Category Archive: Advertising

Interactive Ad Simulates Drowning

In what has to be one of the creepiest ads of the year, the importance of wearing a life-jacket is effectively marketed by a video that makes you feel like, well… you’re drowning.… Continue reading

The Burger King Motel: Encouraging fowl infidelity

Sexualising the guilt involved in eating greasy burgers and deep-fat-fried chips is of course nothing new, however the creative minds behind Burger King have taken things to another literal level as they sling… Continue reading

Snogs and handjobs: parodies of First Kiss video emerge by @Jess_Champion

It was on Monday when I first noticed comments about the ‘First Kiss’ video cropping up all over the shop. Facebook friends gushed about true love and human nature whilst Twitterers shared it… Continue reading

Celebrity Salami: the acceptable face of cannibalism?

Celeb culture relentlessly permeates the brains of the aspirational, fame obsessed masses that is humanity. However the next shaky steps into a terrifying Hunger Games-esk world are being taken sooner than you might… Continue reading

Calvin Klein bare all with sexy social #mycalvins campaign

Calvin Klein is a brand that very much knows which side of their social-media bread is buttered, and that is one with an extra layer of sexy. So, when it came to breathing… Continue reading

SOS! Charity campaign lacks social media edge by @dmhwhite

With more than 162,000 charities in the UK alone, competing for our attention and support, it can be difficult for them to stand out and generate media cut through. I can just imagine… Continue reading

I’ve got a note and everything! by @carlpeter

You put publishing power in the hands of the people; you’re going to get a lot of crap pushed into your face. I don’t mean pictures of plates of dinner, or adorable kittens… Continue reading

Do or die. Anti-truancy ad goes viral by @Jess_Champion

Last week Australian charity, the Learn For Life Foundation, released a anti-truancy video with a surprising twist. It’s probably not for the faint hearted so if you’re easily shocked, you may want to… Continue reading

Newcastle’s ‘No Bollocks’ Ad Makes a Mockery of The Superbowl

As a nation of a flag waving Brits, we are becoming increasingly used to the import of American sports, i.e.  the ones that involve throwing a ball forward, “trash-talking”, drinking ‘mega-gulps’ and above… Continue reading

FIAT Tackle Drink Driving

Very clever bit of advertising from FIAT to tackle drink driving. Now you see me, now you don’t…