Jarvik Pulled, HBO Subverts, Obay Continues, L'Oreal Does Second Life


- Pfizer has pulled its long-ish running commercial featuring Jarvik heart inventor Robert Jarvik because he was portrayed as a doctor when, in fact, he's not.

- HBO is at it again with quirky videos promoting their shows. These new BBDO-created videos show two stories twice with second ending the more daring one, representative of stories you might see on HBO.

- Torontoist continues to follow the Obay campaign which began as what appeared to be a prescription drug campaign but was revealed to be a campiagn for Colleges Ontario.

- What? Second Life still exists? Oh yes, indeed, it does and L'Oreal Paris thinks it's done a good job with a recent in-world campaign as do others.

- If you like death-themed ads, check out a collection of them over here.

by Steve Hall    Feb-26-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Cable, Online, Policy, Social   

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