Thursday, August 27, 2009

ADVERTISINGHYPE: Race to Twickenham

The rugby season is about to begin in England. This is the Guinness Premiership, which is contested by the top 12 professional clubs in the country.

Sky Sports, the network that has the broadcast rights to these games, has put a promotional spot together for the beginning of the season that reminds us of Keep The Ball Alive (which we wrote about recently), a piece from several years ago showcasing the best talent in the Rugby World Cup. In fact, we wouldn't be surprised if the same creative staff was involved in producing both pieces.

And so: it's the Race to Twickenham!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

COMEDYHYPE: Everything's Made in China

Have you noticed a few strange things about what you hear on TV about the economy? How everything's supposedly getting better, but you're still hosed? Check out this video - there's some colorful language in it, along with a lot of stuff getting broken, and a mini-education on today's situation for most people.

The playing cards at the beginning are the "Financial Crisis Most Wanted" deck, which come from

Oh, and try to ignore the anti-Obama ranting. He matters not, in the greater scheme of things.