This Ron Burgundy Dodge Ad Likely Beats the Record For the Number of Brand Mentions in A Single Ad


So by now you've seen quite a few of Ron Burgundy's Dodge commercials, right? The brand gave Will Ferrell broad control over creative in the campaign and the results, given Ferrell's oddball sense of humor, are quite good.

We love this latest entry called Do-dge which must break some kind of record for the number of times a brand name gets mentioned in a :30 commercial.

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by Steve Hall    Nov- 4-13    
Topic: Celebrity

How to Sign Your Name With A Basketball


Whenever sports stars come to Asia, they do an autograph session. But when Dwight Howard came to Manila, adidas, with help from TBWA Singapore, adidas went all in to do something that had never been done before. By coding a new ball-tracking program, adidas enabled Howard to create autographs for his fans with a ball and a court.

Fans were invited to play one-on-one with Dwight, with the movement of the ball captured to create the signature. The signature was then printed onto an adidas shirt, creating a one-of-a-kind piece for the fan to take home.

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by Steve Hall    Nov- 1-13    
Topic: Celebrity

Terry Richardson's UK Kardashian Kollection Campaign Dubbed 'Less Pervy Than Expected'


You are likely all familiar with the Kardashian Kollection which is sold at Sears. A similar collection is being sold in the UK at British chain Lipsy. A new campiagn for that collection was shot shot Terry Richardson who loves to hang with and shoot Kate Upton and other super hot models.

Writing for The Gloss, Julia Sonenshein expected the campaign to consist of the Kardashians "naked and straddling heaps of the clothing" but was pleasantly surprised to discover the campaign is "decidedly un-pervy."

That didn't stop Sonenshein from dubbing the collection "something you'd wear to an 18-and-over club that takes place in an upscale funeral home."

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by Steve Hall    Oct-22-13    
Topic: Celebrity, Racy

Kate Upton Has Sex With Hot Pocket, Dreams of Snoop Dogg


In Kate Upton's latest dalliance with food -- it's like some kind of aphrodisiac for her -- arrives home with her roommate, gets hungry, seductively changes, heads to her bedroom, turns on Larry King, practically has an orgasm while consuming a meaty Pocket and slips into a psychedelic dream featuring Snoop Dogg doing a mashup of Biz Markie's 1989 hit "Just a Friend (You Got What I Need) which ends up "You Got What I Eat."

Now if that isn't a dirty double entendre, we don't know what is. Yea, selling sandwiches with a fantasy in which Snoop Dogg sings to Upton about how much he'd like to eat her.

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by Steve Hall    Oct- 8-13    
Topic: Celebrity, Racy

Ron Burgundy Loves the Dodge Durango Glove Box


With his usual ability to make even the most mundane aspects of life hilarious, Ron Burgundy, aka Will Ferrell gets very excited about the 0.1 cubic foot glove box which has enough room to fit two turkey sandwiches ot...70 packs of gum!!!

"Is this a gumball machine or what? No, it's a Dodge Durango!"

And there you have it.

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by Steve Hall    Oct- 7-13    
Topic: Celebrity

Claire Danes' Audi Adventure Reunites Her With 'My So-Called Life' Love


If you decide to watch this four minute Mediacom-created Audi ad that touts the vehicle's awesome gas mileage and which features Homeland star Claire Danes, you'll have to wait until the very end for the payoff. But if you were a fan of Danes when she played Angela Chase on My So-Called Life, you'll absolutely love it.

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by Steve Hall    Sep-19-13    
Topic: Celebrity, Strange, Video

George Takei Teams With AARP For Video Series


George Takei, perhaps more famous now for his social media wit than for his role on Star Trek, has teamed with AARP for a video series which aims to provide older Americans with interesting and educational technology-focus content. AARP says the series, called Takei's Take,"takes a smart, funny, irreverent look at what is happening in the world of the Internet and how it infiltrates our lives."

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by Steve Hall    Sep-19-13    
Topic: Celebrity, Social, Video

Kobe Bryant Helps Lenovo Launch the K900 Smartphone


Lenovo, with help from social media agency We Are Social, has launched a campaign to introduce the brand's new K900 smartphone.

To promote the launch and boost Lenovo's presence in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Philippines, the brand partnered with NBA superstar Kobe Bryant to create "The Everyday Kobe Challenge."

We Are Social created a Facebook app, hosted on Lenovo's local market Facebook pages that allows people to submit their jump shot videos and vote for their favorites, with the most popular jump shot winning a Lenovo K900.

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by Steve Hall    Sep-18-13    
Topic: Celebrity

Prancercise Lady Fronts Wonderful Pistachios Campaign


Oh the internet. It gives us so many wonderful things. So many things we'd would never have experience before like, well, like the Prancercise® Lady. If you haven't heard of her, her name is Joanna Rohrback and she does this exercise thing which aims to "create the most satisfying, holistic and successful fitness program one could hope to experience." And it has nothing to do with riding a horse.

Anyway, Rohrback, along with Dennis Rodman, an elephant, King Kong and, yes, Norman Bates, can be seen in the upcoming Wonderful Pistachios Get Crackin' campaign which debuts today.

The campaign, which began in 2007, has featured such cultural oddities as Honey Badger, Snooki, Snoop Lion, Keyboard Cat, The Village People and, yes, the Secret Service.

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by Steve Hall    Sep-16-13    
Topic: Brands, Campaigns, Celebrity, Strange

Robert De Niro Asks Us to Remember 9/11


In an effort to get people to pause and reflect on the tragic losses of September 11, 2001, BBDO New York has created a video for the National September 11 Memorial Museum. In the video, 9/11 Memorial Board Member Robert De Niro asks people "to pause, to reflect, to explore, to learn and to honor the best in humanity."

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by Steve Hall    Sep-11-13    
Topic: Cause, Celebrity