Aug 29, 2009

Tech Support Cheat Sheet


Betty Boop 'The Old Man Of The Mountain' (1933)

One of my favorite Betty Boop cartoons. Lot of them you can watch on the Internet Archive

Muppets 'While My Guitar Gently Weeps'

Click here for more Beatles covers done by the Muppets


I can't understand the person who tells us how it works, but this is terrific!!!

Reverend Wade Watts (NAACP leader)

Former Ku Klux Klan leader Johnny Lee Clary on moving from hate to tolerance.

Mixed feelings watching this


I was in the Getty team with the advertising beach volley ball tournament this year ... and I couldn't play volley ball, ate a lot of sand and my shoulder is still suffering :). Next step: BOSSABALL!!!!!!!!!!

Quentin Tarantino's Top 20 Movies Since 1992

Battle Royale
Anything Else
Boogie Nights
Dazed & Confused
Fight Club
The Host
The Insider
Joint Security Area
Lost In Translation
The Matrix
Memories Of Murder
Police Story 3
Shaun Of The Dead
Team America

Rymdreglage '8-bit Trip'

Okay, up till now I ignored the whole Lego hype. But here we go, a stop motion video clip from the Swedish band Rymdreglage 'Should You Have To Hide The Real You?'

by Imagine, Amsterdam

Gatwick Airport

Are they anorexic? :))

by Naked Communications, London

Apple 'Top Of The Line'

Mm, the Mac guy is much cuter anyway :)

Three Olives Vodka 'Fish O-Face'

Eventhough this doesn't make any sense ... I had to laugh :)

Agent 16, New York

Amnesty International 'Dog's Life'

by Fuel Lisbon

Juliana Beasley

Juliana Beasley took photographs in a sex club ... terrific!!!

typical sex club visitors :)

Jeff Veen On Great Designers

HSBC 'Integrity'

by JWT London

Aug 27, 2009

Chuck Norris Can Slam A Revolving Door

This is a fun website 'Chuck Norris Facts'. Especially the part 'Chuck's Favorites: Picked By The Man Himself'

Aug 25, 2009

Aug 24, 2009

A Friend Needs Help

Normally I won't do something like this, but it's for a very good friend

Please go to it's a demo and she needs a lot of demo views :). It's in dutch, but that doesn't matter :)

Matchbox Collection

Here you will find the most terrific matchbox collection. By the way, if you're there anyway, check the other collections

Aug 23, 2009

Apple Disasters

Here's a slideshow of Apple disasters ... and right they are, they're ugly, except for the cube ofcourse. And I totally agree with the mouse, it was terrible

the Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh, or TAM

Martin Schoeller

Female bodybuilders with a tan ... a new project from photographer Martin Schoeller. You can watch a preview here.

Simon's Cat

I would wish my cat would do this with flies ... except for ruining the furniture. Mine is taking dead birds and mice home

What Would Penis Do?

Yes, tell me ... What would penis do. Ergo: Penis is very dominant :)

James Reynolds 'Last Supper'

James Reynolds is a graphic designer from London. Took these photo's of the last suppers people on dead row ordered

Martin Hampton 'Possessed'

A film about people who collect things ... but really collect things, the die-hards ...

POSSESSED from Martin Hampton on Vimeo.

Swine Flu In Israel

This is no joke. Rabbis went airborn to pray above Israel to protect Israel against the swine flu. Okay ... where's the pope???

Sony 'Slim PlayStation 3 PlayFace' (Japanese)

See also my earlier post 'Immersion'

Wieden+Kennedy Tokyo

Suzuki 'You're Not Ready For The Power'

I like campaigns like this. Bash the competitor ...

Factory - From Joy Division To Happy Mondays

BBC4 documentary about record label Factory, Manchester

Nick Veasey

Marvelous photography from Nick Veasy, X-Ray Photographer

Robbie Cooper 'Immersion'


Social Media Revolution

Aug 21, 2009

Aug 20, 2009

Longest-running Ad In Newspaper History

Probably since 1960 :).

This article in the Guardian tells a bit about it

Video Inside Print

In Entertainment Weekly, september issue. A colaboration between CBS and Pepsi Max. A tv commercial in a magazine. Wow!!! Officially called already a VIP (video-in-print).

New Campaign JrSr - JuniorSenior

Nice! This is the new campaign of one of my favorite ad agency's JuniorSenior, hq in Amsterdam, offices in Paris, Prague ... operating international.

There's this dutch expression "don't make an elephant out of a mosquito' ... the tagline of this campaign is the other way 'round "we make an elephant out of a mosquito' :)

World Names Profiler

Curious in which countries you will find people with the same name? Just put your last name in here and voila ...

Singapore Navy Ad Campaign

This is a cute campaign, but I guess very very expensive

by Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore

Aug 15, 2009

Miss Landmine - Cambodia

Good one!!!! Miss Landmine Cambodia contest. Beautiful photography. Unfortunately due to the policital situation in Cambodian and the Cambodian government's newly announced prohibition of this contest, all further activities on Cambodian territory are cancelled as of August 2nd. You can still vote though. The website will be active until World Disability Day December 3, 2009.

