Brian Morrissey


2010’s best and worst agency holiday cards

It’s that time of year again, the holiday season, when ad agencies either go completely overboard with impressive holiday cards that would make some of their clients jealous, or else […]

Droga5 holiday card 2010: ‘Happy, whatever’


Dachis Gets ‘Powered’ Up

Does the world need an agency model for the social age? Internet agency pioneer Jeff Dachis thinks so. Dachis, who cofounded Razorfish back in 1995, made another move to build […]

CP+B breaks the bank for its holiday parties

Forget iPads for the staff. Why not get faded one-hit wonders for the holiday party? Crispin Porter + Bogusky was clearly playing with a larger budget than most when planning […]

The five freakiest ad-world Twitter accounts

@Malecopywriter Lawson Clarke first got our attention with his innovative approach to his portfolio site, choosing to reprise Burt Reynolds’s 1970s Cosmopolitan centerfold pose. His Twitter account is written in […]

Kaplan Thaler gives every employee an iPad

The Kaplan Thaler Group had an Oprah-style surprise for its workers at its holiday party last night: Every employee—all 200 or so, down to administrative staff—went home with an Apple […]

Old Spice parodies getting quite regrettable

We reached the expiration date on Old Spice parodies a while ago. That hasn't stopped them coming and coming and coming. Even venture capitalists are getting in on the act. […]

AOL Buys Pictela

AOL has sold a lot of banner ads over the years, but even it would agree that most of them have been ugly. It hopes to change that with its […]

AOL Acquires Content Platform Pictela

AOL has sold a lot of banner ads over the years, but even it would agree that most of them have been ugly. It hopes to change that with its […]

Google honors failure on AdWords birthday

Google is a big believer in the Silicon Valley trope that failure is essential to success. So, AKQA and production company Post Panic made comical, overreaching failure the central theme […]