Tag Archives: MAA blast from the past

MAA blast from the past: Cannes Grand Prix winner Rolo

Back in 1996 this was, indeed, a Grand Prix winner when TV ads ruled that sunny roost. It’s a spin on JWT’s long-running ‘do you love anyone enough to give them your last Rolo?’ but From Ammirati Puris Lintas in ...

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MAA blast from the past: dinner parties with JWT

WPP’s UK agencies took a powder according to the holding company’s recent half time 2020 numbers, down 23.5% in April, May and June. Whether or not this is a structural problem or just an echo of the tumbling UK economy ...

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MAA blast from the past: Joe Pytka and Madonna for Pepsi

Nothing says the 1980s quite like Madonna (now 62) and here’s famed US director Joe Pytka for Pepsi in 1989, featuring the ever-controversial songstress in reflective mode. Caused quite a stir at the time it seems ‘cos of all the ...

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MAA blast from the past: Saatchi’s Health Education Council

Saatchi and Saatchi Garland-Compton as it was back in 1978, as the brothers embarked on their quest for world domination with the reverse takeover of the rather bigger Garland-Compton. In the intervening 40-odd years in the UK we’ve had endless ...

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MAA blast from the past: Jung von Matt’s sex toys

You don’t automatically associate Germany with humour but it plays a big part in Hamburg agency Jung von Matt’s varied repertoire. Among the clients are EIS.de, purveyor of sex toys and other delights (who’ve had a pretty good lockdown we ...

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MAA blast from the past: Alan Parker’s Dr Jekyll

When the late Alan Parker left CDP to launch a production company with producer Alan Marshall he picked up lots of work from his old firm (who also bankrolled the nascent company.) One such task was a seemingly modest thirty ...

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