Thumbs Down On This Year’s British Christmas Adverts

This is a post I've always looked forward to writing each year since I began this blog in 2015. Somehow I had discovered the wonderful Christmas adverts which the British retailers come out with every year, and I would write a post that featured my favorite ones. In previous years I could usually count on … Continue reading Thumbs Down On This Year’s British Christmas Adverts

A Wonderful Christmas Message: #GiveWhatYouCan

I first wrote about Hafod Hardware of Wales last year when I discovered the wonderful Christmas advert they had put together, for a grand total of just $130. Well, they did it again this year. For 2020, the family-run businesses’ advert, with the tagline #GiveWhatYou Can, shows three-year-old Arthur secretly gathering household items, such as … Continue reading A Wonderful Christmas Message: #GiveWhatYouCan

A Tale of Two Christmas Ads

I'm guessing many of you have heard about and perhaps seen, the latest Peloton ad in which a husband surprises his wife with a Peloton bike for Christmas. The ad, all of thirty seconds long, may be the most expensive ad ever produced, far exceeding the cost of Super Bowl commercials. Last year, a Super … Continue reading A Tale of Two Christmas Ads