Thursday, February 26, 2009

How different two ads for the same product can be

USA - Identity theft afffects everyone

UK - We've unboxed the box

And maximum amount of props to whoever chose 'the car song' by Woody Guthrie:

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The worst ad on TV

And that's saying something.

I know, I know, why I can't I talk about the GOOD ones?

Well, there are a couple of answers to that question:

1. There are more stinkers.

2. Talking about the stinkers is more fun.

Or is it? I'm going to try, in the future, to talk about ads that I think are doing a great job.

But for now, here's one of the stinkiest pieces of shit I've ever seen (apologies if this ad is well old - I think it may have been on before and I tried to block it out - and sorry if you've read other blogs that have talked about it.)

It's an easy target, for sure. But it's just so poor, it's worthy of its very own post. Remember (especially if you work in an agency that tried to 'leverage' the power of London's snow day for one of your clients), not all publicity is good publicity.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Creative Review has NOT censored me

Which is nice. For a minute there I thought they wouldn't publish it. But they have.

Read the original story here:

There's no business like snow business.