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Patrick Quinn, co-founder of ALS Ice Bucket challenge has died

Quinn co-created the challenge that became a viral sensation with celebrities taking part, died Sunday, age 37.
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Barilla - The Rooftop Match with Roger Federer (2020) 3:51 (Italy)

One of the most fun videos that went viral during the Italian lockdown was when Carola and Vittoria, two teenagers from Finale Ligure, in Italy, found

"Get a grip", the ASAI banned a Tampax ad, the ad has now gone viral, discussed everywhere

The ASAI upheld complaints that the ad contained general offense, but not that it was demeaning to women or had sexual innuendo.

Discover Card “Yes We’re Accepted” (2020) :15 (USA)

A bunch of famous "yes" clips from cult movies and cute viral babies all add up the point that Discover card is accepted in 95% of locations

Ubrew - The Legendary Beer Heroes have been found, and we brewed beer with them

I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed this idea and now wish I was a viral beer hero just so I could help brew a blood orange saison.

Smart car run with pigeon poop joke in case study.

Smart car responded to Clayton's tweetjoke with a neat infographic about bird poop, and we applauded how faboo their attitude was, as they took a
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Smirnoff "icing" drinking game, is it an agency made viral or a human made viral?

The New York Times has an interesting article up Popular New Drinking Game Raises Question, Who’s ‘Icing’ Whom?.
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Will Karen26 please the Cannes jury? It did after all "go viral".....

#Karen26 as she was known on Twitter, the "Danish mother desperately seeking..." the father of her son August which created quite the viral

Ashley Madison attempts the "Banned Ad" thing. *yawn*

pcoming Oscars, while the U.S. is not. Yea free speech down under! Or is it more, yeah good taste in the U.S.? Latter!

Adland's 10 by 10 - Top Ten new ad space ideas in the past ten years.

Another countdown to 2010, in the past ten years the internet (and this website) has matured its way up to "2.0", everyone on earth learned
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Comhem - Web Hits / Viral homage / Youtube Hits by Judit & Judit - (2009) :45 (Sweden)

Judit & Judit the comhem girls who already nod to Snapple's Wanda, have created a homage to all those virals out there in this 45 spot to cel
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Not quite done with #Karen26 - this what you did wrong Grey and GoViral.

You'd think the posse at Grey and the startup rocket GoViral would have a bigger clue when it came to virals, but alas the Karen26 hoopla has sho
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Obama Joker Socialism Creator Revealed — And It Only Gets More Confusing

OK, I'll admit to some mixed feelings about the U.S.'s health care reform. But the Obama as Joker Socialist poster just baffled me.

"Cape shopper finds human teeth in wallet"

This cracked me up. No, not the bizarre find of human teeth in a lost wallet, but the comments made to the article at Boston.com.
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Weezer - 'Pork And Beans' video - (2008) 3:18 (USA)

Features Kevin Federline , Tay Zonday of 'Chocolate Rain' fame, nunchuck guy, Nima Nima dude, Miss South Carolina, and "Leave Britney a

Mythbusters tried "dynamite surfing" just like in that viral ad.

Politiken.dk tells Danish viewers to catch the Mythbusters episode "lead ballon" on the Discovery Channel on Sunday, as the mythbusters team

The Dragon and the beer - Golden Fire, unconventionally strong Heineken

They had a giant Dragon egg sculpture in the centre of Turin, did guerrilla with giant dragon teeth strewed over the city, "did wild posting, sta
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"Be kind, rewind" - Ok, I will!

Adland's own hot-shot director Michel Gondry has a new movie coming out called "Be Kind Rewind." In it two guys who work in a video sto
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Gatorade - Man's Best Friend (2008) 0:30 (USA)

The dog that never stops drinking.

Cadbury's - Gorilla - (2007) :90 (UK)

Gorilla plays the drums. This solo, is the solo that all air drummers have air drummed at some point in their life.
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Consumer-generated Ads can be GREAT!!

