Tag: comedy central

  • Sauce Castillo & The Mondegreen

    Nik Stauskas is still coming to terms with his new nickname — and how he got it. ┬áThe NBA rookie has gone from Sacramento Kings bench-warmer to full-on marketing sensation in a week, all because of a little misunderstanding. Kings coach George Karl put Stauskas into a game last week against the lowly Philadelphia 76ers.…

  • A Brisk Morning & A Morning Risk

    If you told me when I was a graduate student in poetry that, 20 years later, I’d be addressing someone called a “Chief Risk Officer” and his executive leadership team at one of the largest financial services institutions in the world, sharing strategies and insights on innovation and risk management… I would have told you…

  • Reading Demetri Martin’s New Book

  • The Pepsi Refresh Project On MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, Teen Nick, Spike TV & More

    Nice interview with our girl SuChin Pak today on the Pepsi Refresh website. SuChin’s about to hit the road again for the second leg of her cross-country trip, in which we tell the stories of incredible young people whose ideas and passion are coming to life before our very eyes. It’s the kind of project…

  • Another Reason To Love Stephen Colbert

    There’s no press release about this, no photo distributed via AP. It’s just a quiet visit by Stephen Colbert to the bedside of a woman named Wynne, who has metastatic breast cancer. Andy Bachman told me about Wynne, yesterday. She’s a huge fan of the Colbert Report, and today Colbert himself paid her a visit…

  • BING Spot Premiered Tonight on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

    Tonight the BING execution premiered on The Daily Show. In each, a commercial break begins with a direct response ad for Snuggie. After a few seconds, your TV begins fast forwarding, as if it has a mind of its own. It fast forwards through the Snuggie ad, then through spots for Bosley, Cash 4 Gold…

  • We’re Finally Talking About “Bing” Today

    Just read the feature about us by Stuart Elliott in the New York Times today, announcing our branded ent (what are we supposed to call it, again?) deal with Microsoft. Msft’s tapping MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, CMT and Nick at Nite to help Yusuf & co. launch BING, their new search decision engine. I’m proud…