Monday Funday: Bodypro, Cap’n Crunch and John West

Monday Funday is our weekly roundup of humourous marketing content, designed to give you a little pick-me-up so you’re ready to face the wearisome week ahead. Prepare to be edutained!

The truth!

In what is fast becoming a semi-regular feature, Bodypro is this week’s ‘Hilarious hygiene or toiletry brand of the week’ – (we might think of a catchier name for it at a later date). Hot on the heels of our posts about Hello Flo and Dollar Shave Club, here’s Bodypro’s response to a snidey Facebook post that bemoaned the use of ‘misleading’ imagery in its commercials. Delivered deadpan by the ‘CEO’ of Bodypro, it’s a fantastic example of brands biting back with a bit of satire.

Ahoy there, me hearties, thar be laughs on the horizon!

Comedy Twitter accounts aren’t hard to come by – there’s a seemingly unending stream of parody accounts, a number of profane animals and virtually every stand-up comedian regularly takes to the ‘Twittersphere’ to let fly with their best bon mots – the site is a veritable smorgasbord of Twitters at which to titter. Nevertheless, it’s still cool when a brand brings the funny on social – none more so than Cap’n Crunch, the mascot of the eponymously titled American breakfast cereal.

From the ha-ha-harchives

Forget man bites dog, try ‘man kicks bear in the nuts’. Classic stuff from John West.

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Author: Tom Owen

A strategic storyteller and compelling content creator, awash with acuity and adept at alliteration. I work for Speak Media. www.speakmedia.co.uk

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