Wacky Web Week

Philips’ new ad campaign pushes the envelope

Tired of the old, humdrum advertising
campaigns? Philips’ Internet campaign for its new shaver, the Bodygroom, has
spread across the Web like wildfire. It’s a perfect example of viral campaigns
at their best

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Gollum and Smeagol get their groove on

A hilarious new video that appeared on the Web recently is a creative, creepy,
and delightful duet version of a Barry White classic. It’s performed none
other than those loveable Lord of the Rings creatures, Gollum and Smeagol

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Vista voice-recognition software is laughable

A video of a Windows Vista speech-recognition demo that went awry was devoured critics of the new operating system when it was posted on the Web late last year. Footage shows the program badly garbling the demonstrator’s commands.

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New PC videos slam the Mac

Apple has been running for months its now-famous “PC vs. Mac” ad campaign. The series of commercials (“I’m a PC"
— "I’m a Mac”) is designed to pitch the Mac as a hip, young machine with more contemporary capabilities, while the PC is portrayed as sluggish and antiquated

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Be careful what you discover

In a hilarious film short, a prisoner makes a surprising discovery —
one that may turn out to be life-changing.

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Human space invaders geek the place up

You’ve seen the old Space Invaders arcade game — but have you seen it played
with live bodies?

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Play the “Best Search Engine” game

Everyone talks about which search engine is the best, but no one ever does
anything about it. Until now.

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