The Ugly

Super Bowl 2011

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R55e-uHQna0[/youtube] The Good [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBNnD5kuHUE[/youtube] And Another Goodie [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXGYK1eP_wo[/youtube] The Bad [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQnhFxyikXg[/youtube] The Ugly That’s my take on 2011’s Super Bowl commercials. Here for the expert opinions via USA Today. brandslut xoxo

Queenspuke

Those who follow me on Twitter know I have a problem with the badly dressed windows at Queenspark. Once upon a time I used to peruse the rails of the store because the window display invited me in. These days I have to hold the bile down as I’m accosted, regularly, with what I describe…

Badvertising: Roman’s Pizza

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9mOOrrx3Ig[/youtube] I spotted this whilst watching Grey’s Anatomy last night and had to restrain myself from stabbing myself to death with a blunt knife (no scalpel needed) to avoid being subjected to the cheese one second longer. Roman’s Pizza, have we all been Punkd? Now whilst I understand that your unique selling proposition is cheese…

Advertising in Africa

I always accept the flyers that are handed out at intersections because a. the poor sod handing them out is just doing a job and b., every now and then you stumble upon an absolute gem. You know you’re in for a treat when the opening sentence is: “DR. DAVID has been legalised to import…

The Wasteful World of Cell C?

Flicking through the latest edition of Marie Claire last night, the one with Emma Watson and her new pixie crop on the cover looking gorgeous, I noticed a rather superfluous and indulgent 4 page advertising spread by my favourites, Cell C. I paged through the spread and couldn’t figure out the gist of the campaign – it seemed like…

C is for Clowns

Cell C continue to show us their true colours: red, yellow, gold and all things circus. The cellular service provider has been ordered by the ASA to remove its latest campaign featuring the 4Gs symbol which has proved to be misleading and utter bollocks. CEO Lars Reichelt is now back-peddling and claiming that the use…

People of WalMart

With all this crazy talk of American retail giant WalMart threatening to buy South Africa’s MassMart (which runs Game, Dion, Makro and Builder’s Warehouse, among other chains) for a whopping R32 billion, I thought I’d share this little gem with y’all. PEOPLE OF WALMART is a website comprising photos, videos and stories from within the…