Bold Advertising —The Miraculous Enlightenment of Kenny Riordon

This is an example of bold creative thinking in advertising. I wish more ads were like this. It’s brilliant storytelling and just plain fun to watch.

Enjoy your weekend.

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9 Responses to Bold Advertising —The Miraculous Enlightenment of Kenny Riordon

  1. Amitpal September 28, 2012 at 9:29 am #

    Liked The Advertisement was that you chase in that cartoon character …

    • Dwayne September 29, 2012 at 8:02 am #

      Wow this was awesome! I’m getting Virgin mobile now lol. It’s a bit long but you get really into it and is so entertaining.

  2. David September 28, 2012 at 1:34 pm #

    Sweet
    Only Virgin would cross the line so deftly from advertising to story telling, we dont mind getting sucked in … cause theres intelligent eye candy to watch.
    Back in the day, I would pump up my pay/talk time on a virgin, and the auto sexy voice would say,
    “Oooo … was that good for you too?”
    They remind me of you Chase; push boundaries, mix genres, confuse stereotypes, but be creative about it.

  3. Sean September 28, 2012 at 1:44 pm #

    Corporate consumerism wrapped in hipster drivel wrapped in a vest. A few sprinkles of low-brow sexual innuendo to bring it down to the sitcom watchers’ level and bingo – you have a lousy commercial.

    • Grover September 28, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

      agreed….puerile drivel.

    • Chase October 1, 2012 at 6:41 am #

      Hipster art with an ad agency trying to hard to make you remember the product.

  4. faisal September 29, 2012 at 7:00 am #

    Very well executed. Kudos to Virgin.

  5. Eric Reichbaum September 30, 2012 at 8:52 am #

    Ha! Best part was the “Dan Smith will teach you guitar” poster in the background. Good NYC inside joke.

  6. John Barclay October 1, 2012 at 11:24 am #

    I guess I’m not the target audience. The Ad did nothing for me.

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