Hey, I like cookies and milk just as much as the next guy, but if I had to eat nothing but cookies and milk left by two billion kids in one night I’d probably judo kick Rudolph so hard he’d land in a new holiday.
Earlier this week graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister released this fantastic and slightly NSFW video. It concerns this trend where people call themselves “storytellers” instead of “bankers” or “husky suit salespersons” or whatever it is they do for a living. We laughed, and one of our guys had to change his Twitter handle.
In the case of one of our Producers, Tony Biaggne, the title legitimately fits. read more » »
Peanut butter and chocolate. Beer and wings. Scarlett Johansson and anything. Two good things are even better when brought together. Such is the case with TOMCATS ‘Collection of Cats and Men’, a calendar for Tenth Life Cat Rescue created by Mandi Kohlmeier and a crack team of experts.
So one of our Bruton Stroube guys happened to be hanging out on the set of HBO’s Veep one day where he happened to meet Dana Powell, who plays a reoccurring character on the show as well as ABC’s Modern Family. As they got to talking, he asked Dana, “You wouldn’t by happenstance want to do a comedy piece with Bruton Stroube, would you?”, to which Dana replied, “As it happens I would. In fact, I happen to write comedy with my friend Paul Emerson, who happens to be a comedy director.” read more » »
It’s that time of year again where we get to work with one of our favorite agencies, The Marlin Network, to put together a fun teaser/invite for their yearly breakfast event at an annual industry food show. read more » »
Back in the day—was a Tuesday I believe—an agency named Cannonball came up with the idea of making MLB’s opening day a national holiday. In order to do that, they would need 100,000 people to sign a petition, which would force the President…you know, of the freaking country, to consider the notion. So, Cannonball teamed up with a big beer company named Anheuser-Busch to join them in this brave effort, then hired yours truly to make the spots to make that happen. And get this Clementine, or whatever your name is…we did it.
It’s no secret: we love our beards around here. So you can imagine the buzz around the shop when we first heard the concept from our pals at Bader Rutter: photographing a series of guys growing luscious, green weeds on their maws. Weed beards? You bet your ass we’ll make weed beards.
A few shoot stats:
14 days in L.A.
10 food stylists with 2 food trucks
1 case of cold brew coffee concentrate
and more cheese than a denim pantsuit in Vegas
01/16/2014 UPDATE: Behind the Scenes is below, enjoy!
Without further ado… actually without any ado. We’d like to present to you a short Holiday film— Decor Amore. We hope you enjoy it and from everyone at Bruton Stroube, we wish you the most wonderful of Holiday Seasons.
This past spring, Paradowski won the opportunity to refresh Monsanto’s primary corporate branding effort – America’s Farmers. Tasked with executing this multi-faceted campaign, Paradowski knew we were the perfect fit for the project. Hundreds of farm families were considered, reviewed, and narrowed to the top five for tech scouting. Ultimately, the three farms & families chosen were from Kingman IN, Blue Mound IL, and Morris County KS.