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February 2nd, 2015

Squash and Stretch Your Perspective

Cartoon. Animation. What’s the difference? Is motion design a fancy millennial term for cartoon? Not to be the proverbial fist-shaker, but anything animated isn’t necessarily for kids. Nor does it make brands look childish. Every now and then, this comes up—whether from clients or from my East Coast relatives telling everyone I “make cah-toonz” for a living. Take a look at Read More…

May 10th, 2013

What Charles Ramsey can teach your brand.

Once again, Cleveland is the center of the universe…for all the wrong reasons. And once again, we’d like to attempt to spin a negative into a positive—starting with the fact that after a decade in captivity, three courageous women are alive and have been reunited with their families. And that’s thanks, in part, to the help of struggling-dishwasher-turned-overnight-viral-sensation Charles Ramsey. Read More…

February 3rd, 2012

I’ll have the McFail with a side of hot mess.

By Brokaw Writer, Trish DiFranco Last week, McDonald’s launched a social media campaign that raked in mostly headaches for the billion-dollar burger joint. The campaign, meant to showcase their farm fresh quality, voraciously spiraled into a haterade campaign once in the hands of the Twitterverse. Using the hashtag #mcdstories, McDonald’s kicked it off with this tweet: To their chagrin, #mcdstories Read More…