Oreo's dailytwist - 40 Years of Pong

Oreo's #dailytwist : September 20th - 40 Years of Pong

Yep, that's how old that game is.

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Collamboration

Collamboration

In what has to be the punniest pun of 2012, Australian Agency BMF, in association with the Meat & Livestock Australia,
bring you a silly take on their spring lamb campaign called Collamboration.

It's a silly mix of fashion and food. Fashion designer Leona Edmiston and Chef and television personality Ben O'Donoghue join forces to create fashion-inspired lamb recipes.

I'm not sure what that means. I'm also not sure that using a tumblr site is the most professional way of showcasing this idea.

 

Volvo trucks create entire site.. on Ebay.

Tired of the "sites on Instagram" and "sites on Pinterest" release? It's so last spring. No worries - I got this for you from Volvo Trucks: "So we created a whole site for the truck… on eBay. In fact, it's the first site created on the platform, ever.". How very retro somehow. Digital Hipster, even. Wary of firsts, I am though, I bet someone did this before.

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Amanda Palmer pays musicians, spins it as kindness.

After all the articles and more articles and more articles and more articles and finally today's Gawker article, Amanda Palmer does the right thing and announces on her blog that she's paying every musician on stage, including the ones who didn't get paid during this tour retroactively, and oh by the way has been for three days neener neener neener and oh hey, my album is doing really well!

To which we say, bra-fucking-vo Amanda Fucking Palmer. Your fucked your own public brand hard, but it's never too late to start attempting to mend fences.

That was kind of our whole point to begin with.

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Pilot Pens "Power to the Pen" (2012) :30 (USA)

Pilot Pens "Power to the Pen" (2012) :30 (USA)

Hybrid production studio Vitamin has teamed with Tallahassee agency Bright Red to create a multi-platform ad campaign for Pilot Corporation of America, makers of high quality, innovative writing instruments, to highlight the many ways Pilot’s unique pens help people make their own distinctive mark.

 

Director Jeffrey Karoff Joins Bi-Coastal Original

LOS ANGELES— Director Jeffrey Karoff, known in the advertising world as a visual storyteller and for his work with real people, has joined Original for exclusive national representation. Karoff, who directs branded content and documentaries in addition to spots, is seeking greater exposure and expanded opportunities by tapping Original’s bicoastal production resources and national sales network.

Karoff’s recent work includes a package for Ford’s Swap Your Ride campaign chronicling the experiences of consumers who are given a chance to trade their current vehicles for Fords, and campaigns for the pharmaceutical brands Crestor and Nuvaring.

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Bully Pictures to Represent Danish Design/Animation Studio Frame and Director Luke Savage

LOS ANGELES—Continuing to expand and broaden the scope of its creative talent, Bully Pictures has agreed to become the exclusive, U.S. representative for award-winning Copenhagen design, motion graphics and live action studio Frame. Frame, whose work spans advertising, web media and broadcast branding, is known in the U.S. for its work for MTV, Adidas, Nike, Lincoln, Citgo, VH1, Gatorade and Volkswagen.
Additionally, Bully Pictures has signed director Luke Savage for exclusive representation. The New Zealand-born, French-trained director recently relocated to the U.S. to pursue a career in advertising. His credits include award-winning work for Sony, Ivory Soap, and Panasonic.

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