"Black Mirror" ads can see through your ad blocker, targets only AdBlock users.

It was only a matter of time before Adblock sold the ability to target ad block users specifically would be used in creative fashions.

Adland: 
 

Stop yelling about the election and eat Dinosaur BBQ instead

If there's one thing we can agree on this election season it's...actually, who am I kidding. it's 2016. If I said we can all agree we need air to breath, someone who identifies as Non-Oxgenated would be sure I was shadowbanned on Twitter. Still you can't fault ad agencies for co-opting trying, especially when everyone is talking about the election.

Commercials: 
 

Sky Cinema "New Premiere Every Day" (2016) :45 (UK)

Sky Cinema "New Premiere Every Day" (2016) :45 (UK)

It's just barely turned November but the Christmas ads are starting to trickle in. Up first. Sky Cinema, charming advent-calendar of wonder, where the doors don't hide candy but films like Zootropolis and Deadpool.

 

Perception - Reality: Rolling Stone found guilty of libel in fake rape story

2016 has been a banner year for "journalism." First Gawker, the web's most toxic site was found to have breached the privacy of Terry Bollea, i.e.

Adland: 
 

Google: Don't be evil. Unless it comes to copyright, then it's fine.

Just a couple of days ago, I wrote that in the latest Wikileaks email dump there showed a very cozy relationship between Google's Eric Schmidt and Team Hillary Clinton, which should come as no surprise to anyon

Adland: 
 

Cartoon Network "The Real Hero" (2016) 2:04 (Bulgaria)

Cartoon Network "The Real Hero" (2016) 2:04 (Bulgaria)

Ben 10 is a favorite children's show in Bulgaria. To promote the new series, GoBox Bulgaria created a stunt to get kids to do something special. Because Ben is a truly special boy.

 

Temptations - Keep them busy (2016) :60 (UK)

Temptations - Keep them busy (2016) :60 (UK)

Temptations continue their creative hot streak with this holiday ad, featuring a room full of cat-tempting ornaments and Yule joy, and a dozens of cats set free to wreak havoc on it all.

 

Wikileaks shows Google's Eric Schmidt is extra cozy with US Government

It's November 1st. The 2016 U.S. election is now just a week away and yet with all the talk of Russia it feels more like the Cold War.

Adland: 
 

AARP - He Said, She Said - (2016) :15 (USA)

AARP - He Said, She Said - (2016) :15 (USA)

CHICAGO—The potential for public Wi-Fi networks to be used as mediums for fraud is vividly portrayed in a new commercial directed by STORY’s David Orr for AARP and Washington, DC agency GMMB.

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