Social Media Dipshits: Stop Treating Us Like Fuckwits
And stop calling yourselves "social media snipers," "digital Sinatras," "digital inventionists," "technology whisperers," "content kings," "brand activators," "brand pollinators," and "change agents" (all terms pulled from actual Twitter bios of social...
Think You Can Write Better Ads Than Convicted Felons?
Two young copywriters from San Francisco are working with inmates to create speculative advertising through a project called “Concepting with Convicts.”
What the Hell Happened to Apple's Advertising?
Last week marked the 30th anniversary of “1984,” the Orwellian commercial that introduced the Mac computer to the world. It started the grand American tradition of spending staggering amounts of money on Super Bowl ads, a custom that will be carried on...
New Zealand Knows How to Terrify Its Citizens Into Driving Better
Earlier this month, a New Zealand anti-speeding commercial went viral, and for good reason—it is probably the most creative and effective ad for slowing the fuck down that has ever been made. But it is only the most recent standout commercial produced...
Who Is the Biggest Advertising Asshole of the Month?
January isn’t even half over, but consumers worldwide have already been assaulted by a cavalcade of commercials, magazine ads, and tweets that assume they are all a bunch of halfwits.