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banner art

The Banner Art Collective (http://bannerart.org) has implemented a new design created by Garrett Lynch. The new design brings a vast number of improvements to the site, which collects and distributes net.art and poetry created according to the limitations of WWW advertising.

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one excuse short...

This is the season to practice for the awards.

Drink heavily each night - and with weary eyes line up the One Show excuse generator to whine about why you didn't get in to the One show...

;))

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friday funny film dose

Droll friday when you need to waste office hours one something?

amuse yourself watching william shatner priceline outtakes in both quicktime and media player formats over at priceline.com.

If that doesn't tickle you - how about the japanese Apple switch ads? Their very own version of Ellen Fleiss is the charming student momoko kikuchi (i hope i got that name right).

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ESPN SportsCenter Commercials

What's your favorite ESPN SportsCenter commercial? View 18 of their best spots (streaming video) and vote for your favorite one here.

My favorite one wasn't listed!

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The Decline of Fashion Photography

The Decline of Fashion Photography.
A brilliant argument in pictures.
Check it out at:
http://slate.msn.com/features/010510_fashion-slide-show/01.htm

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Phone-sex ads disrupted mobile phone connections.

OSAKA - japan Asahi in english:
Phone sex telemarketing to mobile phones allegedly jumbled up telephone lines Monday morning in Osaka Prefecture and Amagasaki, Hyogo Prefecture, NTT West said.

A sharp rise in calls around 10 a.m. hampered nearly 5.16 million phone numbers. Yes I said 'million' this is japan after all.

Complaints of jammed phone lines began flooding Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) West around 10:30 a.m, when the company blocked as many as 50 percent of all calls, on both cellphone and landline. NTT West partially lifted the restrictions at 11:42 a.m.

At 10:59 a.m., the company cut off the phone lines to a so-called one-call telemarketing company based in Osaka.

The firm had made thousands of calls to mobile phones that morning......

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switch to a better campaign

When the switch campaign launched it was only a matter of time for the spoofs to appear. Though the best spoof, might have been stoned Ellen Feiss who's dad's PC just ate her paper.... bummer...

No rest for the wicked, Macboy muses on a possible switch ad with Bill Gates. "I mean, my life's been nothing but trouble since I started microsoft".

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Lucky Star

bmw sets a trend?

www.luckyluckystar.com

It's a trailer to a movie called Lucky Star featuring Benicio Del Toro and directed by Michael Mann.
However there is no movie. It turns out that it's a commercial for a Mercedes SL.
But of course, according to a spokesman from Mercedes-Benz, they're thinking about making a movie based on the trailer.

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apple disinformation.

apple switch campaign - the spoof of the entire apple 'switch' website.

suprise, it's still up. We thought someone would have sent a C&D by now.

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Fuck That job!

straight from Mefi we follow links down to Keith's page on fuckthatjob.com - man does Keith know how the underemployed creative/designer feels when he reads these ads.

"Soooooooo sick of seeing EVERY storyboard job trying to ply me with credit in lieu of pay. Even worse is promises of FUTURE work. Jiminy Jillikers, that sounds really lucrative!!

All I have to do is work for free this ONE time and I'll be set!!
I mean, gosh-a-rooty, they wouldn't lie or anything, would they? The Entertainment industry is nothing if not ethical!!!

The problem with these carrot-on-a-stick offers is that when you look closer you see that the carrot is just a week-old dog turd painted orange."

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