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  • Coke’s Sublime Marketing Campaign

    Coke’s Sublime Marketing Campaign

    With Coca-Cola’s newest advertising campaign, Share a Coke, the company quickly realized it could effectively kill two birds with one stone. By personalizing labels with common names, the company fabricated a personal connection with its client. By throwing the #ShareaCoke hashtag on the campaign, it prompted its consumers to do the legwork for them. A quick search around Instagram, Facebook and Twitter will

  • This Awesome Week July 6-12 2014

    This Awesome Week July 6-12 2014

    Welcome to This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was. It’s the dog days of summer, so i’m switching it up this week a little. Instagram girl of the week This week’s girl is Marinett Santiago, a model and dancer form Chicago. You can follow her here. Twitter profile of the week Instead

  • Facing a Fear

    Facing a Fear

    Ten years ago, my mother died. We were a close-knit Italian family. She was a selfless person who put others before herself, even after the cancer left her as a shell of her former self. As you can imagine, it was devastating. It also sent shockwaves through my family. A decade later, we still have not recovered from some

  • The Next Comcast Spokesperson

    The Next Comcast Spokesperson gallery

    In case you missed it, Comcast, a complete and proud evil bag of shit of a company, has recently run some ads with Titus Welliver as spokesperson. Most viewers probably know him from his work on LOST, where he played the human personification of an ill-tempered floating carcinogen and was, thematically, the total embodiment of

  • This Awesome Week June 22-28 2014

    This Awesome Week June 22-28 2014

    Welcome to This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was.   Instagram girl of the week This week’s girl is Karissa Pukas, a fashion blogger on Youtube  who hails from the Great White North. Check out her on Instagram here.   Sports roundup The World Cup is happening and the USMNT has made it

  • Dumb Comedy Considered Act of War by Dumb Regime

    Dumb Comedy Considered Act of War by Dumb Regime

    Kim Jong-un and North Korea have continued their huffing and puffing about the parody Seth Rogen and James Franco vehicle, The Interview. From the New York Times: “If the United States administration tacitly approves or supports the release of this film, we will take a decisive and merciless countermeasure,” a spokesman for its Ministry of

  • Cats on the Internet: Not Just for Hipsters Anymore

    Cats on the Internet: Not Just for Hipsters Anymore

    Cats on the internet are so yesteryear. They had their moment on the interwebs with their bow tie mustaches, piano-playing skills, swatting paws and the 50% of Instagram storage space that they occupy. It’s over now. But not really. iPet Companion introduces a new way to try make cats on the internet fun for everyone

  • This Awesome Week June 15-21 2014

    This Awesome Week June 15-21 2014

    Welcome to This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was. Instagram girl of the week This week’s girl is Angie Ang, a model and all around great person. Follow her on Instagram here. Sports roundup The Kings win game 5 in double OT to win the Stanley Cup and send New York home:[ESPN.com]