Meowbook Is The New Catvertising

Cadbury sells a chocolate bar in Australia called Boost. Droga 5 in collaboration with BE VIACOM, Ignite Media Brands and Carat sold Cadbury a cat video. Sadly, it’s a mocumentary that’s been done before. According to Campaign Brief, the three-part series, cleverly titled “Meme Myself and I,” is running on MTV Australia. The video also […]

Don’t Know About The Blades, But The Commercial Is F–in Great

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The Dollar Shave Club is definitely making a splash with this spot: For some backstory, Fastcocreate has more: It turns out the guy in the video really is the founder and CEO of the new start-up, Michael Dubin. What’s more surprising, though, is the fact that he made the ad himself. “The world is filled […]

Because Placing A Message In A Bottle Is So Two Centuries Ago

According to Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a Florida man came upon a weird object washed up by the sea this morning. No, not a bail of cocaine. A man made of Legos. Given that Legoland, a 150-acre interactive theme park in Winter Haven, Florida opened earlier this month, there must be a connection. Right? No. A spokeswoman […]

Duck Tron – Duck Brand Duck Tape

I’ll just leave this right here. A spot for Duck Brand Duck Tape from Ryactive. I like it. A pretty gutsy call capitalizing on Tron and Tron Guy, Jay Maynard. Share

Old Spice Is Turning Into An Old Debate

We’ve all seen the Old Spice “Man Your Man Could Smell Like” campaign. But depending on who you ask, you’ll get any number of opinions. It increased sales. It didn’t increase sales, the coupons that ran simultaneously did. It was effective. It wasn’t effective. It was truly viral. It wasn’t a real viral effort. And […]

Anal Warts And All, Denny’s Does Episodic Content Right

According to Adweek, Will Arnett and Jason Bateman’s digital content and production studio, DumbDumb, along with Ben Silverman’s multimedia studio, Electus, have produced a series of three-minute videos for Denny’s called “Always Open.” The show is an extension of Denny’s latest nationwide campaign developed by NY ad agency Gotham and adds depth to the new […]

Enter Diesel’s Alternative Nation State

Given the news this week about Chrysler tweeting the f-bomb by error and the heads that fell, as a result, it’s a good time to look at another brand that’s not afraid to curse, not afraid of being politically incorrect and not afraid of its big balls. For more on how you can migrate to […]

What Do You Call Reality TV When It Veers From Reality? A Commercial.

“Cooking With Emeril Lagasse’s Attorney” and “Cooking With A Guy Who Looks A Bit Like Emeril Lagasse” from new Philadelphia Cooking Creme have close to one million views on YouTube. Aside from the YouTube love, Friend of AdPulp, Vinny Warren, and his team at The Escape Pod are also feeling the love from an unexpected […]

Anderson Believes Ads Too Are Spreadable

TED, the nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, today announces from the TED2011 conference stage the 10 winners of the inaugural Ads Worth Spreading challenge. In an effort to surface this year’s most gripping ads, TED asked its fans to submit videos that would move people to laughter, to tears, to take action, to want […]

Morgan’s Filthy Rich Tongue

Orabrush, the tongue cleaner that helps cure bad breath, today announced that the company has closed a $2.5 million investment round with True Ventures of Palo Alto and returning investor 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners of Chicago. Of course, the team is pretty happy about it, as you can see in the following video. I […]