Monthly Archives: May 2008

Testify!: AAAFFF Testimonials From Real (and Former!) Ad Pros

I’ll plan to update these regularly, but for now, here are just a few of the comments that have come across my desk at the AAAFFF since taking over the ED position: “I have worked for the past 4 years (since I graduated from a very prestigious culinary school) doing R&D for a food manufacturer […]

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Listening Post: MySpace Play Count Inflaters – The Steroids of the Music Industry

From AAA pal, Eliot Van Buskirk at Listening Post: Approximately two weeks after we reported on TuneBoom Pro, a tool apparently used by major labels and indie artists to artificially inflate the number of times their songs had been streamed on MySpace, the site has gone offline. We had contacted MySpace about TuneBoom Pro, but […]

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GRL Movie: Torrent It.

Excerpts of the Graffiti Research Lab – The Complete First Season on BoingBoingTV: This five minute excerpt has ads, but you can get the whole DVD – with no ads – as a torrent – start here. Not sure? Here’s a well written review of the movie from Kevin Flanagan of the P2P Foundation: My […]

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AAAFFF up 35% in first 2 weeks

###Scrappy artists, students, and regular folk open wallets to reach out to ad pros### CHICAGO—Only 2 weeks after the Anti-Advertising Agency Foundation For Freedom announced its new giving campaign, donations have come in from all over the country, raising the pot offered to one lucky creative to $670—and she or he will still receive a […]

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Anarchy: The Videogame

I know I said that posting would be sparse if at all while I was doing my residency at AS220 but, you know, this picture from a park in Barcelona came across my virtual desk courtesy the brilliant Matt Malooly in Chicago and I had to share its deeply conflictual messages with you. As you […]

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Billboard: All Religions Are Fairy Tales

Found in the bottom of my inbox; this story from WFTV in Florida. Read all the way through to see my favorite part… ###Business Owners, Customers Upset Over Controversial Billboard### ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — It looked harmless enough, but the words on a billboard unnerved so many people that a popular restaurant nearby actually lost […]

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