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Meet Bob Barker

By Anya Ow / July 9, 2020 / 0 Comments

Bob Barker: Latest on Sea Shepherd’s Meet the Fleet is one of its most well-known ships and a feature on Whale Wars and other campaigns.

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A Serious Message from Old Spice

By Anya Ow / May 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

An Unusually Serious Message from Old Spice — this ad highlights the disparity in impact that the coronavirus has had on African-Americans.

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Safe Hands Challenge

By Anya Ow / March 30, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Safe Hands Challenge is the latest Coronavirus initiative from the World Health Organisation, promoting proper handwashing.

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Time Chicken

By Anya Ow / April 26, 2017 / Comments Off on Time Chicken

Which game first – the chicken or the egg? Time Chicken is a claymation short film that tries to solve this age old philosophical question. Via Short of the Week: Employing a playful Claymation aesthetic to tackle a famous philosophical question that dates back thousands of years to Ancient Greece, Nick Black’s 6-minute stop-motion Time […]

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Jonathan Coulton "All This Time"

By Anya Ow / April 5, 2017 / Comments Off on Jonathan Coulton "All This Time"

Jonathan Coulton has a new music video called “All This Time”, inspired by old text games, and is a cautionary tale against the surveillance state. Via Gizmodo: Musician Jonathan Coulton has debuted the first video for his upcoming album, Solid State. It’s a glorious send-up of classic text adventure video games, as well as a […]

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Mexico Tourism Board Tequila Cloud

By Anya Ow / March 31, 2017 / Comments Off on Mexico Tourism Board Tequila Cloud

In a novel development, the Mexico Tourism Board has created a tequila cloud. Just in case you needed more reasons to visit Mexico. Via the Huffington Post: The tourism board installed the boozy cloud at an art gallery in rain-drenched Berlin this week to remind local residents that it’s always a little sunnier in Mexico. […]

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Grandma Lo-Fi

By Anya Ow / June 6, 2016 / Comments Off on Grandma Lo-Fi

Via Republik Film Productions, Grandma Lo-fi: The Basement Tapes of Sigrídur Níelsdóttir tells the story of the Icelandic/Danish musician and visual artist. From the video: At the tender age of 70 she started recording and releasing her own music straight from the living room. Seven years later she had 59 albums to her name with […]

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This Crazy LG Vacuum Ad

By Anya Ow / June 1, 2016 / Comments Off on This Crazy LG Vacuum Ad

Whoah. In this LG ad, 2015 U.S. Extreme Rock Climbing medalist Sierra Blair-Coyle scales a skyscraper using two LG Code Zero K94SGN vacuum cleaners worn on her back. Via Adweek: The building is about 460 feet high and situated in Songdo International Business District, a “smart city” about 40 miles southwest of Seoul, South Korea. […]

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Generation X: Why Advertising and Marketing needs the X-Factor

By Gavel Markowski / October 20, 2013 / 0 Comments

It’s Saturday morning. I’m in Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn. A shopping strip in a suburb for people who’d really like to live in Toorak but don’t want to look pushy. I’m parking my scratched old Landrover Disco. I note that I’m in a line of 4WD’s. Rangies, Honda CRV’s, Pagero’s, Ford Explorers (do they let Ford’s […]

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How Marketing can affect corporate Culture

By Gavel Markowski / October 16, 2013 / 0 Comments

I’m sitting at my kitchen table, discussing the difficulties of digging a pool in my back yard with three men from the pool company and the conversation is getting heated. Incredibly, even though they do pools in Hawthorn, on our hill all the time, (and haven’t hit rock) they did not calculate in their quote […]

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