A Good Place for Revisionist History

I love the copy in this ad, especially the set up. “First there was sport. Then there was betting. Next came the Internet.” Yep, that about covers it for the last 10,000 years, give or take. [via AdFreak] Share

Straight-Faced Favre Scores One for Sears

Personally, I’m happy to see Brett Favre playing football. Which team the guy plays for doesn’t matter to me. I know that’s not the case in Wisconsin and Minnesota, but I don’t live in Wisconsin or Minnesota, nor do I claim the Pack or Vikes as my team. I don’t really have a pro team […]

“Keep Running Your Mouth, Fish”

David&Goliath and Seagram’s Vodka are appealing to football fans with a new campaign that brings NFL rivalries to the fore. The spots will run through Super Bowl Sunday. Share

Restrictions Apply

Big Dog Eat Child is a sketch comedy troupe from Alsip, Illinois. They’re also the team that’s responsible for the Water Werks commercial above. While the homage to SNL appears to be in jest, it’s actually a real commercial for a real client with real boats for sale–a fact which makes this spot richer than […]

Product Possibly Overshadowed By “F” Word

Agency: Woods Witt Dealy & Sons Share

Fake Detergent Helps Sell Real Soobies

Agency: Carmichael Lynch [via BrandFreak] Share

White Noise

Why did Fallon/London got to Seydisfjordur, a small village in Iceland, and fill it with speakers that played music from the likes of Death In Vegas, Bob Dylan and the Guillemots? To make a short film, of course. “Believe in superior sound experiences,” Sony says. Okay, I will. [via Creative Review] Share

Progresso, Your Soup May Be Too Good

Product glorification by Saatchi & Saatchi New York. Ads directed by Jim Jenkins from O Positive. [via Media Post’s Out to Launch] Share

Sports Heroes Are The Embodiment of Story

According to Creative Social, 180/Amsterdam and 180’s offspring agencies Riot & Detail are making graphic novels the content centerpiece of the new Adidas Football campaign. Fans can pick up a graphic novel in store and an i-Phone app is on the way. To bring these stories to life 180 enlisted the help of three of […]

What A Waste

Last week we brought your attention to Yahoo’s creatively challenged $100 million ad push. Here’s the TV piece of the new You-centric campaign: Sadly, this ad looks like any number of credit card or soft drink ads we’ve all seen a thousand times before. By showing us a world of diversity, we are meant to […]