Tagged: advertising

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ads: HI!!! I’m Adam!

James sent me a link to this video on YouTube and while it’s funny, I didn’t quite get it at first: Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on...

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it’s such a brilliant place!

Since a lot of what I watch is on Discovery and Science Channels, I have been completely unable to avoid their new promotion and jingle/song. Just reading today’s xkcd gave me an earworm for about an hour. [Audio clip: view...

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ads for the common good

I followed a link from Pandora.fm this morning to the i’m talkathon main page. I’d heard about this brewing for a while, but didn’t realize it had started: i’m is an initiative from Microsoft. Every time you use Windows Live...

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ads: Ain’t you forgettin’ something?

I’m a day late on this one, but it’s worth sharing. Heinz is airing a spot on UK television for their new “Mayo with a New York Deli flavor.” It pokes fun at the concept of mom as live-in domestic...

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Back to basics?

It’s time for another Starbucks campaign, the website advertises “something big“. In February they closed their stores down to focus on providing better bar drinks, and now it looks like they’re trying to take back their title for best (better?)...

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in DC: Retail Explosion

Yeah yeah, it’s old news, but it’s been a busy day and I’m tapped. 🙂 I’m gonna be living down the street from quite the little retail hub. This is gonna be SO bad for my wallet. Especially now that...

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Precisely Targeted Ad

This had just been pasted to the floor of the Navy Yard metro station when I was leaving the office on Weds. It had a link to the website Fire Mary Peters. The Navy Yard station is across the street...

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Balls-Out Mayer

I think the first “skin” post I had since the new look was of John Mayer on the beach. I posted it because he’s cute, of course, but mainly because when he let his hair grow long, it’s usually an...

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Scrum of a different kind. Offside?

I needed a lighter entry to follow up the last one and this is chuckle-worthy, among other things. Towleroad featured this ad last week, and I felt it needed to be shared. In rugby football, the offside rule prohibits players...