Posts Tagged ‘Advertising’

Shocking ad about not skipping school (NSFW)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STHpMUYeznQ Thanks to Jessica from ThoughtCatalogue who found this video, I saw it from here first: http://thoughtcatalog.com/jessica-blankenship/2014/01/this-anti-skipping-school-ad-is-the-most-disturbing-thing-ive-ever-seen/ If you watch it (with discretion), think about how you are feeling after. "Disturbed" is a good word, if not understating it a bit. This ad is really interesti...

Sex, Guns, and Pride: Why we should stop blaming Marketers.

Marketing has often been the scapegoat of negative public trends. From sex to sexism, from recklessness and violence to materialism- us marketers have taken the rap for "making the public what it is". Sure- there have been many examples where marketing has contributed in bad taste... (See images below). Promoting sex:

Peng’s Marketing Joke of the day

Marketing Joke of the Day: An interoffice softball game was held every year between the marketing and support staff of one company. The support staff whipped the marketing department soundly. To show just how the marketing department earns their keep, they posted this memo on the bulletin board after the game: "The Marketing Department is pleased to announce that for this year's softball season, we came ...

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