CatchThis Blog / automotive advertising

Laurel Sutton

March 27, 2012

This blog originally appeared in Fast Company.  The Lorax, the cranky voice of environmentalism, is now telling us we should buy an even bigger car to “help” nature–that’s co-branding gone startlingly awry. McDonald’s gives away toys based on movie figures. Characters in TV shows use products with the brands prominently displayed. Athletes wear clothing emblazoned with corporate […]

Laurel Sutton

August 4, 2010

This item was originally published on July 30th, 2010 at Fast Company. I love those Kia hamsters. The first commercial showed a trio of hammies tooling around in their Kia Soul while the rest of the world ran in stationary wheels; it was cute and clever and made a nice statement about the cool factor […]