Tagged: advertising

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Cast the net too wide

I understand demographic marketing, but I got the following e-mail from amazon.com: Because you’re someone who has purchased books from Amazon.com, we wanted to remind you that “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” the most anticipated book of the year,...

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…just like yours, only gayer

HSI Productions has done some new ads for Equal Marriage. They’re 100% effective without going over the top. I’m sure the concept has been done before, but the one about the coaster gave me a giggle. Direct QuickTime links as...

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I don’t wanna grow up, I’m a PermaPuppy…

Michael Crichton’s got a new book out, NEXT and there’s a “viral” website out to go with it, NEXTgencode. Check out PermaPuppy under ads (or here). Most impressive is that the reference to his book is kinda buried under the...

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a Japanese slingshot!

I didn’t realize that AXE made mens’ underwear, nor that the styles were so… accomodating! Watch Axe Boxer Shorts – ‘Pants’

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Pass/Fail?

There’s just something about the ad copy on this Body Shop promo e-mail… I can’t quite put my finger on it: Specially formulated in Japan and Switzerland, Moisture White™ products contain the powerful combination of licorice root extract and vitamin...

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Juicy, Debt and the Land of Deletion

A few ads that gave me a grin this morning: HP shows us where all the deleted digital camera images go. The Homeownership Preservation Foundation gives us a visual on just how annoying debt is and how it can really...

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“German engineering in da haus, ja.”

Everyone knows I will add “Pimp My…” in front of anything to snark on how gaudy it looks, but VW’s new ads for the GTI are brilliant as they “Un-Pimp Your Auto” – starring Peter Stormare from Fargo, The Big...