Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Blog Profile / Adrants

Filed Under:Marketing / Advertising
Posts on Regator:4274
Posts / Week:20.5
Archived Since:April 21, 2010

Blog Post Archive

This Follow Up to Bud Light's Super Bowl 'Up For Whatever' Falls Flat

I don't know. Give this next chapter of Bud Light's Up For Whatever entry a view. To me it just comes of as if it were an overzealous ad school student version of the original. If you recall, the brand launched a celebrity-studded version...Show More Summary

Dylan Thomas' 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night' Beautifully Highlights Medical Efforts in Tanzania

Here's some beautiful new work from New York-based agenda:NY for the new Abbott Fund campaign. Directed by Ruben Latre, the work, produced by Hostage Films, was created to highlight the global work done through Abbott's international partnerships across the globe. Show More Summary

e.p.t. Has Fun With Saturday Night Live's CNN Pregnancy Test

Having some fun with Saturday Night Live's CNN Pregnancy Test bit, home pregnancy test brand e.p.t. is exploring the creation of a series of limited-edition pregnancy test sticks that interact with women just like their favorite news...Show More Summary

This is What Game of Thrones, Star Trek, Walking Dead Look Like on Easter

Just in time for Easter, Easy Explain Videos is out with a collection of, well, easy to understand spoofs of well known TV shows such as Game of Thrones, Star Trek, The X-Files, Breaking Bad, Homeland, Walking Dead, Dexter and The Big...Show More Summary

You Won't Understand A Word of This Moving Japanese Ad But It Will Make You Cry

This three minute opus for Tosando Music company presents us with a scene of a father performing on the piano at his daughter's wedding. Interspersed with the music are memories of the man's life and a wife who is no longer in the picture. You...Show More Summary

Sexy Asian Dancers Shake Booties to Change Perception of Classical Music

Classical music gets a bum rap these days. It's perceived as the thing only your grandparents listen to yet its the backbone to almost every great move ever made. B-Classic, a Belgian music festival which promotes classical music isShow More Summary

This is the Dumbest Shoe Ad You Will Ever See

Ignited is out with an ad for Sanuk Shoes that envisions why simply wearing the brand's shoes will maintain your comfort even in life's most uncomfortable situations, like sitting in front of a kid who won't stop kicking your seat on...Show More Summary

In Strange Shift, Victor & Spoils Creates Non-Crowdsourced Traditional Bank Campaign

Well this is kind of weird. Remember when Victor & Spoils first launched and they made a really big deal about the fact they'd crowdsource cool, new digital work for their clients? Well apparently they've come full circle and are now...Show More Summary

Carlsberg Extends Happy Hours With Instagram Hashtag Campiagn

Everyone wants a longer happy hour, right? Especially beer brands that make all that beer you're going to drink if you stay in the bar longer. So it makes perfect sense that a brand like Carlsberg would do whatever they can to get people...Show More Summary

Only America Would Say the Hot Dog Is America's Greatest Invention Ever

Who knew? Better than the cotton gin? More important the discovery of electricity? Yup, the hot dog. America's contribution to the world's quinine. And Ball Park, with help from Y&R New York, would like us to meet the brand's Park's Finest hot dogs, made with 100% beef, no nitrates and "infused with bold premium seasonings." Let's be honest. Show More Summary

Pedigree Uses Other Brands' Ad Budgets to Support Its Own Adoption Drive

Hoping to latch itself onto the belief that any video with cute pets will go viral, Pedigree is out with a video featuring cute puppies that's part of its Adoption Drive. The brand will donate any YouTube advertising revenue generated...Show More Summary

Honda Trades Death and Dismemberment For Emoticons in Safe Driving PSA

While there have been some amazingly powerful safe driving PSAs from all over the world, most of them resort to the dramatic, real-life trauma of the crash (see the all-time classic here). But this entry from Honda takes a differentShow More Summary

JWT Changes Name Back to J. Walter Thompson

Nine years after changing it's name to JWT, the agency will, once again, be known as J. Walter Thompson. While the change was planned for later this year, WPP's Martin Sorrell let the change slip at a breakfast event Monday hosted by...Show More Summary

Miller High Life Acknowledges It's Low Life Appeal

AdWeek doesn't like the new Miller High ads and neither do we. While Gabriel Beltrone does an exquisite job of explaining why the ads suck, we'll be more blunt. They come off like some copywriter's hipsterific dream of cool as defined...Show More Summary

See The Divinyls 'I Touch Myself' Turned Into A Touching Breast Cancer PSA

In April of 2013, Dininyls frontwomen Chrissy Amphlett died from breast cancer after an ultrasound and mammogram missed the cancer. Later, Amphlett found a lump on her own through self-examination. It's said that her dying wish was to...Show More Summary

On Chatroulette, This Girl Gets These Masturbating Guys to Check Their Balls For Cancer

Well now at least we know Chatroulette is still thing. Who knew? We can thank Spanish ad agency VCCP for reminding us with a testicular cancer awareness campaign which made use of the chat services primary feature; guys who have no problem...Show More Summary

TNT Ponders the Drama of A Skunk in A Crowded Elavator

Duval Guillaume has launched a new international print campaign for TNT. The agency developed 4 new images which ask us to imagine how life becomes more interesting when you add some drama to it. If you recall, the agency famously launched...Show More Summary

Faux Oatmeal Punks Gamers (And Gamer Marketing) at PAX East Conference

Poking fun at gamer marketing and culture, Digital Kitchen and Cards Against Humanity launched Pwnmeal Extreme Gaming Oatmeal this past weekend during the Pax East gaming conference in Boston. Screens around the venue played an ad in...Show More Summary

This Beer Campaign Will Make You Feel Like A Loser

Remember when beer was just this thing you drank on Saturday afternoon after you'd finished cutting the lawn or simply wanted to hang with a few friends at your favorite bar? Well, thanks to modern marketing, beer isn't beer anymore....Show More Summary

Want to Win A Year's Supply of Peanut Butter?

In celebration of the opening of Rocky on Broadway, Peanut Butter & Co. has launched the Knockout Peanut Butter Smoothie Sweepstakes. Peanut Butter & Co. teamed with four food bloggers to create new smoothie recipes using peanut butter. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC