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?
Yes, it is a stunt, but one that makes a point many of us can relate to - ageism in the workplace. Canadian initiative Imagés - an anagram of ageism - presents a revolutionary new aging cream which claims to 'fight the 12 signs of inexperience'. It goes on to say: Specially formulated for the workplace, this powerful demoisturizer can: Restore up to 5x the confidence on the job. Minimize concerns over your reli... Read More
Chinese Lunar New Year is a huge homecoming event and homestay giant Airbnb has brought that to life in an animation that will strike a chord with many families who cannot be together for whatever reason at that special time of year. The beautifully executed 3D film shows us a little girl, Jia Jia, growing up and leaving for the big city as her country, China, is undergoing profound societal changes; and what happens o... Read More
Just walking around New York City is enough in itself for many of us, but for the environmentally- as well as fashion-conscious, this guy's wearing sneakers made to do good as well as feel good. Sustainable fashion brand Nothing New is making its mark in the footwear sector, using upcycled plastic, recycled cotton and conflict-free metal for their cool creations. In the process, they use 5.6 used plastic water bottles and ... Read More
Anyone who's done any digging into their ancestry for interest or bureaucratic purposes will appreciate the value of national census records. The USA is kicking off its 2020 Census with awareness campaigns like this one, called 'Everyone Counts', to encourage everyone to participate, regardless of citizenship, country of origin, or immigration status at a time when tension around immigration is palpable. Do you like the approach?