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Lee Clow's Beard Remasters Apple's "1984" in 4K

Jason Fox, aka @leeclowsbeard on Twitter, has remastered Lee Clow & Co's iconic "1984" commercial that launched the Macintosh and a

Johnson & Johnson Band-Aid - I am stuck on Band-aid, cuz band-aid's stuck on me 1978 (USA)

Demonstrating their superior stick, even in water, Band-aid created a jingle that every seventies kid knows.
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Exhibit celebrates people behind those classic ads

"NEW YORK - "Does she or doesn't she?" "I can't believe I ate the whole thing." "Where's the beef?"
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Hey Whipple, one more time! The third edition of Luke Sullivan's guide to creating great advertising

A lot has changed since the first edition of the now staple creative diet book "Hey Whipple, Squeeze This", not just that Dick Wilson who pl
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Nothing sucks like an ad myth

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ABSOLUT SAD

AdAge reports on Absolut's new campaign - the old iconic bottle campaign is dead and buried now after a 28 year run.
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Maxell brings back iconic "blown-away" guy

Maxell is bringing back the 'blown away guy' in a new campaign targeting the 18- to 30-year-olds, created by Manhattan Marketing Ensemble, N
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Stolen Jeans, the story of not stolen copy-concept

Fans of Badland know that sometimes, twin ideas just happen.

Now Magazine - Clairvoyant - (1999) 0:70 (Finland)

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Burma Shave

Way back in 1925 young Allan Odell pitched this great advertising idea to his dad, Clifford.
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Bovril - Biker / Bad Day - (1992) :30 (UK)

The Bovril biker dude is having an exceptionally bad day, where everything and then some goes wrong.

Nothing Sucks Like an Electrolux - billboard UK 1991

Nurofen - Muskox - (1989) 0:30 (Sweden)

Up in Northern Sweden we have these bizarre creatures, who have really strange mating rituals.

Tuborg Julebryg - Glædelig jul og godt Tub'år (1984) :30 (Denmark)

 "Glædelig jul og godt Tub'år" is the slogan for this now classic ad. This mean,s roughly, Merry Christmas and a good new Tub-year..

Apple - "Test Drive a Macintosh" print (1984)

In 1984 Apple launched the Apple Macintosh, and as the famous Super Bowl ad declared, 1984 will not be like "1984"

Klondike 'Dog" (1984) :30 (U.S.A.)

Who wouldn't bark like a dog for a Klondike Bar. Especially at the prompting of an off camera spokesman?
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Coke / Coca-Cola - Mean Joe Greene / Hey Kid, catch! - long (1980) - 0:60 (USA)

Mean Joe Greene gets nice after drinking Coke.

Coke / Coca-Cola - Mean Joe Green (1980) - 0:30 (USA)

Mean Joe Green gives a kid his jersey. He ain't so mean after a Coke and a smile.

McDonald's - Hash Browns - (1978) :40 (USA)

McDonald's hash Browns may look funny, but they taste good.

Crown Royal - The Butler Did it - 1978, print USA

The Butler did it. And you thought Absolut ads were sparse. 

Bounty the Quick Picker Upper - Rosie The Waitress (1972) :30 (USA)

The lady who says "Come now Rosie".. Didn't we see her in The Sopranos later in her career? Livia Soprano played by Nancy Marchand?
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Coca Cola - Hilltop / I'd like to buy the world a Coke - (1971) :60 (USA)

As legend goes, Bill Backer was on a flight to London, that was diverted to Shannon, Ireland due to heavy fog.

Volkswagen - Funeral- (1969) 0:60 (USA)

The classic beetle ad, where the young man who saves his pennies and drives a smart gasoline saving car inherits the millions.

Charmin - Mr. Whipple - Don't Squeeze the Charmin (Classic) - 0:60 (USA)

First she squeezes the tomatoes, then she squeezes the melon... And now she's squeezing the new Charmin!
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Alka Seltzer - Mama Mia, that's a spicy meatball - (1969) :30 (USA)

"Mama Mia, that's a spicy meatball!" says the actor as he chows down on the fictional "Magdalini's Meatballs".
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Levy's Rye: You don't have to be Jewish - 1964

These ads would totally not run today, like ever. But disregarding that, the idea is so simple it's kind of crazy how simple it is.

VW / Volkswagen - Snow plow - (1964)

".....have you ever wondered how the man who drives the snowplow, drives to the snowplow?"

Rolls Royce / David Ogilvy - "... the loudest noise comes from the electric clock" - 1958

“At 60 miles an hour the loudest noise in this new Rolls-Royce comes from the electric clock”

Mum Deodorant - Spy (Classic - 1948) 0:60 (USA)

Any good spy knows not to give themselves away!
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