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Cleverest Ads Ever

I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with advertising. Back in the 80s, I was surprised to learn that the makers of Charmin toilet paper actually knew their “Please don’t squeeze the Charmin” commercials were annoying. “It doesn’t matter,” they replied, … Continue reading

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Ooops!

Remember: It’s important to be able to laugh at your own mistakes. But it’s a lot more fun to laugh at other people’s. Enjoy! Click on any image to enlarge it, to read caption, or to start slide show. “I … Continue reading

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Hilarious Customer Reviews

Ever since I had the World’s Most Incompetent Dental Office nearly destroy my mouth last year, and wrote (if I don’t say so myself) a brilliantly snarky review, I’ve had a new appreciation for clever product reviews. You’ll need to … Continue reading

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The Most Cringe-Inducing Ads Ever?

We live in the Age of Offendability, when the floors of public places seem to be carpeted with eggs. Yet we can all agree (or at least most of us can) that some things are always wrong: racism, sexism, drug … Continue reading

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Brit Wit!

I usually refer to myself as a filmmaker, but sometimes I act on screen, as well.  Here’s a fun little bit I did a few years back for a video advertising company called Epipheo (I play the stuffy British fellow).

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Awkward Slogans

I love bad advertising. The two biggest shopping days of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, always bring a plethora of ads, most of them slick and forgettable. But a few, especially those for local establishments, are wonderfully awkward: … Continue reading

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