo artists take note! You have a new potential income stream: lawsuits. Or at least that’s the take-away AdFreak has gotten from the suit filed earlier this week by Matthew […]

Don’t love the Dove campaign

There’s something about this new campaign for Dove’s new Styling haircare line that bugs us. If you haven’t seen it, it features baby-boomer-friendly cartoon characters—like nerdy Velma from Scooby-Doo and […]

What’s it all about, About?

While it’s no surprise that finally got sold yesterday—owner Primedia had the niche Web site portal on the market for some time—it was a little surprising to see that […]

Fat and not so happy

It seems increasingly likely that childhood obesity will be the thin edge of the wedge for stricter regulation of food-industry advertising. Americans who might otherwise be wary of big government […]

Gates-ploitation, part deux

After reading about all of the crap being sold on eBay related to Christo and wife Jeanne-Claude’s “The Gates,” we thought we’d swing by to see what “saffron-colored” stuff we […]

Buy one now for your little apprentice

So it looks like Mattel is producing the toy that was created last season by one of the teams on The Apprentice. According to the description of the toy, called […]

Richard Kirshenbaum to the rescue

No one would ever accuse Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners founder Richard Kirshenbaum (or fellow founder Jon Bond, for that matter) of lacking a flair for publicity, but still, we weren’t […]

Hot, cool or credible?

As Donny Deutsch’s TV star rises, the public inevitably begins to ask the tough questions: “Is he credible?” And also: “Is he hot?” and “Is he cool?” This Web site […]

States of disgrace

They’re blotto in Bismark, they’re far gone in Fargo, they’re marinated in Minot. … You get the idea. A report issued this week by the federal government’s Substance Abuse and […]

Just as funny the second time around

Since last week was Fashion Week in New York and one of this week’s big crowd-pleasers was the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, we thought we’d point you to a […]