I like this latest “self-help” execution of the ongoing Old Spice ad insanity pouring out of Oregon ad agency Wieden & Kennedy.
The group of friends scene is wonderful, the eco-sports car scene is nice, and of course the Graham dump is a Win. But: the stupid horse race ender is, well, stupid, and a big letdown.
Next time, let me creative direct, W&K. You’ll hit the homer instead of the pulling up for a triple. Kisses, you hacks.
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- Captured New York prison escapee David Sweat has been released from hospital and is back in jail.