HP: Let’s Do Amazing (Annie Leibovitz & Dr Dre)

HP recently launched a great ad campaign featuring Rhys Darby from Flight Of The Conchords fame. The commercials are all based on the humorous exploits of Rhys finding out more about some of HP’s exclusive partnerships and technology innovations. The… Continue Reading

Magners Cider: Catch (Method in the Magners)

Above is a great ad for Magners Irish cider called “Catch”. The ad was made by London based Creative Agency The Red Brick Road. They created two TV campaigns, the first one above shows the unbeaten  local Clonmel cricket team… Continue Reading

Mooncup: LoveYourVagina.com

LoveYourVagina.com is a crazy site created by a new British "tampon alternative" brand called Mooncup. I won’t go into the messy details but check out http://www.mooncup.co.uk/ to see what this new product is, all I can say is I’m damn… Continue Reading

Nandos: Wives

Nandos are one SA brand constantly known for their great tongue in cheek adverting campaigns, and the above new TV spot is no different. After the recent negative worldwide press created by the SA president Jabob Zuma having 3 wives,… Continue Reading

Bisquit Cognac Launches in South Africa

Last week I was kindly invited to the launch of the internationally renowned Cognac brand; Bisquit (no it’s not pronounced like biscuit). The event was held at a stunning house in Bishops Court. Bisquit was started by a 20 year… Continue Reading

2010 Loerie advertising awards: Print campaign

    The main advertising awards in Africa are the Loeries, each year a different agency is picked to do the creative work for the awards and this year it’s Ogilvy Cape Town’s turn. The ads above and below all… Continue Reading

Diet Coke: Puppets ad + Stay ad

Over the weekend I saw two great commercials for Diet Coke. The first one above is the new Diet Coke “Puppet” spot by Mother, London. If puppets and musical dance routines are your thing then you wont be disappointed. The… Continue Reading

Google: The Beast file (Google’s Interests / Values)

Great little expose on Google’s values and commercial interests, made by ABC Australia’s “Hungry Beast”, a topical news program giving views from a different perspective. The clip starts with the commentary:  “Meet Google. The noun that became a verb. The… Continue Reading

Heineken: Football prank case study (AC Milan vs Real Madrid)

Heineken Italy and JWT have just releases a great case study showing how they managed to convince 1136 Italian soccer fans to miss the largest football match day in Italy (AC Milan vs Real Madrid), and instead show up to… Continue Reading

Old Spice: Armpit Mountain

A month after the very popular “Smell like a man” clip, Old Spice and Wieden + Kennedy are at it again, this time to advertise their new underarm deodorant sticks. If your “Handsomeness is a burden your face has to… Continue Reading