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Yoshi Karoshi: «Honeybees Are Our Fashionable Future!»

30 Jul

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London based advertising agency hamster&james – famous for its polarising communication skills – has just launched a brand new but highly sophisticated campaign following its own rule #1 saying that nothing is better than anything but worse than mediocrity – a statement especially designed to make competitors in the advertising business nervous. And nervous they are.

The clients from the Japanese fashion label Yoshi Karoshi, however, are focused on their mission: not to only promote their top-quality brand but to also protect and to save our beautiful world. Jonathan James, the agency’s proud account manager of the year, points out that only if the human race learns how to live and think as honeybees then both species have a chance to make it into a bright and sunshine-esque future, otherwise they will be sentenced to die a most dreadful death.

Consequently, this campaign will not be spread the mainstream way, as the Executive Creative Director Hale Bodenkamp explains to us: «We go to the people and talk to them personally – wherever they live: in trains, cars, restaurants, under the rooftop and in hotel rooms, of course. Make sure you never ever catch them at home – they don’t like that. And all you have to do then is to show them the ad. Basically that will do – as long as you think in long-term terms».

The fashion company’s CEO Sushimushi Yuwarikana confirms that they have already hired some 400.000 hand-out-workers in order to make this distinctive goal-approach work. And she adds: «This is the biggest challenge in our company’s history!» Easy to believe.

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Mary Jane Russell: «Elizabeth Arden» (1958)

20 Oct

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via: My Vintage Vogue.

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Ryanairs ze(h)n Gebote – oder: «Die Füße der Julia Roberts»

19 Oct

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Eigentlich können wir gar nicht die Auserwählten sein, wenn es darum geht, sich Gedanken über die weibliche, pardon, werbliche Aussagekraft von Anzeigenkampagnen zu machen, die im Kontext zur Fliegerei stehen, da wir aus religiösen und ziemlich vielen anderen Gründen seit Beginn des neuen Jahrtausends kein Flugzeug mehr bestiegen haben. Eigentlich.

Andererseits sind wir vielleicht gerade deshalb die Richtigen, jene Vollprofis für diesen Job, nach denen die ganze Zeit auf dem Rest der Welt überall hektisch gefahndet wird. Vielleicht.

Nun denn: Was wir im Laufe der Zeit der Presse haben entnehmen können, ist, daß man bei Ryanair in aller Ernsthaftigkeit über die Einführung von Stehplätzen nachdenkt. Vor diesem Hintergrund wird das hier gegenständliche Anzeigenmotiv klarer: Wer während des Fluges nicht stehen sondern lieber sitzen möchte, der muß ein erhöhtes Beförderungsgeld entrichten. Dies kann, wie wir jetzt lernen, auch in Form einer Art Kleiderspende geschehen, die, wie der Pressesprecher von Ryanair versichert, direkt an das Rote Kreuz weitergeleitet wird. «Ryanair. Billigfliegen mit Human Touch.» kommt uns als Claim in den Sinn.

Auch daß das, was seit über einem Jahrzehnt auf Flughäfen passiert, einen mehr an Massentierhaltung erinnert, denn an entspanntes und gelegentlich betreutes Reisen, läd eher zu einem ordentlichen Fußmarsch quer durch Europa ein, als sich das anzutun. Ist es ein Zufall, daß die Begehung, die Besteigung oder auch die Bewanderung des Jakobsweges immer populärer wird? Monatelang mit sich, einem festen Ziel vor Augen und einem Rucksack (fast) allein unterwegs. Wer interessiert sich danach noch für den Grand Canyon?

Wer so intensiv reist, der träumt auch intensiv. Wir wollen es den Jakobsweg-Reisenden gleich tun – und schließen unsere Augen: Wir sind Cecil B. De Mille und stehen gerade vor der wundervollen Aufgabe, für eine mit voller epischer Breitseite auszustattende Filmszene, ein dutzend rosa Elefanten auf den Füßen Julia Roberts durch das Kleinwalsertal stapfen zu lassen. Solche Visionen sind erbaulich, sowohl in intellektueller als auch finanzieller Hinsicht: Laut einer Umfrage des Statistischen Bundesamtes leben weltweit rund 2,32 Milliarden Fußliebhaber, die bereit wären, für eine Eintrittskarte zu dem Film «Die zehn Gebote oder die Füße Julia Roberts» ein kleines Vermögen auszugeben.

