Cold showers don't come any colder than this conversation.
"Why do you have a photo of my uncle Bob?
"Your uncle Bob? That's my uncle Bob."
Women describe themselves to Gil, and later a complete stranger describes the same woman. When these ladies see the portraits of how they see themselves vs how other people see them it's a revelation. It might not be on Anorexia levels bad self image, but they are all describing slightly grotesque caricatures of their own beautiful faces.
See more clips and sketches at real beauty sketches.
Oh hold up, what's going on here then, eh? (By the way, I've heard a Canadian say "eh" exactly once and I had get him severely drunk before he'd humor me with that).
"To share the joy of the holidays, a McDonald's Big Mac was built using festive lights inside multiple transit shelters in Vancouver, British Columbia in December. Each layer of the burger was represented by its own colour, differentiating the ingredients of this classic sandwich."
Well, that's rather.. festive.
To celebrate The Canadian Film Fest, JWT Canada aired these spots in Toronto, Canada, riffing off the fact that perhaps Canadian films are too Canadian.
Sigh. It seems as if it was only yesterday I made a post about how the "Canadians talking about how Canadian they are" execution has become pretty much cliché.
Oh wait. It was yesterday.
At least this campaign tried to find some unique idiosyncrasies. I.E. No Beaver/Moose/Mountie/Beer jokes.
ah ah ah, Monsieur Sub. You make a funny joke wit yer plaid and 'ockey but as usual you are forgetting da udder side of the country. Tabrnak-la.
oh you hare not 'ere? and why not? you are halways forgetting Quebec, la?
Hit his typical of the Anglo Canada that dey are not restive of Québécois as halways. Criss.Why is dis not in French? Also dere's no poutine or Montréal bagel representif? No sur la neige. Hi will bet you 'ave no smoked meat on your sandwich either. Ostie-la. So typique.
Next time, dont forget da blue hand white. Or da Habs. Udderwise we will bring up the referendum again.
Mr. Sub is a Canadian sub chain. This spot makes fun of Canadians and the Canadian stereotype that they are all polite and orderly. Because they are Canadian.
P.S. Anyone remember when Canadians were quick to school us that Canadian stereotypes weren't accurate?
*cough* Molson *cough*
This spot was created to launch a new brand signature: "Vivement Aujourd'hui", where every day doesn't have to be so every day. All I know is EPIC WATER BALLOON FIGHT! WOo!
In an execution echoing Amanda Todd's youtube video, the teenager who who was cyberstalked and bullied until she committed suicide for having dared share a photo with the likes of this creep who manipulates underage girls to do that, Children of the Street wants to raise awareness against the sexual exploitation of youth.
Oh yeay, another manifesto ad. Life life to the fullest. Break hearts. Have yours broken. Seek discomfort. See sunsets. See sunrises (when you sneak out of that dudes bead...). See massive raves. Dance with colors in Goa. See the world. Be scared. Be brave. Be riding in a taxi across a bridge. Be watching manifesto ads thinking "yeah man, I want to do that". Will you have lived an extraordinary life? Will you have lived mas fina? Live Mas Fina. Hey Corona, meet Taco Bell and their "Live Mas". It's a match made in heaven, bad mexican fast food and terrible beer.
Tee hee hee. The Ontario Ministry of Health wants you to know being a social smoker is as dumb as being a social farter.
The only thing missing is a joke about second hand farting.
The Crime Stoppers Ball is an annual fundraiser attended by Toronto’s Chief of Police and other high-ranking officials. With so many of the city’s crime fighting elite occupied at the event, it would be “The Perfect Night to Crime.”
This explains the sudden Mexican standoff at the Kwik-e-mart.
Dove Canada decided to get generous in their latest idea in the campaign for real beauty, they offered a "photo effect" filter action set on the usual suspects blogs for free download so that the laziest of designers could with one click add "glow" to a persons skin. The idea being that art directors, designers et all will be downloading this and applying to images of ladies. The action did not do what was advertised, instead it reverted every change already made to the image - the horrors! - and probably pissed off a lot of people along the way (before they remembered CMD-Z!)
DDB Canada brings us this odd little bank robbery and car chase, where the brilliant mastermind behind the robbery is only doing it for free advertising for his car. A wee bit like how some ad people perpetrate hoaxes in the hopes of maybe making a video go viral and get press that way. You can't blame the guy for trying really, a live chase on air will get that phone number seen by lots of people, obviously, and maybe one of them is even interested in buying a car.
DDB Canada explains " We wanted to boil down the fundamental proposition of Crime Stoppers in the simplest most compelling way — if you witness a crime and report it, you retain your anonymity. This campaign strives to remind people of that simple truth. " The images show crimes being committed while obscuring the anonymous witness' face. Simple.
In this made for youtube pre-roll ad, the spicy sauce is meant to be igniting the player below. The spark moves along with the video player timer, until the frame goes up in flames. Of course by then you will have clicked "skip ad" already.
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