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Dove: real mean parody

Brendan Jack, Bevan Cullinan, Garth Breytenbach and Chris Forrest star in this awesome local parody of a Dove ‘Real Beauty’ campaign. Boys are so...

The King of Jozi

Capetonians queued for months in rain, sleet and sunshine outside the BK lounge (as Dane Cook so eloquently names it) in order to experience the taste explosion of the world famous Whopper. Burger...

This post is dedicated to Berton Bosman

There are times when the world loses someone too young and too awesome. Last year this time, South Africa lost a fucking rad dude. Berton Bosman sadly passed away at the 2013 Ironman 70.3 event. This...

On. The. Line

I always joke how about how much the world has changed and how my job didn’t exist when I was at varsity in the early part of the 21st Century. Here’s a news report from 1981 about the...

Love this project. So much

Dig this campaign. Here’s how it is described via the YouTube channel it has been posted to: Disabled mannequins elicited astonished looks from passers-by on Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse on...

Confessions of a fatlete

*Warning* this post contains at least one selfie and the siffest pic of me. Ever. Oh and a c-bomb. #TreeOfTrust Less than six months ago, some youths who I met on the latest edition of the Put Foot...

Don’t drink and drive, douchebags

With Silly Season in full swing, the opportunities to get hammered are bountiful. Joburgers have always been the worst offenders when it comes to drinking and driving. New and existing cab services...

Continental Run2Stop

There’s been a lot of talk in SA marketing circles about CSI campaigns – where the ‘S’ stands for ‘superficial’ or ‘sugarcoat’. This is the second year...

Kreepy Krauly Wrangler from South Africa

The most exciting trend for us this year at Retroviral has been the growing brand interest in scripted and produced-for-online content. Fortunately requests for the F-word (Flashmobs) also seem to...

Continental #Run2Stop 2013: Day 1

I’ve been quiet of late. I’ve been training to be an athlete. Now that I have completed my first triathlon, I basically just introduce myself to others as #Triathlete. Moving swiftly...

New Virgin Active TVC. It’s cute

If you think about your favourite local brands, the majority of them will have communicated with you on a level that evokes a strong emotion or – quite possibly – have taken you to...

Ride for charity at Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge

Hi gang, Now that I’m a (inverted commas) cyclist (thanks Complete Cyclist), I have a request ————> I want you to join the Put Foot Foundation team in next...

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