Clear Channel Blinks: Clear Channel
"Fox Broadcasting Company Blinks First!", August 2006.
Safeway, Walgreens use hypersonic sound: In-Store Broadcasting Network
"IBN Selects American Technology Corp. For High-Tech Sound" , August 2005.
Bush Administration PR spending: Government Accountability Office
, "Activities and Financial Obligations for Seven Federal Departments", January 2005.
President Bush plugs Dell: The White House, "Press Conference by the President," Nov 8, 2006 (The White House has edited the word "Dell" out of the transcript); See: "You Tube" for video of the speech.
Johnnie Walker Lebanon Ad: International Herald Tribune
"On Advertising: An idea with legs" , September 2006
Jose Cuervo written in to Sweet Charity: New York Times
"On Broadway, Ads Now Get to Play Cameo Roles" , April 2005.
Instant Def: Instant Def, Episode 1.
Top twenty songs of 2005: "American Brandstand 2005," Agenda Inc.
Fans watch World Cup in their underwear: "World-Dutch fans watch match in their underwear", Reuters News Service, June 22, 2006.
McDonald's fake blog about fake fry: CNN/Money, "Plenty of "honest" bids for the Abe Fry," February 9, 2005; Blogherald.com,"Strategic Public Relations," February 6, 2005.
Sony Ericsson sent 60 actors: Drew Crowell, Sony Ericcson spokesperson.
PlayStation graffiti ads: Abigail Murphy, Sony PlayStation spokesperson.
San Francisco fined IBM: San Francisco Board of Supervisors, "Resolution No. 67-02"; Microsoft fined by New York: Craig Chin, New York City Department of Transportation spokesperson.
Queens couple: Caroline Kerpen, bride.
Marc Jacobs: Heather Reznor, Lucas Entertainment spokesperson.
Interactive Urinal Communicator: Dr. Richard Deutsch, Wizmark.
U.S. Airways: Valerie Wunder, U.S. Airways spokesperson T.
Horace writes odes to specific wines: Whole Earth Review
"Advertising in the Roman Empire" , Spring 1987.
Levers Sunlight Soap in early cinema: British Film Institute
"Whos Who of Victorian Cinema", , October 1996.
Charlie Brown: Melissa Menta, United Media Licensing
Reeses Pieces sales increase 65% after E.T.: Business Week
"A Product Placement Hall of Fame" , June1998.
Brown and Williamson pay Sylvester Stallone $500,000: UCSF Archives
, April 1983
Top Gun: U.S. Navy Press Office
Space billboard: Mike Lawson, former CEO of Space Marketing Inc.
Ford Bronco sales: Ford Motor Company spokesperson.
"Coke Day" suspensions: Dan Moxley, Greenbrier High School.
FedEx in Castaway: Carla Boyd, FedEx spokesperson.
Samsung's deal with Matriz Reloaded: "The Best," Advertising Age, October 3, 2005.
Target buys New Yorker ad space: The New Yorker, August 22, 2005.