Remember the Jim Beam girlfriend ad? It's back. And this time it comes with a contest which kicks off today. As part of the campaign, people will be urged to create and upload their own versions of the Girlfriend commercial for a chance to win $25,000 and a trip to Las Vegas.
The commercial which will air through February 15 on sports networks including TNT and ESPN during the NBA playoffs. People will have until March 19 to enter the contest.
So if you've got something even more bimbo-headed that the original then, by all means, send it in. No doubt we'll feature the winner here.
OK so we covered the Affiliate Summit West conference here and we covered the parties here and we posted the pictures here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here and here but, ya know, that's just way too much crap to look at so we've compressed it all into a amateurishly produced video complete with automated dissolves and some archaic trance music. View here or click more to see it.
Like a hip-hop version of the Butabi brother's What is Love moves, the Disco Ballers "bring the dance floor to the streets."
After properly suiting up with appropriately cheesy clothing and, of course, Ray-Bans, the Disco Ballers head out to the streets of New York to share their dicso ball love with the public.
Hmm. Leo Burnett must have been taking Motrin when they created their latest Future Trends in Advertising video. As soon as Ben starts talking, WHAM, block type assault you with what Leo Burnett believes will "define 2009."
Something about a New Realism, Human Reassessment, Hyper Reality, Eco Austerity, Thread Marketing and other postulations ensue.
The video is best watched with your eyes closed. Or, better yet, just read the text on YouTube. Even better, run it through Babelizer and maybe, just maybe, something even remotely understandable will be produced.
- Check out Paw Fun, a t-shirt site which spoofs Obama, will let you put your pet in the White House. Figuratively speaking, of course.
- If you're going to the Shorty Awards (best tweets on Twitter), use the discount code "adrants." The first 25 who use it by Jan. 23 will get 50 percent off.
- On January 30 in London, PSFK's Good Ideas Salon will "curate a collection of our favorite forward-focused innovators and thought leaders to discuss ideas in the fields of arts & culture, collaboration, design, digital, marketing, mobile and youth."
- Lemondrop has a list of ten commercials and "bother the hell out of" them.