Daily Archives: Monday, January 3, 2005

What’s Madison Avenue got to do with it?

What’s Madison Avenue got to do with it? In Tuesday’s NY Times, advertising reporter Stuart Elliot says, “Madison Avenue is walking a fine line in determining its response to the South Asian tsunami. Advertisers, agencies and media companies are seeking … Continue reading

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Tsunami response

Tsunami response: It’s amazing what you can do with a powerful “war machine.” Like Jeff, I’m tuning out the misguided attempts by some to come up with moral or monetary equivalences to the tsunami and to suggest that we should … Continue reading

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Amazon.com product page redesign

Old (top) and new product page format.(click on either to enlarge) Amazon.com product page redesign: Just noticed that Amazon.com has a new look on product pages (or I am imagining things, perhaps). I don’t have a before-and-after, but Compare it … Continue reading

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Sad, but no worry

Sad, but no worry: Frank Kelly Freas, an influential illustrator who produced sleek, stirring images for science fiction and fantasy books and helped shape the image of Mad Magazine mascot Alfred E. Neuman, died yesterday at the age of 82. … Continue reading

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Third blogiversary

Third blogiversary: Today is the rexblog’s third anniversary. Here are some quick thoughts and a few announcements. 1. Today, I’m starting a link blog (I’m using del.icio.us/rexblog currently) and will link to more magazine-related stories than I do currently. At … Continue reading

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