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Bathroom Humor from Angel Soft

Angel Soft has had a page on their site up for a while now called "Bathroom Moments" featuring what they call humorous situations in the bathroom.


Commercial Alert Asks FTC to Investigate Buzz Marketing

Today, Commercial Alert sent a letter to the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) asking for an investigation to determine if buzz marketers are violating federal law by prohibiting deceptive advertising.


What is it?

it is everything you've ever wanted.

I found this very strange, but fairly witty webpage from a banner ad on Yahoo!. It appears in just a few short hours we will find out what "it" is. It is amazing just how little coverage this viral is getting (i.e. none, that I have found). There is also a list of at least fifty things "it" is/does at the bottom of the page.

The highlight however is the 6 funny videos which appear to make fun of many other company's campaigns ("What it does").

I have already tryed looking up the whois info and there is none. What do the adgrunts think "it" is?


Pimp My Pushchair

Maverick's latest viral releases today. The film clip Pimp My Pushchair shows two toddlers comparing their buggies "blingness" for Midway Game's new racing game LA Rush.

They're still in diapers but they can shoot the shit!


Coffins roam in Rome

The folks over at Guerriglia Marketing in Italy have alerted us to a stunt they cooked up.


iTunes ad too close for Lugz?

Is something going on? The iTunes spot on Apple's sites won't play. Athough they did air over the weekend. Is it because it's similar to a 2002 Lugz ad?
View Apple's iTunes spot featuring Eminem or here (via AdFreak)

The Lugz "Arrow" spot from 2002 (superadgrunts click to watch):

From ever entertaining Screenhead.com


Loeries Handed Out

Over the weekend, the Loerie Awards were handed out in Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, SA.

TBWAHuntLascaris took home the most Loeries with 61, followed by Ogilvy South Africa with 54, and Network BBDO with 51 Loeries.

Read on to see the Grand Prix winners and check out the Loeries site for all the other winners.


Playing footsie for Gay.com

This new campaign for Gay.com will run from October-December, and depicts feet playing footsie as different characters. The campaign was created by the in-house creative services team at PlanetOut Inc., lead by Creative Director, Christy Schaefer. Online ad banners and more from the campaign can be found at: http://www.specials.gay.com/more. The commercial will play at gay bars and events around the country.

More Than Meets The Eye
(super adgrunts)