Companies of the Year, Unleashed

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Crispin, Porter + Bogusky

Winston Binch, VP/Integrated Head of Interactive Production
Films
"Steep"; "Iron Man"; "Carrier" (PBS Series); "John Adams" (HBO Series); "Here Is What Is"
Books
Dean Wareham, Black Postcards: A Rock & Roll Romance; Seth Godin, Tribes; Slash, Slash; Thomas Friedman, Hot, Flat, and Crowded
Digital
Obama Campaign, Facebook; ITV - Hulu, AmericaFree.tv; Windows - Real PC Digital OOH (Times Square, NYC); Netvibes
Music
Mogwai, "I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead"; Robert Plant/Allison Krauss, "Rich Woman"; Coldplay, "42"; The National, "Blank State"; Eagles of Death Metal, "WannaBe in L.A."

Evan Fry, VP/CD
Films
"Tropic Thunder"; "Tropic Thunder"; "Tropic Thunder"; "Tropic Thunder"; "Tropic Thunder"
Books
I Can Has Cheezburger;Bad Dog!; Devil's Teeth; Farmer's Almanac; Webster's Dictionary
Websites/Phenomena
President Obama; sharklove.com; icanhascheezburger.com; dominos.com, "Flight of the Conchords"
Songs
Metallica, "All Nightmare Long"; Coldplay "Strawberry Swing"; Band of Horses "Cigarettes, Wedding Bands"; Ryan Adams, nything from Cardinology; Death Cab for Cutie "Cath..."

Tiffany Kosel, VP/CD
Films
"The Diving Bell and the Butterfly"; "Once" and "Across the Universe" (I got into musicals. Do DVD's from 2008 count?); "Vicky Christina Barcelona" (Not sure who I'd make out with: Scarlett, Penelope or Bardem); Paul Rudd movies (he's my side boyfriend); anything onLodgenet
Books & Magazines
Cradle to Cradle; What is the What; Water for Elephants; In Defense of Food (I love food); Lush Life; The Week magazine (my quick source this year for all things Obama)
Digital
wwtdd.com(I'm addicted); Texting ChaCha; Deisel "porno" ad; Mint.com
Music
All of Mickey Avalon's "Mr. Right" (My running songs); All of "Mates of State" (makes me happy); Kate Nash "Foundations" (makes me feel empowered); Vampire Weekend "Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa"; Robyn "Konichiwa Bitches" (she's so much more badass now)
Games
Webboggle and Scramble

The Barbarian Group
Benjamin Palmer, co-founder/CEO
Music
Fuck Buttons, "Street Horrrsing"; A Place To Bury Strangers, "S/T"; TV On The Radio, "Dear Science"
Books
John Hodgman, More Information Than You Require (read aloud!)
Web
Achewood; Netflix (video streaming); VBS
Films
"The Dark Knight"; "Wall-E"; "Iron Man"
Games
iPhone Scrabble; Facebook (that's a game right?)

Rick Webb, Co-founder /COO
Music
All Tomorrow's Parties N.Y. curated by My Bloody Valentine; Coachella; Leonard Cohen Canadian Tour
Books
Stephanie Meyer, Breaking Dawn, of course. There were other books?
Web
Hulu! Puppy Cam! The Election!




Bruce Winterton, President/Partner
Music
Estelle featuring Kanye West, "American Boy"; Portishead, "Machine Gun"; Vampire Weekend, "M79"
Books
Cormac McCarthy, The Road; Dr. John Sarno, Mindbody Prescription; Moby Dick (iPhone App)
Web
Couric-Palin interviews; Ant videos; Hulu
Films
"Man on Wire"; "Religulous"; "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" (unrated version only)

MJZ

David Zander, President
Books
Leonard Mlodinow, The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules our Lives; Randy Pausch,The Last Lecture
Music
Radiohead, "In Rainbows"
Web
Stuffwhitepeoplelike.com
Game
Agricola and Pandemic
Movie
"Slumdog Millionaire"

Tom Kuntz, Director
Books
Terry Southern, Red Dirt Marijuana; Henry Miller, Black Spring; Aldous Huxley, Doors of Perception; Richard Brautigan, Trout Fishing in America; Cormac McCarthy,The Road
Music
Plants and Animals, "Parc Avenue"; Gang Gang Dance, "Saint Dymphna"; Laughing Lights of Plenty, "S/T"; Deerhunter, "Microcastle/Weird Era"; Einojuhani Rautavaara and Laura Mikkola, "Cantus Arcticus"
Films
"Why does Herr R. Run Amok?"; Beaver Trilogy; "Dan Candy's Law"; "Let the Right One In"; "Man Who Fell to Earth"

"Picnic at Hanging Rock."
Rupert Sanders, Director
Books
J.G. Ballard, Concrete Island
Music
Slime and Reason, "Roots Manuva"
Web
www.28dayslater.co.uk
Films
"Picnic at Hanging Rock"
Games
Pelmanism



Rocky Morton, Director
Music
Grizzly Bear, "Friend"
Book
Richard Dawkins, "The God Delusion" (and anything by him)
Film
"Please Vote for Me" directed by Weijun Chen
Games
Speed Chess (Download Chess Clock App for iPhone)
Web
www.guardian.co.uk

Jeff Scruton, Senior EP
Books
On the Beach; One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest; 1984
Web
Clusty search engine; Moss Motors; Terroir Coffee; MJZ.com
Films
"Sling Blade"; "Rear Window"; "The Shawshank Redemption"; "Driving Miss Daisy"; "Witness"; "Wizard of Oz"
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