Problem: people don't have time to visit Tesco & shop for food. Insight: people hang around the subway a lot as they commute.
The world at large reckon advertising people have no morals at all, and would actually stoop this low. They forget we're in the business of selling, and death does not sell.
Occupied Palestine ran an article on Friday with the headline: "Subaru Car Ad In Israel Shows “Power” By Running Over Palestinian Children".
A new advertisement in Israel, meant to show the “power and durability” of the Japanese Subaru car, caused outrage after showing a Subaru driven by a Jewish settler striking two Palestinian children in occupied East Jerusalem.
It's @strawberrycough's fault, as he went on a roll making up #advertisingbandnames last night, and we, of course, had to tag along. With so many creatives on twitter who have gotten wind of this hashtag by now, it's getting funnier by the minute. Join in.
Some examples from the massive hashtagflow:
No Concept #advertisingbandnames
The scamps #advertisingbandnames
Death on the foamcore #advertisingbandnames
Has to play 80s or earlier: Exacto Cut and the Spray Fix #advertisingbandnames
Kids applying for College in the fall, check your plans, Luke Sullivan author of Hey Whipple Squeeze this, an adbook so funny it's seen three editions, copywriter and comedian has accepted an offer from the Savannah College of Art and Design to be the chair of their advertising department, starting this September as announced on his own blog.
Tony Granger, Global Chief Creative Officer of WPP’s Young & Rubicam, and Jane Barratt, President of Y&RNY, announced today that Jim Elliott has been appointed Chief Creative Officer of the agency’s New York office. Starting his new position in early June, Elliott will be responsible for overseeing the agency’s creative direction and all work for its clients, which include Land Rover, Campbell’s, Dell, LG, Dannon, Fisher-Price, the NHL, UNCF, Virgin Atlantic and Xerox.