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Durex claims world first for internet sex

Durex and Havas in Australia have produced what they claim is a ‘world first,’ Fundawear (underwear) which allows you to touch up your partner (or anyone else prepared to play) over the internet. So next time you see someone or ...

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W+K London rolls out global Finlandia campaign

Wieden+Kennedy London has produced a new global campaign for Brown-Forman’s Finlandia vodka, featuring work by fashion photographer Pierre Winther. The campaign, called ‘To The Life Less Ordinary,’ majors on outdoor and digital and positions Finlandia as a quirky choice; reflecting ...

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Here’s what we think about cable companies

Two million or so people seem to think like this anyway, according to YouTube’s viewer tally of ‘The First Honest Cable Company’ from ExtremelyDecentFilms. from a UK perspective all it needs is a grinning Sir Richard Branson, supposedly the customer’s ...

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Bad Motherfucker goes Great Guns on YouTube

The world is still searching for the secret of viral videos but here’s an idea: try five minutes of (allegedly tongue-in-cheek) gangster violence and call it Bad Motherfucker. YouTube removed it apparently but was then prevailed upon top put it ...

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Jaguar agency Spark44 founder Alastair Duncan sets up London base for Connect

Alastair Duncan (left), one of the founders pf Spark44, the bespoke Jaguar agency that won the US business from Havas, is setting up a London office for Connect, a Midlands-based agency that also specialises in car accounts. Connect handles Bentley ...

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Wieden+Kennedy is still on the Oreo case – this time with new ‘life raft’ commercial

Wieden+Kennedy Portland isn’t supposed to be Mondelez-owned Oreo’s ad agency (that’s officially shared between DraftFCB and The Martin Agency), it just keeps producing Oreo ads. Here’s the latest on the ‘Cookies and Cream’ theme. And it’s fine, a simple dramatisation ...

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Walkers ad says it’s using real food – whatever next?

All sorts of funny things happen in marketing and here’s another: food manufacturers actually putting real food in their products; just fancy that. Walkers Crisps is jumping on the post-horsemeat bandwagon with this ad from AMV/BBDO featuring our favourite Match ...

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