Daß das liebe Geld die einzige Ryanair-Chef Timothy, pardon, Michael O’Leary motivierende Triebfeder ist, machte er auch einmal mehr anläßlich einer Jahrespressekonferenz deutlich, die die Veröffentlichung brillanter Ryanair-Jahresgewinnzahlen zum Thema hatte: «I’m here with Howard Miller and Michael Cawley, our two deputy chief executives. But they’re presently making love in the gentleman’s toilets, such is their excitement at today’s results». Womit nun auch geklärt sein dürfte, was es mit «Ryanair. We fly you naked.» in aller Tatsächlichkeit auf sich hat.

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First Class First World Problems

26 Sep

This is the opposite from Things Real People Don’t Say About Advertising.

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Berlin School of Creative Leadership: «Chuck Porter’s President’s Lecture»

1 Aug

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We first met Chuck Porter when he was staging as the Jury’s President of the German Art Director’s Club Awards in 2011. He was nothing but constantly illuminating creative minds until they were all blasted off irreversibly. We might like to provide those of our readers who are not that much involved into advertising business with a creative reference: The same way the UK enjoys being allowed to proudly pointing out that Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) is a natural born British agency, the same way the US can refer to Crispin Porter Bogusky (CP+B) as an adequate counterpart concerning creative disciplines of any kind. Their campaigns are as striking as the ones from BBH and their virals are as viral as the stuff from The Viral Factory.

In fact, CP+B did one of the first and still most successful viral in advertising’s history: Burger King’s Subservient Chicken. Despite the circumstance that it is almost impossible to find an earthling who had never ever heard of it you are welcome to read here and here all about it.

We look out of the window at Franklinstrasse 15 and see a white swan with blue frozen feet. This does not happen very often but when it does, it is a very good evidence that somewhere quite in the near first-class-creativity is waiting to be transferred from one mastermind to a lot of other brains that are desperately eager to become one themselves.

Michael Conrad and Michael Schirner.

Michael Conrad welcomes Berlin School’s participants and guests…

and introduces Chuck Porter.

There he is: Chuck Porter joined the Crispin Agency in 1988 as Creative Director and Partner after a long career as an award-winning freelance copywriter. The agency was renamed Crispin & Porter, and within three years it had doubled in size and been named as one of the top 15 creative shops in the country.

Today, the agency has approximately 1,000 people, with offices in Miami, Boulder, Los Angeles, London and Gothenberg, Sweden. CP+B’s clients include Microsoft, Best Buy, KRAFT, Domino’s, and Old Navy. The agency has been profiled in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, Forbes, and Fast Company. In 2009, CP+B was named Agency of the Year by Advertising Age, Adweek and Creativity magazine and in 2010 was selected by Advertising Age as Agency of the Decade.

All Berlin School’s participants are about to stand up in order to show that they are Berlin School’s participants.

Chuck Porter in Forbes about «The most important thing you must do».

For example: testing the functionality of one’s own electrification. Scientific background: A human brain generates nearly 25 watts of power while you’re awake, which is enough to light up a light bulb. Caught here.

After slightly pushing the airbutton in order to temporarily extinguish his lightbrainbulb Captain Porter is now ready to take off. And so are all guests and participants as well.

In the beginning, as it seems, there was not only light but also a creative genius named David Ogilvy.

This is the place where David Ogilvy used to live at last. Chuck Porter says that in today’s world you have to start being creative on the financial side of advertising because some essential things (creative fees) have changed significantly. Well, but didn’t the Lord say that the way shall be our destination?

And when we look at the castle we have to admit that it is a nice destination: the grass-green-way. Ok, there is one little thing that caused so many changes in so many ways, and this one little thing is best known as computer, which might make it a bit harder to stick out of the mass. Nevertheless we strongly believe in the magic gap that still makes an extraordinary income structure possible – even for contemporary advertisers. A belief Chuck Porter is about to proof that it is justified.

Ha! There we go! And the magic gap has a name too: unexpectedness. By the milky way, this is Chuck Porter in Cannes about how to start a creative agency (Part I and Part II).

How to turn carrots …

into «Scarrots» and gain a tremendous business success. The main claim was «Carrots – Eat ‘em like junk food». This article tells you everything about this great and stunning campaign that contains also some quite thrilling POS-ideas!

