Brought up on the mean streets of Elgin and educated at Aberdeen and Napier Universities; Chris has written on everything from exorcisms to the drinks industry for a ...

...number of publications. After a spell in advertising and marketing he is now editor of Scotcampus – Scotland’s largest freesheet for the 16-30 age group. When he isn’t writing, editing or commuting he’s normally trying to convince his girlfriend they really don’t need a cat. Ever.

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22 February 2011 - 2:04pm | posted by | 0 comments

AdTurds Doesn’t Stink

Collecting the most ill-conceived, tasteless, turgid, nonsensical and just genuinely irritating TV adverts together in one place might not seem like a fun idea . . . but it is.

AdTurds.co.uk is a delicious Charlie Brooker-esque deconstruction of bad adverts and although the targets are often glaring obvious, there’s enough humorous editorial set-up to give you more laughs than the subject matter ever originally intended.

It’s not all deprecation however; AdTurds also showcases advertising gems, just as a reminder that for every crappy Halifax Jingle ad there’s always a quirky Citroen C5 (unmistakably German) out there to balance things out.

So why not kill a few minutes and refresh your creative perspective (with a few laughs thrown in for good measure) at AdTurds?

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