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Creative Director, CEO, hell-raising sweetheart and editor of Adland. Globetrotting Swede who has lived and worked in New York, London, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Stockholm.
Bob Ross - Desert
It's possible the idea "Bob Ross was a PTSD vietnam vet" hit more than one creative funny-mind, and there's several versions of this out there since so many commenters have brought this up saying...
Toyota - One Team (2018
That discussion about the ad was far too easily derailed, huh? 😂
Toyota - One Team (2018
Yep, there are so many things wrong with this ad I'm amazed it made it through production. It offends every religion involved, and for what? The Buddhist monk is a materialist, the priest ditches...
FedEx - Ten Things - (
Of course it did! And me too, actually. The old "lets do all the super bowl ad stereotypes in one ad" is a Super Bowl ad stereotype by now.
Missed It by That Much
The fish eye lens, the hair-in-many-knots, the midriff baring shirts, the green cast - you could not get more 90s if you tried. This is a visual feast of 90s. Love it.
Miller Lite - Yakov
IN SOVIET RUSSIA, PARTY FINDS YOU!
WANKER Beer - where can
Who on earth saves a 90s beer until 2012 is what I want too know.
Misha Collins asks
This is a comment magnet. Not an informative comment magnet though.....
Rubber Cement - Nuns and
I saw this while attending ad-school and the entire class laughed themselves silly.
FIOS "Good neighbor
@snowmama , I know Gaten Matarazzo has cleidocranial dysplasia which affects his teeth. There are some commenters above mocking his lisp, but we stuck to mocking the sales pitch, not his delivery of...
S. Kickers Roadhouse -
Wow, that's great. Thanks for sharing that, Ryan.
Beyoncé - Formation (
I know. :)
Auntie Anne’s - Pretzel
No idea, personally. I hope someone who worked on casting or the ad recalls and lets us know. That typeface at the end is giving me interning flashbacks. Egads.
Lyft "Riding West
One of the reasons I leave the comments open still, is so that questions like these can be answered by people involved in the work. Unfortunately, people seldom bother.
Buzzfeed is losing the
Your grade A advertising snark at Buzzfeed was like pearls before swine.
I can not agree more with your last point. I earned nicely as a storyboard illustrator before I got properly paying advertising work since I have an illustration degree, so I do still try to keep...
Drinks & Alcohol
Andes Beer - A singular man - (2012) 1:45 (Argentina)
PSA & Public Interest
Chuck Norris and Gena Norris - Dire Warning for America / Please go and vote - (2012) 2:15 (USA)
Health & Beauty
18 Again - vaginal tightening gel commercial / Bollywood dance - (2012)
What's in an agency name? dw+h crowdsources a new name for their agency.
Update - Leo Burnett says "sorry" to Asylum, but... it's our idea and we can do what we want to
Asylum Films calls out Leo Burnett in open letter for stealing their idea.