Tag : adverts

My life in targeted ads

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ever wondered why the internet shows you adverts for things you’re sure you don’t need? Edmund gives us an insight into the life adverts think he should be leading… The world grows darker. We fret over increased surveillance, the capacity to store our information, and the freakish accuracy of online … Read More

Christmas TV: Adverts of the advent

3 years ago / 0 comments

It’s officially that time of year when our screens are inundated with an abundance of Christmas adverts. Aware of our nation’s criteria for the ultimate Christmas commercial (reflective soundtrack, idyllic family living room scene, shots of indulgent festive delicacies – you know the score), here’s my humble opinion on this … Read More

Presence or Presents this Christmas?

3 years ago / 0 comments

In an unprecedented move, this year John Lewis has teamed up with the charity Age UK to use their widespread reach for good. The Gryphon discusses the possible implications of this unlikely pairing. Since the success of the 2013 Bear & the Hare advert, which has now had over fifteen … Read More