Jotham Sederstrom
Fast Chat: Lori Senecal kbs+p’s CEO and president has changed her firm (and the industry) by innovating, motivating, and inspiring.

For every winning idea such as the Client Stock Index, how many innovations have you introduced at kbs+p that simply slipped through the cracks or didn’t pick up steam? Well, I…

October 7, 2011, 6:52 AM EDT

Fast Chat: David Carey The president of Hearst’s magazine division could not be more excited about technology. Seriously!

Since you returned to Hearst last year as president of the publisher’s magazine division, you created a position called head of content extension. What does that mean?   Yeah. David Kang has…

October 5, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT

Fast Chat: Gavin McInnes The former 'Vice' man on his turn to the advertising world, and how to be authentic

You’re in charge of [advertising agency] Rooster’s branded entertainment, among other creative duties. It sounds like you’ve retained the voice you had at Vice magazine. Rooster hasn’t restricted you? I haven’t…

October 5, 2011, 6:57 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Jeff Goodby The industry legend discusses the importance of diversity in the advertising world

So, Jeff, where are all the black people?   [Laughs] Well, that’s what we’re trying to solve. It’s a total enigma that black people have not been represented in advertising, especially since…

October 4, 2011, 6:38 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Edward Burns The writer, director, and actor opens up about the upsides of digital distribution and small budgets

Leading up to the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of  Newlyweds, you extensively tweeted about its limited budget, $9,000. I get the feeling you like shoestring budgets. I absolutely love it. I…

October 3, 2011, 10:13 AM EDT

Illustrations: Chris Gash
Not So Funny Money Inside the growing—and very lucrative—world of virtual currency

While hosting friends at his Montreal home, Sri Lankan-born Duleepa “Dups” Wijayawardhana struck upon a novel idea for a website. Similar to the grand epiphany that inspired Facebook, the revelation…

May 31, 2011, 6:35 AM EDT

Talent Takes the F Train Across the river from Madison Ave., a new breed of agency is setting up shop

When is an advertising agency not an advertising agency? What is a shop that makes ads, but isn’t principally interested in selling products? Actually, in addition to ads, it often…

April 17, 2011, 3:38 PM EDT