Venables Bell & Partners Rap About Agency Life

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Well. It's definitely a step up from Agency.com's Subway video. Just out is a new video from Venables Bell & Partners, the result of a talent competition the agency held. "J-Wunder," one of the agency's print producers won the agency's Second Annual Talent Show or a video entitled Comin' With A New Style.

In the video we see J-Wunder, along with what appear to be a "posse" of VB&P hotties, enjoying a cruise off San Francisco. The video then takes us through what all agency people do on a regular basis: vogue, drink, brag, party, drive hot cars, club, cruise and take an entire fourth of a video rolling credits.

All in all? We just don't have the energy to go down the Agency.com road again. And there's really no need. Because this video isn't bad. It's fun. It's well produced. And, hey, how many rap videos do we get about advertising?

UPDATE: Uh, oh. Seems somebody was a bit embarrassed by this. The video has been removed from YouTube. Sadly, we didn't save it.

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by Steve Hall    Oct-29-10    
Topic: Agencies



Zombies and Hotties Dominate Week's Top Stories

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Here's a collection of some of the top stories you may have missed this week on Adrants.

1. Tehmeena Afzal Lends Her Giants to the New York Giants
2. Skinny Kelly Osbourne Painted 'Goldfinger' Gold For Sky+HD
3. Sears Creates Zombie Department For Halloween
4. Zombies Take Over Major Cities to Promote AMC's Walking Dead
5. Dwyane Wade Becomes James Bond for Jordan Brand
6. Absolut Crushes Tropicana Las Vegas
7. SEO Company Wants Three Way With Adrants
8. Domino's Really Does Use Natural Ingredients. Honest.
9. Maria Lawson Lends Prodigious Cleavage to Miss Fit
10. Schmedlines Collects New Taglines For Chevy

Enjoy.

by Steve Hall    Oct-29-10    
Topic: Celebrity, Outdoor, Racy



Christina Aguilera Fragrance Ad Dubbed Soft Porn

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If the UK's Mail Online is calling the new Christina Aguilera fragrance commercial "soft-porn," they really ought to get out and surf the internet a bit more. Describing Aguilera in the ad as "showcasing her ample cleavage in a very low cut dress and writhing in a chair in ecstasy as she sprays the perfume across her chest," Mail Online thinks, "the singer's ad may be a bit too risque for her younger fans."

While Aguilera does reveal her ample assets in a low cut dress, her movement and demeanor are hardly anything close to soft porn. If so, porn has gone soft in its old age. She's hardly pushing the boundaries of decency as mail Online claims.

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by Steve Hall    Oct-29-10    
Topic: Celebrity, Racy



Scott Monty Shares Ford's Social Media Success With Brian Solis

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During Blogworld Expo in Las Vegas a couple weeks ago, author and speaker Brian Solis sat down with Ford's social media guy, Scott Monty, to interview him about the recent introduction of the new Ford Explorer, a program that took the vehicle to the people versus the more traditional automotive journalist reveal approach.

The program, which included an eight-city vehicle tour and an integrated banner/Facebook campaign resulted in a 1.5 times increase (compared to in Build and Price, the process by which a person can build and price a customized vehicle online.

Also discussed was the introduction of the Ford Focus and the Focus Rally America, a program which gives six cars to six teams of two people and sets them off on an Amazing Race/Hulu co-sponsored race that will result in the winning team getting $100,000 and the ability to give away ten Ford Focus's to people who helped them along their journey.

Check out the full interview here or below.

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by Steve Hall    Oct-29-10    
Topic: Brands, Social



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