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Retroviral 2012: #WhyWeDoDigital

Retroviral is my baby. It was launched in 2010 as a digital communications agency comprising individuals who understand both strategies imperative to support brand business objectives, and the tech...

Courtesy of the crowd: music from 2012

I sent out a tweet asking people what their favourite new music finds have been this year. This might become a feature because this simple request has introduced me to some sexy music . We all have...

Charlie bites finger. Sells out 5 years later

It’s one thing jumping on a ‘viral video’ for some proactive magic, but capitalising off the 1/2 billion view success of one of my favourite videos, five and a half years...

#PumaSocialJozi in pics

Friday saw the launch of the live music sessions at Puma’s social club in Braamfontein with the likes of Desmond and the Tutus and others. Below is a selection of images from the slick,...

New Die Antwoord video – Fatty Boom Boom

Shot on the hijack infested streets of Joziwouldn’t, featuring ‘Lady Gaga’ who eventually gives birth to a Parktown Prawn, Yo-landi dressed in her Chappies’ Dress rocking a...

Putting the ‘social’ back into social media

16 minutes of content to take you through to your weekend… This is a presentation that I gave at the 2012 WTF Media Conference, in Bellville to the most awesome crowd in the world. Love these...

Advertiser versus Consumer

An oldie, but a goodie – perfect for Loeries Weekend. Advertiser vs Consumer For those of you in Cape Town this weekend. Beware or embrace the blow and hookers – whichever you prefer.. A...

One last Olympics post: terrifying faces of synchronised swimming

Because we are all suffering Olympics withdrawal, here’s a selection of images to make you feel better that the Games are over:     This is truly the darker side of synchro that we...

Matthew Mole. Remember that name…

On 22 June 2012, Converse started its quest to uncover South Africa’s finest unsigned musical talent by encouraging bands to Get Out of the Garage and stand a chance to perform at...

10 most sexy (almost) names at Olympic Games 2012

These are the athletes the LOC warned you about, and the reason every Olympian receives 15 domes in their race pack… Yoshie Takeshita is not impressed. At all. Awkward…...

Sexy Argentinian South African to hold photo exhibition

Ladies (and gents) meet Fausto Becatti: He has a steamy name, he’s super creative – I mean look at what he’s done with his Faceballs page – and best of all, he’s in...

Nando’s Souperstars part 2

A few weeks ago we kicked off the Souperstars campaign, in conjunction with Cheesekids. Refresh your memory here.   Below is the online documentary, beautifully shot by We Are Awesome (yes,...

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