Violent TV Programming will stop you from buying anything - as a new study shows that violent programs make you angry - and angry people don't remember the commercials aired. Current Directions in Psychological science have an article in their latest issue (you have to pay to read it) written and researched by Brad J. Bushman and
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That Opium poster with the pale white nude Sophie Dahl - is now banned in most countries, like prude old Sweden and shockingly - Great Britain. Meanwhile back in Soho, FCUK are in trouble for that name again, you really should see Trevor Beattie's respons to that here. Stateside Ikea sells furniture with a leather teddy and a whip. Is sex the only way to get attention (and banned) these days?
The Globe and Mail
Firestone is launching an ad campaign to the tunes of "Making it Right" - whether this groovy poppy tune will wash away their tarded image after killing 174 people and injuring more than 700 last year before the recall of their faulty tires remains to be seen.
The Onion nails us again - this time claiming that Nike will from now on focus on only making ads - and cease making any products alltogether.
Suck predicted already in 97 - it's in the book - that Nike would make use of copy or alphanumeric identifications in it's ads redundant - declaring white space to be "Nike".
OK, fine - so I just like the headline in combo with the image below.
The infamous incident where Wests Tigers player Hopoate stuck his finger into the bottoms of Cowboys players in a game two weekends ago has been immortalized not only in sports press but also in ads against prostate cancer. I just wish I knew what the headline said...
Target link above jumps to first post. From there you read upwards. Teabaggers is a completely anonymous forum hosted by "Wanda". The password spread via emails. It's also posted several times in the archives.Why don't you guys ever get this active? ;-) Don't tell me you are working? Humbug!
...and a modern viral campaign ...and a classic bait-n-switch.
(UPDATED with semidupliclaim and links!) Advertising agencies in Bogota are a busy lot. When theyˆre not plotting razor-sharp campaigns for the local cocaine cartels, fleeing from kidnappers, contracting death squads to take out their competition and bribing local authorities to look the other way, they occasionally find time to work on an honest-to-goodness project or two.
Concocting the dreamy bachellionaire Bob Harris was one such campaign, sans the honesty...and the goodness.
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