I've been whining about ads here for years because I can find all the ads I want to whine about here.
- Battlestar Galactica and a rather unfortunate commercial pairing.
- Gucci's hairy ad
- MoneyMarketing - the old new media in everyones pocket.
- what we say to clients...
- Boys, Girls - this is not a competition. Sexist ads are bad for everyone.
- GoGORILLA reinvents advertising on bills.
- How Adland watches the Superbowl.
- Channel 4 fined for interrupting a movie for commercial break
- advertise on your forehead
- New Challenges from the Lowballers...and What to Do About 'Em
- Phil'er Up - It's a long drive to badland.
- Sing us a song, you're the department store piano man. La la la, de de da, la la, de de da da save!
- The ten biggest cocks in advertising
- Building Sin City from scratch
- Print, billboards, press ads, ambient
- Natural Resources Defense Council - Global Warming Hot Cup & Sleeve - ambient, USA
- anti smoking QUIT - lung X-Ray adbin, UK
- Heinz HOT Ketchup - Diner ad.
- Sharp knives cut perfectly - so it is "the perfect cut". Ambient posters, China.
- 1979 PIA "New York 16 h 30" WTC Twin Towers plane crashing press ad
- 7Up – You like it. It likes you. (1994) (USA)
- Casino websites paints cows as moo-ving billboards
- Print Ad for Nike Soccer gets nationalistic
- The Flags: Meet the world.
- Pony - Print campaign / Black Jesus / Tattoo Baby / Condom toe - (2004) (USA)
- Sony Bravia - Motion like no other / Kaká / Zoetrope - (2009) :60 (Australia)
- Fritos - Made For Each Other - Light Bulb (2009) :30 (USA)
- Kit Kat - Break Ultime / the Ultimate Break - (2008) 2:50 (France)
- Wilkinson Quattro Titanium - Fight for Kisses (2007) 1:20 (France)
- McCoys - Laundry miracle - (2005) 0:30 (UK)
- Foster Farms - Transformation - (2008) :70 (USA)
- Schweppes - Slow motion burst - (2008) :90 (Australia)
- Sony - High Definition Experiment - (2007) :45 (UK)
- Levi's - Kung Fu - (1997) 0:60 (UK)
- Levi's - Creek - (1994) 0:90 (UK)
- The Bessies - Bad TV Fluffy Bunny tails - (2008) :30 (Canada)
- The Bessies - Bad TV Shave - (2008) :30 (Canada)
- Carlton Draught - Big ad - (2005) 0:60 (Australia)
- Carlton Draught - Skytroopers / Halftime show - (2008) 1:20 (Australia)
- Nomis - Damn boots - (2008) 2:16 (USA)
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adlib said:The comments in the jmacphee response are also well worth a read. It seems to me that Fairey is a cynical bastard using the premptive suit to gain even wider recognition. I've used to think that Fairey's idea all along was to recycle past struggles imagary to send the signal that the current struggle is consumerism, but then he went and turned it into a shop and made political posters for Obama (which in hindsight is as iconic as the Angela Davis poster he ripped off), now I don't know. His constant and as the lawyers say, aggressive defending of of any "Obey the X" or similar images to him also signal that he is simply in it for the money. It's OK for him to regurgitate older art to "make a comment", but nobody can regurgitate his to make a comment?Posted: 4 years 10 weeks ago
adlib said:I bet they did. This whole campaign falls flat and the "snacklish" word is beyond the pale.Posted: 4 years 10 weeks agoon the post: Snickers - Snacklish / Dragon - (2009) :15 (USA)
adlib said:Yeah thanks for both of those links you gave, I hadn't seen the Vallen article (also linked by Yankees) nor the response, both worth aread. This is from the response link: http://www.justseeds.org/blog/2007/12/a_response_to_obey_plagiarist_1.html I understand that Fairey is not simply using social movement history and other artists work, but immensely profiting off it. One important thing to acknowledge is that Fairey is not just appropriating, but also copyrighting images that exist in our common history. Posters and graphics made in the heat of political struggles are often made by anonymous individuals or groups that want to keep the images in the public domain for use in further struggle. It is unfortunate that Fairey is attempting to personally capitalize on the generosity of others and privatize and enclose the visual commons (as seen by the prominent copyright symbols on his website and products). But once again, this is the machinations of capitalism, not simply Fairey as an individual. Can Nike profit from social movements but not Fairey? How about a supposedly "good" corporation, like one that makes windmills or solar panels?Posted: 4 years 10 weeks ago
adlib said:Here are the happy winners!Posted: 4 years 10 weeks ago
adlib said:Rating it five just for your abs.Posted: 4 years 10 weeks ago
adlib said:Can we please stop making music out of sounds now, it was cool when VW did it ten years ago. Now, not so fresh.Posted: 4 years 10 weeks ago
adlib said:Hilarious.Posted: 4 years 10 weeks agoon the post: Russell Bates - Clown Killer - (2009) :60 (SPEC)
adlib said:Will serial killers take the chance in disposing of body parts today? Speaking of game ads bordering on bad taste, remember hitman? http://www.joystiq.com/2006/04/07/ad-critic-hitman-advertisementPosted: 4 years 10 weeks ago
adlib said:It looks great. When you get fired do you just wrap your desk up and go?Posted: 4 years 10 weeks ago
adlib said:What an odd comment.Posted: 4 years 10 weeks agoon the post: Viactiv - Thank Heaven (2003) - 0:30 (USA)