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Buick vs Volvo - a car so comfortable it's like an extra room x 2

Nothing new under the sun, you know. Here's two ads, one from the 1960s showing that the Buick has such comfortable lounge seats you might want to lounge in it, and one from more recent years showing the same idea for Volvo.

It's funny when that happens, isn't it?

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American Apparel's menstruation masturbation T-shirt "gross" says reactions

When you can't get attention for the cheap porn jailbait aesthetic because everyone is bored of it by now, you can always try to empower women by showing off their va-jays. You see, the "Period Power" graphic, originally designed by Petra Collins as a bright pink neon sign, and now transferred to T-shirt illustration by Alice Lancaster, is all about cheekily commenting on the pop culture love of women's naked bodies by showing a "taboo" of masturbation while menstruation.

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Creative Interviews: Åsk Dabitch

Oh, that's right, we forgot to add this interview to our press clippings. Creative Interviews put moi in the hot seat for a bit, which was rather fun. Better still, they put a whole bunch of creative people in the hot seat, from advertising to publishing, so there's plenty of other stuff to read on a weekly basis over there. Might as well bookmark and follow on twitter as you kids do these days.

 

BitTorrent now running outdoor ads

Yup you read right. BitTorrent, is now running ads. I guess to help keep perpetuating their sharing-is-caring narrative.

Gizmodo reported that initially the boards were up without any kind of logo or scratch out or word replacement. Then they were swapped out for the ones you see above. Because apparently 'teaser campaigns,' are a big deal.

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A classic idea to promote Burt's Bees Classics.

Using Vine, they Baldwin& created six second versions of classic novels like "20,000 Leagues Under The Sea" and "Little Women." All in stop motion, of course, because Vine. WHy did they do this? To promote Burt's Bees classic line up, silly!

According to the Press Release, there are others that haven't been produced yet. Like "Gulliver’s Travels,” “Metamorphosis,” “Moby Dick,” “The Scarlet Letter,” “Julius Caesar,

Pfft. Lemme know when they do "Gravity's Rainbow," or "Naked Lunch."

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All aboard: Hunkvertising is here | Adweek

Hunkvertising, now an established strategy in marketing with a brand spanking new word too. You know the genre well, it's the one where you see as many six packs as possible, but you're not selling beer - or perfume. Adweek's David Gianatasio writes about "The Objectification of Men in Advertising" and how some wish they'd just keep their assets covered today, and we got to snark about ads we don't like.

 

Europe’s John Doe Plots America Invasion via Accomplice Media

Directing duo brings strong credentials in comedy storytelling and a shelf of awards including a Cannes Gold Prix.

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Facebook create "free wi-fi" logins at physical stores, just pay with your privacy

Well well, aren't they clever? To help local businesses give free wi-fi service to their customers without having to type any annoying passwords or click andy "I agree" buttons, facebook offers wi-fi login, as long as you log-in via facebook. And now they know where you be shopping at in real life too!

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