Due to the political situation in Cambodia and the Cambodian government´s newly announced prohibition of the Miss Landmine Cambodia contest, all further activities on Cambodian territory are cancelled as of today August 02.

Nike 'The IAM1 Journey'

Memories of Nike Air Max. Trendwatcher Nalden is searching for people who still can remember their first Nike Air Max.

The IAM1 Journey: Introducing Nalden from Nalden on Vimeo.

Click here for more info - Home Page

Terrific homepage from BooneOakley, an advertising agency from the States. Perfect usage from the medium YouTube

J&B's Hunt For 24 Carats Of Aroma & Taste

by KesselsKramer

Click here for more info

Adidas 'Veronica Campell-Brown; Super Hero With Human Traits'

From the campaign Super 7

by RIOT (180 Amsterdam)

Coldplay 'Strawberry Swing'

clip by Shynola

Rick Astley vs Nine Inch Nails 'The Hand That Gives You Up'

A BRAT Mashup

Celebration Of An Album Photo

This weekend is the celebration of an album photo, yes an album PHOTO, Abbey Road, the Beatles.

The cover designer was Apple Records creative director Kosh. The cover photograph was taken by photographer Iain Macmillan.

Aug 13, 2009

A Conversation About Advertising, With David Ogilvy

David Ogilvy interviewed by John Crichton in 1977.

A Different Highway

A different approach to promote a car rental company, in this case Elite, a luxury car rental company.

Evian Roller Babies Interview

Remember this?

Now watch this ...

Médecins Sans Frontières UK

No comment :(

by: McCann Erickson London, UK

World Of An Intern Music Video

Advertising Agency CP+B summer interns produced this hip-hop video toward the end of their tenure.

Hyperizers 'Don't Criticize (Hyperize)'

Nike & Flootlocker pay tribute to hip-hop from the 90's


Declans Well 'Hopeless Song'

Aug 9, 2009

Perrier 'Caressing The Bottle / Bouteille Phallique'

OMG this is a french commercial from the year 1976. Research told us that it appealed to female audience

Bitch, Co.

Are you working in the ad industry? Are you angry, pissed off? Here's the solution, Bitch, Co., fill in your ... uhm ... whatever and it's going to be tweeted anonymously

Old Spice Arm vs Arm - Make An Old Spice Swagger Ad For A Chance At $10,000

This is funny!


Rock Cookie Bottom

This guy is hilarious. He writes a song a day, a jingle.

Johnnie Walker Walk

Robert Carlyle tells the story of Johnnie Walker. Beautiful.

by BBH London

The Ramp Movie

A fake documentary about a gigantic ramp in a Bavarian village. It's all about BMW. Well done.

100 Years Of Design Manifestos

As the title already implicates. This is an overview of 100 years of design manifestos, starting with 1909 The Founding and Manifesto of Futurism, F.T. Marinetti.

Very nice to browse and read

Instant Campaign by Gringo.Nu

This is so good!!!! It's from the brazilian agency You can get an 'instant campaign' by filling in your budget et cetera. Your host is Pai Pop-Up, an online media guru :))))

Waterlife, The Online Documentary

The story of the last great supply of fresh drinking water on Earth. The changes affecting the Great Lakes. A beautiful soundtrack for an epic journey. Now on the web, developed by Jam3

Winner of the Special Jury Prize at Hot Docs 2009, the film is narrated by Gord Downie, featuring music by Sam Roberts, Sufjan Stevens, Sigur Rós, Robbie Robertson and Brian Eno.

Aug 7, 2009

Willy DeVille 'Heaven Stood Still'

Get the tissues ... :(

Don't Fool Yourself

"Don't fool yourself. Alcohol abuse never has a happy ending"

Advertising Agency: LDV United, Antwerp, Belgium



Advertising Agency: DDB, London, United Kingdom

Choose A Different Ending

Choose A Different Ending is an interactive film that allows you to decide what happens next. You can interact with it, choose what to do and decide how it ends. In Choose A Different Ending you decide whether to live or die.

Advertising Agency: Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO, London, United Kingdom

Willy DeVille Died

Willy DeVille died yesterday of pancreatic cancer.

By: Richard Holstein

Slogan Generator

This is nice. You can 'sloganize' your name or other keyword over and over again

Sometimes You Feel Like a Sylvana, Sometimes You Don't.

Enter a word for your own slogan:

Generated by the Advertising Slogan Generator. Get more Sylvana slogans.

Erwin Wurm

Doomed Relationship Gantt Chart

By an art director calling himself Lunchbreath on Flickr. Very funny illustrations.

Asger Carlsen

Asger Carlsen is a terrific photographer from Denmark

Alex Prager

Alex Prager is a photographer from LA

Back In Amstelveen

To make the circle round. The last picture I took.

Back from vacation on Karpathos ... fortunately. Back to 'normal' life and back to blogging, twittering when I've got the time.