A spot of Yuletide yearning for English singer-songwriter and entertainer Robbie Williams as he launches his The Christmas Present album with this track, 'Time For Change', and a very family-based video with his actress wife Ayda and their kids. The Williams family dogs also play a key role, and even the household's snowman is a giant snowdog. The video's taken some flak for referring to mums organising and d... Read More
Mercedes Benz makes Roger Federer the embodiment of tennis excellence through the decades, dexterously coupling his performance with their marque and taking some fun sideswipes at other tennis greats in a clever 2-minute spot. Great fun!
Ice cream shooting out of a man's jeans - hm, pretty weird!
If anyone can make guns, crime, violence amusing, it's gotta be actor/advertiser of the moment, Ryan Reynolds, whose witty deadpan humour is selling Aviation Gin in the least expected places. But hey, what got into Disney? Check out the three minutes of action-packed trailer for 'Free Guy' - due to explode off screens in summer 2020 - and let us know what you think of the superhero Deadpool turn it's taken! Great fun, or too much glamorisation/dehumanisation of violence?
Rugby fans will feel a particular affinity with this one, called 'The Unbelievable Kick', for Australian beer Furphy! The noun furphy is defined as "A rumour or tall tale, often exaggerated and shared". Also refreshing suds, obvs. Do you find wish your bar server had a little more of this kind of gift of the gab? Or are you more of a 'cheers mate', pay-and-run kind at the bar? Either way, it's bound to strike a few chords f... Read More
Marie Curie, the UK charitable organisation that provides care and support for terminally ill patients and their loved ones, has put out a powerful message amid the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis. The current situation - and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had just spend the night in hospital at time of writing, indicating a worsening of his 'mild' coronavirus symptoms - has put many of life's joys and routines on ... Read More
The Courageous Conversation Global Foundation, established to eradicate racism through inter-racial dialogue and social change, offers a stark illustration of the tensions - and too often tragedy - that can arise as a result of unconscious bias. With the Not a Gun campaign, it aims to makes the point that police and the community need to communicate effectively to end this kind of bias. The Foundation points out on its website that in the USA, ... Read More
French luxury house Balmain, set up in 1945 by Pierre Balmain, puts out a message of togetherness during the COVID-19 coronavirus spread, repurposing dance choreography footage from the Fall Winter 2020 Menswear Fashion Show in Paris. Creative director Olivier Rousteing was celebrating his recently discovered Somalian and Ethiopian roots with a sandscape set and loose, draped clothing inspired by clothing in co... Read More