Monday Funday: plumbing hunks, Vulpine gets punk’d and classic gags from PG tips

It’s a new year, it’s a new you, but brands are still trying to be funny. 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 week ahead. Prepare to be edutained!

Because who doesn’t love a hunky plumber?

This cheeky ad from drain cleaner brand Liquid Plumr made a few waves when it aired in the summer.

Where it gets more interesting is the way the brand has built on the popularity of its ad for the new year by launching a calendar, featuring 12 hunky, shirtless plumbers. As far as content marketing goes, branded calendars are as classic as it gets.

plumr

Kenny is back – he came by hovercraft and he’s not happy about something

Last time we brought you news of Kenny van Vlaminck he was giving Vulpine founder Nick Hussey a hard time over his product design. It seems since then the two have patched things up as Kenny is back, this time to star in a product film about the new Vulpine line.

From the har-ha-harchives

In his fantastic autobiography ‘Becoming Jonny’, Michael Pennington, real name of lovable funster Jonny Vegas, announced last year that he was going to leave the character who made him famous behind, claiming that his alter ego had become something of a psychological crutch. With that in mind let’s cast our minds back one more time to when he was still happily playing the buffoon. And a digger?

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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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