Monthly Archives: July 2008

Announcing: The 2008 AAAFFF Awards Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Official Foundation for Freedom Press Release July 29, 2008 Contact: Anne Elizabeth Moore and Steve Lambert – FFF (at) ANNOUNCING THE 2008 ANTI-ADVERTISING AGENCY FOUNDATION FOR FREEDOM AWARD CELEBRATION September 19 Soiree to Celebrate One Lucky Ad Industry Creative Freedom, Giant Check CHICAGO—The long-awaited Anti-Advertising Agency Foundation For Freedom (AAAFFF) Award […]

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AAAFFF On Chicago Public Radio

This morning Chicago Public Radio’s show Eight Forty Eight did a piece on the Anti-Advertising Agency’s Foundation for Freedom. The promise of cable TV all those years ago was that by paying for the service, you could avoid the commercials. That promise has faded, with most cable and satellite channels carrying just as many ads […]

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment is a new effort launched by the Anti-Advertising Agency with to help organize and support the removal of illegal billboards in New York (we’ll get to the rest of the country soon I hope!). consists of a forum and blog where you can learn how to investigate an illegal sign and track […]

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“Circulars” from MOMO

MOMO KILLS IT!!! So simple. So great. Be sure to check out MOMOSHOWPALACE YouTube – MOMO’s Circulars.

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NYTimes: Warning – Habits May Be Good for You

An interesting article which also serves as an introduction to the field of social marketing. P.S. Advertisers thinking about applying for the Foundation For Freedom; social marketing qualifies as new employment and, as one of the jurors, I look favorably upon it! Check out the article: A FEW years ago, a self-described “militant liberal” named […]

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Protecting Free Speech: Your Pharma Ad Man

Not much time to go into details—the Coalition for Healthcare Communication deserves a discussion of its own, devoted as it is to “promote the free exchange of scientific and medical communications. In particular, it is essential that healthcare professionals, and the general public, receive truthful, accurate information regarding pharmaceuticals, medical products, and patient care”—but I […]

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A Blast from the Ad Past

Funny or Die posted up some golden oldies from the thirties. These are the choicest cuts of retroactive poor taste. Taglines include “More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette,” “They’re happy because they eat lard,” and my favorite, “Eat! Eat! Eat! And always stay thin” which is an ad for sanitized tape worms. Really, […]

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OFFFice Fire Sale!

OK, really there is nothing for sale–we’re a noncommercial enterprise in a noncommercial space!–but, sadly, the Foundation For Freedom Temporary World Headquarters at Mess Hall is coming to a close. We’d like to thank you for your dedicated support and attendance during the last month. You’ve helped us accomplish: An 11% raise in funds over […]

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NYTimes: The Image Is Familiar; the Pitch Isn’t

A whole story on advertising ripping off art and no mention of Sam Ewen and Interference Inc. and Graffiti Research Lab? Passed on by Packard Jennings. The Image Is Familiar; the Pitch Isn’t IN February 2007 the Swiss-American artist Christian Marclay was installing a solo exhibition of his work in Paris when he received an […]

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It doesn’t take much to make me happy.

Photo from a hot day, courtesy of Simon Jolly.

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CBC on

Go Rami!

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The AAAFFF Presents: The Cut-n-Paste Ad Offer Responder!

If you run a website or blog, chances are your email inbox is filled to brimmin’ with offers from friendly advertisers willing to allow you a once- (or maybe twice!) in-a-lifetime opportunity to display their content on your site. Sometimes, sure, they offer to pay for the marketing work you’re doing on their behalf, but […]

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Weekend of Independence Workshops: Saturday July 5, Chicago oFFFice

The co-founders of the Anti-Advertising Agency Foundation For Freedom, Steve Lambert, CEO of the Anti-Advertising Agency, and Anne Elizabeth Moore, Executive Director of the Foundation For Freedom, present four FREE workshops this weekend at our oFFFices to celebrate your personal independence from oppressive working conditions! The Workshops 1:00pm Redefining Your Skillset: Putting Together a Great […]

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