Over at The Truth About Cars (one of my favorite non-advertising blogs), CP&B’s Volkwagen “Sign Then Drive” ad, among others for VW, is put under the microscope: Neither of these commercials tells me anything about VW cars or why I would want one. The humor is crass, insulting, and juvenile. Along with VW’s recent spate […]
Archives for March 2008
Brian Morrissey is a journalist in the employ of Adweek.
[courtesy of Where’s My Jetpack? via The Toad Stool]
Media entrepreneur, Om Malik, had a heart attack three months ago. Since then, he’s quit smoking, consumed less meat and started an exercise routine. He’s also retooling how he works. Simplification Through Elimination I was reading a review of the Macbook Air over on Macworld when I realized that the machine and post-recovery me have […]
Where do you go after you hold a M.I.L.F. sale? Well, if you’re Spirit Airlines, here’s the next one: Having worked on more than my share of retail clients who are absolutely lifeless and humorless when it comes to sales and promotions, I dig this approach. (Thanks to The Consumerist for calling this to my […]
Ad creep comes to rental cars.