The most efficient thing CP+B ever created was the Pizza Tracker for their client Domino’s Pizza, which lets customers track their pizza order at all stages of the delivery process, even down to which member of staff is dealing with it. A new feature of Domino’s Tracker is that consumers now have the chance to post their feedback.

During the hot phase of this campaign, Domino’s was posting online customer reviews – positive and negative – on a Times Square billboard, from July 25th until August 23rd 2011. Surely another Crispin, Porter + Bogusky’s great high-profile stunt for the brand. Do Domino’s customers gain self-confidence when consuming a product that has been created by a company that seems to be stuffed with it «bis unter die Halskrause» – as we say in Germany? It could be possible…

The president of Berlin School of Creative Leadership, Michael Conrad enjoys the great atmosphere during Chuck Porter’s President’s Lecture.

In 2001 Miami advertising agency Crispin Porter + Bogusky won a $100,000 grand prize from the Magazine Publishers of America’s Kelly Awards for its campaign to launch the Mini car. The Kelly Awards honour magazine campaigns that demonstrate creative excellence and effectiveness. They are named for Stephen E. Kelly, a former MPA president who devoted his career to magazine publishing. He promoted the concept that creative magazine advertising made the difference in sales results – a concept that became the guiding principle for the Kelly Awards. This is a non-print commercial entitled «‪Counterfeit Mini‬»:

And now, ehm räusper, just in case you are able to deal with all sorts and types of phonetic specialities coming along with the German language you are warmly welcome to get in touch with one of our very own MINI productions we once did without any assignment but stuffed with pure passion «bis unter die Halskrause» – as we say in Germany: A young couple sits in a MINI car kissing and kissing and kissing while a sophisticated poem coming out of the off interpreting what’s been happening on screen.

While providing some hair with a touch of digital blue we were hooked and thrilled by the idea that the process of intensive thinking will cool down human brains. We did some research on that and could not find any evidence that thinking in general is able to affect a brain’s temperature in any way. But wherever there is pain there is a smile as well. We found something else: Six Lazy Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Being Productive.

The tricks are: 1) Use Your Procrastination to Your Advantage; 2) Use Your Office Lighting and Temperature to Boost Productivity; 3) Take Your Work to a Coffee Shop; 4) Take a Nap; 5) Play Unfamiliar Music While You’re Working; and – about the sixth one we’re not really sure: 6) Look at Photos of Cute Baby Animals.

Michael Conrad thanks Chuck Porter for his great lecture.

Well, there were still a couple of questions desperately waiting to be answered. One was: «Bill Gates once said that he always chooses a lazy person to do a hard job. Because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. Is brilliant advertising based on lazy people’s work?» Chuck Porter’s answer was very diplomatic. Very much, indeed!

Regarding the fact that our holy beloved blog officially still remains in a temporarily frozen condition that shall be described best as «we’re on summer vacation», not all photographs do carry subtitles. We kindly ask you to forgive us. However, we think that the atmosphere all photographs do transport stands for itself.

Tassilo von Grolman.

Our Meerschweinchenreport’s copywriter-in-chief, Herr Hamlet Hamster, created a spontaneously written hymn entitled «A Way to Success in Winter’s Time» on Tassilo von Grolman’s new teapot creation «ellipse» for «mono»; after enjoying some portions of Japan Sencha, which was floating harmoniously over the serving top straight into the hungry stomach of a tea storing experienced mug while snow flakes were dancing so mindlessly under the roof of free nature, all that in order to encourage our copywriter-in-chief to create a spontaneously written hymn entitled «A Way to Success in Winter’s Time» on Tassilo von Grolman’s new teapot creation «ellipse» for «mono»; after enjoying some portions of Japan Sencha…; all that and best to our knowledge that putting one’s output on heavy rotation is surely one of the few successful keys to develop a greater public awareness.

Hans-Joachim «Bulle» Berndt and Michael Schirner.

Hans-Joachim «Bulle» Berndt and Susan Schronen.

Chuck Porter and Rafael Aparicio.

Michael Conrad and Michael Schirner.

Michael Conrad, Michael Schirner and Tassilo von Grolman.

