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Urinating Voodoo Doll
Client: AmBev
Brand: Brahma Beer
Title: "Voodoo"
Agency: Craverolanis Euro RSCG

So, if you're a Brazilian liquor distributor trying to market your product in Argentina, how to you really make a splash? This company thought a urinating voodoo doll was just the thing. Talk about bad taste in beer.

Sour Candy
Client: Mars
Brand: Sour Starbursts
Title: "Prom"
Agency: Grey Worldwide

Why would sour candy cause a teenager to tear off her prom gown in anger? Find out in this new ad for Sour Starbursts.

Shining On
Client: General Electric Co.
Brand: Corporate Image
Title: "Edison"
Agency: M&C Saatchi, London

In a corporate branding campaign designed to boost the company's image in Europe, General Electric shows how it has been shedding light on man's discoveries for 120 years.

No Running
Client: Pier 1
Brand: Pier 1
Title: "No Running"
Agency: Campbell-Ewald

Kirstie Alley's Pier 1 bedroom sale ad hit the target. This spot received the highest consumer recall score for the period of Sept. 30 to Oct. 13 in the bi-weekly Intermedia Advertising Group survey.

College Ads
Client: Saint Joseph College
Brand: Saint Joseph College
Title: "Someone"
Agency: Adams & Knight, Avon, Conn.

One of a series of TV ads for Saint Joseph College in Connecticut, this spot is about impressing the most important person in the world.

Airborne Pizza Man
Client: BMW
Brand: BMW Motorcycles
Title: "The Job"
Agency: Merkley Newman Harty & Partners

A frequently airborne pizza delivery man glories in a job that lets him ride his BMW motorcycle.

MSN Pod People
Client: Microsoft Corp.
Brand: MSN
Title: "Launch"
Agency: McCann-Erickson Worldwide, S.F.

With the air of a cheesy 1950s space invaders flick, this spot focuses first on the appearance of huge podlike cocoons and then on the Butterfly people who emerge to hawk a new version of MSN.

Client: AOL Time Warner
Brand: America Online 8.0
Title: "Arrival"
Agency: Gotham, New York

Gigantic landscape art like crop circles viewed from the sky announces the arrival of AOL's 8.0.

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