Posts Tagged ‘PSA’

Telling young people (God I feel old saying that) they need to wear condoms is a tall order. But leave it to MTV to get their message across in an entertaining, funny, memorable way. Will it work? Who knows. Will it work better than a preachy, too-serious PSA? Absolutely.

Payback? Because so many people eat Great White Sharks? Because we shamelessly pimp Shark Week? Or are they telling the sharks to go vegan because eating humans are so horrible for your health, you know, with how fat we are and all. (And by the way, that leg is massively out of proportion to a […]

Wow – talk about a great way to dramatize the power (and inherent danger) of a train. It’s such a simple, brutal metaphor that you can’t watch this and miss the message. Well done. Via.

Yes, these are weird. But they’re funny and strange enough to be memorable. The casting session for the weird guy must have been hilarious.

I know guys like this.

Voices for Freedom from wearecaptive on Vimeo. I post about Amnesty International quite a bit here – they’re my favorite all-time client I’ve done work for. They’re exceptionally nice, smart people and they perform an amazing, important service for the world. On the advertising front, everything they do is absolutely beautiful – this piece from […]

This has been getting press everywhere, but it’s definitely worth mentioning again. A woman at the Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Austin, TX was caught texting multiple times – which is against the rules. So they kicked her out. She then called back with a tirade for the ages, but instead of kowtowing to an unhappy […]

This is a rough one to watch. But that’s what makes it so great. These days it’s really tough to evoke an emotion in someone from an ad. This succeeds and gets it message across in a way that will stick with you for a while.

I’m not exactly sure what I’m going to do with my daughter is only enough to get on the web. But she won’t be doing this, that’s for sure. This spot for anti-pornography ministry goes on way too long (and the music is corny as hell) but it does get across a point that […]

If anything is going to get teens to start talking about an anti-smoking ad, this is the way to do it. Talk about relating to your target audience…


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