14 February 2011

ACCESSION 2011 LENNU EDUSKUNTAAN (C64) is an election campaign ad for Lennu (Len Merikanto) of the demo group Accession and the Pirate Party. There’s a parliamentary election taking place in Finland on the 17:th of April this spring.

[via:Tero Inha]

27 May 2010

husband beating wife vintage ad chase sanborn coffee store-testing

Sexist vintage ads: some of these have been circulating the net for the longest time, still, there’s a few I hadn’t seen before.

[via:Daniel Brahneborg/RT]

12 March 2010

Wired Reread: retro gold from old issues of Wired Magazine

[via:Laughing Squid]

10 February 2010

Old Spice Commercial: The Man Your Man Could Smell Like (I’m on a Horse)

More well written and cut ads in their channel.

[via:Janne Strang]

30 July 2009

How to Avoid Gmail’s Sponsored Links/ads

“…include a sentence or two that mentions catastrophic events or tragedies […] After extensive testing I’ve discovered you need 1 catastrophic event or tragedy for every 167 words in the rest of the email.”

[via:Waxy]

18 July 2009

Facebook using user faces for ads

Failing contextual advertising is always hilarious. You might want to opt out, though.

[via:Mashable]

30 June 2009

Microsoft’s strange new online video ads for Internet Explorer 8

I kind of liked F.O.M.S. and to some degree, G.R.I.P.E.S.. It can’t be easy to come up with something clever to say about a product known to everyone who cares as utter shit. But hey, IE9 is likely to be good enough for basic users in a Safari-like way.

[via:Estraye]

11 May 2009

Global Coalition for Peace: What Goes Around Comes Around pillar ad posters

Global Coalition for Peace: What Goes Around Comes Around

[via:Nelg]

24 March 2009

Poster design by MW82

Responsible Recreation?

Poster design by MW82 (Mikko Walamies).

[via:Stuki]

21 March 2009

The CEO’s Guide to Jetting (hilarious JetBlue ads)

Direct links to each video: Chapter 1 (Welcome Aboard), Chapter 2 (The Airport), Chapter 3 (The Flight)

[via:Dvorak]

4 February 2009

Atheist bus slogan generator: There is probably no spoon now stop dreaming and take the red pill

Atheist bus slogan generator

Also:
Atheist Bus Campaign (Wikipedia)

[via:Waino]

17 January 2009

British Humanist Association Einstein Atheist Bus Campaign Tube Advert

Christian UK bus driver refuses to drive a bus with atheist “There’s probably no God” ad banner

See also: The home page of the ad campaign

26 July 2008

Meat commercial from Soviet-era Estonia

The words being chanted are “chicken” and “meat“, kanahakkliha=chicken minced meat. Edit: Harry Egipt, the man behind this and many other.. powerful Estonian tv ads has been discussed in-depth elsewhere.

[via:Kottke]

25 July 2008

Beijing 2008 Amnesty International ad

Amnesty International (Hungary) ad: Beijing 2008 - Stop the China's World Record of Executions

Amnesty International ad: Beijing 2008 - Stop China's World Record of Executions

Full size and more info on Ads of the World.

4 July 2008

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