July 26, 2013

Carlos Danger motors on

Anthony Weiner is not only fodder for the late night TV shows but this troubled political figure now also provides material for clever ad folks, and of course in some cases for not so clever ones.  In the case below though, a new Twitter account by Carlos D Motor goes to the heart of the matter.  D by the way stands for Danger.  With a self portrait style image in a bathroom this MINI Cooper S  apparently wants to know "Wanna get your hands on my stick?"    We thus assume it is not an automatic transmission Danger man. 

July 23, 2013

Carling darling ad

People like to jump on the Royals bandwagon and that is also true for advertisers.  British beer maker Carling made a nice decorator ad that should stand out from the herd.   It is actually quite cute and we are certain there is a "slightly different" version of this It Is A Boy one.    

July 19, 2013

Levitation stunt

Pepsi Max did a levitation guerrilla marketing stunt with British performer Dynamo in London, and while the spot is nicely done, how would anyone know that this is work for Pepsi?  All these folks snapping pictures on their smartphones just taking pics of a dude hanging on a bus, but really no connection that is obvious. Yes, there is a banner on the bus, but still.  Plus it is fake.

July 03, 2013

Kobe Bryant vs Lionel Messi

Turkish Airlines is running a cute spot with Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi trying to impress a young boy on a flight, but they could not really run that spot in the US since most folks there would have no clue who Messi is.   Nor would they care.   Sad