W. vs. S.M.U.

Slate's David Greenberg takes a closer look at the controversy surrounding SMU's bid to host George W's presidential library. Is the moral price too high?

UPS pitchman unmasked

You've probably seen the ads. A scruffily charming guy with the swept back mop of hair standing at a whiteboard making squeaky drawings to illustrate the power of UPS shipping. Who is that guy? Adweek has the answer. Sometimes it's the quiet, simple ads that work best.

UPDATE: More analysis has been provided by Slate's Seth Stevenson. Maybe Andy Azula should have a fan club.