French telecoms provider Orange is a sponsor of French football, so them pushing an ad related to their sponsorship is to be expected. They're not spending all that money just for fun. But watch the ad all the way through, as it has an interesting twist. The video's title roughly translates to "the crazy actions of the French team we all forgot about": This week the … [Read more...] about French Football Ad With A Clever Twist
Nicely done. And no it didn't go out via TV, but they pushed it on their Instagram instead View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Official Last Blockbuster (@blockbusterbend) Blockbuster might have gone bust, but the last remaining store is still going ... for now at least. It's in Bend, Oregon. … [Read more...] about The Last Blockbuster’s SuperBowl Ad
Back in January while trying to debug an issue one of our clients was having with an IDN domain name ie. a domain name with an accent on it I decided to dive into the world of IDN email. As I noted, while some software was able to handle things "sanely" a lot of it wasn't and overall the experience wasn't exactly "wonderful". If the DNS industry and the broader … [Read more...] about Trying to Send Newsletters to and From Domains With Accents
If you're a Monty Python fan you'll remember the famous scene in "Life of Brian" where someone "what have the Romans ever done for us?". A few years later John Cleese is back asking the same question in this old advert for the BBC and the UK TV license. If you're of a certain age you'll probably recognise at least some of the other celebrities who make brief appearances in … [Read more...] about What Has the BBC Ever Given us?
This advert from Tesco is upsetting some people. Watch if yourself and make up your mind. Maybe some people are upset easily or don't like Christmas adverts in November ... .. … [Read more...] about Tesco’s “Controversial” Christmas 2021 Advert