Wednesday, October 17

Tag: ads

He Got Shot In The Head To Make A Point. And A Very Good One At That.

He Got Shot In The Head To Make A Point. And A Very Good One At That.

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Have you ever looked, really looked, at advertisements you pass on your daily commute? Many probably focus on the inherent needs, wants and desires of consumers, but there is a shocking trend you might not have noticed. New York-based artist Jon Burgerman, did though. By just posing next to some ads in the subway (and then editing the photos), he  made people realize how violence is romanticized in our culture... and it's everywhere. You might not realize it... Jon Burgerman But this violence is everywhere. Jon Burgerman Weapons of every kind are used in advertising. Jon Burgerman ...
These 25 Genius Ads Brilliantly Make Their Point. I Love #17… Mmmmmmmm.

These 25 Genius Ads Brilliantly Make Their Point. I Love #17… Mmmmmmmm.

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I'd like to think that really clever and honest advertising is an art form. Not just anyone can think of a brilliant way to promote their product while entertaining the consumer. That takes real talent. The 25 advertisements below are just a few examples of how awesome advertisers can be when they put their minds to it (and don't just use smut to get our attention). 1.) Hoover makes us think hard about suction. 2.) Nike stresses dedication and training. 3.) Penline Stationary touts its strong tape. 4.) Convinced to go to the Calgary Film Festival? 5.) I've never been so inspired to find a job I l...