Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Art Directors Gone Wild! Shut-up, Brazil!

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It has come to this for the maybe murdered Dutch master: shot in the fucking head in a fucking idiotic Brazilian paintball ad. The nearly impossible to read headline: "Van Gogh lost his ear. And if he hadn't paid attention, would've lost his eye as well."
If the copywriter would've made the tagline "Only the best painters survive" the headline, well, at least we would have been on the dirt path leading to the road to making a lick of sense. Shut-up, Brazil.
Ad agency: Festo, Cascavel/PR. 
Previously in: Art Directors Gone Wild!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's Courtney Gains!

3:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What is "it's comes"?

3:46 PM  
Blogger copyranter said...

A mash-up of "it's come" and "it has come"...

4:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I know it's come = it has come. I didn't know why it was it's comeS. The redundant "s" threw me off. You know I am a grammar cunt.

4:16 PM  
Blogger copyranter said...

It was a hasty mash-up...

4:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Van Gogh's Prayer
By János Pilinszky

A battle lost in the cornfields
and in the sky a victory.
Birds, the sun and birds again.
By night, what will be left of me?

By night, only a row of lamps,
a wall of yellow clay that shines,
and down the garden, through the trees, like candles in a row, the panes;

there I dwelt once and dwell no longer— I can't live where I once lived, though the roof there used to cover me. Lord, you covered me long ago.

4:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There's something really depressing about a guy who enjoys picking up on others' mistakes online.

I picture someone chuckling to themselves, unaware that they're actually deeply depressed.

5:14 PM  
Blogger copyranter said...

Are you trying to psychoanalyze the Grammar Cunt?

6:15 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Frankly, there is something really depressing about an anonymous individual taking the time to tell me how "deeply depressed" I must be. That did give me a chuckle. FYI, I am very happy. The only thing that depresses me is when people write its when they mean it's or loose when they mean lose.

8:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

> Are you trying to psychoanalyze
> the Grammar C@nt?

:-) i am trying to persuade the GC to change that 'u' to another letter, like 'a' or 'z'. :-)


9:33 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What do you have against Brazilian people?

4:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

fuck off cunt

11:24 PM  

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