Doing “The Bish” Proud

The Escape Pod’s Vinny Warren on the joy of creating the print ad above: When I was starting out in advertising in the early 90s I always fancied myself as an old-school hard sell print ad guy from a bygone era. But alas was born in the wrong decade. Ultimately I got diverted into doing […]

Someone’s Been Watching Coraline

New spot from Doner and Psyop for the UPS Store: Share

Jimmy Dean Fights the Morning Fade

This is a cute commercial, but it’s a category sell. It’s selling the idea of breakfast, not the particular benefits of a Jimmy Dean breakfast. If one buys the premise in the ad, the solution could be toast or apple sauce or what have you. Of course, this kind of thing happens everyday in AdLandia, […]

In A Hyphenated Word: Post-Modern

[New work from Ogilvy&Mather/Paris via I Believe In Advertising] Share

Run Like The Wind In Nothin’ But Nikes

The casting sessions for this spot must have been interesting. [via BrandFreak] Share

MTV Leads Sheep To Slaughter And Other Weirdness From Argentina

Check out this pair of ads from two different agencies in Buenos Aires. Client: MTV Agency: Brother – Escuela de Creativos Client: Disco Supermarkets Agency: Y&R Buenos Aires [via Ads of the World] Share

Goodby Has Fun With Fruit

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Not Just For Crazy Astronauts Anymore

Mens’ underwear is nothing like womens’ underwear. Never has been. This is true for those suffering from incontinence, as well, and Kimberly-Clark–the leader in the $1.2 billion adult care category, with Depend and Poise making up more than 50 percent of the market share–is emphasizing the difference in its new campaign. They’ve even hired acclaimed […]

Post Shredded Wheat Celebrates Its Sameness

Post internal research has found that Americans are looking for messages that provide assurance and security. “There’s been a marked change in American values, with a greater desire for honesty, trustworthiness, and security during a time of economic and societal uncertainly,” said Kelley Peters, Director of Integrated Insights and Strategy for Post Foods. Thankfully, the […]

Master Your Data Or Be Swept Downstream

Right now, data is on the move. Lots of data. But Sprint is equipped to manage it for you. That’s the message of the telcom’s new Now Network advertising from Goodby Silverstein & Partners. “The idea behind the campaign is to demonstrate all the things that happen on the Now Network in today’s fast-paced world,” […]