Merry Christmas and that

Illustration of capsules in a box titled 'Corporate Happiness. Daily use.'

Thanks for doing media business with us during the year. We’re closing on December 23rd at lunch time and re-opening for business on Thursday, January 5th. Wishing you a delightful Christmas and holiday season.

Dave, Mark, everyone.

*Image above is one of a series by Ciao Orio.



2016, in a nutshell

Good example of mining your data for story-telling potential. Music streaming service Spotify is running its first global outdoor campaign with the theme, “Thanks 2016, It’s Been Weird”.

Outdoor ad: Dear 3,479 people who streamed 'It's the end of the world as we know it' the day of the Brexit vote, HANG IN THERE.

Another billboard reads, “Dear person who played ‘Sorry’ 42 times on Valentine’s Day: WHAT DID YOU DO?”



Merry Christmas

And on the subject of over-indulgence, American comedian and actor Milt Moss just passed away. His appearance in an Alka-Seltzer ad greatly helped his career, and the ad was inducted into the Clio Awards Hall of Fame in the seventies.

However, the REAL Hall of Fame in pop-culture is an appearance on The Simpsons. This is what Homer Simpson wrote for his high school Year Book entry:

Homer Simpson Year Book: I can't believe I ate the whole thing