What happens when ordinary people are thrust into extraordinary situations? Heineken wants to find out. In their newest social experiment, Guest of Honor, regular people are thrust into the spotlight for a night of crazy and wild adventures. Could you be that brave? Join the conversation at #guestofhonor and #openyourworld.
If world leaders smelled better, the world might be a better place. LYNX suggests we make love, not war, and encourages starting with improving our olfactory affect on those around us. With a myriad of products designed to help take away the stench of daily life, you are almost guaranteed success. Visit the Facebook page at Facebook.com/lynx.
Stride Gum knows the benefit of going from sour to sweet. To promote their newest Sour Patch Gum, they’ve taken over a convenience store and played jokes on unsuspecting customers. In this prank, they’ve gotten the best of customers with a card declined message. Embarrassing, yes, but what happens next is pretty sweet.
Debbie Sterling saw a problem. Too few women were graduating with degrees in Engineering. She did a little research and discovered that most girls lose interest in Science by the age of eight. She came up with a solution. Combine the two things girls love, books and stories with the thing that girls loose sight of and viola a solution, Goldie Blox, the winner of Intuit’s Small Business, Big Game contest. Now girls everywhere will be able to broaden their minds both analytically and creatively, immersing themselves in science and fostering imagination.
Corona Light brings back the infamous “Sully the Sheep” from last year’s “Stan” commercial, but this time he’s in charge. Tired of being part of the herd, Sully ditches the crowd and forges his own path in a hilariously odd set of commercials, such as “Hunting”:
Be unique like Sully. Ditch the herd and get a refreshing Corona Light this summer.
Ah, New Zealand. Always a home to creativity, those amazing Kiwis have done it again in the world of advertising. In this innovative ad, people get a change from the norm courtesy of H2Go water bottles in New Zealand. To celebrate their newly designed water bottles, schools of inflatable clownfish were unleashed on an unsuspecting public with amusing results. The new water bottles were designed by legendary artists including comic artist Adrian Clifford and animator Steve Scott. Watch the reactions here:
MINI’s Not Normal campaign continues to push the envelope. This time we’re treated to some adventurers in Berlin who know how to push their MINI outside the confines of Normal. In a video that asks, why be normal when you can be amazing, MINI hopes to awaken viewers’ imaginations and get them to live a life that’s interesting, not stagnant. After watching the creativity of MINI, head on over to their Tumblr, where more examples of living a life that’s Not Normal are on display. Get out there, and get interesting with MINI.
Firstly, I’m not one for advertisements; in fact, I avoid them as much as possible. However, after viewing this overseas commercial regarding cheese, I can’t help but wonder why ad agencies on this side of the globe haven’t been as clever, if they had I would have no reason to flip channels during commercials. Using a Panda to sell cheese taps into our emotions, while surprising us with pure hilarious epicness. You have to watch to see what I mean.