A russian court has banned all gay pride parades for one hundred years. M&C Saatchi and Stockholm Pride parade have a solution, they invite y'all to GO WEST, and the funtastic pride event in Stockholm instead. Using that website you can compose your tweet-invite for #GOWEST, which is then automatically translated into Russian. In addition, your location for this particular tweet is changed to a random location in Russia in an attempt to reach as many Russians as possible.
So there I am, minding my own business when a slideshow falls into my hands. What's this? It has unicorns, rainbows and kittens, it must be from that questionable subreddits "front page of the internet", giant fun time-suck known as Reddit. Indeed it is, and with it Reddit shows off their numbers and tells you why you should summon the front page of the internet with your online ad budget....
Coke just launched their ‘Small World Machines’ which are aimed at creating simple moments of happiness between two nations at odds – India and Pakistan. They bring a live touch screen experience to the normal vending machines, letting Indians and Pakistanis interact with and engage across country borders. Very touching indeed.
As you would expect, interacting with your counterpart from the other country resulted in a free can of Coke for both. Interestingly, the whole experience was teased in March, with a sort of Making Of:
Agency: Leo Burnett Sydney
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When I hear the hilarious jingle-singing begin, I'm getting more than a fleeting feel of the real American Heroes Bud Light vibe. Ces't la vie.
Jacqui Oakley is an established illustrator who uses oil, acrylic and elbow grease. You can find her on twitter as JacquiOakley, and her work on thousands of pinterest-boards, often uncredited and unlinked. She made this this Rihanna & zebra illustration with a splash of hot pink, and found much to her surprise an Etsy account selling a t-shirt with that print on it. A shop that has not asked for her permission.