Public relations is suffering from bad PR. The industry is seen as the corporate vehicle for hiding the truth, and somehow wringing good news from bad. Have an oil spill? Did a patient die on the operating table? Did the chairman have an affair with an assistant? No problem… call in the PR team. It […]
Archives for October 2010
Good eeeevening… Creeping ever closer to Halloween, we welcome you to have a seat as we present our third edition of the Advertising Hall of Horrors. In case you missed them, here are Part 1 and Part 2 in the series. Now, pull your chair closer to the fire. Would you like a cigarette? No? […]
The 40s, 50s and 60s were days of homes with white picket fences and happy families with 2.4 kids. But it was a disturbing world by many of today’s standards, as we see in the ads of those days.
Every now and then, I come across an ad so weird or even disturbing that my first reaction is to just shake my head and think I need to find another line of work. While some of these may be funny, some are far from from it.