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Magnum chocolates Pleasure Hunt

One of the best rich ad experiences I’ve ever seen. [via Caroline W.]

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A rad commercial for a Japanese cell phone, using a little wooden ball and a Rube Goldberg-like xylophone in a forest. Yes, I am still trying to bring back the term “rad.”

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February 9 asides

Kottke on the hilarious everything bagel. AdZone 2011 Watch (and rate) all the Superbowl commercials on Hulu, without having to watch the stupid game. GreenBiz.com: Gavin Newsom lays out green agenda for California GreenBiz.com: Apple takes heat from Chinese NGOs of supply chain pollution “Behind their stylish image, Apple products have a side many do […]

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Heinlein biography coming next month

I have been waiting for this book for years. I met the biographer, Bill Patterson, many years ago at a convention in Santa Clara, when he gave an early reading from the book. The first book in the now two-volume tome is finally being released by Tor Books on August 17. Get it from Amazon. […]

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Winnebago Man

Jack Rebney is an internet phenomenon. An angry, crotchety, foul-mouthed, phenomenon. But who is he anyway? A documentary (opening July 30 in San Francisco) tries to find him and tell his story.

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Great local ad for Cullman Liquidation

Awesome commercial for a mobile home reseller in Alabama. Love the plain-spoken wit and honesty: “A bouncer in Birmingham hit me in the face with a crescent wrench five times and my wife’s boyfriend broke my jaw with a fence post. So if you don’t buy a trailer from me, it ain’t gonna hurt my […]

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Council of Responsible Advertisers Promoting Accepted Digital Solutions

Remember: “Rich media can literally kill you.”

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Thursday Top 5+1

“Pixels” The end is nigh! Awesome short film by Patrick Jean Catch Me if You Can opening title sequence Great graphics here. I need to Netflix this movie. Apartment advice from Conan O’Brien NBC is so stupid. Conan rules. “And Then There Was Salsa” Tostitos ad You want to see some innovative online advertising? This […]

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Thursday Top 5

http://player.ordienetworks.com/flash/fodplayer.swf “Walk Hard,” The Music VideoI watched Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story last week and thought it was hilarious. Most of all, I was impressed by the amazing songs, plus the fact that John C. Reilly actually sung them all! The title track is an incredibly catchy Johnny Cash-esque tune that’s been going through […]

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Zia shakes it

I just watched Dandy Warhols keyboard mistress Zia McCabe shaking her ass to a Manu Chau song while eating an apple and using her iPhone. I don’t know what Zia’s connection might be to the advertising powerhouse Wieden+Kennedy, but she’s got a two-hour radio show on their Internet station W+K Radio, and there’s a UStream […]

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