May You Stay Forever Young With Pepsi

On behalf of Pepsi, Bob Dylan and Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas worked up bumpin’ new rendition of Dylan’s classic, “Forever Young.” Look for the full song to appear on iTunes soon. Hopefully, the iTunes rendition comes without the tag, “every generation refreshes the world.”

It’s All So Clean

Reids Dry Cleaners has 16 locations in the Austin, TX area and a new spokes-singer, Austin musician Erin Ivey. Ivey says on her blog that she sot shot video throughout the production process and that she’ll post it soon. [via Adfreak]

The French Raise Their Glass

An adult beverage with an urban audience, is saying cheers to our newly elected urban President. French cognac-maker, Hennessy, is selling 180,000 limited-edition bottles in honor of the 44th President of the Unites States. A percentage of proceeds is being donated to the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Bottles are on sale in Washington, D.C., Maryland, […]

Obey Capitalism

This ad for Saks Fifth Avenue is bound to give the more idealistic Shepard Fairey fans reason to pause. Pimping the new Prez is one thing, but Saks is on another level. It’s unadulterated consumerism. Eric Wilson of The New York Times, asked Fairey if his work could be “misunderstood as some sinister form of […]

What’s Good For CEOs and CMOs, Is Good For The Gander

Microsoft wants to sell something called “people ready business solutions.” So they asked JWT/New York to come up with something. JWT came up celebrity endorsements. Kind of. The campaign. with print and TV executions, features Coca-Cola North America CMO Katie Bayne, WestJet CEO Sean Durfy, Quiksilver CEO Robert McKnight and Eric Ryan, the co-founder and […]

Good Form

Olympic gold medalist Nastia Liukin is appearing in Max Azria’s new online ad campaign. New York Magazine has the details.

Nobody Told Me There’d Be Ads Like These

Can we please stop reanimating dead people? It’s creepy. I like John Lennon. I like the idea of One Laptop Per Child. I don’t like the idea of John Lennon voice impersonators and digital manipulators pushing laptops.

Rose Isn’t Much of A Pepper

Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses is taking legal action against Dr. Pepper. The singer is upset about the soda makers botched giveaway associated with the release of his band’s “Chinese Democracy” album. According to Ad Age, Rose’s lawyer Alan Gutman “pounced on the soft-drink marketer, claiming it failed to deliver on its promise to […]