Product Placement
Phones on Bones

Phones on Bones

Having just caught up on the two most recent episodes of Bones, I’m annoyed after the fact at that whole how-to-use the new Windows 7 smartphone scene (also recorded here). In the interrogation room, Bones’s phone beeps obnoxiously and Booth asks if she would turn that thing off. She objects, saying that she’s getting important...

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Buy a Call of Duty: Black Ops Jeep! (No, seriously)

Buy a Call of Duty: Black Ops Jeep! (No, seriously)

This is interesting. Apparently video game paraphernalia is getting expensive. We’re talking more than $30 grand to buy your brand new Jeep Wrangler, the same car you get to drive around battlefields in your favorite game, Call of Duty (made by Activision, Inc). The newest version of this game launched this week and according to...

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The Slyfy Channel

The Slyfy Channel

Syfy's Ghost Hunters is an ad-stravaganza.

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Huge Apple Plugs in Blade: Trinity

Huge Apple Plugs in Blade: Trinity

Blade: Trinity ties Jessica Biel’s character to Apple, showing her fighting with her iPod on and even making playlists on her Mac before fighting. Check it out here on YouTube, since user who posted this gem doesn’t want it embedded. Want some screen shots to get the idea? You could practically use this scene as...

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One Day You're In, and the Next Day You've Sold Out: Part III

One Day You’re In, and the Next Day You’ve Sold Out: Part III

Cue this Thursday's episode of Project Runway.

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NYT Embeds Stealth Ad in Blog

NYT Embeds Stealth Ad in Blog

New York Times Public Editor Arthur S. Brisbane spends his current column tsk-tsking the paper for this: READERS of The Choice, a blog by reporter Jacques Steinberg, encountered something unusual — and for some of them, something very disturbing — when they clicked on a link in the second paragraph of his Sept. 29 blog post. It was...

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