Consumer-generated Ads can (indeed) be great.
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Spy Post puts finishing touches on Rolling Rocks Beer Ape

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners Rolling Rock campaign which nods to the eighies metal reign with it's big hair and poolparties has apparently
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Asa Bailey the one trick pony?

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Strawberry Frog viral for Onitsuka Tiger

Strawberry Frog has done a viral for Onitsuka Tiger, available here at putfile "Lovely football Karoke", and like their previous breath of f

Toyota Tacoma - Meteor (2005) 0:30 (USA)

A giant meteor comes flying down.
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The Flags: Meet the world.

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New viral homage to old viral "Bad Day at the Office"

Remember that film which spread like wildfire across the net in 1998-1999 nicknamed "Bad Day at the Office", the clip that showed an angry o
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Settlement reached - Lee and Dan have to say that they're sorry

Volkswagen have decided to not seek damages from creatives Lee Ford and Dan Brooks who made the Volkswagen Polo Suicide advert which went viral all ov
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VW still promising to sue the VW polo suicide ad creators

More on that volkswagen polo "terrorist" advert, dubbed the suicide bomb which might be fitting in more ways than one.

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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a short chat with Dan, from Lee and Dan (LAD)

Like the rest of the planet we want to know a few things about that Volkswagen Polo terrorist viral (adland post Jan 18), or 'fake' ad, or w
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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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Overstating buzz for cheesy "terrorist" ad KLIF 570AM jumpstarts a viral

Tom Biro at The Media Drop has spotted an ad from the Dallas/Fort Worth radio station KLIF 570AM, which was 'banned' or rather not broadcast
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ASABAILEY Ogilvy stunt jumps the shark twice over

Adgrunt extraordinaire Caffeinegodess has like so many other ad bloggers, gotten a self promotional email from ASABAILEY.COM.
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Ogilvy London Hijacked - Part II

Because this story just won't die yet!
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Ogilvy London Hijacked

book
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Word of mouth marketing - do we need regulation?

Have you heard? from the Chicago Tribune brings up a few worries about word-of-mouth-marketing.
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Swedish Cow Parade lost some cattle.

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You Thought the Subservient Chicken Was Cool

The CP+B did it again, now for the Mini cooper. Strange world, strange imagination.
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Ford Sportka - Cat Decapitation - (2004) :30 (UK)

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Rats in Quiznos subs?

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SHOCK & AWE Advertising

Wrigley's Dog Breath, FCUK, Gucci's pubic displays, and more recently PUMA's bodily secretions and Nokia's cat spinning tricks.
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Honda Accord - Cog (2003) - 2:00 (UK)

Takes: 606 Cost: est. £750,000
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British Honda Accord 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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ASA lets gucci go

The jury is in : the Gucci pubic hair logo ad featured earlier gets okay from ASA! Unexpected.
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flirt, squirt and sex sells?

... OR does it? Is this a case of dupliclaims - or are these just wet dreams of creatives?
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Gucci's hairy ad

Gucci marks the spot with a G in their latest press campaign, model Carmen Kass* is pictured pulling down her knickers and showing off body hair shave
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Comes the executioner - banned ads

This month the ict have brung down it`s axe on many ads. XBOX CHAMPAGNE BBH bartleboglehegarty.com This ad,which featured a very short life (Lit
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I love cum

Locum wishes everyone in Sweden a happy (yule) holiday season - with a very dirty ad indeed.
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Three Bears Attack! John West Salmon spawns stateside offspring

On November 20th of 2000, Leo Burnett released a commercial into the airwaves for a scrappy UK fish canner by the name of John West.

John West Salmon - Bear Fight - (2000) :30 (UK)

Buddy Lee and Co. eventually make the news

Loronix Information Systems - Bad Day at the Office - (1995)

This clip was part of an advertising campaign for surveillance computers from Loronix Information Systems originally launched back in 1995.
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