Archive for February, 2011

Duty calls.


Faithful Dog & Pony Show readers, I’m out on a shoot this week, so I’ll be a little more scarce than usual. But I’ll post when I can, so keep checking back daily. Thanks.

Funny spot for what seems to be a quick serve sandwich shop.

This spot came on TV the other day and my wife said “Old Navy has Kim Kardashian doing their commercials?” While it’s not Kim, it doesn’t really matter one way or the other – they’re boring. Old Navy campaigns always had a distinct look and feel – from way back with the Morgan Fairchild spots […]

Mobile apps are about one of two things: Entertainment or utility. And man does this “Cue the Cab” app for Jose Cuervo by Crispin Porter + Bogusky hit the utility mark. Basically, you press a button and the app calls the closest cab in the area for you. No more hunting online for cab phone […]

You might think about re-checking those countries’ flags. I’m just sayin’… Via.

He’s funny, because it’s true. This blog made me laugh.

I remember reading Jean Kilbourne back in college… and shooting holes in her thesis back then. So I’m a little surprised that she’s still around and that people still believe her rants. Jean tries to argue that today’s advertising is pushing women to try and be perfect – and that’s why they wear makeup, buy […]

There are very few things I hate more than marketing jargon. One of them is when marketing people use that very jargon to try and convince people they know what the hell they’re talking about. This video from PhD is a perfect example. It’s jargon from the first word to the last, full of phrases […]

Oh Sarah, Sarah, Sarah. Did you really think that no one would find out that you created a second Facebook profile in order to “like” and leave nice comments on your official Sarah Palin Facebook page? Wonkette has all the damning details and the full rundown on the Facebooker known as “Lou Sarah.” It’s not […]

I’ve posted before about how much I love Stella’s advertising. This new spot is no different. Every detail is there. Every scene adds to the story. It’s a fun concept that’s just beautifully executed and it makes the beer seem… just… cool.


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