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10.25.12 Marina Galperina

In a new ad for D’Ussé luxury brand cognac, Jay-Z lounges in presumably-his pad, puffing on a cigar in a snazzy housecoat, granting us the presence of the back of his easily-recognizable Hov head. As he’s guzzling at these symbols of wealth, in the corner, there’s Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled (1983). As he’s bragged in Ain’t […]

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04.30.12 Marina Galperina

From the maker of the Baguette Pigeon Trap Florian Rivière, comes Advertising Carousel. The kinetic assemblage combines a spinning advertisement, shopping carts and babies. This street intervention doesn’t quite pack the same oomph as that giant spinning billboard hijacked by a couple of Czech Republic daredevils with mountain climbing gear, but just look at the little trooper, cooing […]

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08.30.11 Marina Galperina

Provocateur filmmaker Harmony Korine teams up with Slumdog Millionaire‘s cinematographer to bring you this epic, slo-mo commercial for an Indian mega-conglomerate and it’s pretty much the opposite of 14-year-old Kids hate-fucking with AIDS. […]

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04.07.11 Marina Galperina

When the Russian Health Ministry agents unleashed that horrifying squirrel anti-alcohol PSA (3 million hits on YouTube), they failed to think through two things. First, they should have copyrighted the trademark of said squirrel. Second, we Slavs have a wickedly absurd sense of humor. Ta-da! Here comes a Rusinvest’s new brand of 40% proof vodka, […]

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06.17.10 Marina Galperina

Yves Saint Laurent is going all out promoting their swanky party and new ‘Opium’ scent with YouTube videos. Some are pornographic poppy macro shots, others have all kinds of fashion-y fellows telling you what “their Opium” is. All are damn silly. […]

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