Archives: January 2006

Whose Teens Are These , Anyway?

Posted by: David Kiley on January 31

The following findings from a new study by ad agency energyBBDO, Chicago makes me re-think what I thought I knew about the teenagers in my family and neighborhood. How...

Mercedes Benz Could Use An Advertising Jolt

Posted by: David Kiley on January 30

The Mercedes-Benz brand still stands for excellence. Make no mistake. But just as the venerable German luxury brand kicks off a barrage of TV and print ads designed to...

CW Network Doesn't Roll Off The Tongue

Posted by: David Kiley on January 25

When you snooze, you lose. Adfreak beat me to the punch in asking who thought The CW was a good idea for the new network cobbled together from the...

I'm Looking Forward To Deutsch-Ikea: Part Two

Posted by: David Kiley on January 24

Donny Deutsch's agency is back working for Ikea, eh?, even after the Donny had called Ikea furniture "total crap...I was always astounded at the shit people had to do to...

Absolutely Cool

Posted by: David Kiley on January 19

One of the new Absolut ads. Here's a free idea for Absolut. Make greeting cards out of these ads....

Frank Lowe: The King of Chutzpah

Posted by: David Kiley on January 18

Sir Frank Lowe. I wondered what he would do. I couldn't imagine him in his mid 60s doing crosswords and counting his money in his retirement. Though, I did...

Absolut Ads a Good Progression For an Iconic Campaign

Posted by: David Kiley on January 18

There just aren't that many great great great ad campaigns. I'm talking about the ad campaigns that transcend commerce and become art. But the Absolut Vodka campaign hits that...

Kids Don't Skip Ads As Much as Adults

Posted by: David Kiley on January 06

Much is being researched about who is skipping TV ads, and how often. Let’s face it, even before DVRs came along, the remote-control was putting that power into our...

Imus and Tassimo Tie-Up One of The Better Promos Around

Posted by: David Kiley on January 05

Whew! I'm back after the holiday hiatus. I hope you all watched the Sim version of Scrooge. Back to the blog. I don't know if Kraft is selling a...

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