• Microsoft Shifts 'I'm A PC' Campaign to the Users

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    This from AdAge, “The latest spots are a compendium of consumer-generated content based on “I’m a PC,” which began airing last month. The new ads, which began running yesterday, string together what Microsoft calls “real PC users” from around the world who uploaded a video to Windows.com.”

    Anyone buying this campaign? Are these people you relate to and want to be grouped with? It’s making us love our Macs more and more each day.

  • The Simpsons Meet Mad Men

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    Pretty fun little intro. Homer goes retro. Kick it.

    (Via Videogum)

  • New Editorial: The Other Ten Contributor Essays >>

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    Read ‘em and weep. Or let us know if we missed anyone else you think should be in consideration.

  • Like Music Videos?

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    MTV just made every single one they’ve ever played available online. Click through for days of Thrillerin’, Bowie-in’ joy.

    The user interface is a bit weird. It’s as though they slapped a YouTube-sized video player into a Hulu-sized panoramic experience. The effect isn’t entirely pleasant, but we don’t blame them for wanting to make their videos look larger than they really are.

    Either way, once again, we want our MTV.

  • New Movie Review: Religulous >>

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    Feeling spiritual? Check out our latest review for Religulous. You can see it here.

  • The Economist: Ostrich

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    Copy: “Get a world view.” Agency: BBDO, New York.

    (Via Coloribus)

  • How to Cure a REALLY Upset Stomach

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    These new prints for Alka Seltzer are helping to mitigate the ugly pit that Guitar Hero ad put in our tummies. Agency: CLM BBDO, Paris.

    More bigger version via the clickthrough.

    (Via I Believe In Advertising)

  • Advertising We Hate: Guitar Hero World Tour: Risky Business

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    What the eff is going on here? First, the scene they’re ripping off is from a film that the new generation of video game players will not have seen. Second, they’re appealing to young boys with older men in underwear. Third, this game should be positioned as badass rock star, and that certainly ain’t the attitude coming off the spot. Fourth, why waste all the money on these big-name celebrity athletes for a game that’s not a sports game, then just make them look like a bunch of panty-wastes? Fail with a capital “F.”

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