Tag: advertising

  • Stupid ad makes cancer cute

    The ad agencies strike again, providing a hapless nonprofit with a strikingly stupid nonprofit ad. The victim: Movember (the organization that encourages guys to raise money to fight guy cancers by growing mustaches in November. The offending ad agency: the slash-challenged TBWA\Chiat|Day. Check this one out: Or watch it here on YouTube. I can see…

  • Domino effect: stupid nonprofit ad

    Well, it’s not as bad as their 9/11 vs. tsunami fiasco, but this World Wildlife Foundation ad achieves a noteworthy level of stupidity: (Or watch ithere.) The video was produced by a London ad agency, and that explains a lot: We see the danger of abstraction that ad agencies seem unable to keep out of…