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Topic: Politics

Vote Now So You Can Complain Later, Says Election Campaign Third Street flips old adage on its head

"If you don't vote, you can't complain," the old saying goes. But that's not a great foundation for an ad campaign about voting—it's the wrong way around. How about: "If…

October 19, 2012, 12:01 PM EDT

Designer Creating Visual Brands for All 44 U.S. Presidents Meg Jannott is up through Reagan

James K. Polk was nicknamed Napoleon of the Stump. Grover Cleveland was also known as Uncle Jumbo. Those are just some of the bits of trivia I picked up from…

October 19, 2012, 9:02 AM EDT

Binder Boom: Trapper Keeper Mentioned 5,500 Times in 24 Hours Iconic '80s brand gets big buzz from Romney debate comment

I know, we're all tired of hearing about Mitt Romney's "binders full of women" comment at Tuesday night's debate, but I still wanted to share a fun fact: Over the…

October 17, 2012, 6:37 PM EDT

What a Surprise, Spirit Airlines Is Having a 'Binders' Fare Sale Pop-vulture marketer strikes again

You can set your watch to Spirit Airlines's dumb promotions tied to provocative current events. And sure enough, they're advertising a "Binders Full of Sales" deal today—a reference to Mitt…

October 17, 2012, 3:57 PM EDT

JFK Library Relives the Cuban Missile Crisis, and Asks: 'What If?' Harrowingly impressive interactive experience

While suitably impressive as a whole, the most stirring element of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum's immensely detailed and immersive "Clouds Over Cuba" interactive presentation is the…

October 17, 2012, 9:43 AM EDT

Here's the Only Part of the Debate Obama Won Across the University of Denver campus, volunteers help president win the on-site branding war

On the University of Denver's main quad, amid a sea of food trucks, fleets of motorcycle cops, and indie concert acts, it looked more like a music festival than the…

October 4, 2012, 2:42 PM EDT

WWII Propaganda Posters Reimagined as Modern Protest Ads Jeff Gates appeals for end to partisanship

The Chamomile Tea Party, an organization created by graphic designer Jeff Gates and dedicated to easing the gridlock of partisan politics, has ponied up cash to buy billboard space on…

September 10, 2012, 3:37 PM EDT

Vote for Romney or Suffer 'a Thousand Years of Darkness,' Says Chuck Norris Actor and his wife battle evil in election ad

Man, I hope this Chuck Norris ad puts a stop to all those Republican jokes about Obama's teleprompter, because ads like this are what happens when you don't use one.…

September 5, 2012, 8:48 AM EDT

Election-Themed Tostitos Ad Greeted With Bipartisan Ridicule Season's dumbest spot?

Here's the frontrunner for 2012's most inane election-themed ad brought to you by a brand that has nothing to do with politics. If Democrats and Republicans would just share a…

August 27, 2012, 7:56 AM EDT

Beef Jerky Brand Makes Meat-Mosaic Portraits of Obama and Romney Just a couple of meatheads

If you're at all like me, you've probably wondered what Barack Obama and Mitt Romney would look like in meat-sculpture form. Well, now we know. Jack Link's and ad agency…

August 23, 2012, 9:22 AM EDT

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