There is no cultural meme that cannot be appropriated.
Advertising that promotes a cachaça brand. It’s the spirit used to make Caipirinhas, which you buy on the beach in Rio de Janeiro for a couple of dollars. In case your Portuguese is not fluent, the video ends with this message: drink responsibly.
So Zola, a wedding planning company, ran a pretty average ad on the Hallmark Channel. Because it featured two women kissing a US conservative lobby group, a Million Mums, petitioned Hallmark to remove it, which they did, thereby enabling the sort of backlash that gets you tens of millions of undeserved hits.
Not even a really good kiss if you ask me.
More detail, strictly optional.
Don’t let the creative get in the way of a strong message.
21 students are shot every day—because of Trump’s unwillingness to act. Between protecting the NRA and our children, he's made his choice. Which is why we need to beat him. pic.twitter.com/qUXTKxXWow
— Mike Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) December 16, 2019
This government PSA became the most watched South African ad of all time. Shared 780,000 times.
Okay, I got it. Check out the attention to detail in this French Christmas ad for Carrefour.
Once again we will not be showing you the shmaltzy John Lewis Christmas ad. Don’t click on the image; it doesn’t link to anything.
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.