Tag Archives: advertising

Iconic Brooklyn Sign Might Come Down

Via the New York Times: The language of the plans recently approved by the New York City Buildings Department seems unambiguous: A “sign structure to be demolished by hand,” reads the schematic diagram. “Carry debris across roof and dump into chute.” On the diagram is the name of the project: “Full Demolition of Kentile Sign at 111 9th St. Brooklyn, …

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ALABAMA: Church Sign Quotes Hitler

Via Alabama’s Ledger-Inquirer: A billboard at the Village Mall in Auburn, Ala., features five smiling kids beneath a quote from Adolf Hitler: “He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.” According to Lamar Advertising’s Montgomery office, the billboard was rented out by Life Savers Ministries, based in Opelika, Ala. Hitler’s quote traces back to his speeches of the ’30s, …

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New Ad From The NRA

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GOP: Stop The War On Coal

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This Is An Ad For Something

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Ron Reagan: I’m A Lifelong Atheist And I’m Not Afraid Of Burning In Hell

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Robyn & Royksopp – Say It

Technically this is an ad for something. Very Kraftwerk.

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Pogo Goes Commercial

Via Campaign Brief: Western Austrialia’s most established dairy, Brownes, has teamed up with Perth-born world-renowned electronic artist Pogo to create a fun and innovative video which invites people to do some impromptu dancing on the streets of Perth. The video, promoting Brownes Shake ‘n’ Shake, is a first for Brownes because it uses a WA artist to design, film and …

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Billboard Of The Day

The above mobile billboard began cruising the streets of Manhattan this week. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is the philosophy of Anthony Losquadro, an anti-circumcision activist. Losquadro is the executive director of Intaction, an organization that has been informing the public about the harmful mental and physical effects of circumcising baby boys since 2010. On Saturday, Intaction unveiled …

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Starbucks Includes “Two Moms” in Mother’s Day Ad Voiced By Oprah Winfrey

JMG tipster Lynda expects that you-know-who will be ever so pissed about this new Mother’s Day campaign from Starbucks. Oprah does the voice-over.

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Visa Inks Endorsement Deal With Michael Sam, Launches First Ad During NFL Draft

Visa tonight announced it has signed an endorsement deal with Michael Sam. The first ad in the campaign has launched on YouTube as the first round of the NFL draft is underway in New York City. In his first spot, Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year out of Missouri, is shown working out while a voiceover urges the …

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Strangest. Spokesman. Choice. Ever.

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New From The GOP

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New Oklahoma Marriage Ad

Politico reports: Freedom to Marry, the national marriage legalization effort, is going up on the air starting Monday with a new television ad that will run for a week in the conservative state, as litigants wait for a ruling in a case in front of the 10th Circuit that’s challenging the state’s gay marriage ban. The ad features retired Army …

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Jon Lajoie – Please Use This Song

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This Is An Ad For Something

I especially dig the ponytail move. (Tipped by JMG reader Blair)

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Sponsors Bail On LA Clippers

Less than 72 hours after racist comments by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling went public, the team has lost almost all of its corporate sponsors. The Chumash Casino, the presenting sponsor of the Los Angeles Clippers, jumped ship Monday along with used car dealership chain CarMax and airline Virgin America as advertisers pondered their partnerships with the team in …

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This Is An Ad For Something

(Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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One Million Moms Vs Kimberly-Clark

One Million Moms via email: Poise is airing a new commercial, and it is extremely sexually suggestive. This indecent ad includes two women having a discussion about “SAM” in their pants. Poise products are designed to provide protection for light bladder leaks so they have introduced liners with super absorbent material, or the acronym SAM. The Poise commercial begins with …

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Open Thread Thursday

Plop-plop fizz-fizz. My baloney has a first name. Tell us your favorite old school commercial jingles.

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