Our photographer loves this elevator in particular and optical illusions in general. Optical illusion? Well, sort of …

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Here’s the Tent Talk between Michael Conrad and Chuck Porter:

 

***Materials For Extended Discourse***
Sir John Hegarty’s President’s Lecture
Hartmut Ostrowski’s President’s Lecture
Peter Brabeck-Letmathe’s President’s Lecture
The Freitag-Brother’s President’s Lecture
Thomas Burrell’s President’s Lecture
ADC’s Great Awarding Ceremony 2011

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MAD Magazine: «Advertisements»

22 Mar

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When William M. Gaines was the publisher and owner of MAD Magazine, he refused to accept any form of advertising. This allowed him to spoof anyone and anything he desired. Some of the magazine’s best satire was in the form of a fake ad placed on the back cover, and occasionally inside the front cover. This collection showcases many of the best satirical ads from the mid 1950′s thru the early 1970′s.

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Baroness Philippine de Rothschild And Jeff Koons

17 Feb

Photographed by: Bertrand Rindoff-Petroff

American neo-pop artist Jeff Koons has designed the 2010 label of Pauillac first growth Château Mouton Rothschild. Among the other artists to have created a label for Mouton Rothschild are Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dalí, Georges Braque, Juan Miró, Andy Warhol, Francis Bacon and Lucien Freud.

In his design, Jeff Koons works over a Pompeii fresco of The Birth of Venus with a silver line drawing of a ship sailing under a bright sun:

The much-lauded 2010 vintage in Bordeaux was a dry and relatively cool year, with an ideal amount of sunshine. According to the château, the favourable conditions led to small, rich, naturally concentrated grapes both high in colour and natural acidity, with length, elegance and harmony being the hallmarks of the vintage.

via: the drinks business

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Etwas spät, aber dennoch am Markt präsent: «Die neue frühlingshafte Winterkollektion von Nothing»

29 Dec

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Die italienische Modezeitschrift Vogue erarbeitete im Jahr 2012 gemeinsam mit dem christlichen Oberhaupt Papst Benedikt VXI sowie dem ehemaligen italienischen Ministerpräsidenten Sylvio Berlusconi ein länderübergreifendes Konzept zur Förderung enthaltsam geführter Lebensstrukturen. Dabei ist eine groß angelegte Werbekampagne herausgekommen, die zudem die Hungersnöte in der dritten Welt subtil thematisiert und so auf diesem Wege unterschwellig erfahrbar macht. Außerdem soll das vielbeachtete Projekt zur Abgabe großzügig bemessener Spenden animieren. Kleiner Wermutstropfen: Der Slogan, in Fachkreisen auch Claim genannt: «Nothing. Für anspruchsvolle Menschen, denen Alles nicht genug ist.» konnte sich leider nicht durchsetzen, denn das, so Sylvio Berlusconi nach der Pressekonferenz beim gemeinsamen Abendmahl zu seiner fünfzehnjährigen Gesprächspartnerin Heidi Klum, sei dann doch «etwas zu aggressiv».

Die real produzierte Kleinserie der hier gegenständlichen Kollektion bewirkte bereits ebenfalls viel Gutes: Kreditrahmen wurden erweitert (Griechenland), überflüssige Bauvorhaben eingestellt (Spanien), das Nationalgefühl gestärkt (Frankreich), sowie die gesetzlich geregelten Ladenöffnungszeiten signifikant verlängert (Deutschland).

Und so ganz nebenbei fließen immerhin 30% des Verkaufserlöses in den Topf zur Aufrechterhaltung der hier vorgestellten Public-Awareness-Kampagne. So beißt sich die europäische Katze nicht nur kraftvoll in den eigenen Schwanz sondern versteht es auch geschickt, sich von ihm gleichsam perpetuummobileesk nachhaltig zu ernähren.

Wir wünschen weiterhin einen gesegneten Appetit – und einen guten Start ins neue Jahr.

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Dustin Hoffman: «… it’s a trunk … a large trunk …»

20 Dec

It’s not that Dustin Hoffman testimonials himself through this. We have seen him better. It’s more the questions and thoughts this little commercial raises. Example: How could such a car have been successfully competing with the magic and most legendary American tailfins wearing street cruisers? Or another example: Did you notice the, ehm, quality of the Volkswagen’s metal skin when Dustin Hofmann tries to open the trunk in the front? Or when he slams the door on the right-hand side? Well, was this also the sort of stuff Neil Armstrong travelled to the moon with only two years later? Possibly, this could have been.

