Inspired Ideas

Some ideas are so good they can’t happen just once. Apparently even if they’re not very good. Take a look at some astounding similarities in advertising and decide for yourself if they were coincidences or not.

Sights for Sore Eyes

Posted September 14, 2016, under Inspired Ideas

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) is an amazing film. Not because of the preachy “go have insane adventures …

Client Spotlight: Huntsman

Posted August 19, 2015, under Inspired Ideas

One of our largest clients is Huntsman International, LLC. They describe themselves as “a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated …

Dedication

Posted July 22, 2015, under Inspired Ideas

Last week was long on the wordy and short on the funny, so we thought we’d close out July with …

Not Always Worth 1,000

Posted January 7, 2015, under Inspired Ideas

We all know that “a picture is worth a thousand words” — the right image will communicate far better than …

Again with the Boughs of Holly

Posted December 10, 2014, under Inspired Ideas

Holidays are celebrations of specific things, so sometimes coming up with a unique way to advertise during the holiday season …

Money

Posted May 15, 2011, under Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

There may not have been any visuals, but the words and jingles were marketing magic for any gathered family!

Slingshot

Posted August 15, 2009, under Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Gee Whillickers! David vs. Goliath In the story of David and Goliath, the young Hebrew David took on the Philistine …

Spy Gun

Posted July 15, 2009, under Gee Whillickers!, Gosh, That's Handy!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Most Americans know the Energizer Bunny. How could they not? It’s a campaign that keeps going and going. But, maybe not many in this country know or remember where the fluffy, animated toy mascot originated.

Game Over

Posted March 15, 2007, under Ad Absurdum, Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Button thumb, gamer’s wrist, hand blisters, stare burn, numb butt – all afflictions that the seasoned video game player knows all too well.

3D

Posted December 15, 2006, under Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Gee Whillickers! Modern Marks, Modern Times These days, there is a controversial aspect to logo design and branding involving the …

Gum

Posted September 15, 2006, under Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy, Spokescritters

Gee Whillickers! I Hope You Brought Enough Blubber for the Rest of the Class Round about 1906, Frank H. Fleer …

Fuzzy Dice

Posted July 15, 2006, under Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Inspired Ideas! If you think automobiles are all starting to look the same, take another look at the ads that …

Snake Oil

Posted March 15, 2006, under Gee Whillickers!, Gosh, That's Handy!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Gee Whillickers! Take two of these and call me if you’re still alive in the morning… For a very long …

Teeth

Posted September 15, 2005, under Ad Absurdum, Gee Whillickers!, Gosh, That's Handy!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Gosh, That’s Handy! Advanced Whitening Formula Sometimes a smile lights up a room. And sometimes an improperly lit room makes …

Newspaper

Posted July 15, 2005, under Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy, Vocabularama

Gee Whillickers! Newspaper and Twain For a time in his life, Mark Twain was the editor of a small Missouri …

Fat

Posted June 15, 2005, under Ad Absurdum, Gee Whillickers!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy, Spokescritters

Spokescritters! Twinkie the Kid Conceived in 1971, Twinkie the Kid, spokes-sidekick for the golden-yellow snack cake. Well, we all know …

Movie Premiere

Posted March 15, 2005, under Gee Whillickers!, Gosh, That's Handy!, Inspired Ideas, Legacy

Gee Whillickers! Indecent Premiere In 1940, New York City saw one of the most interesting film premieres ever: for Pinocchio. …

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