Topic: Guinness

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 18-23 Spots that shocked, mocked and invented a holiday

This week, a headless pair of breasts sought to sell scents, we saw a final spot from the late Tony Scott, and The Sun found a way to shine. Many of…

August 23, 2012, 4:28 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Guinness Saatchi & Saatchi wants you to paint the town black for Arthur's Day

Arthur's Day isn't quite as historic as St. Patrick's Day. The latter has been celebrated for centuries, while the former was invented in 2009 by Guinness as a fabricated holiday…

August 20, 2012, 1:37 PM EDT

First Mover: Trevor O'Brien Deutsch L.A.'s tech honcho still finds time to do some nighttime coding

Specs Age 33 New gig Evp, executive creative technology director, Deutsch LA Old gig Vp, creative technology director, McKinney What does your job entail, exactly? I oversee a team of animators, motion designers, 3-D…

August 9, 2012, 9:42 PM EDT

Guinness QR Cup Reveals Scannable Code When Full Another reason to choose the black stuff

QR codes have been exhibiting an uncharacteristic characteristic lately—they've been not sucking as much. We had the Korean retailer's 3-D sunlight-activated QR code, which was scannable only at lunch, when…

May 17, 2012, 2:44 PM EDT

Guinness Turns a Submarine Into a Branded Underwater Bar Contest winner parties at the bottom of the ocean

What shall we do with the drunken sailor? Sign him up for a tour of duty on the Guinness submarine! The vessel comes complete with a "deep-sea bar" and Austin…

May 16, 2012, 9:23 AM EDT

10 Most-Viral Guinness Commercials Ever Enjoy a pint with these classic spots for St. Patrick's Day

David Ogilvy once called Guinness ads "part of the warp and woof of English life." Today, 80 years after John Gilroy first sketched his pint-balancing toucan, Guinness advertising is a…

March 16, 2012, 12:19 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Guinness Brewer takes no chances in getting blokes to the pub on St. Patrick's Day

Do men of a certain ilk need to be convinced to visit the pub and imbibe prodigious amounts of alcohol on St. Patrick's Day? Not in my experience. However, Guinness…

March 12, 2012, 1:09 PM EDT

Guinness knows dark times are here to stay

Here's the latest Guinness ad from AMV BBDO in London. And you have to hand it to them—it's a troubled spot for troubled times. It shows cities around the world…

December 16, 2010, 1:23 PM EST

The Guinness can that isn't moving is yours

There's a billion old Guinness ads we could post in honor of St. Patrick's Day, but we'll limit it to this responsible-drinking effort that BBDO Toronto did a…

March 17, 2010, 12:00 PM EDT