My LATISM 2011 Conference Recap

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This year, LATISM brought its annual conference to Chicago and I had a chance to attend. If you’re not familiar with LATISM, it stands for Latinos in Social Media and is a great organization to follow year-long. It’s official hashtag, #LATISM, gets hundreds if not thousands of hits daily on Twitter as users share any … Continue reading

Social Media Week Chicago Registration Opens Today

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I am super sad to be missing Social Media Week in Chicago this year, especially because Zocalo Group (the agency where I work) is co-hosting with the Chicago Tribune! (And yes, I realize I’m lucky to have a job that I enjoy so much I’m actually sad to be going on vacation.) Nevertheless, I’ll be … Continue reading

A&R Execs Discuss Changing Music Industry at Mobfest

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  Apologies for a very belated part two of my recap of MOBfest Chicago. You can check out part one here. The second panel at MOBfest consisted of various A&R execs & music industry professionals talking about how they discover new artists in today’s world and how they help an artist stand out from the rest. Panelists … Continue reading

WGN Sheep Commercial – So baaaad it’s good

For some reason, I find this WGN TV commercial hilarious.

K Swiss hires new MFCEO

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Love this new campaign from K Swiss featuring Kenny Powers as the new MFCEO (I’ll let you decipher what the “MF” stand for). Good looking out, Gravita5 – and great commentary on his Tumblr. Konnichiwa, bitches.

You spent 8 days lost at sea?

Admittedly, this ad is kind of stupid. But I can’t help it – it makes me laugh out loud every time I see it. I don’t know that it would affect my banking decisions, but it’s certainly entertaining.

The magic of Disney

Now, I’m not a parent, but I love these new commercials where parents surprise their kids with a trip to Disneyworld. To me, that seems like the number one reason why I’d want to plan a trip to Disneyworld – to get that moment of joy and excitement from my kids. Isn’t that what’s going … Continue reading

My top 3 Superbowl ads

It’s crazy that 24 hours haven’t even passed since the Superbowl yet, but I already feel like this post is very belated. Anyways, here are my favorites from yesterday. If you need my to explain these or any other ads further, just let me know – I’m really good at that. 1. Chrysler’s Detroit Ad … Continue reading

New Chrysler commercial has style

I LOVE this commercial. It makes me want to be glamorous and arrive in style. I think I’ll wear red lipstick tomorrow, since it’s apparently my American birthright…

I’ll never look at a socket the same way again

I love this ad for the Chevy Volt. A simple concept, a perfect visual and great voice over (thank you Tim Allen).

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