November 23, 2009

John Cleese and creativity

Filed under: Advertising,Clever Tactics,Design,Trends — trtoronto @ 6:32 pm

A latte for anyone who knows who John Cleese is?  He is old but his ideas of creativity are a gift. Listen carefully.  He has a few good ones.

So if you are a creative in any fashion Id love to have your comments.

And here  is the video:


November 19, 2009

CCFC Gets Refund From Disney

Filed under: Advertising,Brands,Clever Tactics,Commercial Free Childhood,Design — trtoronto @ 11:28 pm

CCFC’s ongoing campaign to stop the false and deceptive marketing of baby videos has had an important success. They have  persuaded the Walt Disney Company to offer a full refund to anyone who purchased a Baby Einstein DVD in the last five years.  The refund is only available for a limited time, so please help us spread the word now.

Full article

Tony Russell

November 18, 2009

Man this has to be a classic- pretty good a bald guy with an opinion

Filed under: Advertising,Design,HOT NEWS,Trends — trtoronto @ 10:51 pm

Enjoy the best inventions of 2009

October 23, 2009


karlsafetyIn Canada, when the authorities want to remind you that driving while blind drunk is ill advised, we get a mother or maybe a Hockey player  with a past record of poor driving to mumble a few words of encouragement and that’s called a PSA [or Public Service Announcement]. In France, they call in their big guns and dial the number of Karl Lagerfeld to pose in a yellow bib and a feminine tux. The French and  our own Quebecois   would translate the text roughly  to: ‘It’s yellow, it’s ugly, it doesn’t go with anything, but it could save your life.’ Consider yourself warned. Love the French.

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