Monday, January 27, 2014

What The Hell Happened To Apple's Advertising?

Last week was the 30th anniversary of "1984", the commercial that launched Mac. They followed that up with "Think Different," another advertising masterstroke. Then, the "I'm a Mac/I'm a PC" campaign, another success. And that was last Big Idea Apple's had. Read more on VICE.

Monday, January 20, 2014

The safe-driving PSAs of New Zealand are the best in the world.

The above ad, "Mistake", is only the most recent brilliant PSA via the New Zealand Transport Agency and their ad agency, Clemenger/BBDO. See four more great commercials from the last few years on VICE. (Story Link).

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The four worst ads of 2014 (so far).

This assburger magazine ad was banned in Australia for being "degrading" to women. Read the ridiculous quote from the creative director defending it, plus check out two awful commercials and one idiotic tweet in this week's VICE post (LINK).

Monday, January 06, 2014



Classic Mad Men era ads ruined by lawyers.

I again imagined what effect powerful dickhead lawyers would have had on the advertising creative revolution of the 1960s — including the above "tweak" to one of Ed McCabe's great Volvo ads.
Read the post.

Friday, January 03, 2014

Jimmy Kimmel is a Shitty Copywriter.

Kimmel and his Jackhole Productions staff recently horked up an in-show ad for Tostitos, dubbed the "Worst Contest Ever". It's far worse than that.
Read about it on VICE.

Thursday, January 02, 2014

12 best commercials I found by accident in 2013.

The 12 best commercials I found by accident in 2013.