Tag: crispin porter + bogusky

insurgents in your organization

Late last week, Alex Bogusky was elevated from CD of Crispin Porter + Bogusky to “Chief Creative Insurgent” of the ad agency’s parent company MDC Partners. Hmmm. Since, by definition, an insurgent is a rebel who revolts against authority or acts

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do as they say not as they do

Q. — As a general rule, what industry (as a whole) has the worst web sites? A. — Ad Agencies. I’ve noticed most agency web sites have a few common characteristics: Rule #1: Flash! Staff / Management Bios: Wacky, fun,

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sacrifice your friends for free meat

This month, it will be six years since Crispin Porter + Bogusky took over the Burger King business and started serving up quirky and viral campaigns that have been critically acclaimed by those in the ad biz. Coq Roq, Whopper

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bill gates as kramer. no es bueno

I had high hopes when Crispin Porter + Bogusky took over the MSFT campaign. I expected something creative, edgy, and/or amusing. I was doubly excited when I heard Seinfeld was involved. Imagine my (and your) dissapointment with this garbage:Questions:Yeah. He’s

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Who are you marketing to?

Ah, it’s good to be the King. Or is it? News that Burger King had a bad day on Wall Street got me thinking….What’s the relationship between marketing and Wall Street perfomance? Crispin Porter + Bogusky have done a fabulous

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