Our overall willingness to be deceived.
“Our multicultural audiences are a very important part of our subscribers, and we don’t want to take them for granted,” – Lucinda Martinez, HBO’s senior vice president for multicultural marketing
The first pot commercial to debut on a major TV network makes drug dealers seem fishy.
The marketing folks at Bigelow Tea had the great idea to commission a series of short films exploring the creative endeavors that can transpire in the time it takes to steep a cup of tea. The first film features Geoff McFetridge smoothly moving ink with his brush, creating a continuous line painting with a tea-drinking angle.
This is what happens when you slack off
Dunking was banned in the NCAA from 1967 to 1976. Most people attribute the ruling to the dominance of 7 ft. 2 in. Lew Alcindor, now known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Here’s a funny little video with Kareem and Bobby “The Bounce Pass” Mitchowski (Glenn Howerton) about the ridiculous ruling.
Blitz: Sexy Sex Sells
Polina Soloveichik is a mural painter in the “cold paradise” of Berlin. In this video from Lufthansa’s #inspiredby series, Polina talks about how travel helps to refresh her creativity, and explains her process of painting walls, noting that it’s not always necessary to “Banksy the streets up” in order to create art in your surrounding environment.