Here’s some odd news out of Detroit…Chevy doesn’t want to be called Chevy anymore, it wants to be known by it’s proper name Chevrolet. I can relate in that I prefer David over Dave, but I can’t relate to wasted efforts from a struggling company that run counter to the cultural grain. According to The […]
Archives for June 2010
As digital and mobile become more prominent, it’s getting more personalized–or more intrusive and creepy, depending on how you look at it. Can creatives hold their own in a world where databases of consumer information and tracking behavior are king? In the advertising industry, we’ve convinced ourselves that more habit tracking and personal data is […]
I don’t speak nor understand German, but that’s okay. I love these Burger King commercials nevertheless. According to Burger Business, BK’s “Geschmack ist king” campaign in Germany is much more “ambitious, cerebral and–literally–dark” than the work created by Crispin Porter + Bogusky for the U.S. market. Burger Business adds, “Nietzsche wrote, ‘And if thou gaze […]
PepsiCo’s SoBe brand is working with CollegeHumor to produce a steady stream of brand-relevant videos for distribution across multiple media platforms, including TV and the Web. The partnership launched “Mr. Vicarious,” today. Featuring comedians Paul Scheer and Nick Kroll, the new series coincides with SoBe’s redesign or “re-skin” of the SoBe Elixir and Tea bottles. […]
The Quest, a multi-platform campaign created by adidas and 180 Amsterdam/RIOT invites football fans to engage, interact and converse with other fans from all over the world during the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the world’s biggest sporting event. The adidas World Cup trailer leads to the brand’s Facebook page where 32 players, one for each […]
VW Canada’s new spots from PALM + HAVAS/Montreal and Red Urban/Toronto drive viewers to VWSundayDrive.ca–a microsite that asks rhetorical questions of the visitor. Like, “Anyone for a Sunday drive?” And, “What happened to throwing darts at maps?” One answer is the $3-to-$5 gallon of gas happened.