Coq Bloqers

Regarding the removal of sexual innuendo from BK’s new micro site, Ad Age provides the quote of the day:

Puma Born From Adidas’ Rib

Herzogenaurach, a 1000-yeal old village in northern Germany is home to not one, but two big time athletic brands

Selling Sugar With Song

Adfreak’s Gregory Solman posted yesterday about Diet Coke’s “seductive roller girl,” actress Nicole Vicius. It’s easy to understand why the public has an interest in this woman. She’s the star of a really well done commercial! The spot makes generous use of Paul Oakenfold’s “Starry Eye Suprise” and is choreographed like a Dr. Pepper commercial […]

Britain Says Fat, Balding Guys Belong In Beer Ads, Not Good-Looking Dudes

I just have a hard time believing this article, but here ’tis, from the Times in Britain: Drinks companies have been ordered to hire paunchy, balding men for advertisements to meet new rules forbidding any link between women

Caddy Knows How To Pedal

USA Today: In the latest marketing twist to burnish a venerable Detroit brand, every customer who buys a four-wheeled Cadillac car or light truck at Kay Blacklock’s Toronto-area dealership receives a free Caddy two-wheeler worth about $615. Through a special licensing agreement with GM, bicycle giant Kent International has created a Cadillac Bicycles unit and […]

Sacrament For The Secular

Jon Armstrong of Salt Lake City recently went on a road trip with two of old buddies. Here’s a photo he’s sharing on Flickr from the trip. He titled the photo, “Sacrament,” proving that irreverence, alcohol consumption, and brand loyalty are all alive in well in Utah.

Another Blogger Gets MSM Gig

Manolo, the shoe blogger is now Manolo the shoe blogger with a column in the Express, the Washington Post’s free daily. Thanks to PSFK for the pointer.

Spraychel Takes On Butter. Butter Heavily Favored.

According to this New York Times article, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!, a Unilever brand that has long used traditional advertising, primarily television commercials, to reach its target market of women ages 35 and up is shifting gears and eschewing TV. The new campaign, created by Byte Interactive in South Norwalk, Conn., is intended […]

General Lee Rivals Love Bug For Most Famous Car Status

Rhino Linings, the industry pioneer and worldwide leader in sprayed-on polyurethane linings, continues to redefine “toughness”. Rhino Linings thick, durable linings provide superior protection for truck beds, jeeps, boats, trailers and a wide variety of consumer, commercial and industrial applications. According to Promo Magazine, Rhino Linings is taking that infamous orange Dodge Charger, The General […]

Brittany Murphy Loves Horses

MSNBC: Brittany Murphy is the first celebrity Jordache jeans girl. She stars in a series of new ads for the company that became famous during the 1970s