Things that made my day this week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Mastertape volume six by The Reflex was on heavy rotation for me over the past few weeks. Valerie Plume’s ‘Undercover’ ad makes use of her CIA heritage in a political ad that breaks new ground Retail and food services at an architectural level often lack theatre and experience. Once you’ve looked past faux Edison bulbs … Read moreThings that made my day this week

Web services I use

Reading Time: 4 minutes Web services I use everyday has evolved over time. I thought I’d explore what I use now, compared to my essential services nine years ago. Bloglines –  I have an eclectic and wide range of online reading material that I like to keep up with. Whilst I have a Google Reader account, it is set … Read moreWeb services I use

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan Wants to Launch Gundam Into Space for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – I am looking forward to the next Tokyo Olympics. Not for the athletics but everything else that the Japanese organising committee wraps around it. Challenging stereotypes has become a key trend in advertising recently. Part of it is down to the movements … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes Toxic masculinity P&G exec behind viral Gillette ad interview — Quartzy – I’d argue that some of this work shows poor judgement in the way its executed that damaged rather than helped Reputation Inflation | National Bureau of Economic Research – A solution to marketplace information asymmetries is to have trading partners publicly rate each … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: 2 minutes Record Store Day 2019 redux. For various reasons I didn’t do any any vinyl shopping but used The Vinyl Store to compile a list of what I would have liked to buy. A few things: Madonna’s True Blue single was one of her classic 12 inch singles. I am less convinced by the fake ‘obi’ … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지