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Topic: Virgin

A Real Pigeon Skanks to a Ska Song in Virgin Money's Ludicrous New Ad

That's talent

Plenty of birds can sing, but how many can dance the skank? Well, none, probably. But the pigeon in this minute-long Virgin Money spot that just broke in Britain comes damn…

6 CEOs Who Have More Twitter Followers Than Their Companies

Some expected and some wildcards

Sure, you would probably suspect for some of the world’s biggest brands to have a mass following on Twitter, but what about the chief executive officers behind those companies? While…

Together at Last: Richard Branson and the Most Interesting Man in the World

Debonair duo unite for Virgin Hotels (not Dos Equis)

What do you get when you bring together two of the world's most interesting men? A hotel ad, apparently.  To promote the upcoming reveal of the first Virgin Hotel, located in…

Vote for the Best and Worst Brand Extensions

Which marketers pushed their products to new frontiers—and which ones pushed things too far?

Quick—do you know what Starbucks Coffee Liqueur, Ralph Lauren for the Pet and Mr. Clean Car Wash all have in common? Answer: Each is an example of a brand extension—a…

Pitchfork, Pandora Execs Among Virgin America's New Ad Stars

Geek-tastic campaign from Eleven

Now boarding at Gate 11: geeks and nerds! Adland's recent trend of using Silicon Valley stars instead of Hollywood heavyweights and pro athletes—think Best Buy and J. Crew—continues in an…

Virgin's Most Frequent Flier This Year Will Win a Trip to Space

Quite a prize for carrier's new contest

As prizes go, it doesn't get much better than this. Virgin America, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia are holding a contest in which the person who logs the most miles…

Ad of the Day: Virgin Mobile

The carrier has great new phones, if you happen to destroy your old one accidentally on purpose

Want to upgrade to a snazzy new Virgin Mobile phone? First, you'll have to creatively dispose of your old one. This enjoyable new spot from Mother in New York shows scene…

Virgin Mobile Hires Brad Pitt's Brother Doug as Non-Celebrity Endorser

Carrier offers 'celebrity deals at celebrity brother prices'

This is kind of amusing: Virgin Mobile Australia has centered a whole new ad campaign from Euro RSCG around Doug Pitt—an unknown dude who happens to be Brad Pitt's brother.…

Ad of the Day: Virgin

The company's three airlines team up to shoot a short film at 35,000 feet

Branded entertainment often falls at the starting line for lack of a buzz-worthy hook—but Virgin seems to have a winner, in terms of publicity if not actual content, in making…

Virgin Media and Spotify Announce Deal

Subscribers will be able to stream music over TV and mobile

Last week, it was reported that Virgin Media was close to signing deals with Spotify and four major record labels as part of its plan to launch a subscription music…

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