Okay, yes. Christopher Lloyd did an ad for the new Lego game, Lego Dimensions, and it’s fun for a little bit, but never mind that. Ultimately it’s a few moments of Lloyd doing his “Great Scott!” shtick (which, yes, I do love), but it doesn’t feel all that interesting.
How do you sell a new car battery that can withstand the coldest of winter conditions in Canada? Leave it to Canadian Tire to come up with the Ice Truck, a 15,000 pound vehicle made almost completely out of ice that they drove around the town of Hensall, Ontario.
Everywhere we turn, we are basically inundated with video messages, but all of those videos can usually be summed up simply; they’re blatant promotional messages packaged into 30-second ads that can be forgotten as quickly as they’re seen.
The ad execs at Volkswagen must really love Star Wars. Either that, or they’re trying to tune in to the whole Star Wars ethos once again, since it seems to make almost any reference to the films an instant hit online.
YouTube has named their ad of the year, and it’s proof from the United Kingdom that a powerful ad will almost always have a simple message.
Mr. “I’m on a horse” is back for an advertising sequel in the latest Old Spice commercial that the company is calling “Questions”.
This has been driving me nuts. Every time I hear the most recent ad for Metro (the Canadian grocery store chain) I could have sworn it was David Duchovny doing the voiceover. I did a Google search but couldn’t find a thing to suggest it was him (and really, why would it be him?), but apparently I’m not the only one who is confused.
Some company has been plastering Toronto with ads featuring the earth-shattering, highly compelling intro “er” and the edge of a letter. So far, it’s anyone’s guess which company is behind…
Every year, even if I don’t like the teams that end up at the Superbowl, I have to watch the game. I was a Denver Broncos fans since I was…
The Toronto Star has a great article about some of the best advertising from the past year, pointing out however that 2007 “wasn’t a good year for TV ads”. In…