A new addition to Mattel’s Barbie franchise is “Hello Barbie,” an eavesdropping doll that records children’s conversations and transmits them back to some corporation which analyzes everything to learn what the kids like and don’t like. It also talks back.
If a brand was ever able to win fashion season, Valentino just clobbered the competition with their Zoolander 2 movie tie-in.
See it here (starting at 13:40)
During a publicity stunt aimed at delegates participating in the U.N. climate talks in Lima, idiot Greenpeace activists damaged parts of the extremely fragile patina surface of the desert surrounding the legendary Nazca lines.
“Too Many Cooks” is a TV Time Warp for those of us with warped minds.
Or maybe this is it? Tim and Eric unite the Totinos Pizza Rolls Freaks in a commercial that feels like a balloon full of nitrous.
RIVERRUNNERS by Chip Kidd, “A story that takes us to the edge of a river—and of fatherhood.”
Banksy gives Vermeer’s masterpiece a 21st century update in what some could see as the beginnings of his visibility campaign in anticipation of HBO’s upcoming special.
America’s favorite weirdos (including Jeff Goldblum) give the infomercial medium a much needed injection of humor in this commercial spot for GE’s new smart lightbulb, the Link.
Leave it to the Japanese to integrate condoms into cuisine for a cookbook promoting safe sex.
Is this video art? Is this advertising? Is this a music video film? These are the questions that went through my head as I watched this entire video by Dr. Romanelli, featuring highlights from British Knights advertising history. Accompanied by a soundtrack created by Alchemist, Samiyam and Action Bronson, British Knights: Which Ways The Beach Mix, as it’s officially known is a hypnotic journey through a world of bygone creativity… and it’s really fucking good.
Supermodels of the time Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Tatjana Patitz, and Kate Moss hawk the 1992 Vauxhall Corsa in this ad inspired by Tim Burton’s Batman Returns.
Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Julia Louis-Dreyfus for the (Emmy) win.
Amy Poehler as an art dealer
John Oliver goes in on Native Advertising.
Mother Father! Swagger Wagon ft. Busta Rhymes is pop culture birth control.
Proof in point in this “Bad Ad” campaign by Doubleday & Cartwright for Colossal Media. On a side note: if anyone has the wall space, we’d love to run a house ad, too. And by “house ad” we mean an ad on the front or side of your house. Get at us through our contact section and we’ll take it from there.
It was Joltin’ Joe Dimaggio who put Mr. Coffee on the map.