Mar 26, 2020
With social distancing the new normal, due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, many brands are now looking at their marketing and developing new strategies to reach the...
Mar 20, 2020
There are now 134 reported new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the statewide total to 422, with at least four deaths. This according to the Chicago Tribune. Unfortunately, among...
Mar 19, 2020
Fred Rogers’ mother once advised him to “look for the helpers” whenever bad news broke or disaster happened. She believed artists lead us to human truths can guide us thr...
Mar 13, 2020
All three Chicago Dick Wolf shows Chicago Med, PD and Fire have halted production and will not be returning until next season.
In addition to the Chicago shows, the list inc...
Mar 10, 2020
West Side production studio Cinespace has issued a statement after a California-based female producer on the FOX TV series neXt, which has production offices on the lot, test...
Dec 8, 2019
The Midwest Independent Film Festival, which has been in somewhat of an identity makeover since Mike McNamara stepped down from the role of executive director in 2017, is placin...
Nov 27, 2019
When you're always the last stop on the AICP NEXT Awards Show tour year after year, you know you have to come hard.
There's a reason (actually multiple) why the chatter among pr...
Oct 22, 2019
So many of us (you know who you are) are more concerned with having thousands of followers than a few good friends.
In an engaging new campaign from DDB, the creative agency ...
Oct 10, 2019
The Blair Witch would be proud. Or at least laugh her wrinkly, green ass off.
Some of the best and most innovative advertising to come out of Chicago, and let's be real - str...
Sep 10, 2019
The NFL season is upon us and so are campaigns featuring NFL stars.
Leo Burnett has teamed with Optimus to create Campbell’s Chunky soup's gridiron effort, called "Champion...
Sep 6, 2019
Football is back, thank god.
As a Bears' fan, I'm not thrilled that the Cheeseheads beat the them 10 - 3 last night during the NFL opener.
But at least one Chicago team w...
Sep 6, 2019
I did not know this. Apparently for the last 50 years, Pedialyte, from Abbott Park, IL-based Abbott, has served as the go-to rehydration solution for a...
Sep 5, 2019
It would seem that this new Minnesota Lottery campaign is using a '3-man rush' scheme to hit us with their new advertising campaign.
And it works.
To promote a new Vikings...
Sep 4, 2019
Ever wonder what the life of a public relations woman in Chicago is like?
Now's your opportunity to soak up all the spilt tea.
Entering its second season, PRGirl is an ori...
Aug 14, 2019
When you attend the 15th annual Oscar-qualifying Hollyshorts, you never know what treasure you will stumble upon.
Make no mistake, whatever the block, it will be a thought-p...
Aug 1, 2019
Coming off a successful Los Angeles panel and party, which you can see photos of here, The AICP Next Awards motor into The Detroit Historical Museum tomorrow, August 1.
Jul 26, 2019
find humor in
of working class,
Wow, that was funny. Like really funn...
Jul 17, 2019
We love McDonald’s fries.
Like, really love.
We are not alone of course. It’s a known fact that people around the world love those crispy, golden potato sticks of joy....
Jul 13, 2019
I did not know Hawkeye could sing.
Avengers, Mission Impossible and Bourne star, Jeremy Renner, is now not only featured on screen in a new Jeep brand television campaign tha...
Jul 2, 2019
and was shot on
Chicago-based writer/director Lucia Mauro and husband/producer Joe Orlandino – th...