A couple of days ago I received an email that informed me of a “home made” street marketing campaign for 119, the French number to report and hopefully prevent child abuse. Due to a large load of email, I didn’t come to post it today. The weird thing is, the clip has been taken down on YouTube, and also from DailyMotion and the email address returns a ‘not existing’ error. Fact remains that I still think it’s a pretty cool move, also because it had been organized based on real facts, so the email states. A little bit of research says that a commercial has been shown in the subway where a supermarket website has been shown, on that site there was a drop-down menu that took you through the different isles of the market and one section was called ‘bébé, surgelé’ which means ‘frozen babies’. As much as some discussion point you to the way of a subliminal commercial, the clip itself doesn’t. I don’t really see any subliminal messages in it except for a glimps of the YouTube logo. That said, for a home made stunt, the creator did manage to email quite a lot of ad sites [here, here, here, and many others]. The reverse-shoplifting scenario has been played well, the seeding too. But why would this clip be removed from all of the video sites (including Yahoo and AOL video) if it is but a truthful awareness campaign? Good question. I ripped the movie before it was gone. And until further notice, it’s online.
Archive for November, 2007
… a good laugh to start your Friday. Check out this pretty funny commercial :) Totally worth a minute of your time.
It’s been a while since I’ve heard of Axe/Lynx. Seems they just got back in the game a bit with their new online timewaster tied into its “Gamekillers” show on MTV (a show that follows unsuspecting guys on dates with beautiful girls and pits them against a variety of characters engineered to test their game). There are people out there whose sole mission is to cause you to blow your cool and lose the girl. They are the Gamekillers, and Gamekillers the Game is your chance to get back at them.
The game, playable online now at www.GameKillersTheGame.com, is retro-arcade shooter. The cool thing about it is that you can superimpose the pictures of your friends’ faces (or of the guy who killed your game last night) onto the enemies, so you can get back at the guys who killed your game.
It also includes a built-in leaderboard so you can show off your mad Gamekiller-blasting skillz. It may not be the most challenging videogame, but for the sake of pure entertainment you should definitely check it out. Have a go with a pic of a friend and umm… shoot it into pixel heaven. It’s definitely not the strongest game, but you’ve got to adore the light classical music that plays while you’re trying to survive.
Previous GameKiller post on Coolz0r [March 2006]
Let me picture it for you. You’re between the age of 4 and 12 (16 for some). You had to shove in your breakfast because things had to move fast. You drank too fast and now you have a milk moustache. You pick up your things and you’re ready to go and then you hear your mom calling: “hey, hold on a sec”. She sees the milk moustache, licks her thumb and starts cleaning with some spit… And then you’re off. This could also very well be the case for instance for a little stain of toothpaste on your shirt and dozens of other examples. Eventually your mom stops doing these things. You move out. And now what ? Well: here’s what:
Momspit (inspired by the original) is the universal no-rinse cleanser. It’s not a sanitizer and does not contain any alcohol. In fact, it’s gentle enough to use on your face. Momspit foams for easy application, eliminates dirt and grime, and leaves skin moisturized and yummy smelling. It’s the perfect thing to throw in your purse, place on your desk, or keep in your car. To use: Apply a small amount on hands or face and rub in completely. No rinse needed.