Update, July 26: This story from Planet Money’s Alex Blumberg and NPR’s Laura Sydell aired this weekend on This American Life. (Check out TAL’s “Ways to Listen” page to find how you can hear the story.) A shorter version of the piece is also airing today on All Things Considered. Here’s the story..
Every June, big brands show their appreciation for LGBT dollars, I mean dignity, by featuring queer faces in their ads and brand messaging. On one hand, it’s quite heartwarming and affirming to walk around cities throughout the world and see Gilbert Baker’s rainbow flags waving in store fronts and from lamp posts. But on the other, it’s a bit obvious when some brands are simply pandering to “the gays” to capitalize on a newly visible (see: cool) segment of the population after decades of marginalization.
Still, the DeLorean is by no means all bad. Remember this was a car engineered by Lotus and that it came with double wishbone suspension at the front, and a multi link arrangement at the rear, a configuration preferred by most supercar manufacturers to this day. Its ride is outstanding and quite the best of any sporting car of its era, while its handling possesses none of the precarious traits offered by a 911 of similar age.
That’s former Penguin Max Talbot as he demonstrates how to repel all potential mates within 10 miles. Before this, Talbot mocks a fellow teammate for getting special treatment at the dealership, because they give special treatment only to “superstars, like me.” Talbot says this oblivious to the fact that calling a hockey player a “star” is exactly as ridiculous as meaning it in the literal sense. Then, the shocking twist ..
The campaign picked up the Cyber Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions and, the agency says, garnered 775.3 million total impressions and 3.8 million organic searches and delivered 29 percent more visits than anticipated to MailChimp’s online properties. Political climate head on, provoking conversation around topical issues. The first spot debuted during the 2017 Oscars and used typography and sound to portray the publication as a “safe harbor” in a noisy storm of information.
Nike “Como fs em todo o mundo, somos apaixonados pelo jogo e estamos preocupados pelas acusaes gravssimas” diz o comunicado, de acordo com a agncia Reuters. “A Nike acredita no jogo limpo e tico tanto nos negcios quanto no jogo e se ope fortemente a qualquer forma de manipulao ou suborno. Ns temos cooperado, e vamos continuar a cooperar, com as autoridades.”.