There’s going to be a surplus of glass slippers and ugly stepsisters floating around when the 2013 Men’s NCAA Tournament comes to a close. This year’s March Madness is already being considered the most unpredictable in the history of the Tournament, with over 12 major upsets in the first four rounds. By day two of the [...]
Nick’s Pick: “Crime Deterrent” While it is not one of the most popular Super Bowl Commercials of all time I must say that Sprint’s Crime Deterrent Cell Phone spot from the 2006 Super Bowl has always been one of my favorites. In the spot Sprint is able to actually marry silly humor with relevant selling points. [...]
Why just say Merry Christmas when you can say “Happy Smoking” – 200 times!? This ad is truly a gem, not just because it’s a cigarette commercial, but because the spokeswoman actually acknowledges the package designer by name. Now that’s something you never see. You’ll notice the slogan “It’s Toasted” in the beginning of the spot. [...]
The clothes may be outdated, but the message is still relevant. Perhaps now more than ever. The creative vision for this spot began when a plane was diverted to Ireland because of fog. You can read the whole story here.
This week while watching Dancing with The Stars, I saw the Read Forever commercial for Barnes & Noble’s Nook. The TV spot, which is accompanying the launch of the new and updated NookColor, focuses on the importance and joy of reading rather than the screen upgrades and apps. As a fiction lover (and Nook owner) [...]