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Letter From Thomas Jefferson To Martha Jefferson Randolph:

13 Dec

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Diese Anzeige für Philadelphia Whisky erschien zwei Jahre nach Ende des zweiten Weltkrieges im Juli 1947 im amerikanischen Liberty magazine. Der Illustrator: Frank Reilly.

Source: Frank Reilly Ad on flickr.

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Not Exactly Santa But Sanka

3 Dec

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Diese Anzeige für Sanka Coffee (ursprünglich Kaffee HAG) erschien im September 1960 im amerikanischen LIFE magazine. Der Illustrator: John Falter.

Source: John Falter Set on flickr.

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Michael Conrad: «Make Culture Your Strategy»

28 Oct

Eine schön tiefsitzende und mit ihrem rotfarbenem Restlicht durch die Fenster der Belle Étage des Käfer’s im Wiesbadener Kurhaus brezelnde Sonne trägt in besonderem Maße zum Gelingen dieses Portraitbildes von Michael Conrad bei. Als Schirmherr des diesjährigen DDC-Wettbewerbs «Gute Gestaltung 13» referiert er vor den Jurymitgliedern über das Thema «Make Culture Your Strategy». Es empfiehlt sich, sich über Michael Conrad hier einen Hauch von schlau zu machen.

Meerschweinchenreportleserinnen und Meerschweinchenreportlesern ist Michael Conrad bereits durch unsere Berichte über die President’s Lectures an der Berlin School of Creative Leadership von Sir John Hegarty, Hartmut Ostrowski, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, den Freitag Brothers oder Thomas Burrell bestens bekannt.

Das Basislager vor der Belle Étage: Nach den hinreichend strapaziösen und nervenaufreibenden Juryarbeiten grönzte es an einen Akt übermenschlicher Unmenschlichkeit, von den Jurymitgliedern nun auch noch den direkten Einstieg in die marode, quatsch, marmorne Treppenhauswand mit Richtung 2.Stock des geschichtsträchtigen Gebäudes zu velangen. Bei einem Angriff, quatsch, Aperitif werden zunächst die hierfür notwendigen Kräfte gesammelt.

In diesem Beitrag werden auf die sonst üblichen Bildunterschriften und Namensnennungen verzichtet, denn wie heißt es doch so hübsch in strategisch gut und kultiviert ausgerichteten Kreisen? Right: less is more; was in der Praxis so viel bedeutet wie: Nur drei und nicht vier Stückchen Gänseleberpastete.

Die Preisverleihung findet übrigens am Freitag, den 30. November, im Capitol Theater in Offenbach statt. Karten können beim DDC bestellt werden. Außerdem kann man sich unter vorstehendem Link über die Gewinner in den einzelnen Kategorien informieren.

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Brad Pitt: «Inevitable»

19 Oct

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«Shaken, not stirred!»

11 Oct

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The martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with olives, pistols and beautiful women. Over the years, the martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages. H. L. Mencken, whoever that guy was, called the martini «the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet» and E. B. White, whoever that guy was too, called it «the elixir of quietude».

About of how to prepare Vodka Martini the very best way we already introduced Jim Coudal’s Way to do it.

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«Sopchuck» wäre ein ausgezeichneter Markenname für eine kräftefreisetzende und somit aus Chuck Norris gefertigte Gemüsesuppe

11 Oct

Während «Flopchuck» hingegen ein prima Markenname für aus Chuck Norris gefertigte Flip Flops wäre. Ist aber nur so ein Gedanke.

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Manchmal ist Kurzsichtigkeit mit Annehmlichkeiten verbunden. Aber nur manchmal.

8 Oct

Brille: Fielmann.

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Jack Daniel’s: «Humanity And Civility For President!»

29 Sep

Patrick Wensink: «Broken Piano For President»

Remember the famous Jack Daniel’s ads teaching us that the people who are integrated into the process of manufacturing good Old No.7 do have time, time, time and time? Now the Tennessee based distillery used another unique opportunity to prove that nothing about this has changed in the meantime – and that the possession of time, time, time and time seems to be the most important ingredient when creating and showing relaxation is at stake. When lawyers of the popular whiskey brand spotted the cover of Patrick Wensink’s new book «Broken Piano For President», it looked suspiciously like the famous black and white label used on bottles of Jack Daniel’s. But rather than issue threats, the company’s lawyers sent him what the author described as perhaps the world’s most polite cease-and-desist letter, in which they even went so far as to offer to help pay for redesigning the book’s cover:

Jack Daniel’s Nicest Cease-And-Desist Letter

The letter came to light after Patrick Wensink posted it on his website. As the story went viral, one unforeseen consequence has been a host of publicity for his new novel. The book went to the top of the Amazon satirical books chart and was the number six bestseller overall. His website hits jumped from 20 a day to 200,000 in three days.

