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Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Skobac’

HBO GO, SS+K Screen Sex Scenes for You, Your Parents and Your Little Sister

In what we’ll call a creative take on those universally awkward coming-of-age moments experienced by everyone fortunate enough to live in a house equipped with HBO, SS+K advertises the network’s streaming service by reminding viewers of the scenes that would be particularly painful to watch with mom, dad and your little sister.

Our favorite part of this campaign is its acknowledgement–nay, embrace–of the fact that very few young people currently using HBO GO actually subscribe to the network.

The lineup of vices is extensive, covering everything from incest:

…to awkward body image issues:

…to that never-comfortable “It’s OK if you’re gay” conversation:

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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Well, it looks Slate was already on to this on Super Bowl Sunday, but as many of you have mentioned to us since yesterday, it appears that Richards Group’s well-received “God Made a Farmer” Ram spot was actually, er, inspired by one (also featuring Paul Harvey) made by Farms.com back in 2011. To perhaps quell the cries of ripoff, though, Slate has updated its post, noting that Farms.com is working with the Chrysler Group to raise money for the Future Farmers of America. We suppose Richards Group just, um, fine-tuned the original idea then.

-Media/marketing/ad folks, there are still lanes open for the 4th Annual Bowling for Breast Cancer event at Lucky Strike Lanes, which takes place next Wednesday, Feb. 13. link

-RPA and Honda have launched #HondaInnovatorSeries, which uses the usual social media suspects like Twitter and Facebook to spur conversation surrounding the 2013 Honda Civic. link

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