Most periodicals, whether they’re online or in print, annually produce what’s called an “editorial calendar.” This isn’t for the benefit of those who produce the editorial content of a given newspaper, magazine or blog so much as it’s a reference for prospective advertisers and their marketing notions. Holiday gift guides come to mind as a […]
Someone should tell the intern at AMC Theatres that the horror flick The Road?directed by Yam Laranas?and the forthcoming adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On The Road are vastly different enterprises. Wait… Unless the adaptation includes Sal and Dean stumbling onto a cold case with “a history of abduction, crimes and murders.” Could be interesting…
via hollywoodreporter.com How to make In Time: Mix equal parts Philip K. Dick and vintage Vonnegut, add a spritz of Logan’s Run, a twist of Alphaville and have Gattaca director Andrew Niccol serve it up with a wedge of Bonnie and Clyde. Then do a spit-take when Harlan Ellison sues you.
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. sent this FAIL-o-gram to remind me to proof-read my bank statements. How the financial behemoth let the word “compromised” instead of “comprised” slip by the copy-editors is beyond me. The result is an obtuse? description of its “Chase Panel” survey program as having been somehow jeopardized by its clients. I’m sure […]
Much has been written about the Gap’s logo gaff, wherein the San Francisco-based clothier attempted a logo switcheroo only to be shouted down by what seems to be the entire Internet. Not much, however, has been said about Laird+Partners, the NewYork-based agency that devised the rebranding FAIL. Their “About Us” page claims “In creating a […]