Urban Outfitters is proving it’s an equal opportunity offender. It allegedly infringed on the Navajo people
, mocked the Irish
, and most recently—in a move borrowed from Target—offended the transgendered community. The retail chain for flannel supporters is getting zero LGBT support for a greeting card
that plays on the classic “Jack & Jill” nursery rhyme, except Jill might actually be a Bill.
Everyone seems to be supporting this weekend’s return of “Mad Men,” especially Newsweek, which fashioned the entirety of its latest issue—advertisements included—after the publication’s format of the 1960s. Creativity provides a look at the cover, as well as a peek inside
Of course, Don Draper could down an Old Fashioned with the best of them, but in today’s digital marketing landscape The Guardian argues
that the old-fashioned ad-man is less in demand.
Still, there’s no denying Draper had swag. Lucky for you, Complex
offers a 10-step guide
on how you can acquire some, too.
Droga5’s agency namesake and creative chairman David Droga explains
that despite all of the ‘60s era style and, yes, swag, the industry is far more exciting today.
With social crazes such as Pinterest, how could present-day not be more exciting? Proctor & Gamble would certainly agree. The world’s largest advertiser promised to shift some of its marketing dollars to digital, and it’s following through with that promise on Pinterest
on its two-day-old pinboard “Thank You Mum
Meanwhile, PR firm McKinney & Associates, which has specialized in social awareness campaigns since 1990, is publishing a book
titled Voice Matters: An Anthology of Public Relations with a Conscience
, featuring essays written by clients and associates that highlight the firm’s work.
Pictures work, too. Brooklyn Photographer Bob Carey is using his profession—plus a man-sized pink ballet tutu and a collection of self-portraits—to raise money and awareness for breast cancer
, a disease that his wife continues to battle.
Kate Middleton, the wife of Prince William, made a public appeal on behalf of East Anglian Children’s Hospital (EACH) in her first public speech since joining the royal family. So how’d she do? Read CNN’s take here
. Otherwise, see for yourself:
Speaking of royalty, Burger King has officially been dethroned as the No. 2 burger chain
, that crown now going to Wendy’s.
But what takes the crown as the longest word in the dictionary? Find out below: