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Typography, music and mood – oh my!

Typography, music and mood – oh my!

A great example of incorporating music, concept, and yes, even typography into a video campaign.

Why do Superbowl ads hate your grandma?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2010 in ad campaigns, BLOG, Superbowl, women's issues | No Comments

First off – Congratulations to Drew Brees and the Who Dat nation for a hard-fought, heart-felt Superbowl win! As much as I heart Peyton Manning, it was great to see a scrappy underdog – and surely the NFL Story of the Decade – win the ultimate prize. Per usual, the 2009 Superbowl was an astounding […]

Want a controversial ad? Thecommich aims to please.

Posted by on Jan 12, 2010 in ad campaigns, BLOG, culture, political correctness | 3 Comments

Last post, thecommich showcased the much-ado-about-chicken Australian KFC ad (that has since become the most Re-Tweeted post on Mashable). While it’s arguable about whether anyone should, as the Ozzies say, get their knickers in a bunch (over that commercial), it brings up a very good discussion on the value of controversial advertising as a way […]

The Controversy! The Humanity!

Browsing through Twitter the other day, I came upon a Mashable tweet asking if a certain KFC ad, released in Australia, was “racist” or not: Apparently American audiences took exception to the fact that a white person was trying to make good with members of the opposing team’s supporters (who happen to be black) by […]