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3 Car Advertisements That Changed Advertising Forever
It is hard to stand out among others nowadays when it comes to advertising and the motoring industry is one that it is highly competitive. In order to succeed in this specific sector you can’t get away with just driving the car round a sexy backdrop anymore, you have to do something that makes people think “wow, did that really just happen”? Here are some of the car adverts that have gotten the world talking.
Golf- Singing In the Rain
The reason this is such a fantastic advert and why it changed advertising forever is simply because of the controversy behind it. Half of the people that saw this advert thought it was a terrible crime against the great Gene Kelly whilst others thought it was a great bit of advertising and went out to buy a VW Golf! [Read more…]
Conan’s New Promo Made With Awesome Sauce
This new promo for Conan‘s upcoming late-night talk show on TBS was directed by the same guy that did those animal-filled commercials for American Express that starred Ellen Degeneres. There’s not much I can add to this. Just watch the greatness unfold.
In other news, I’m glad he’s keeping the beard. It’s working for him.
2 major networks reject anti-Mosque ad
You may have heard by now — since it’s all over the media — that a group of Muslims has submitted a proposal to city planners in New York to build a mosque in downtown New York City. Doesn’t sound like that big a deal, until you hear that the plan is to build the mosque just a few blocks away from Ground Zero — the site where Muslim extremists crashed two commercial airliners into the World Trade Center towers, killing millions.
There are powerful arguments both for and against building the mosque near this memorial area, as emotions run high particularly among New Yorkers who’s memories of that fateful day are still raw. One group of protestors in particular have put together an ad decrying the efforts to build the mosque, and had plans to run the ad on major television networks. But NBC and CBS have rejected the ad as being “too vague” in its references to Muslims as all being like the extremists responsible for the terror attacks. ABC and Fox, meanwhile, say that the ad has not been submitted for airing on their networks.
Here’s the ad in question: