19 11, 2015

CBS pulls the Plug on Calvin Klein Ad

By |November 19th, 2015|Throwback Thursday|

On this day in history (1980) CBS banned a racy Calvin Klein ad featuring model/actress Brooke Shields. 15 year old Shields delivered a line in the advertisement that lives on in infamy… Do you know what comes between me and my Calvin’s? Nothing. The fashion line has been most prominently known for its history of [...]

12 11, 2015

Tim Berners-Lee and the World Wide Web

By |November 12th, 2015|Industry News, Throwback Thursday|

On this day in history (1990) the father of the world wide web, Tim Berners Lee, published his proposal for the online information space.  Cue the applause... During the world wide web’s inception, Berners-Lee was privy to an idea that would change the world and ultimately required a grassroots campaign among software developers to further [...]

5 11, 2015

Nat King Cole and NBC Storm The Airwaves

By |November 5th, 2015|Throwback Thursday|

On this day in history (1956), NBC or the Peacock Network took a chance bringing the first black host to a television variety series featuring jazz pianist, Nat King Cole. Cole, a jazz pianist hailing from Alabama, is remembered for his soft, baritone voice which created an eloquent style of singing. NBC’s monumental decision [...]

29 10, 2015

How Muhammad Ali Made FUBU A Contender

By |October 29th, 2015|Throwback Thursday|

On this day in history (1960) Muhammad Ali (at the time Cassius Clay) won his first professional boxing bout against Tunney Hunsacker. A cultural icon, Ali has cemented himself into professional boxing’s Hall of Fame while serving as an important character in shaping the Civil Rights Movement. Fast forward to 2001 when Entrepreneur Daymond [...]

22 10, 2015

Apollo 7 and Our Future In the Stars

By |October 22nd, 2015|Throwback Thursday|

Happy Throwback Thursday, and in keeping with our Back To The Future theme, we'd like to congratulate the 'Cubbies' on a great run... *last night their World Series run ended after an 8-3 loss to the 2015 National League Champion New York Mets*   On this day in history (1968) the Apollo 7 crew successfully completed an 11 [...]

15 10, 2015

Lucy, You Got Some Splainin’ To Do

By |October 15th, 2015|Throwback Thursday|

On this day in history (1951) the iconic meta-sitcom series I Love Lucy premiered on CBS. The television series followed an aspiring actress (Lucy) and her husband (Ricky) and their ambitions of a career in show business. The show went on to numerous Emmy nominations and awards in addition to being “The Most Watched Television [...]

8 10, 2015

Imagine Marketing To A Better World

By |October 8th, 2015|Throwback Thursday|

On this day in history (1971) John Lennon released his single, Imagine, about a utopian world where people weren’t persecuted for their creed, color, sex, or religion, but lived in perfect harmony. In a case of “life imitating art” both UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) and the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) have incorporated the song in [...]