Sharknado and the Social Media Science Fiction

By now you've heard that Sharknado drew 387,000 mentions on social media. Some of them were jokey...

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Moones drinks a lot of beer while jamming.

Asylum films got together with the band Moones to create a video in which you could watch them play a song during various stages of inebriation.

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Project Runway resorts to cheap tactics to get publicity.

A very stupid "naked," billboard ad to promote Season 12 of Project Runway depicts nude models praying at the feet of Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn.

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Kia wants you to play some games.

To celebrate Kia Forte's awesomeness, Kia created the tech athlete Games. A very lo-fi, sit on your ass in front of your computer version of something hardcore. Play for fun and prizes.

NO6 Adds Plew to Roster

NO6 is pleased to announce the addition of editor Paul Plew...

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ACNE Launches Digital Restructuring with Addition of Jesper Palsson as CEO of US Operations

Kicking off a massive restructuring of its digital operations and an aggressive expansion in the US market,...

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The Cortez Brothers Welcome Director Laurentius

Production and creative development company The Cortez Brothers has expanded its directorial roster with the signing of Laurentius for representation in both the US and Hispanic markets.

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Boston hockey fans are wankers - says Pornhub

Pornhub are cheeky little minxes when it comes to generating earned media for their brand, which also happens to be their site URL During the superbowl they pulled the old "our ad was banned"...

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Is Apple's new ad a fail?

Earlier this month, Apple launched a new ad campaign after WWDC, with the first spot called "Our Signature". Every time I see it, I'm annoyed. Annoyed by the pompousness that exudes from it....

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Math Rock: or why Spotify and Pandora are still bad for musicians

A week ago, a freshly liver-transplanted Lou Reed made an appearance at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Reed weighed in on the...

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Youtube's "ambush advertising" in makeup tutorial channels, been done thrice

Stealth advertising in youtube channels is popular, so popular we have badlanders happening. Maybe this type of advertising should have its own name? Ambush advertising? Kiss and sell?

Click 3X Signs Cannes Lion-Winning Director, Vellas

Click 3X is pleased to announce the addition of Vellas – a Brazilian director whose spot for Leica, Alma (Soul),...

Fiat mocks eco-friendly owners in misguided attempt to woo them

There's some guy you may have heard of called David Ogilvy. He started a shop with the same name.

Anatomy of a ad hoax: that Brian Eno Purina cat ad? A joke, mate.

"About seven or eight years ago" this post by RJ White begins " I made this fake ad, exhorting parents to give soda to their...

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