We Were There // Lurie Children's 2015 Champions for Children’s

We Were There // Lurie Children's 2015 Champions for Children’s

On Friday, October 16th, the Lurie Children’s Hospital hosted the 7th annual Champions for Children’s event at the Hilton, raising more than $750,000 for patients and their families. The star-studded event, presented by Wintrust, was attended more than 30 of Chicago’s greatest athletes and sports legends both past and present including Grant Mulvey, Ka’Deem Carey, […]

Regarding Dan Mullen's Yeezys, and Ed O'Bannon

Regarding Dan Mullen's Yeezys, and Ed O'Bannon

This past week the SEC had its annual media days, during which coaches and select players from all of the schools in the conference gather in Hoover, Alabama to discuss the upcoming season. These days serve as an excuse to drum up excitement for the impending season during a dead period in the sporting world. […]

Meerkat, Or: If You're Not Already Famous Online… It May Be Too Late

Meerkat, Or: If You're Not Already Famous Online… It May Be Too Late

Social web platforms have typically existed in their own universes, entirely separate from one another. Popularity on one didn’t necessarily translate to popularity on another, and the advent of a hot new network meant a gold rush to that platform to create meaningful content to take advantage of the new landscape. Those who hadn’t built […]

The Ironic Timing Of Our February MediaPost Column

The Ironic Timing Of Our February MediaPost Column

This month, John’s MediaPost column centered around the only sporting event in February worth centering it around – the Super Bowl. Specifically, he looked at the reign of real-time marketing at the Super Bowl; and, by extension, all other “appointment viewing” events in sports and entertainment. Given the publishing schedule, it’s an article on real-time […]