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Kristina Monllos
This Homage to Famous Modern Directors Was Made Entirely With Stock Footage Shutterstock's ode to Fincher, Anderson, Tarantino and more

Shutterstock has scoured its library of footage and music to compile a truly impressive tribute video to some of today's most visually iconic directors. Tracking shots, wide shots, old-school technology? Yep,…

December 19, 2014, 1:48 PM EST

Inside Pornhub's Crusade to Tear Down the Taboos of Watching Sex Online Can an adult site become a mainstream brand?

Even if you aren't one of Pornhub's 50 million daily visitors, you've probably heard the site's name this year in a surprisingly safe-for-work context. Maybe you read about its non-pornographic ad design…

December 18, 2014, 7:22 PM EST

Can American Apparel's New CEO Tone Things Down Without Turning It Into Old Navy? Paula Schneider has a tall order, and a low profile

American Apparel has long been defined by its founder and former CEO, Dov Charney, a man who became infamous for the brand's marketing and the scandals he was embroiled in.…

December 18, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

Now That Cuba Is Fair Game, People Really Don't Want McDonald's and Starbucks to Ruin It Tweets lament 'Americanization' after nations reconcile

President Barack Obama today announced the United States has restored relations with Cuba, a major policy change after 50 years of immering hostility. Somewhat ironically, many Americans met news of this…

December 17, 2014, 2:32 PM EST

'Wild' Author Cheryl Strayed Confesses to Her Social Media Addiction Twitter and Facebook function as water cooler for writers

Specs Who Age 46 Claim to fame Author of Wild (the film adaptation, starring Reese Witherspoon, is currently in theaters) Base Portland, Ore. Twitter @CherylStrayed What’s the first information you consume in the morning?  You mean after…

December 17, 2014, 12:09 AM EST

American Apparel Names Female CEO to Replace Controversial Founder Dov Charney Paula Schneider will take over in January

Paula Schneider, a former executive for Warnaco, will take the reins of American Apparel on Jan. 5 from founder and former CEO Dov Charney, who has been fired after an…

December 16, 2014, 6:31 PM EST

Microsoft Promotes Kathleen Hall to Run Global Advertising and Media Business New role after agency consolidation

Kathleen Hall, general manager of global advertising for Microsoft, has been promoted to the company's top advertising position. Hall will run the global advertising and media business as corporate vice…

December 15, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

Best Buy Sorry for Tweet Joking About 'Serial' Murder at Its Store Says it lacked 'good judgment'

Best Buy had to pull a misguided tweet today that referenced the hit podcast Serial— which is based on a murder that happened outside one of its stores—a familiar exercise for…

December 11, 2014, 6:26 PM EST

The 10 Most Memorable New Products of 2014 Tech and food grab top spots with help from Facebook

Social media has changed the way people learn and remember new products, as Facebook now ranks just behind television commercials as the most popular way consumers discover new products, according…

December 11, 2014, 12:38 PM EST

Brand of the Day: MeUndies Uses Delivery, Porn and Football to Drive Brand Awareness Unconventional or marketing 101?

Another day, another way to disrupt a market. Enter MeUndies, the online underwear subscription service, which will now deliver underwear in just an hour if you live in certain areas of…

December 11, 2014, 11:14 AM EST

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