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Gordon & Taylor Get CDW to Build Technologically Advanced Stadium, Forget to Hire Team

Ogilvy Chicago’s latest spot in their “People Who Get It” campaign for CDW features Charles Barkley, Doug Flutie, and a technologically advanced stadium without a team.

In the spot, Jim Gordon takes you on a tour of Gordon and Taylor stadium, a domed football stadium he touts as “the most technologically advanced stadium in the world,” thanks to CDW. Features include “3,000 screens, stadium-wide wi-fi, seamless POS systems and a cloud infrastructure solution.” The funniest moment of the spot comes right after this list of features. “Do I know what those are? Not exactly,” Gordon admits. “But they sound impressive.” This should hit home with a lot of people who fall a good deal short of IT expert, myself included.

Over the course of the spot it’s revealed that Gordon has the perfect stadium, a half-time show, cheerleaders, a mascot, Charles Barkley and Doug Flutie on board — basically everything he needs, except a team. He seems to get more and more panicked about this as the spot goes on. Looks like Flutie may have to QB himself. The spot is fun and lighthearted, although I wish Barkley had more lines as he has a good comic presence. I wouldn’t be too surprised to see a follow-up spot

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This Video Was Shot With a Mobile Phone

As Gizmodo notes, yes, the video was set up all professional-like with lights and everything. Nonetheless, it’s fairly awesome looking for a phone camera. For Nokia’s N8.

Nokia N8 sample video from Nokia Conversations on Vimeo.

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Ballantine’s Equalizes Competition With Active Bottles

As part of the “Listen to Your Beat” campaign, Ballantine’s whiskey illuminated bottles with equalizers that appear to respond to music in the background. In a sea of glass and booze, it’s not a bad way to make the product stand out. Cost effectiveness may be another thing all together.

Via WeLoveViral

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