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Brand Lesson: 'Spokescreatures' Often Work Better Than Spokespeople

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Unlike spokespeople that age, die, have affairs and do other things that can damage your brand, mascots are ageless brand representatives that help your target audience develop a closer relationship with your products.

PHOTOS: About That Duck In The Subway

Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

A lone duck spotted inside the uptown N/R station at 23rd Street on Monday in New York was, of course, part of a marketing campaign. The folks at ...

What George HW Bush Wrote To Bill Clinton

Posted 06.10.2013 | Home

An updated edition of George H.W. Bush's letters has just been published, and it contains some unexpected revelations. The latest release of All T...

Top 10 'Hollywood' A-List Wild Animals, Digital Animals, Domestic Farm Animals and Pets

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Pat Gallagher

For your reading pleasure, here's our "Top 10 Hollywood A-List Wild Animals, Digital Animals, Domestic Farm Animals and Pets" list.

Chuck E. Cheese Guy Hopes People 'Experienced Jesus Christ' Through His Work

Posted 07.03.2012 | Business

Jesus Christ will no longer be coming to you through Chuck E. Cheese commercials. Duncan Brannan, the actor that gave voice to that mouse-rat thin...

The Aflac Duck Gets A New Voice. Listen Here!

Posted 06.26.2011 | Entertainment

The duck's quack is back. Never mind the slight change in tone. Following Aflac's removal of Gilbert Godfried as the longtime voice of its iconic d...

Are You the Next Aflac Duck?

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy
Harmon Leon

Holy spin doctor! Aflac Insurance is holding open auditions for a new voice of their corporate icon.

The Big Mouths of Alexandra Wallace and Gilbert Gottfried

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

Two very recent examples of people who let their mouths get them into trouble, and why the uproar over both -- the two being vastly different forms of expression -- is a little silly.

Offensive Japanese Tragedy Jokes Get Aflac Duck Voice Fired

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Gottfrield issued a statement of apology for his offensive tweets (via People): "I sincerely apologize to anyone who was offended by my att...

The 8 Most Annoying Ad Mascots On TV | WalletPop Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Most people settle onto the couch and flip on the TV in order to unwind and relax. We have our favorite shows and there are even certain commercials t...

Advertising Week Pulls Plug On "Walk Of Fame" Parade

New York Times | Stuart Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the fourth convergence of Advertising Week begins in New York this week, what seems to be Topic A? The flight of ad dollars online? The effect of T...