The spot ''Heather,'' centers on a 9-year-old Heather McNamara who speaks directly to the camera in manner that is in total contrast to the gravity of her situation. She speaks about her family’s search for a hospital around the country willing to operate on the baseball-sized cancerous tumor that had entangled itself in her stomach, pancreas, spleen, intestines, liver and surrounding blood vessels. She was considered inoperable by other doctors the family consulted until they met with Dr. Tomoaki Kato who removed 6 of Heather’s major organs in a 23-hour surgery in order to get at the tumor.
Yesterday we sent a the robonaut to space, and it's tweeting the mission step by step @AstroRobonaut.
Google forecloses on content farms with new farmer algorithm, copywriters who have been making ends meet by writing E-how articles be prepared.
@redbeardwriter works in advertising, and decided to mock it in his short skit that won the google video competition. Creatives on a quest to get Kevin Spacey in their ad.
We've all been on the web for so long that sign-up forms have long since become a chore. FT Tilt knows how you feel mate, and made their sign-up form look a bit like mad libs! Who doesn't love mad libs?
Adfreak are prepping for Oscar night the ad-geeky way, by collecting 50 ads starring Oscar winning actors. Watch Tommy Lee Jones look grumpy in a Suntory Boss ad, a young Cate Blanchett wish for TimTams, Richard Dreyfuss shill American Motors, and a very young Jodie Foster play "blond girl on the right" in an old McDonald's ad. They'll also be live blogging the whole Oscar night dealio here.
2 Hours ago the user Geoff Konig at Vimeo uploaded this clip showing helicopter view of the Statue of Liberty's face covered in Saran Wrap, adding: "This footage is amazing! This should keep the skeptics busy!
Mad magazine and ad agency Serviceplan in Germany have revived the Economist "light bulb" people sensor poster from way back in a spoof sure to make all adgrunts giggle a little. See, in the Economist poster, the light bulb came on when a person passed underneath it. In the MAD version, it shuts off. Har har har! A bit self-referental for my taste, but advertising people are probably the only consumer group who still buy Mad magazine and old Far Side cartoons so I'll let it slide. ;)