Jun 1, 2013  •  In Entertainment, Funny, Marketing/Advertising

Wait, That’s Not a Real TV Show?

I’m really digging these ads by New York PBS station Thirteen. Meant to poke fun at today’s popular lineups, “The fact that you thought this was a real show says a lot about the state of TV.”  😛 That being said, I personally wouldn’t mind watching Knitting Wars. Grannies can get feisty! You may also like: Marvel Comics: […]

May 19, 2013  •  In Books, Entertainment, Geek, Marketing/Advertising

Game of Brands: The Game of Thrones Houses as Modern Corporations

Stock photo website Shutterstock has followed the steps of other brilliant marketing campaigns that have used their products in advertisements to appeal to the geek crowd. Taking advantage of today’s popularity of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice novels — as well as the Game of Thrones television show! — they have taken six of the Great Houses […]

Apr 20, 2013  •  In Beauty, Marketing/Advertising, Personal

It’s All About Perception [Real Beauty]

There’s a good chance you’ve already seen Dove’s viral video campaign “Dove Real Beauty Sketches,” but I figure it’s worth a mention on this blog because I love the message behind it: Women are their own worst beauty critics. Only 4% of women around the world consider themselves beautiful. At Dove, we are committed to creating a world […]

Feb 2, 2013  •  In Art/Design, Cute, Geek, Marketing/Advertising, Toys

Lego Pop Culture Riddles

It’s no secret that I absolutely ADORE Lego’s clever marketing campaigns — can you believe that this is my fifth post applauding them? (see: 1, 2, 3, 4) Even if you may be getting sick of my Lego craze, I believe that this series of posters deserves a special mention because it engages the audience and […]

Aug 28, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Marketing/Advertising, Photography

Swarovski’s Zodiac Goddesses

I’m not one for zodiacs, but I couldn’t resist sharing these exquisite photos from a German issue of Vogue. What an alluring way to promote your brand! Aquarius: You may also like: Disney Princesses Meet Haute Couture IKEA Kitchenware Transformed into Art [Photography] “Photoshop” in the 1930s Popular Logos with Hidden Messages

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends 2012 Posters

I’m a bit late on this, but they’re too good not to share! Disney’s Star Wars Weekends started this weekend, and the promotional ads are simply spectacular. Get a glimpse of Yoda trimming hedges into Mickey Mouse ears! Check out R2D2 operating the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror’s horrific elevator! Get a load of Chewie’s hair […]