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Me WANTY secret menu – Chicken Licken

Chicken Licken, the South African franchise that kicked off in 1981 has been doing some exciting things on the advertising front for the past few years. The orange monkey on the back execution is...

New Virgin Active brand TVC

Virgin Active’s ‘Live Happily Ever Active’ campaign has allowed the brand to explore some unique narrative options in the form of video storytelling. I really love the stuff the...

The brands that sponsor FIFA World Cup team kit [infographic]

Remember how excited we were about the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Even if you’re not an athlete like me, this international event is all-consuming over the 30 day period that it occurs every four...

Let’s run away. I vote: Brazil

I don’t think we’ll ever forget the goosies that spread collectively through the nation almost four years ago. When Tshabalala blasted the opening goal of the World Cup, I was pretty...

The greatest meme in the world

Remember those U.S college films where the football jocks got hammered, headed on down to the local dairy farm – because they all lived in middle America and had easy access to rural amenities...

Wings For Life World Run is rad!

Wings For Life World Run. 4 May 2014. 38 locations on 5 continents, starting at exactly the same time in rain and snow and sunshine. Some will run at night, others at dawn. David Coulthard,...

Sexy things to do in Jozi this weekend

Joburg is cooler than you think. We may not have a mountain resembling a table but we have rad events to make up for that. If you’re going to be in town this weekend you might want to know...

South African YouTube series – Chin Up

I love South African comedy. I’m not talking about Schuster – that isn’t comedy, that’s an embarrassment to our nation. There are some incredible local projects out there...

How to make a viral video

Here it is. The holy grail of corporate video making. Follow this guide and you are guaranteed to blow your consumers’ minds. And convince them to spend all their money with you…...

Payday – Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues

It’s the week we’ve all been waiting for. Month end. Payday. Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues prove once again why they are South Africa’s answer to Lonely Island. Love your...

Team Best – The Movie

Team Best is one of my favourite production companies in SA. Asher Stoltz and Bryan van Niekerk are two of the funniest Johannesburgers you will ever meet and because they are actor-directors, they...

Dumb Ways to Die: Valentine’s edition

For all the lovers and the haters, everyone will enjoy this V-Day 30 seconder from the Dumb Ways to Die creatives. I can only ever hear Xolisa Dyeshana’s Loeries remix in my head when I hear...

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