Question of the Day: Can Advertising Really Help Make Microsoft "Hip?"

There is no doubt about it, Microsoft's "I'm a PC" » 9/19/08 5:00pm 9/19/08 5:00pm ads are far better than those miserably bad . The newer ads try to dispel the stereotype of the Windows user as a glasses-wearing, buttoned-up super nerd by throwing popular actors, personalities, astronauts and everyday people into the mix. But I have to wonder—will…

Microsoft's "I'm a PC" Ad Beats Seinfeld (But Not Hodgman)

Phase 2 » 9/18/08 9:14pm 9/18/08 9:14pm of Microsoft's Windows ad campaign debuted tonight during , and the latest work by ad agency Crispin, Porter + Bogusky definitely beats the crap out of those () Gates/Seinfeld ads when it comes to . The point is simple: Not all PC users look like John Hodgman. Some are even sexy beasts. It's easy to spot…