Monday Funday: Pepsi prank, un chanson de Charmin and Cinzano takes to the skies

Monday Funday is our weekly post where we round up the funniest (and sometimes unfunniest) bits of brand humour and collect them all up in one place – so you don’t have to spend your entire workday scrolling through YouTube and BuzzFeed. Get ready to have your ribs tickled.

Delightful double-takes

Recent content brand of the week, Pepsi, must’ve been so happy with its win that it was inspired to go out and redouble its content creation efforts. Here’s a hight-tech prank from the cola brand that takes some fairly simple tools (a bus shelter and a high definition telly) and proves that your average Londoner’s eyesight is, quite frankly, terrible.

 

Loo-paper brand plumbs new depths

Marketing Magazine said this: “Post the financial crash, people are reappraising what matters most. Cash is scarce and so material wants and desires are decreasing and the cynical consumer is looking for something else – yearning for personal experiences; seeking moments and curating stories; constantly searching for our next status update or tweet; wanting to discover.”

Believe it or not, this is what Marketing Magazine was talking about:

 

Hang your heads in shame Charmin, leave the toilet humour to PooPourri.com.

From the ha-ha-harchives

I haven’t got a clue who either of these people are, but people getting drinks spilled over them is always funny.

 

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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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