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Topic: Q&A

'Milk' Screenwriter and LGBT Activist Creates a Powerful Anti-Bullying Campaign for Coke

Dustin Lance Black and the case for compassion

In his inspiring Oscar acceptance speech for Milk, the 2008 film about the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city official Harvey Milk, screenwriter Dustin Lance…

Why Celebrities Want to Be in PepsiCo's Ads

A 'symbiotic relationship' with stars like Beckham, Beyoncé and Jordan

Exactly 50 years ago yesterday, the Frito-Lay snack brand (maker of Fritos, Cheetos and Ruffles) merged with Pepsi-Cola (the famous soda) to form PepsiCo. The merger was big news in 1965, but few predicted the corporate…

How Pastry Goddess Christina Tosi Is Bringing Milk Bar to the Masses

The dessert pro talks MasterChef, endorsement deals and Crack Pie

This past spring, around the release of Christina Tosi's second cookbook, Milk Bar Life, the James Beard Award-winning pastry chef was the subject of a lengthy think piece on the…

How This Mad Men Co-Producer Made Don Draper's Work Believable

Meet the man behind the show’s ad campaigns

Josh Weltman, a co-producer of Mad Men, created most of the ad campaigns seen on the show. Beginning as an art director in the '80s, Weltman went on to be…

New Facebook Tool Lets Marketers Host Real-Time Chats With Celebs

But will organic reach issues force more spend?

Twitter has long had a reputation as a real-time marketing platform, making it a go-to site for brands to host Q&A sessions with celebrities and personalities. But Twitter may be…

PepsiCo’s Javier Farfan Talks About Blowing Up Genres and What Makes Great Creative

The Clio music juror listens for authentic chords

Creating a new cultural fluency for a brand as large and diverse as PepsiCo seems like a tall order. But sitting across from the man charged with that task—a denim-draped,…

Mary Kay Makes Brand Integration Beautiful

The cosmetics giant teams with Project Runway on TV, digital and social initiatives

Adweek talks to Mary Kay's director of U.S. consumer marketing Kim Sater about the brand's deep relationship with Lifetime's long-running fashion design competition show Project Runway—why it's different, and why…

Top Chef's Hot Recipe for Brand Tie-Ins

From Cigna to Reynold's Wrap, marketers warm up to Bravo's cooking smackdown

Matt Reichman, vp of production at Bravo and an executive producer on the network's hit competition series Top Chef, talks about why brand integrations are more important than ever, the…

RuPaul Dishes on Brands and Being a Bombshell

The reality star talks marketing tactics, reveals his all-time favorite commercial

Adweek sits down with RuPaul, star of the Logo channel's drag competition show RuPaul's Drag Race and cable's queen of product placement, to get the skinny on which brands are…

Penny Dreadful Creator John Logan Explains Why He Loves Monsters

Season 1 of Showtime's creepy drama ends Sunday night

One of the most critically beloved new shows on cable, Showtime's Penny Dreadful is written start to finish by Skyfall and Hugo screenwriter John Logan and produced by Sam Mendes,…

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