A bit of a belated congrats to one of our very own Junior Ad Review contributors for coming second, or as I prefer to say “1st runner up” at Award School last Thursday night. Judging by this snap from the night I’d say that our Roh was the real winner… Read the article on Campaign Brief and follow the success and controversy from the night… ...
Blog sites are a-buzz about the latest MAC cosmetic campaign to feature Cindy Sherman. What an interesting muse they’ve chosen - mostly because Cindy has been her own muse for her entire contemporary career. Cindy has always questioned female archetypes in self reflexive portraiture. This MAC campaign is no exception. One of these stills is not from the campaign… What is the...
I love parody ads. I think it’s hilarious when a sketch show rips into an ad campaign. It usually means there’s enough substance for people to grab onto, or people are willing to push the message to an extreme level where a brand can’t ethically go on its own. I wonder if brands embrace or fear being made fun of. Like all things it depends on the context. I took a couple of...