Big Ideas from a Small World

Some Notes I Have Been Too Swamped To Post:

Posted in Uncategorized by Ryan Thomas on August 20, 2009

NABS in Toronto has an RFP (request for proposal) due August 28th.

An internship for CP+B just sold for $17,655 on eBay, which I’m sure will help give Black, Hispanic, and low income voices a needed bump.

Coke Zero produced a spot over a year and a half ago with W&K: It’s pretty much amazing and only ran in Brazil.

It’s a weird world out there.


Make Videos – Get Job

Posted in Blue States, Get High Fives, Going somewhere?, Make Friends, Shop Talk by Ryan Thomas on August 11, 2009

Advertising Week in NYC above and beyond the best event for our community. From cocktails to talks with some of today’s best minds it’s an investment.

Print yourself about a 1000 extra business cards and head down. You’ll need them,

And if your a junior creative, the opportunities abound,  Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Ogilvy in New York, Proximity Atmosphere and Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness to create a value ad for juniors.

Check out the video to find out more:

For more contest info: click!

For more on Ad Week NYC: click!

More on BioShock2 – virtual to real world marketing

Posted in Change Something, From Canada, Get High Fives, Global Outlook by Ryan Thomas on August 9, 2009

Back when I posted about the BioShock2 website, people all over the internet guessed at where the marketing team behind the project was taking this event.

Now there is more on the BioShock2 ambient and digital advertising.

Long story short it’s brilliant:


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Toronto and Canadian Tourism is Down – Solution?

Posted in Uncategorized by Ryan Thomas on August 5, 2009

These kids:

Mmmm Canadian Pride.

How to attract top teir creative talent – Make an intern rap video

Posted in Uncategorized by Ryan Thomas on August 4, 2009

Amazing, I look back on my start in this business sometimes and dreamed of working so hard that it would become habit.

That pain would be creative character and create office culuture like this.

I don’t care what you think of the work or the hype.

Every office should be this much fun.