Thomas J. Wurtz, CFO of Wachovia, quoted in a press release about a new, daring billboard ad campaign
“If wearing your baby hurts your back or neck, you need positioning help, not Motrin”
Josh Bernoff, on the huge headache –um, backlash–Johnson & Johnson got on account of the ad about ‘wearing your baby’ in a sling.”
“Let’s face it: your beautifully lit, ideally scouted, model-perfect spot is likely going to be consumed in a 320×240 window. In that environment, Martin Scorsese would have a difficult time distinguishing between something shot on a Panavision Genesis versus a $150 Flip.”
Lewis Rothkopf, on the need to leverage broadband to narrowcast and target messaging in the way broadcasting has never done.
“Cheer up, it could be worse: it could be flu we’re facing and not merely a once in a 100 year meltdown in the financial system.”
Comment about a six-part drama, Survivors, on BBC1 where the story involves 90% of the population being wiped out in a flu pandemic.
“You get 14-year-old boys yelling out `I love you!’ because they learn these English expressions and try to use them.”
Kathleen Hampton, a teacher, using Skype to teach English to students in Korea in a reverse-outsourcing business from a town in Wyoming with a population of just 350.
“It’s not that we now have a president who’s black. It’s that for the first time we have a president who’s actually green.”
Oakland, Ca-based green-collar evangelist, Van Jones at GreenBuild conference this week.
“It’s a terrorist strike. Not entertainment. So tweeters, please be responsible with your tweets.”