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Stevie Wonder never did an Atari ad - you've been had

If you stumbled upon that Stevie Wonder ad where our great musician proclaims "If I could play video game, you bet it would be ATARI", and t

John St: ExFEARiential - (2013)

WARNING: The snark-quotient is high in this prank-ad.
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The Excorcist in Cannes Lions - not signed off by the client? Seems not... yet.

You have to read this in the voice of Peter Falk (may he R.I.P) as I watched too much Columbo as a kid.
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Vodafone case study credits the January 25 Egyptian revolution to... a Vodafone ad.

There's been much chatter about this Vodafone case study, which looks at an ad campaign created by advertising agency JWT for telecom giant Vodaf
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The Alpha-1 fake wrapping of the statue of Liberty

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Alfa Romeo - Expedition 147: Alfa Romeo advertises on lowest point on earth.

Expedition 147: Alfa Romeo advertises on lowest point on earth. What for? To bring home the point that they have really low prices. Oh dear.

Ivar's Undersea billboard was a hoax - but a good one.

The Denver Egotist reports on the undersea billboards hoax, a stunt pulled by Ivar’s Seafood Restaurant in Seattle has veered off the storytelling map
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DDB Brazil did make a commercial for WWF 911 / Tsunami - it was submitted to Cannes Lions 2009.

Yesterday emails were flying around the globe where people wondered about the consistency from DDB, first denying they ever made a commercial in their
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Cheating Husband = Hoax

So, then, didya hear the one about the guy forced by his wife to stand at a busy intersection with a sandwich board reading "I cheated.
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Popsecret "fan site" created by professionals.

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Advertising is going to hell. Handbasket not included.

VW Polo - Suicide Bomber - (2005) :45 (UK)

For the rumormill as it happened, read VW Polo viral - the punchline kills. For interviews with the creators check:
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VW Polo viral - the punchline kills. (uk)

The punchline will kill you. (Scroll down to view the spot.)
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Nokia Says Nope, That Kitty Bashing Spot Ain't Ours

Somebody else has pulled a puma (referring to the feline, not the recently and unfairly beleaguered sports brand) and released a pseudvert a la viral
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