Tag Archives: christmas

Here’s Wallace and Grommit, pressed into Christmas service for Google+

Aren’t ‘cha getting a bit tired of Christmas (and there’s still a week to go)? Anyway Google+ has enlisted Aardman Animation’s famous Wallace and Grommit characters to try to stake its claim on a piece of the Christmas cake of ...

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McCann tries ‘Carry on up Christmas’ for Paxo

Turkeys don’t vote for Christmas do they? And they gobble a lot. These are the two seminal jokes in this McCann London film for Paxo, stuffing in a packet for those of us who are going to make something wonderful ...

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Cossette unveils anti-fruitcake Christmas campaign

Thanks for all the online Christmas cards, obviously we can’t do all of them. Sometimes they’re an opportunity to take the mickey about all the task which are deal with duly seriously the rest of the year. And there’s some ...

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Saintly Adam & Eve hits the right note (a watchable ad) with Christmas fundraiser for Save The Children

I’m coming to the conclusion that Adam&Eve/DDB (or the Adam & Eve bit anyway) consists of saint-like figures who graciously bestow their benedictions on grubby humanity. Fresh from turning John Lewis into a British institution that ranks somewhere above the ...

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The truth is out – new giant Santa Coke campaign is by McCann Madrid

The way Coca-Cola colonises Christmas is quite remarkable: it’s a fizzy drink, best drunk very cold and synonymous with summer. Should have fuck all to do with Christmas. So being the agency charged with the great responsibility of invading Christmas ...

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Another monkey manifestation pays off for Barclaycard and BBH

The British seem to love monkeys in ads and Barclaycard’s recent opus from BBH featuring a large version is packing them in on YouTube with nearly 250,000 hits in about a week. The aforementioned beast bears a certain similarity to ...

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Boots ditches its trusty girls for the feelgood factor

Boots and agency Mother have put their perky girls (as in ‘Here Come the Girls’) out to grass (they’re a bit matronly by now) and replaced them with a new Christmas campaign which is…what? A nice warm feeling and not ...

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