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Hello ANIMAL readers. I am an old man, and old men need rest. So I’m taking a break from fake-ranting about advertising on this site. I’ll still be fake-ranting on copyranter, and under my breath at young people as I walk these NYC streets with my achy knees. As a going away present, here’s the […]

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Hey, flamed, single NYC women? Did that finance fuckface in your East Hampton house just dump you facebreakup style? Did that advertising asshole you met at the dog run in Tompkins Square Park tell you his job was too important right now for him to get into a relationship (No, I’ve never used that one.)? […]

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After yesterday’s jolting jihadvertising, whaddya say we forget about death and terror and revert back to our childhoods, and chew on some pinky sugary fluffy adver-goodness? First up (click images), a 3-D billboard out of Israel for Hubba-Bubba. It’s kinda cool, and kinda disgusting-looking—like Pepto-Bismol flavored fettuccine? More fun are the two ambient bubble ads […]

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It’s raining planes! Praise Allah! Other nations love having fun with 9/11 imagery to promote their noble causes. Here, the World Wildlife Fund, via a DDB Brazil ad that’s apparently running in Israel (according to the press note), reminds us self-centered New Yorkers that the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004 killed 100 times more people […]

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The World March for Peace and Nonviolence begins October 2nd (the UN’s international day of nonviolence, and Gandhi’s birthday) in New Zealand, and ends January 2nd, 2010, in Argentina. It will spend about a month in there winding through the U.S. To help promote the march, JWT Delvico in Madrid created these Photoshop Phunnies. Note […]

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Island of Dr. Moreau advertising—How original. To introduce the new Kia Forte, LA agency David & Goliath scratched their ad-heads for probably about as long as it takes a cheetah to get to full speed (three seconds) to hatch these latest examples of Photoshop Animal Abuse—the poor endangered cheetah has been digitally hacked to death […]

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For the second consecutive year, wives of UK armed servicemen have stripped down to create the Garrison Girls 2010 calendar. Spearheaded by army wive Sarah Bennett Thurston, the calendar features spouses of blokes of all ranks from all three British service branches. It was shot gratis by UK erotic photographer Mick Payton (site NSFW) and […]

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South America’s all-out creative war on smoking continues. Previously, F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi in Brazil made a—Cig Heil!—13,000 cigarette Hitler. Then Oglivy & Mather in Lima constructed an incredible 15,000-butt billboard. Now, on behalf of ADESF, Neogama/BBH in São Paulo spent nine months (according to their press notes) constructing these digital 3-D war dioramas dramatizing […]

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Like many an American celebrity afraid of damaging his/her image as an uncompromising artiste, Quentin Tarantino tries to keep his hooch hawking on the Q.T. here by shooting ads overseas, in this case in the most alcoholic country in the world. He doesn’t look very happy about it! Explaining how he came up with the […]

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Every time I get a new creative brief from one of the douchebag account execs, my first thought is: ‘how can I get boobs in the ads?’ My second thought is” ‘how can I get “The Scream” in the ads?’ My third thought is: ‘how can I get Escher in the ads?’ (Not really. My […]

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