American exceptionalism is a strange concept to build a car commercial on. Even for Detroit. It makes me think the Koch brothers are financing this new Cadillac ELR campaign, covertly of course. How else to account for the brazenness of the socio-political speech? Cadillac and its agency, Rogue (a group culled from three IPG agencies—Hill […]
I like Barkley. The Kansas City agency is one of the best in the nation. Sadly, I can’t support the agency’s current work for DQ. “At Dairy Queen, we don’t make fast food. This is fan food,” the commercials announce. Boom! Wink! Fan food? What is that? Is that the stuff commonly called food that […]
Lottery ads typically employ humor, when they’re well made that is. David&Goliath chose to go another way with this new holiday themed ad for the California Lottery. There’s no lady jumping out of a cake with an oversized check here. Instead, the work strives to remind people that small gestures, like giving scratch tickets can […]
According to Cossette/Toronto, you don’t need to be a Scotsman to experience the delicious, long lasting crunch of Oatmeal Crisp. Nevertheless, Oatsy McTavish is keen on the brand. As he likes to say, “Oatmeal Crisp wins. It’s the ultimate crunch.” There’s more for your mouth at CompetitionCrunch.com.
Hey man, don’t let your routine get you down. Sure the pressures of work threaten to destroy your good mood and there’s not enough money to send the kids to college, plus your football team is an embarrassment. But seriously none of that matters when you drive a new Jeep Cherokee into the mountains where […]
“Allison” breaks expectations. She’s the reason Pizza Hut made their new three-cheese stuffed crust pizza. “Allison” is also a made up persona with which pizza lovers are likely to identify. Not only does she wear funky-librarian glasses, she has a pretty substantial back tattoo of a Pegasus. Hello 20-something hipsters with a beer buzz. That […]
My favorite NFL team plays home games at Century Link Field. The communications technology company also has a large presence in Omaha, my hometown. Therefore, I want to like Century Link, but a print ad like this subtracts several points from the “brand love” scorecard. Worse than the say-nothing-to-no-one use of stock photography here, are […]