Friday, December 29, 2006

The Crystal Ball: Ads 2007

As the New Year approaches, advertising executives are busy divining the future, compiling lists and predicting hot brands and consumer trends.

Not surprisingly, many agencies are focusing on how the digital world will continue nudging the offline world in new directions, and consumer-generated content is in the forefront of everyone’s mind.

But ad executives also say they think companies should pay attention to shoppers’ interest in knowing more about the products they buy and to their desire to turn their cellphones and BlackBerrys — gasp! — off sometimes.

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Read The NYT Aricle


Thanks to Louise Story at the NYT

Jackie Earle Haley Takes Chicago!

Top dogs Jackie & Ringo. Photo by HMK

For those keeping score, this is the 5th Best Supporting Actor honor for 2006's comeback kid.

Yesterday, the Chicago Film Critics Association Awards chose Jackie Earle Haley the Best Supporting Actor award for his comeback performance in Little Children.

Jackie beat out the formidable likes of Ben Affleck in "Hollywoodland," Eddie Murphy in "Dreamgirls," Jack Nicholson in "The Departed," Brad Pitt in "Babel" and Michael Sheen in "The Queen."

In addition to yesterday's Chicago Film Critics Association Award, Jackie's also won the Best Supporting Actor honors from the New York Film Critics Circle, the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, San Francisco Film Critics Circle and the Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards.

Stay Tuned!

Congrats Jackie!

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