It's a teaser for Grand Theft Auto IV! There's girls with thongs, multiethnic gangsters (so Epcot), bloody cops, and one-liners that would make Scorsese shoot a puppy. (What is it about bad dialogue that makes violence funny? Maybe Elmo knows.)
GTA IV comes out on April 29th. And did we mention in-game music will be available for purchase? True story. Earmark the croons you like, in the next car you steal, with a handy-dandy in-game mobile phone. Amazon keeps track. The song in this spot is "Real McKoy" by Mavado.
Ahh, the sweet smell of sex, drugs and urban misery. We have officially wandered out of the Coke side of life.
- Milk makes baby-eating witches insecure about their looks. Dude. Did she just try passing her wart off as a mole?
- Cops with Slingbox and a bullhorn wreak havoc. "Haaands up. COME ON, THREE POINTER!"
These Raggedy Ann & Andy refugees are characters in a new Zune ad called Piece of Me, Piece of You. Girl bites boy, boy becomes zombie, and together they turn the world into a community of undead extras with jazz hands. Very Tim Burton.
Not as good as the last Zune ad, but still cool. Suddenly these spots are something to look forward to, you know? And it's neat how the whole "sharing" theme always carries over.
The spot, which debuted last night, was written by Three Legged Legs and produced by Green Dot Films for agency 72andSunny. That catchy-ass song is "Fancy Footwork" by Chromeo.
Check out Blue, Dots and Blips, three ads by ATTIK for the Lexus IS F. The trick is to drive home the message, "The new Lexus is F."
And what is F?
"F is everything you thought we weren't," the saucy new microsite confidently croons.
That probably generated traffic trouble.
The sex-and-candy action took place last month in Sao Paulo, when 40 panty-clad girls stood eating chocolate body parts in public places. Pics appeared on Irresistivel.net, which pinpointed their locations and Orkut profiles via Google Maps.
- Durex latches on to Hitchcock's train-entering-tunnel metaphor in a new ad for Durex Play Lubricant.
- Cuba is getting expanded access to television programming without having to resort to illegal satellite hookups.
- Copyranter says it's Big Tits Friday. OK, so he said it last Friday.
- Jenna Jameson launches post-porn career. Help promote her new movie, Zombie Strippers, by writing some taglines.
- Again confirming its belief people are idiots who can't determine the difference between a computer and a city, Apple, earlier this year, filed a complaint to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office claiming New York's new green apple tourism logo is "likely to cause confusion, mistake or deception in the minds of consumers." Who's really the idiot here?
Family Resources in Florida tapped Salter>Mitchell to help promote marriage on the Fed's dime. (Your tax dollars at work! ...Just sayin'.)
Instead of advocating marriage's benefits, S>M orchestrated a familiar scenario where a bride-to-be talks her head off about the wedding while the groom stews in catatonic misery until he boils over. The tagline: "Make your wedding a beginning not an end." That could use a comma. But whatever.
How far the happy couple's come from proposal night, which undoubtedly included expensive dinner, lavish dessert, Veuve Clicquot champagne and hot sex. People should get married right at that moment, while the fire's still toasty and when the man's made all the preparations.
There's a reason why storage companies don't let you live in or work from your unit. This is that reason.
He doesn't even give Gram the flowers! Those cold-hearted Brits: crusading against hair care ads while nana knits doilies under lock and key.
The tagline: Safestore. For those things you just can't throw away. Brought to you by the geriatric sadists at Team Rubber.
Ugh. Watch some street hoods spray paint Zoo York's logo on roaches, then shower them onto people in the Manhattan business district.
And here, in a concept slightly more benign, one roach calls another a "no-good cocksucking piece of shit asshole douche."
Nice one. Gotta use it some time, possibly on one of the bustier interns. And in other news, what the fucking-fuck-FUCK?
That is, according to this new spot for Washington, DC. (Come on, sport. How do you resist two metaphors in one sentence?!)
In the spot, a mom throws open a giant scrap book and invites the audience into family-friendly DC, where power lunches become romantic rendezvous (with your own spouse!) and spy games are left to the kids.
The campaign, entitled "Power Trip," goes live today and replaces the old DC slogan, "An American Experience."
Even with all those tantalizing political euphemisms, I'd still rather see Orlando. Every major American city would be better off with a gigantic Disney theme park.