Topic: Barbarian Group

Julian Assange: Refugee Reporters Are Winning the Information War WikiLeaks founder speaks remotely to large SXSW audience

Julian Assange has a message for the countries he believes have tried to systematically squash the kind of national security reporting he has become known for: Your plan has backfired. The…

March 8, 2014, 3:16 PM EST

Google Plays in the Sandbox The search giant aims to elevate the use of technology among creatives

When Google formed its Creative Council more than two years ago, its creative agency members told the search giant to lay off handing out awards. “They were concerned whether or not…

September 17, 2012, 6:00 AM EDT

Barbarian Group Encourages Random Smiling on the Internet Give a grin to a stranger, get one back

Designer Caelin Cacciatore was all smiles when she joined The Barbarian Group, thanks to an in-house effort called Project Popcorn that teams new hires with agency veterans for innovative projects.…

September 19, 2011, 11:47 AM EDT

200 Years of the Advertising Business in One Handy Infographic

Feel like reliving all of advertising's big milestones, including major agency launches, mergers, and acquisitions since the 1830s? Sure you do. Thankfully, Aquent has done the work for you. The…

May 18, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

How Barbarian Group Hijacked NYC's Speed Signs With Skeletons

New York City showed off its new skeletal speed-warning signs last week, part of the Department of Transportation's ongoing campaign to show that a pedestrian's odds of death are greatly…

May 16, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT

Would Times Square be better without ads?

Filmmaker and corporate provocateur Morgan Spurlock has teamed with The Barbarian Group in an effort to crowdsource away the ads in New York's Times Square. The inspiration for this was…

February 2, 2011, 4:47 PM EST

Pepcid offering subservient heartburn relief

You can imagine how many times The Barbarian Group gets a client asking them for another Subservient Chicken. (Probably as often as EVB gets "Elf Yourself" requests.) That's probably the…

January 20, 2011, 1:36 PM EST

Happy 5th birthday to Subservient Chicken

Time flies on the Web. Five years ago today, Burger King's Subservient Chicken first graced us with his presence. Not only was the chicken a seminal moment for interactive…

April 7, 2009, 1:30 PM EDT

Barbarian fighting the good fight on Twitter

It's not hard to find bad news about the media industry, whether it's the plummeting ad revenues for newspapers, the layoffs at magazines or the full-blown ad recession. It…

January 29, 2009, 1:40 PM EST