As a keen watcher of The Gruen Transfer (an ABC television show about advertisements, advertising and marketing) I recently learned about the world's best ad 2010, one for Old Spice aftershave:
A tad bewildering, on first view. All one take, and all 'real' except for the hand with an oyster/tickets/diamonds. Original URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owGykVbfgUE
The company has follow-up spots in which the Old Spice Man talks about topics suggested by people. And whaddya know, here's one (in the same sorta style as the ad) about libraries:
What can I say? I'm here to share. Original URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bu-KBxOtJxs&feature=player_embedded
PS. Couldn't resist. Here's another one.
Original URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLTIowBF0kE&feature=channel