The Wheel and Axle

Tag: advertising

Don’t Judge

by on Nov.17, 2017, under Film & TV, Society

Because the unexpected happens.

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Thais say be a good girl.

by on Aug.06, 2017, under Film & TV, Queer, Snark, Travel & Culture

And I couldn’t agree more.

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Should’ve Been A Sperm Whale

by on Jun.30, 2017, under Film & TV, Snark, Travel & Culture

This Thai commercial I watched a few months ago still has me cracking up. That was quite a… climax. It would’ve even more hilarious if they’d used a sperm whale instead.

TGIF! Enjoy the coming weekend. We’re halfway through 2017, damn.

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Pagkakataong Umangat Sa Iba

by on May.10, 2017, under Film & TV, Travel & Culture

Speaking of ads, here’s a little compilation of classic Pinoy ads that I came across recently. Most of these run circles around recent marketing efforts when it comes to creativity.

My Top Three from this compilation. These, in my opinion, remain to be angat sa iba (a cut above the rest), not just for their time but also up to this day.

1. The Sarsi ad is the most magnificent one and could still stand today. Epic, one could even say. The treatise on conformity vs. non-conformity is visualized and choreographed well, and the music and vocals are just astounding.

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Paint My Love

by on May.09, 2017, under Film & TV, Queer, Snark

Who would’ve thought that Boysen, of all brands, could come up with such a hilarious commercial? 😂 I’m still laughing AF.

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by on Jul.04, 2016, under Queer

And this is another reason why I am a loyal Smart subscriber.

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