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Diapers.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQ0M9CBEkw0] When I poo, I poo in blue. Without a doubt, the only spot that had me laughing out loud like a fool in quite a long time. I think the product is totally ridiculous, but the spot from the

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Unicorn.

A funky little Unicorn with a collection of music videos for you to serenade your friends with = viral gold? Check it out for yourself at SerenadingUnicorn.com.

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Rothko.

I have four pieces of art in my apartment : my niece’s first canvas (a purple and pink portrait of me), a giant print of Audrey Hepburn from Breakfast at Tiffany’s and two blue and yellow Rothko’s.  I fell in love with Rothko’s  large

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Furry.

I have a weakness for tiny furry animals in commercials (example 1 and 2) Is there some sort of scientific name for this? Kia preys on my weakness once again with their new spot using some badass street hamsters who love them some Black Sheep.

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Dance.

I’m loving the current TV spots for Webber Grill – they are fun personality filled 30 second spots that makes me wish I was at a summer party grilling, drinking and dancing. While the infectious dance moves make not be directly related to grills, they are

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Starburst.

Really CVS a starburst in a banner ad? Really? Are you trying to make me blind? Please tell me you didn’t pay someone to design this. And I (fingers and toes crossed) hope for your sake this starburst was not

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AdChoices.

Have you noticed some new buttons surrounding display ads on Yahoo.com? The top link – AdChoices – takes you here and lets you opt in and out of certain categories as well as shows you the information it has on

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Dayparting.

Dayparting is the practice of flighting ads based on time of day and is effective for either difference audiences of difference products. Most display offer dayparting at little to no cost and while not entirely relevant to a lot of

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Fed-Ex.

Nothing I love more than simple creative executions that say everything there is to say about a brand. Creative is hard, I certainly don’t have the chops to design or any sort of skill set outside of one class of

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Peeve.

One of my biggest pet peeves with commericals ( that you may remember from this previous post): Using cartoons/claymation/rotoscoping when it is totally and completely unncessary. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMWBXAJ7NIc] Y&R Chicago, what about this spot in a scene about regular, everyday life

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