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Incredible hulk strikes IMDB – awesome online ad

Published on Jun 13, 2008 in advertising, ideas, media, technology

This is awesome, the new incredible hulk campaign on IMDB is nicely done, I have taken a few screen shots of it to post here, just in case they removed it (but go see it on IMDB to understand what I mean) This shows how to create incredible advertisements by integrating flash (rich media) with […]

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Get crazy CNN headlines on your t-shirt

Published on May 22, 2008 in america, Humor, media, wonder why

Rat rides cat, cat rides dog, that rides on your t-shirt I am just numbed seeing this outrageous hilarity in the name of news making and selling on CNN, apparently you can buy t-shirts for some of the hand picked news items on CNN by clicking the t-shirt icon next to headline link on their […]

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Rediff unLOCKS mystery of successful CEOs

Published on May 14, 2008 in Humor, media, Random, wonder why

Wow, Rediff actually published this article on how hairstyles make successful CEOs So much fuzz over a complait fluff is sTRESSing me… PS: do read the comments on that page for additional entertainment 🙂

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Best of Indian Outdoor Advertising

Published on Apr 7, 2008 in advertising, business, Humor, India, media

6 of the outdoor ads that I think are really cool, see for yourself: First, one of the most memorable brands of India, Amul, their advertising strategy is simple, every time connect with audience with messages that are from current news items. The humor is subtle yet striking. [See more of amul ads here] Ad […]

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CNN-IBN messes up global warming with local warming

Published on Mar 18, 2008 in Humor, media, wonder why

Can this get any more ridiculous?

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Nike’s new “my better is better than your better” ad kicks a$$

Published on Mar 15, 2008 in advertising, america, business, ideas, media

Wow, I am impressed by the new Nike commercial “my better is better than your better | my power is more powerful than your power”. Watch the 30 second spot, listen to the words, arent they inspiring? Doesn’t the ad make you run faster, play harder or just do better whatever you are at. I […]

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Hackers sneak into Serena Williams on Ramp

Published on Mar 11, 2008 in advertising, Humor, India, media

or so would Economic Times likes us to believe. Otherwise how on earth would explain ridiculous news grouping like this? Rush to ET, you might still be able to catch a glimpse of this master piece. Such pity in the age of context sensitivity and related content discovery. Looks like someone from TOI migrated to […]

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Huh!

Published on Jan 29, 2008 in Humor, media, wonder why

As usual in the morning I opened CNN IBN homepage to check what is happening in India. To my surprise the IBNLIVE site insists that I must read these happening news items. Mind you, they are not about state of union or lost test series or Australian open or dropping mercury in Delhi or impending […]

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Lessons from music industry

Published on Jan 9, 2008 in business, ideas, media

Stop reading this post and go read Seth’s excellent post on Music Industry, actually the post is so universal in nature, it doesnt matter if you are a hotshot MBA with I have figured it all out attitude or super brilliant engineer with Ruby is not going to die complex. It doesnt even matter if […]

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Making sense out of NEWsense

Published on Mar 30, 2007 in media, wonder why

Imagine a kid having this conversation with his mom,“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will some one run a marathon in space?”“It will happen when Mumbai university lists in BSE”“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will the university list in BSE?”“They will list when Rakhi Sawant looks like this”“Mummy, mummy, tell me when will Rakhi Sawant dresses […]

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Are fund managers poor marketers?

Published on Feb 20, 2007 in media, personal finance, wonder why

Come Ferbruary, every fund house worth its NAV comes up with a hoard of ELSS / Tax planning mutual fund offerings and promotions. These days you open any (business) magazine and you see atleast a dozen ads on how MFs can save you Rs. 33,360* or something on taxes. First up the claim that they […]

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newsXXX

Published on Feb 14, 2007 in media, wonder why

I think even on world sxx day also we dont see so much attention to the production process. Either every journo / news writer / news maker has woken up with the worst errections ever or all of them had some raunchy virus taking over their computers. How else can you explain this? All 3 […]

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