Love And Prosperity For All!

Have you been wondering what Alex Bogusky would do with himself after retiring from the advertising juggernaut with his name on it? Well, wonder no more. He’s creating a “new capitalist brand” to help us “transition from competitive advantage to collaborative advantage.” The brand is called Common. Here’s the presentation deck. You can also watch […]

Super Bowl XLV Commercial: Focus On The Screen And Relax

This Sunday, will conduct a Mass Deprogramming of unprecedented scale. The Deprogramming will take place during the third quarter, following a halftime littered with more car propaganda (advertisements) than ever before. Agency: innocean

Super Bowl XLV Commercial: Hot For Teacher

Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners

Dear Super Bowl Big Spender, Can You Be More Like Pepsi?

ADD or DELETE is designed to spark a conversation that inspires businesses to re-direct or leverage at least 5% of their advertising or marketing assets to solve social issues. “Our industry needs to redirect some of its creative firepower towards creating positive change instead of generating more distasteful or wasteful ads,” says Fred Haberman, CEO […]

Super Bowl Mockumercial With Cloris Leachman and LIsa Stone

Network Solutions wants your domain name and Web hosting business. Yet, they know a rival company occupies consumer top-of-mind, especially at this time of year, when the rival routinely gets their soft core spots rejected by the network. Did you actually watch this travesty from CRT/tanaka? I had to watch it, out of duty to […]

Super Bowl XLV Commercial: Kia’s 60 Second Action Adventure

Kia Motors America unveiled its new 60-second Super Bowl commercial online today in advance of the spot’s television debut in the first quarter of Sunday’s big game. Created by David&Goliath, “One Epic Ride” demonstrates the extreme measures people will go to get their hands on a midsize sedan with a combination of striking design, exhilarating […]

Nice Technique: Video Mapping For Broadcast TV

I’m not sure what the point of the above Fallon-made spot is, but the press release I have here tells me the commercial illustrates the reliability of Charter Communications (TV/Internet/Phone provider). Okay. Let’s move on, shall we? Let’s see how hard Klip Collective, a Philadelphia based production company, had to work to make this commercial […]

We Are So Not The People Magazine Of Ad Blogs

According to Nat Ives at Ad Age, topped one billion page views last month, better last January 2010’s tally by 211 million. Ives says it’s “an occasion to pop some champagne. That’s particularly true because magazines on the whole have struggled to make the most of the internet even as a deluge of new […]

From Deep In The Imagination Comes Two Guys Clenched By Giant Fists

Copyranter likes this new Skittles spot. “The look of despair on right-hand guy at the :25 mark is perfect. The world is despair, and a handful of Skittles may be the lone bright spot of your meaningless, soulless day.” Okay. I guess that explanation works if you’re a Goth. But if you’re not a Goth, […]

Gawker “Likes” Facebook Best

There’s been some recent noise in the press about how the Gawker Media’s site redesigns–now live on three of the company’s sites–is about getting “beyond the blog.” But what interests me more is how all the “share” buttons are gone, with just one left standing. “These sites festooned with social media buttons–they look like primitive […]