Monthly Archives: May 2009

Larry’s Weekly Blog Round-Up

Written by: Digitally Approved
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Social media TV shows – two steps forward or two steps back?

http://mashable.com/2009/05/29/its-on-with-alexa-chung/

How Ben & Jerry’s Finds New Flavors

http://www.adgabber.com/video/video/show?id=546804%3AVideo%3A167943

Controversy over American Idol outcome

http://www.thrfeed.com/2009/05/fox-idol-att-voting-controversy.html

Transformers launch new social fan site to promote Revenge of the Fallen

http://www.transformersmovie.com/intl/uk/chooseyourside/

The Social Media Expert Debate

Written by: Christy Wise
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After the New York Times appointed their first ever Social Media Editor – the reaction traveled through blogs posts and tweets, sparking an interesting debate. As outlined by MarketingProfs Michael Rubin in his post “Is the Social Media Expert Going the Way of the Dodo?”, the online conversation has shifted to a discussion not about how innovative the New York Times was for enlisting the help of a social media specialist, but about the future of the profession as a whole. Continue reading

“Crank Yankers” And Nike??

Written by: Digitally Approved
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I’m not sure how many of you have seen the new Nike commercials for the NBA playoffs, but I have to call them out since one of my old friends from college created them. I personally think they are hilarious, and I promise that’s an unbiased opinion. But I’m curious as to whether or not anyone was able to figure out what they are based on as far as concept goes?

Well, drum roll please… does anyone remember “Crank Yankers”? Continue reading

Larry’s Roundup

Written by: Larry Weintraub
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5 new stories that caught my eye:

The New PG Porn Video – http://www.spike.com/video/pg-porn-high-poon/3157900

How Facebook Serves Up Its 15 Billion Photos – http://mashable.com/2009/04/30/facebook-photo-sharing/

I Caught My Guitarist Screwing My Wife So I Am Selling His Guitar Amp! – http://kansascity.craigslist.org/msg/1145834596.html

Male Copywriter Lawson Clarke’s Website – http://malecopywriter.com/

Music Sales Down…and Out? – http://www.emarketer.com/Article.aspx?R=1007060