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Brand Bites: WikiLeaks Gets Priceless, Burberry Flakes, Sappy Nappies and more

Posted by Abe Sauer on October 21, 2011 12:16 PM

Wikileaks spoofed Mastercard's "Priceless" campaign this week. Watch the spot below, along with new perfume commercials featuring Scarlett Johansson and Christina Aguilera, plus place branding with a twist and more.Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: Apple, Bushmills, Steelers, Steve Jobs, Sara Lee, Facebook UK & Hollywood Jackets

Posted by Abe Sauer on October 14, 2011 12:01 PM

Who says sincerity is dead? Pro Infirmis bear hug ad will punch your heart in the face. (via)

That KFC-like OFC "Obama Fried Chicken" in China has changed its name to the much more sensible "UFO."

India music darling Bon Iver part of Bushmills whiskey campaign.

Harvard physician speculates that Steve Jobs doomed self with alternative therapies.

A Tmblr for Apple's new Siri program: "Sh*t That Siri Says."

A look into the Pittsburgh Steelers iconic "Terrible Towel" campaign. Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: Müller, Dog TV, Sony, Audi & Angry Birds IRL

Posted by Abe Sauer on October 7, 2011 01:35 PM

Müller's drops some LSD, gets in a time machine back to your childhood. (via)

USA Today will "rebrand" the way it measures Super Bowl ads by incorporating Facebook.Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: FedEx Gets Zombiefied, Ford Gets Legofied, Mapping the Chocolate Genome & more

Posted by Abe Sauer on September 30, 2011 12:21 PM

FedEx gets zombiefied — get your Halloween makeup tips here.

Below, Ford's new Lego concept car, selling bottled water in India, and more.Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: Starbucks, Gisele, Sofia and Global Campaigns You May Have Missed

Posted by Abe Sauer on September 23, 2011 11:45 AM

Ikea introduces a nursery… for men. Australian men. We're jealous.

Below, don't miss Tata's "car chase to end all car chases" spot (and more campaigns).Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: China's Angry Birds and Apple Sneakers, Ride It Like Beckham & more

Posted by Abe Sauer on September 16, 2011 12:02 PM

After China's fake Apple stores debacle, Apple moves to open real Apple store in prestigious Peking University library. (Not so fast, say officials.) And scoring two knock-offs in one, Chinese consumers are now being tempted with fake Converse sneakers bearing Apple's logo. They sell for about $5; click here for the fall lineup.

Below, check out legit branded kicks exclusively for the China market — Angry Birds sneakers! — and more.Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: HP, Virgin, Tom Brady, 9/11, China Pepsi, Fake Starbucks

Posted by Abe Sauer on September 9, 2011 11:45 AM

General Mills' "Coccoon" spot is oddly disturbing, not great at making people want to eat fruit snacks.

Creepy but more effective: Warner Bros. promotes new movie Matt Damon/Gwyneth Paltrow movie Contagion with a "bacteria billboard in Toronto."Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: Chrysler and Sprint Spoofs, Lady Gaga Flips Off Fashion, Post-It Wars

Posted by Abe Sauer on September 2, 2011 11:55 AM

Bandit brand pulls ultimate spoof on fellow Michigan native Chrysler with "Imported from Remus" ad for its wood chippers.

Denny's new Mac'n'Cheese Patty Melt will melt your arteries.

On eve of New York Fashion Week, Lady Gaga disses New York Times fashion critic and releases six-part "fashion film" series to promote new single:Continue reading...

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