David Griner, writing on Adfreak (despite the fact that he now works for an agency in Alabama), points to some nice work from Mercedes’ agency Abbott Mead Vickers in London. Josh Brolin stars in the spot above. There’s something very Cadillac–and theatrical–about this new campaign.
Archives for June 2008
Once again, marketers have taken the lead in the quest to discover extra-terrestrial life. As NASA’s Phoenix Lander pitifully fumbles and pants, trying to scoop dirt into an oven on Mars, Doritos broadcasts a 30-second spot into space. A few months back, the brand challenged the British public to create a spot that summed up […]
Denver invented a better ad club and a better local awards show, according to Matt Ingwalson, a senior copywriter at Karsh/Hagan in Denver. I’m sure they are better, but I’m not all that interested. Ingwalson did pique my curiosity with this line, though: Ad agencies are launching social networks, incubating new technologies, and inventing fresh, […]
Ad Age, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and just about everyone else is writing about the Yahoo/Google get together (and what a poke in the eye it is for Microsoft). From The Times: Google and Yahoo said Thursday that they had reached an agreement under which Google would deliver ads next to […]
Jeffrey Zeldman is the founder and executive creative director of Happy Cog, a web design agency with offices in New York City and Philadelphia. Clients include Advertising Age, AIGA, and Amnesty International USA.
The video above shows five different driving instructors going ballistic on a kid who won’t stop talking on his cell phone. But what’s simply funny to some is actually part of a new interactive marketing strategy from Parrot, a European-based bluetooth technology company. According to Feed Company, the video was designed by Parrot’s agency GroundZero […]