If you’re like us, you subscribe to the Lone Penman Theory. That’s the name given to the conclusion reached by many of us that there is a lone copywriter responsible for the “About Us” page on each of the various agencies’ websites.
How else can you explain that each of the award-winning full service design agency manifestos are virtually indistinguishable from all of the other award-winning full service design agency manifestos?
Case in point is this week’s Mystery Mission Statement:
Founded in 1999, --- ---- is an award-winning full service design agency recognized as an innovative leader in the areas of print, online and audio/visual. With outstanding creative talent, strategic vision and industry knowledge, ---- delivers effective communications through a unified approach to integrated marketing.
This is Part One of a 3 part series of Lookalike Similar
Movie Posters Covers posted on YouTube by “orkaan”, a movie fan from Belgium. (If
you’re like us, you have no idea where Belgium is, but you love their waffles.)
Click here to find parts 2 and 3. And while you’re there, be sure to check out orkaan's Movie Posters Mistakes/ Goofs/ Trivia clip. As always, the best part is the comments:
kylegers:nobody cares about the song and why have you put down the posters mistakes i think the designers r smarter thn u nd thy shood know what theyve done and who is the sad person tht sits down and notices all these
orkaan:thats the point you idiot! ... of course those designers are smart, that's the whole point of advertisemnet!!!
kylegers: dini call me an idiot, its no my fault ure videos r crap
If you’re like us, you know it’s a sad day for the American judicial system when a line from a Patrick Swayze movie is considered intellectual property.
Word has reached us that Lionsgate Films has settled on a deal with Urban Smalls to market the super catchy catchphrase "Nobody Puts Baby In A Corner" on its infant and children's clothing.
Back in August 2007, Lionsgate filed a lawsuit over the sale of merchandise related to the 80’s movie Dirty Dancing, claiming that 15 different companies, including Urban Smalls, were using the registered trademark without permission. Lionsgate was suing for statutory damages, legal fees and a men’s t-shirt for Tim Palen, size extra extra medium.
Upon hearing that Smitty, president of the former boy- band- turned- creative- agency ‘N Sync Advertisingis now also president of the AEMA, we felt it behooved us to do some deep background on this industry leader. And, since our idea of a
deep background search is Googling the person’s name, it was surprisingly easy
to discover that Smitty, like his fellow one-name
legends Cher and Madonna, has his ownMySpace page, and he is indeed an
authentic voice of the entertainment advertising ghetto.
One of our reporters in the field sent usthis linkto a Media Daily News article on AEMA, the newly formed benevolent brotherhood of entertainment advertising workers.
Looking at the accompanying photo, we couldn’t help but notice a familiar glow around Politburo Chairman Bob Farina’s head.