Bill Green

Name a brand or media channel and Bill Green’s probably worked on and in it. An art director by trade, he’s focused on an overall holistic approach to brand madness that merges the worlds of traditional, digital and social – whatever it takes.

Having worked previously with Darryl and Humongo and current AdVerve podcast partner with Angela, he’s currently doing creative strategy and pitch development with BFG in Hilton Head. The ad blog Make The Logo Bigger is about his experiences in the world of advertising and beyond.

Angela Natividad

Angela Natividad is a strategist, copywriter and journalist based in Paris. She writes MarketingProfs’ #SocialSkim, is a frequent guest on marketing podcast The Beancast, and co-hosts AdVerve the podcast. Most of her secret thoughts are on her blog, Live and Uncensored.

Darryl Ohrt

Darryl Ohrt is a former punk rocker, and Executive Creative Director at Carrot Creative, in NYC. In addition to his posts here, he also writes for Advertising Age’s Small Agency Diary, as the voice of the small guy in a big, big world.

After founding the legendary agency Humongo, he sold out to the man, left the entrepreneurial life and joined Carrot. Now he’s the self proclaimed Prime Minister of Awesome, and he’s tweeting, blogging, and exploring the internets as if it matters. He knows just enough to be dangerous, and is always ready for action.

Posts tagged "movie promotion"

movies, minus one letter

A series of movie posters dedicated to the movies that might have existed if they had one less letter. From @coudal.

“The Socrates of San Francisco.”

Advertising legend Howard “The Socrates of San Francisco” Gossage gets a look from London director (and creative director) Ashley Pollak. Was Gossage ahead of his time with his disdain for the industry? No, he was not. Orwell had him beat with his classic “Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill pail.” (A refrain echoed by the original Mad Man himself and AdVerve entourage member George Parker.) Regardless, welcome to post-advertising where all are welcome. Another thing Ashley is doing with the project owes itself to the current practice of crowdfunding. He’s aiming for $50K to finish principal photography back here in America. You can help the effort by going here and donating you some.

The one documentary that will open the joy doors of your weary heart.

There is something about this that makes me sure I can’t miss it for fear of never winning my innocence back. In general though it’s good for the soul to consume stories about people whose pursuit of an unlikely passion changed their lives.

Also it’s probably always good to meet the person behind the puppet you’ve wanted to sleep with at night since you were, like, 4.

Contagion on the streets

Here’s a cool way to scare citizens into Contagion. Grow actual live, germy stuff in a billboard-sized petri dish and post it like a giant, school project meets advertising piece. Sweet.