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Giles Keeble: unravelling the mystery of Guinness

Is ‘Made of More’ bollox? I may be slow but when the cloud was floating over NY I didn’t get the metaphor/analogy/fairy tale of the brave little cloud with the big heart/golden lining. Then I saw a few print ads ...

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BETC London poaches top account man Crispin Butler from AMV/BBDO

Havas-owned BETC is one of the brighter sparks on the London agency scene (and huge in Paris, of course) and it’s taken a further step up by hiring Crispin Butler (left) from AMV/BBDO as head of account management. AMV/BBDO has ...

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Saatchi paints the town black for Guinness

Here’s a teaser for Guinness’s new ad, ‘Paint The Town Black,’ for St Patrick’s Day (Sunday March 17). Well it looks like fun, not to say mayhem. I always love the bit on the end: ‘Drink Responsibly’ or whatever. I’ve ...

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CURB cleans up at creative out of home awards

Outdoor advertising (or out of home as we should call it these days) is a booming sector with digital this and that all over the place on top of conventional billboards. Poster giant Clear Channel and enterprising UK trade publication ...

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Guinness ‘Surfers’ supporters say it is about beer

The new Guinness ‘Cloud’ ad, which we castigated here last week doesn’t seem to have too many supporters, but a number of people have challenged my comment that the famous ‘Surfers’ ad by Jonathan Glazer had bugger all to do ...

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