Jeep Cherokee and Wild Turkey Will Set You Free

Cherokee _Built Free

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 […]

Hipsters “Go for Greatness” at Pizza Hut

Allison

“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 […]

Careful Apple, Samsung Is Manufacturing Digital Kryptonite

Samsung GALAXY Note 3 presents _Dreams_, a digital short film - YouTube

The next big thing is here, according to Samsung. This spot for the Galaxy Note 10.1 aired during college and pro football this weekend, and each time I saw it I thought, wow, this is nothing like an iPad. Of course, I’ve never fully appreciated my iPad. It’s like a big iPhone that doesn’t make […]

One Brand, Multiple Markets: Century Link Turns In Rough Mix

Print Advertising From Century Link Leaves Much To Be Desired

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 […]

Over Sharing On Tweetbook Is Not Appetizing

Gonzo food cart Portland

People like to take photos of their food while dining out and upload the images to Instagram, Facebook, Flickr or Twitpic. Depending on your point of view, this is either a pointless bad habit, or a legitimate means of word of mouth and influencer or peer marketing. It is easy to make fun of the […]

Dr Pepper Ten Is The Manliest Way To Drink Diet Soda

▶ Jeremiah Johnson - Movie Trailer - YouTube-1

I grew up watching Grizzly Adams on TV. I was also influenced by Robert Redford’s film, Jeremiah Johnson and the music of John Denver. Unapologetically, I’m a child of the 70s. I explain this here, so you will understand why I think Dr Pepper TEN’s campaign from Deutsch LA is noteworthy. Post by AdPulp.   […]

Today on TV: In Brazil It’s Handsets Down And Beers Up

Beer Drinkers Get The Signal In Brazil Thanks To Ceva Polar

Polar is the Brazilian beer for conversationalists. The brand has kindly developed a beer cooler that blocks cell and mobile internet signals, so people can talk again. Post by AdPulp. It’s a strange world when a beer brand has to develop technology to encourage real time, face-to-face conversation. It’s enough to make a grown man […]

Today on TV: #EatLikeYouMeanIt At Carl’s Jr.

Daily look at TV advertising on the ad blog_s ad blog

Carl’s Jr. and 72andsunny have a great thing going. They do “food porn” really well, and now have a patent on the “stuff a sandwich in your sexy face” thing. Hey, they’re able to make fast food look good on TV and that’s an accomplishment. Not one that needs another stupid award, but an accomplishment […]