Here's a Flash movie, in which Janet Jackson finds out how Britney Spears was able to become so popular.
By now, you have all heard that New York is experimenting with an in-taxi video advertising platform. It has been met with mixed reviews. The Washington Post takes a look at the current state of in-taxi advertising.
According to the Interactive Media Groups Brand Recall Index, the Chrysler Sebring spot featuring Celine Dion tops the weekly list in recall. Interestingly, it places only eigth in the Likeability Index.
"Sometimes, when a group of people work on a creative project together, it becomes a little inbred," Phil (Dusenberry) told Bob (Garfieild). "Everybody sort of begins thinking alike. And that's fine, except that you sometimes lose your objectivity and you lose your focus. ... So we just went blindly along thinking we had this thing really nailed, and no one came and said, 'Wait a second; this stuff just isn't right.' That sometimes happens."
Yup, seems we just can't get it right sometimes. But those bad ads is what makes it so fun, right?
Read Rance rant over at Ad Age.
What is it with this trend that makes me look like imbiciles in advertising. They can't do the laundry. They can't cook. And now in this spot they come off looking like perverted drooling idiots. Oh wait, we are perverted drooling idiots:-)
This and others from Ad Age's TV Spots of the Week.
Controversy surrounds this years Master tournament. Seems there are some that don't like the men's only membership policy of the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. Club chairman, William Johnson has asked advertisers not to participate.