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Ghost Captured on Camera

This is pretty amazing. The production company was apparently filming this car commercial, when they accidentally captured what can only be an image of a ghost on camera. Before you watch, turn the sound on (you need to turn it up quite loud, or you won’t hear it). Then watch the car very closely.  Just […]

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Please, don’t let this be the future

Seriously, words fail me in trying to describe this. Instead, I will simply reproduce a small sample of the comment this has generated on youtube (where, by the way, the video has notched up an impressive 1,617 dislikes, compared with 248 likes – presumably most of who work for the agency that created it.) “this […]

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Retro Cities

I recently found a great little site called ‘How to be a Retronaut‘, a site designed for people who “feel they may be living at the wrong time” Check out these great colour images of London and New York in the 40’s and 50’s. For more images of each city click on London and New […]

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The (baaaad) history of product placement

If you work in advertising, and even if you don’t, then you know the drill. Product placement is everything these days, and entire films are funded by it. One of my personal favourites was Wilson the Volleyball in Castaway (great film). My other favourite was the whole idea of the film Terminal. I mean, if you […]

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Wonderbra Economist Ad

I have always loved the Economists Advertising campaigns, but I have to say that in this case Wonderbra have totally nailed it with a clever and cheeky spoof of a famous economist ad. Wonderbra out-clever the Economist.

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Why Can’t we Make Ads Like These Anymore?!

Mad Men. Love it. And the nostalgia of the industry does not stop at what goes on in the office. Have a look at some of these fantastic ads that generation of admen made. No doubt they meant well…. See more bad ads from the good old days here.

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