Tag Archives: polar bears

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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Hyundai and Coca-Cola flex Super Bowl muscles

It’s nearly Super Bowl time and some of the advertisers forking out squllions of dollars for their prime spots have been showing us their ads in advance while others have been producing teasers, a touch de trop, n’est-ce pas? Hyundai ...

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Ogilvy London steps up for WWF 50th anniversary

There seem to be a lot of noteworthy 50th anniversaries this year, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as well as Amnesty International. It’s usually facile to make comparisons between our attitude to people and animals, so we won’t do that. ...

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Coke cans go white to help polar bears and WWF

Coca-Cola just loves polar bears, the not-so-cuddly creatures have given the fizzy drink an unlikely winter platform for years now. As someone on YouTube points out, this ad manages to connect the North (polar bears) and South (penguins) Poles. Anyway ...

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Naughty naughty Pepsi attacks Coke by enlisting Santa Claus

Some say that Coca-Cola invented the modern version of Santa Claus when it began featuring the avuncular old person in its US magazine ads in the 1930s. Now PepsiCo, reeling from the indignity of Diet Coke overtaking Pepsi as the ...

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