Amusing MINI 'robot'
. Of course, this is an advert, probably produced by MINI
themselves (or one of their myriad ad agencies) - this Slashdot thread
confirms it. Domain name registration records
must scupper numerous pranks/guerilla sites every year, so it's surprising that agencies haven’t found a way around it yet. Thought: if we updated at about 3.00pm, rather than 9.30am, we’d get all the cool stuff before anyone else
. Oh well. Novelty isn’t everything. Here's the VW robot movie
(not produced by VW) that probably inspired it (adland not exactly being famed for its ability to generate original ideas).
presents the bizarre clocks
of Roger Wood / the Sitooterie
has landed / I want a pair of seven mile boots
, a weblog / underground architecture by Malcolm Wells
/ bark in the park
. Compare these icons for drives and devices
. Ancient Apple Ads
, part of Attached’s huge database of computer ads
). More history: the origins of the smiley
Deceptively simple little growing game
(via bifurcated rivets
), which reminded me of the classic Spectrum game Pssst
(a re-make of which is naturally now available
). The Spectrum may only have had eight colours, but they were all great
has other flash-enabled goodies. Related: more games from the 80s
. Even better - computer games given away by 80s pop acts
, like the Thompson Twins
(via New York London Paris Munich
, who has handily linked to online versions of the games). Love the Urusei Yatsura
'easter egg' - that's dedication (at the bottom of the page). There was also a Frankie Goes to Hollywood
game, but it was stand-alone, and not a freebie.
'When the best choice is no choice,' vote the Undecided Party of Canada
. Reminiscent of that great political conundrum, the Apathy Party. By not voting, you're voting for the Apathy Party. But voting for
the Apathy Party is, paradoxically, not to vote for them. Or something...