You know you’re getting old when even the Young Ones are dying. An old nineties ad featuring the late Rik Mayall and his family.
Indian ad for the Samsung Good Vibes app, which helps deafblind people communicate. Seems like a better innovation than another camera…
Good talent, especially the child. You may need Kleenex.
Make Donald Trump look good.
Here’s your brief. Show how unfair the media is to Bernie Sanders.
Tinder’s interactive series – swipe left or right to direct the plot – is US only at present. There’s an opportunity to date real people post-episode. Will it increase engagement? Or marriage? I remember when storytelling was limited to books, movies and Sixty Minutes. Here’s the YouTube version. It’s not very interactive.
Spain’s most famous moustache, formerly attached to soccer legend and Spain team manager, Vicente del Bosque González, gone. Why?
By MullenLowe. Look out Merv Hughes.
Well this is pretty edgy; let’s do it.
That’s not the version that went to air on US TV. No blood, no string. Good commentary as usual in Ad Age.
A thoughtful article by Josh Taylor in the Guardian on the evolution of narrative in video games, aka Fortnite. Signals and discovery rather than a developing storyline. As you probably know, the series ended with all characters and the asteroid sucked into a black hole. No explanation, no timeline, no promotion of the forthcoming series. And, nice touch; they edited the game servers so they say ‘anomaly detected’. If you visit the web site, it’s just the black hole. With 30,000 or so people watching on, waiting for a clue. That’s just how it goes with black holes.
Breaking news: back online.
Production values. Breathtaking.
The purpose of this post is not to ridicule footballers. It is to encourage them to go to Japan and shoot ads, because they have products there we have not even thought of yet. Cristiano Ronaldo is on to this.
And here is a big free kick to our agency partners in Australia. Steal this concept. Soccer star Luis Suarez inducted into a nine-to-five business.
The in-joke is that he’s famous for cheating, pushing and diving. You’d have to find another in-joke for AFL…