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Sunday, October 21, 2007

Back to Ads

From making celebrities, to breaking them. From selling something as nominal as toothpicks to inspiring you to donate your vital organs, I have always believed in the power of media. Or more specifically- ads. Here are two of my recent favorites:

2. Bobby Jindal
You can watch the video here

1.Chevrolet Volt
I saw the GM car on display in South Station. People were clicking away its pictures like some Messiah had come down to Earth. But it's NOT the solution.
The irony is here. Who killed the Electric Car

And here's a fwd I got from zoxcleb:

For other favs, u can have a look here

9 comments:

arnab said...

when i first watched "Who killed the electric car" it just felt too incredible that something like this can actually happen. and i just feel an odd sense of pleasure to see oil climb past $90 a barrel...

i have seen bobby jindal type ads before. michael steele was running similar ads last year in maryland
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7wjJyMDUH0
the democrats replied back with
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sjm_QfNAh8M

it is funny how similar steele and jindal are in their political stance... while that caused steele to lose in MD, it proved a plus for jindal in LA :-)

Saurabh said...

Hiyaa,

this is a commercial which struck a chord deep inside my heart.
Hope you like it too :)
http://youtube.com/watch?v=q-jOjK003Yk
-Saurabh

Aparna Kar said...

@Saurabh
Those mushy things don't appeal to me right now though I still love that Chevrolet Optra ad. I seem to have a thing for sun/moon roof and guys in business suits :P
Here are some funny commercials you might want to see
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=953jG1nxVf8

Aparna Kar said...

@arnab
Wow! Didn't about the steele stance. Thanks. You never know what might work and what might not. There lies the challenge I guess. :)

Saurabh said...

haaaaaaaaaaa haaaaaaa haaaaaaaaaaaa :D
I know you better ;)

-Saurabh

Aparna Kar said...

@saurabh
What I am at one instance is not what I am in the next. Stop trying to figure me out or claiming that you know me coz it's practically impossible :D

Saurabh said...

I actually said I know you only 1% :-(

Saurabh said...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Opinion/Columnists/Shashi_Tharoor/Should_we_be_proud_of_Bobby_Jindal/articleshow/2495846.cms

Saurabh said...

the above link is an important read about Mr. Jindal. njoy