Archive for the ‘advertising’ Category

In a marketing blitz that was sure to rile up the fanboys, a special paid for advertisode (advertisement episode) by Microsoft in collaboration with Seth McFarlane’s Family Guy was set to coincide with the launching of Windows 7. The special program was pulled off at the last second because Microsoft felt it had too much […]


Dear AT&T and Apple, We’d like for you to know that your iPhone SUCKS. We’re sorry your flagship phone isn’t a “race-horse duct-taped to a scud missile fast” like our Motorola Droid. Try to understand, we think your the iPhone is for girly girls and sissies. Did we say sissies? We also meant pansies and […]


Mens magazine Esquire isn’t going to just sit around and watch print die. Oh no. The people behind the scenes are working hard to come up with ideas that combine digital with the analog. Augmented Reality is what they came up with this year. Tech savvy readers will remember that Esquire pulled a similar marketing […]


Rarely does a home electronic commercial catch my attention. This Miele dishwasher is very clever.  


It’s finally Friday and what better way to end the week than with a dog looking at other dogs getting banged from the rear? Or how about the fact that he is surfing the Internet on classic Macintosh? Who the hell designed this ad? And and there is toilet paper on the table. Gross.


Christmas is coming up what better way to signal it’s the buying season than with some competitive gadget ads that trash rivals? Verizon is doing just that. Trying to steal people from the iPhone’s wrath, the big V has started airing a series of commercials that point out AT&T’s poor 3G coverage in the U.S. […]


Apple’s “I’m a Mac/I’m a PC” commercials never get tiresome. They’re quite charming actually. I’ve don’t think I’ve watched more computer ads other than those. I’m surprised there is still so much material they can smack together to continue them. Advertising on the web is still tricky business – to execute it successfully. Once in […]