It doesn't take much to see that the problems of two identical commercials don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.
Super adgrunts, click read more to view commercials from Aflac and Flonase. If you don’t watch these badland spots, you'll regret it. Maybe not today, and maybe not tomorrow, but soon, and for the rest of your life.
I think this is the beginning of a beautiful relationship.
I guess some creatives out there really like Casablanca and Film Noir movies. Oh well. We’ll always have adland.
Click here to view the Aflac spot.
In 1994 W+K created "The Wall" for Nike. Famous football players (soccer to the Americans) on buildings head, kick, and pass a soccer ball to various cities around the world.
In 2004, EA Sports aired "Traveling Mural" for their Street Football video game where football (the American kind) players pass, tackle, and rush from building to builing.
Read more to see the original commercial and the copy ad.
Pentax has launched a new camera with the odd name *ist.
To announce their new gem they took out full page ads in Swedish photography magazine FOTO carrying the headline: "A perfect body with all the right accessories."
The image they choose to go with that headline is tarnishing their image..... Read more to see the ad.
After seeing Grey Aukland's Cannes award winning ad for No Bugs insect spray, I thought I had seen something very similar before, besides the Gary Larson cartoon. Combing through Luerzer's Archive, I found it. Compare them for yourself.
The Media Guardian reports the ASA has banned a poster campaign for Red Devil, a popular energy drink by Britvic, after upholding two complaints that it made "offensive" references to anal sex.
From the article: The poster adverts, for Red Devil, carried the innuendo-laden slogans "He was going so fast he went for the wrong entrance" and "Once he'd found the right zone, she was raring to go".
Soft drinks giant Britvic, which makes Red Devil, agreed the wording in the adverts was "suggestive" but argued they were "playful and cheeky".
Advertising agencies branded the ASA "too conservative" and "narrow-minded" after it banned the Post Office commercial calling on children to write to Santa Claus.
The Media Guardian reports that the Mr. Kipling Christmas ad campaign, which shows a woman giving birth to a baby girl during a nativity play, has received over 100 complaints in the UK.
The TV commercial, created by Saatchi & Saatchi, has been branded "blasphemous" and "offensive" by viewers.
The advert opens with a shot of a screaming woman named Mary apparently about to give birth. When the camera pans out it becomes apparent she is acting in a badly acted nativity play.
As we discovered in the comments of OOH Miller lite Maxim ad where the dog sniffs a woman's butt, that image has already existed all around the web. Hmmm.