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Are the annual Christmas adverts getting worse?

We all remember that time in early to mid-November when we, as kids, would restlessly wait to watch the annual John Lewis Christmas advert, excited to be introduced to a…

Be A Lady They Said: but what does that even mean?

After first reading “Be A Lady They Said” by Camille Rainville, I very quickly realised that each passing stanza simply reiterated a comment, phrase or statement that was all too…

This Week in Hastags: Starbucks advert supporting trans charity wins over audiences

Starbucks have recently released their #WhatsYourName advert, recipient of the Channel 4 Diversity in Advertising Award. The advert depicts a transgender boy, who appears to be uncomfortable, as he’s repeatedly…

Irn Bru Advert: controversy in a can (and a can’t)

Soft Drinks Manufacturer A.G. Barr issued a formal apology last month after a series of complaints to the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) regarding its new Irn Bru advert. The advert…

What’s John Lewis’ real Yuletide motivation?

What marks the start of the festive season for you? Is it the surplus of ridiculous jumpers? Or perhaps the appearance of mince pies on supermarket shelves? Many say that…

John Lewis advert is ultimately about profit

The première of the 2015 John Lewis Christmas advert probably had a lot of us reaching for the tissues. The advert shows an old man living on the moon; lonely…