Thai bathroom-cleaner ad exceptionally odd

Copyranter has proclaimed this Vixol Red bathroom-cleaner spot by McCann Thailand possibly the best commercial he's ever seen. In my estimation, it would need meerkats or a claw-tongued robot kid to qualify, but it is wonderfully campy and entertaining as only insane Asian ads can be. That stall's bigger than most apartments; it would fetch $2,500 a month in Manhattan. The Gumby-limbed mildew-man gives a fantastic performance. He really captures he essence of scum. In a good way. The gals here in the office say the same about me. In a bad way, I'm afraid.


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@DaveGian davegia@hotmail.com David Gianatasio is a longtime contributor to Adweek, where he has been a writer and editor for two decades. Previously serving as Adweek's New England bureau chief and web editor, he remains based in Boston.
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