Reading the interessting discussion on Patrick Wensink’s blog we like to quote a longer part from Jonathan Lambert’s comment: «Besides, from a legal standpoint, there’s only one real question with regards to JD, and that’s, “What would they do if the party said no?” Assuming they have legal ground to stand on, what do you think their reaction would be? Would they still be cool if the party said, “no thanks,” and moved on? That’s an interesting question. In any case it’s somewhat astounding that we’re living in a legal world where politely asking isn’t the norm — where a company acting like a gentlefolk is a newsworthy item. My sincere gratitude to JD for acting out their company values, because this kind of decency and conduct is very becoming an American original. Or maybe the lawyer was just drunk. Either case, with so many aggressive legal assertions, and patents and trademarks effectively broken, it’s awesome, and encouraging, to see this. On a notion, I should add that I think there is a profound lesson here for companies that interact with customers (aka, all companies)».

Without doubt, this whole thing went positively viral for both the author Patrick Wensink and the company Jack Daniel’s: NPR’s Weekend Edition, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Forbes, The New Yorker, Boing Boing, The Atlantic, Business Week, The Telegraph, Yahoo’s Trending Now, Yahoo News (x2), Mashable, Mashable (interview), Business Insider, GalleyCat, The Huffington Post, ABA Journal (American Bar Association), Ain’t It Cool News, Bookforum, Kenyon Review, TN Whiskey Trail, The Portland Mercury’s Blogtown, WFPL (interview), LitReactor, The Millions, Outside the Beltway, Critical Mob, Cosby Sweaters.

What is most telling about the letter perhaps, was that it was written by a courteous human being who had enough time, time, time, and time to think and care about politness, humanity and civility. Well done, old No. 7, just like your timelessly good old Tennessee Whiskey.

via: Forbes

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Es ist Herbst

25 Sep

Das haben wir in diesem Jahr ja glatt verschlafen: Am 22. September 2012 begann um 16:49 Uhr nach MESZ für uns der Herbst. Nässe und Kälte wechseln mit Regen und Kühle die Plätze. Zeigt sich jetzt noch die Sonne, so darf man ihr nicht auf den Leim gehen und sich zu sommerlich kleiden. Es droht ein ernsthafter Schnupfen. Einerseits.

Andererseits läßt sich dieser Sachverhalt mit wesentlich leichteren Worten beziffern und beschreiben: Oh güldner Herbst. Also: Immer schön rein in die Gummistiefel.

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Dear Malcolm McLaren!

1 Aug

Screenshot Website Malcolm McLaren

As we have recently thought about you, we decided to visit your homepage spontaneously; this in order to find out how you were doing so. Result: «Malcolm will return shortly…» Well, for someone who examines his freshly seeded radish from six feet under – as we say in Germany – for quite a while; an announcement like this is not that bad at all, isn’t it?

Our photographer, however, drove soo perfectly mad, became soo uncontrollably exited about «this most refreshing news since months» that he could not help sending you an email instantly: «Dear Malcolm McLaren, I am planning to come to London within the next weeks in order to continue completing my work on creative icons. Do you think it might be possible cleaning your schedule a little bit to make it happen being part of my project? I am looking forward to hearing from you! With kind regards: Andreas Baier»

And now, since you have decided not «to return shortly», our mostly and holy beloved photographer dives in pain and argony as we fear he is going to drown in it. So please, could you be so kind to inform at least your secretary to take any action that might defuse this situation to all our utmost satisfaction?

This would be more than just a gentlemanly act.

With kind regards
Hamlet Hamster
-editor-in-chief-

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Werbejingles, die leider nie produziert wurden (1)

30 Jul

O sole mio, oh mio sol;
Das klingt nach Rio und Atom-Atoll;
Oh mio, oh mio hips:
Das klingt nach Bio und Chio-Chips.

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