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The Social Network 2: Revenge of the Winklevosses

The Social Network 2: Revenge of the Winklevosses

Tweet The word on the street is that top execs at Columbia Studios are quietly convinced that “The Social Network” is destined to become Hollywood’s next big franchise. A friend who’s a major Hollywood mogul agreed to talk to me about this, on conditions of anonymity. Our first meeting was […]

Just For Men “Beard Baby”

Just For Men “Beard Baby”

Tweet “He that hath no beard is less than a man.” ~ William Shakespeare, Bearded man. (I believe he also wrote plays.) Hemingway had a beard. So did Karl Marx, and Abraham Lincoln. Zeus himself — the supreme god and ruler of Olympus, thank you very much — had a […]

Maxim Haircolor

Maxim Haircolor

Tweet In October 2001, I got a phone call. Combe Incorporated needed a freelance consultant who could create the company’s first-ever integrated TV/digital campaign. I knew I could handle digital. That’s all I had been doing for the past 5 years. But I hadn’t created a TV commercial in so […]

The Steak Sauce Only A Cow Could Hate

The Steak Sauce Only A Cow Could Hate

Tweet It’s not easy to launch a new product when your competitor has a more than 150 year head start, and legend has it that King George IV declared it “A1”. Rational appeals, gorgeous food shots and feature/benefit advertising didn’t seem likely to persuade people to switch brands. Lea & […]