December 3, 2013
That Tuesday Thing [No. 18].
Weekly scoop of stuff sent through to our inboxes…
► PlayStation took over an ad break on Homeland on Sunday night with a nostalgic film to mark the release of the PlayStation 4. The console has shifted 2 million units worldwide in the past fortnight.
► Ever wondered what happens when you mix a GoPro with Lions and Hyenas? Well, have watch (via wimp)
► French Netflix creates coffee to keep you awake watching movies…forever! [via Design Taxi]
► Air New Zealand gets behind The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Air New Zealand revealed some amazing artwork on the side of a Boeing 777
► Great British diving champion Tom Daley announced that he was gay. A video showcasing true honesty and strategic control over the media!
► Harvey Nichols have released their Christmas ad – typically for them, it smacks in the face of this year’s nostalgic, warm and fluffy Christmas campaigns with a totally selfish message. Cue Twitter outrage and a load of coverage for Harvey Nicks.
► Gillian Anderson, of X Files fame, has donned her birthday suit to help support the Fishlove campaign against destructive fishing practices (via Mail Online)
►The power of the selfie knows no bounds. Apparently it’s even relevant in the animal kingdom, with this eagle seizing the moment perfectly (via Mashable)
► New Nike advert shows Rory Mcllroy and Wayne Rooney showing off their quite considerable ball skills. Can you spot the cameo from a Brazilian legend?
► Cast of Downton Abbey provide waiting services at The Ivy in London (via Telegraph)
► Anchorman publicity run continues! Ron Burgundy presents local news to promote the upcoming release of Anchorman 2. Certainly worth a watch! (via NY Daily)
► If you can’t persuade them to buy your product, scare them into it. Warning: this scared the living daylights out of me! (via Metro)
► Amazon announced that they plan to deliver using drones. Waterstone’s responded with it’s own ridiculous delivery service idea! I mean the idea of drones is quite cool. Not Owls though are they?
► Greenpeace advert starting Jim Carter draws attention to the issue of global warming. Heart wrenching angle on well told story (via Campaign Live)
► There is an app called ‘Face Crypt’ which secures your phone via a selfie!
► Genius move from Burger King. They made 64 different pre-roll ads to target users looking up specific videos ie animal attacks, screaming goats, Jimmy Fallon [via Brand Republic]
► Finally we’ve all wondered this…How Superheroes would look if they got fat on french fries [via Design Taxi]