Archive for January, 2012

Here’s an interesting experiment. For Arlynn Presser‘s new year’s resolution she decided to visit all 325 of her Facebook friends. The trick is, she suffers from agrophobia, which made the task just a tad bit more difficult. Arlynn chronicled everything on her blog and is also making a documentary about her adventure. Via


Look, we all know this isn’t really “Steve” or “Sarah.” And we know this isn’t how they really act over getting a tax refund. Or how they act… ever. So if you’re going to try and entertain us with a fake story about fake actors doing ridiculously fake things, it better be funny. This isn’t.


No Daddy.

23Jan12

I recently moved all my domain registrations from GoDaddy due to their support of SOPA and PIPA as well as their CEO’s penchant for shooting elephants. But not much farther down the list is their horrible advertising like this.


Hey Dog & Pony Show readers, just a quick note to let you know I’m back from vacation and ready to start posting again. Thanks for reading.


When my wife pauses the National Championship Game to say “God that is just a terrible commercial” you know it’s really bad.


Now this is really clever. It’s shot in an interesting way. The weird actions of the thief grab and keep your attention. And then the payoff at the end is a good laugh coupled with the product benefit. This is my favorite spot so far in 2012.


I love everything about this ESPN spot. They’ve been running this campaign for years and it’s great to see how continually fresh they can make it. It just goes to show that if you have a great idea, you can do executions forever. I saw this spot about 50 times during the college bowl season […]



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