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Topic: CollegeHumor

IFC Has a New Documentary Parody Show From SNL Alums

IFC announced its upfront slate just shy of this evening's presentation in Manhattan. The agenda for the 2014-15 season (or the cable equivalent thereof) includes American Documentary, a new series…

The Amount of Questionable Online Traffic Will Blow Your Mind

The World Wide rip-off

A few weeks ago, Lindsay Buescher, senior manager, analytics at Carat, read an article on Adweek.com about a company called FreeStreams.com that was pumping up its traffic by enticing Web…

CollegeHumor CEO Resigns

Paul Greenberg still considering his next move

CollegeHumor CEO Paul Greenberg is stepping down from his post at the company, he confirmed to Adweek on Friday. AllThingsD first reported on the news of Greenberg's departure. "It's been three…

Responsive Design Doesn't Replace Native Apps

Publishers see role for both

The app won’t die. Despite the recent flood of attention to responsive Web design, with its promise to provide users a consistent experience across devices, publishers—even the most progressive—remain committed…

Daily Show's Jason Jones Doesn't Follow Grandma on Foursquare

He brings the funny in new Holiday Inn Express campaign

Holiday Inn Express today launched a social media-heavy campaign that's anchored by the witticisms of comedic actor and Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones. While the 40-year-old has appeared in commercials…

The Horror! SS+K Uses Scare Tactics to Urge Young People to Face Their Debts

Creepy short film is not what it appears

The phrase "debt management" doesn't exactly scream "horror film," but that's the unusual route that SS+K took in teasing a program that helps college students and graduates face up to…

CollegeHumor Creates Breakout American Eagle Ad—for a Fake Product

Site rejiggers business around branded entertainment videos that are actually good

Brands as publishers, native advertising, branded entertainment. Sometimes digital advertising sounds like a bad joke. But when done well, it can be the funniest stuff on the Web. As long as…

Funny Business

A generation of comedians is changing the ad world with humor (and smarts, too)

Wrigley just couldn’t get on board with the necrophilia.  “I wanted to do this sketch where this guy is at the morgue, and he basically bribes the attendant to let him…

Surprise! People Watching Online Video Longer

Viewers also shifting to mobile

People are watching online video longer—that was the first and perhaps most obvious conclusion drawn by executives from several online video sites who ruminated about their collective future earlier today…

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