Pop Culture

13 Covers Of The Game Of Thrones Opening Credits

April 21, 2019

When something becomes a cultural phenomenon like Game Of Thrones, you can be sure that it will inspire imitations, mashups, parodies and official brand partnerships that hitch their wagons to its popularity.

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Animator vs Animation In 4 Episodes

December 17, 2018

Alan Becker has created sendups of Adobe Photoshop with four delightful episodes of Animator vs Animation.

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Twitter/Google Deal = Amazing Consumer Insight Tool [VIDEO]

February 9, 2015

David Erickson discusses the prior implementation of the Twitter Firehose in Google search results, and how it offered amazing insight into consumers’ social media behavior.

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Greenpeace Brandjacks LEGO & Shell Oil [VIDEO]

July 29, 2014
Greenpeace Brandjacks LEGO & Shell Oil [VIDEO]

During Episode 56 of the Beyond Social Media Show, David Erickson discusses Greenpeace’s amazingly well-executed brandjacking video of LEGOs in it’s criticism of the brand’s partnership with Shell Oil.

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Worst. Lyrics. Ever: Let’s Get Social [VIDEO]

April 14, 2014
Worst. Lyrics. Ever: Let's Get Social [VIDEO]

B.L. Ochman and David Erickson cringe over unintentionally hilarious Let’s Get Social song featured during the Social Media World conference.

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David Ortiz’s Samsung-Sponsored Selfie With President Obama [VIDEO]

April 6, 2014
David Ortiz's Samsung-Sponsored Selfie With President Obama [VIDEO]

Was Red Sox slugger David Ortiz’s selfie tweet with President Barack Obama a publicity stunt orchestrated by Samsung?

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Television Multitasking [VIDEO]

February 8, 2014

David Erickson discusses the results of a Tivo study that provides insight into how television viewers use their mobile devices while watching TV.

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Insurance Company Exploits Paul Walker’s Death On Twitter [VIDEO]

December 13, 2013
Insurance Company Exploits Paul Walker's Death On Twitter [VIDEO]

The website 4AutoInsuranceQuote.com used the occasion of Fast & Furious actor Paul Walker’s death in a horrific car accident to drive people to their website.

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Anchorman 2 Publicity: A Public Relations Case Study [VIDEO]

December 11, 2013
Anchorman 2 Publicity: A Public Relations Case Study [VIDEO]

David Erickson, Albert Maruggi & B.L. Ochman discuss the publicity Ron Burgundy is generating as a result of the Anchorman 2 public relations campaign.

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scoutPRO – Football Analytics Scouting App [VIDEO]

November 24, 2013
scoutPRO - Football Analytics Scouting App [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses the scoutPRO professional football scouting app that applies performance statistics to NFL teams and players in order to visualize strengths, weaknesses and tendencies.

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