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Good grief, Charlie Brown – Peanuts gets an agency (via @adage)

May 24, 2011

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via adage.com Click the AdAge link to read the story here. Turns out Charlie and the Peanuts gang are getting an online presence with their new agency - Critical Mass. This is one 'brand' I'm thrilled will live on... which brings up a good questio...

Pre-Kindle Book Vending Machine via @AlexisMadrigal

May 23, 2011

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via theatlantic.com I love this book vending machine image and story, particularly after Amazon just announced selling more e-books than "real" books. I'm still on the fence about which I love more - e-reading or hand-on-paperback action. But I do...

Should companies be able to trademark colors? via @adweek & @celo399

May 18, 2011

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via adweek.com Interesting on the marketing of the Louboutin red sole. What does it say about you? Should they be able to patent the experience? Full story: http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/sell-your-sole-131602#

Funny because it’s true. On living in San Francisco.

May 17, 2011

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via thebolditalic.com http://thebolditalic.com/BrokeAssStuart/stories/950-living-in-sf-means

Google doodles still drive tons of traffic. via @SteveRubel

May 11, 2011

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via steverubel.com Check out Steve's article on Google doodles. Very interesting. We were just having the conversation in our office about how they're not even special anymore now that there are so many. Apparently, they're still a good curiosity ...

Reasons to stay in the city: better group buying deals

May 9, 2011

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via adage.com Per AdAge, there are certainly more deals available to people willing to buy them in the city. But as the comments show, there are plenty of other sites catering to online deals and small towns. Will any of those grow up to be the ne...