Fresh Dates – The Worst Self Publicists In History

Fashions may come and go (and all these fashions have happily fled) but the art of self promotion is still as strong as ever. If you are considering selling yourself on match.com do the opposite of these men.

Sample quote:
“I’m interested in pretty much every stage of data processing.”

Why I am not rich

This is fascinating, Kyle Conroy has put together some data on how much money you would have today if, instead of spending money on an Apple product, you just bought Apple shares instead. For example if, in 1997 you blew £2,400 on Apple shares instead of a Apple Power Macintosh G3 233 Desktop, you would now have $139,184.58!

http://www.kyleconroy.com/apple-stock.php

Why we still love Japanese TV ads

I don’t know about you, but I’m off to buy some Calbee crisps!

Monopoly Hotel Bus Shelter

When it comes to promoting the Minnesota State Lottery, Colle+McVoy got creative on their assets.

Volkswagen Independent Cinema Sponsorship Ads

By DDB London, try and guess the films, and don’t cheat by looking at the filenames.

2009’s best cover lies

Great post from Jezebel decoding the best (or should that be worst) cover lies on women’s mags last year. Here’s a couple and the full list is here.