GameStop "Hole in the wall" (2016) :30 (USA)

GameStop "Hole in the wall" (2016) :30 (USA)

There's a double-sided poster available at GameStop. Oh, imagine the unintentional fun you could have when you put it up, say, to cover a hole in the wall. Ridiculous fun to get out what is essentially a small promotion at the retail level.

 

GameStop "Goat" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

GameStop "Goat" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

The thrill of the goat is gone. So you can trade it in. Except, we're not talking about goats here, we're talking about video games. It's very strange that a farmer is in GameStop, I must be honest.

 

Instituto Ayrton Senna "The heart of Brazil" (2016) 1:07 (Brazil)

Instituto Ayrton Senna "The heart of Brazil" (2016) 1:07 (Brazil)

Nothing beats winning at home is the takeaway from this inspiring spot from the Instituto Ayrton Senna. If you're not familiar, Senna was one of the greatest F1 drivers ever, whose life was sadly cut short in a horrible crash.

 

Tech Giants vow to end hate speech. This ought to go well.

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter have all vowed to respond to online hate speech in less than twenty-four hours."as part of a joint commitment with the European Union to combat the use of social media by terrorists,"

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Radio 21 "GO MONO" (2016) 1:53 (Romania)

Radio 21 "GO MONO" (2016) 1:53 (Romania)

There's no law prohibiting listening to music while biking in Romania. As a result, accidents have tripled in the last six years. Radio 21 wants to keep listeners entertained but also safe.

 

Helsinki Region Transport has some sexy new card readers

Helsinki Region Transportation has some new card readers that are touch sensitive or perfect for groups. This print (and French headlines) put the concept over the sensual top, reminding me of perfume ads. But it also makes sense conceptually, as the new card readers are from France. Very silly. I love it.

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Daniel Brown is a Troublemaker

Daniel Brown is a director, writer, and storyteller. He has cultivated an eclectic approach, drawing inspiration from film and music to literature and design. Daniel has a way of bending reality, indulging it with bits of fantasy and reverie.

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One in five smartphone users choose adblocker

A New York Times Article today is bemoaning the fact that Google and Facebook, who have given you a free service in exchange for collecting all of your data, now find themselv

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Sorpresa - Dad / Football son (2016) :60 (Mexico)

Sorpresa - Dad / Football son (2016) :60 (Mexico)

The thing about becoming a parent is that for nine months, you have all sorts of ideas about what is growing in that belly. A boy? A girl? Green eyes? Looks like you? Looks like their grandfather? Abstract minded? Creative? Sporty? Outgoing? Introvert? A writer? A singer?

 

Help Kenya Not Kanye (2016) case study (USA)

Help Kenya Not Kanye (2016) case study (USA)

Gabriel Ferrer, Alma's senior copywriter, was minding his won business roaming twitter one day when he saw one of Kanye's epic rants. In this particular one, Kanye was complaining about being "broke".

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