Walrus Offers (Comedic) Relief in New Campaign for Colace

by / May 22, 2019 /

The #1 doctor recommended stool softener brand, Colace, is taking a candid and comedic approach to normalizing the conversation around constipation-- a condition affecting an estimated 63 million people in North America alone. 

In its latest national push from creative and media agency, Walrus, the brand is taking to YouTube pre-roll and :30 ads on Hulu in a uniquely clever way, playing off the many unpleasant things that keep people waiting on such platforms---like boring advertisem[Read More]

UBER EATS MARCH MADNESS EPIC ROAD FILM

by / March 21, 2019 /

Uber Eats, the official delivery partner of March Madness/NCAA, launches its first national advertising this week, a slam-dunk that coincides with the tournament and was created in collaboration with its ad agency Anomaly LA. The centerpiece of the LET'S EATS campaign launches today, a long-form digital film featuring on-the-road exploits of Randy Watkins, an Uber Eats delivery-man slash street sage. When M[Read More]

Lord Danger + Mike Diva Attack Life’s Doldrums in “Devil May Cry 5”

by / March 12, 2019 /

Trapped in a mind-numbing hellscape of suburban apathy? Thanks to the imagination of Lord Danger’s Mike Diva, we now know that Devil May Cry 5 is the cure. The trailer announces the availability of the highly anticipated installment of Capcom's wildly successful action series - evoking the dreary tone of an anti-depressant ad before evolving into a game-infused mega-fantasy. Neighbors use swords to trim hedges, the immaculate dinner host throws down[Read More]

Culprit Creates Apple Ad to Sell… Undergarments?

by / March 12, 2019 /

Culprit Creative celebrated April Fool’s Day a month early to launch its new underwear brand

The L.A. ad agency/production shop, which has a bit of a prankster reputation, broke its teaser campaign online in early March. The creative is a modern homage to the original iPod ads with silhouettes of people dancing as cool tunes play and lines radiate off their bodies to illustrate the music’s energy. In fact, the two ads a[Read More]

A WORD TO THE WINE FROM WALRUS

by / March 12, 2019 /

Just Please Don’t Kiss Your Cousin…

New York based creative and media agency, Walrus, is giving city dwellers a dose of raw humor to help kick off Wine Week. The shop has launched an OOH campaign on behalf of restaurant group, Quality Branded, to remind people that boozy lunches are totally acceptable, especially when compared to a handful of other “activities” certain people choose to engage in. The provoca[Read More]

M&M’S “BAD PASSENGERS” IS AMERICA’S TOP PICK IN SPOTBOWL SUPER BOWL AD POLL

by / February 4, 2019 /

Olay wins digital battle as most-talked-about brand on social media

 

Budweiser’s Clydesdales made a triumphant return to the Super Bowl, and Hyundai took us for a ride on the world’s most unpleasant elevator, but it was a spot from M&M’S, featured some quarreling candies, that took home the win in SpotBowl’s annual Super Bowl commercial poll. The poll, in its 16th year, is the creation of advertising agenc[Read More]

Women Will Be MVPs of 2019 Super Bowl Ads, SpotBowl Predicts

by / February 1, 2019 /

The Super Bowl is the biggest day of the year for two things: football and advertising. And, depending on who you ask, the ads might even be the real star of the show.

According to a study by Statista, nearly a quarter of all Super Bowl viewers consider the ads to be the most important part of the game—and we can assume that most of the remaining audience doesn’t mind the commercials, either.

But what makes a good Super Bowl ad? And what trends should would-be advertisers [Read More]

Effie Launches Academy to Educate Rising Stars on Marketing Effectiveness

by / January 31, 2019 /

Effie Worldwide has launched Effie Academy, a program created to educate marketing professionals early in their careers. The Academy is a two-part program that provides with foundational knowledge and tools rooted in Effie’s method of evaluating marketing effectiveness.

The 2019 Effie Academy kicks off with in-person co-lab sessions on February 11, which will be run in partnership with Brand Learning, Accenture’s marketing and sales consultancy. [Read More]