It's All Fluff - What's Wrong With Being Commercial?

Lucy Dukes | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Dukes

There are a lot of bloggers, some that I am lucky enough to consider friends, that can write so beautifully about the issues of every day life, offer guidance and counsel, and sometimes persuade us all to take good hard looks at ourselves and the society that we live in, and to those people - I congratulate and solute you, and will continue to read your words in awe of your fabulousness and way with words, but I cannot do it. It's not for me. After all, what's so wrong with being commercial anyway?

Is the Market Calling Time on Office to Residential Conversions in Central London?

Jonathan Glanz | Posted 18.06.2016 | UK
Jonathan Glanz

With some reports suggesting house prices in central London have cooled dramatically and increasing demand for commercial space in the Capital will th...

Ecclestone's Replacement Won't Be From F1 Community

Todd McCandless | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

German authorities formally charged Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone last week for Bribery related to the sale of F1's interest and it raises the question as to who would put an 82-year-old man in prison--apparently the Germans would.

All But Four F1 Teams Financially Struggling

Todd McCandless | Posted 29.06.2013 | UK Sport
Todd McCandless

Marussia designer Pat Symonds has addressed the recent concerns over the prize money payout as only the top 10 team will receive any compensation for the performance in the series. Symonds, a long-time F1 man, says that things are very difficult at the team and suggests that all but the top four teams are feeling the economic crunch.

Audrey Hepburn's Shocking TFL Commercial

Gemma Hurley | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Gemma Hurley

Audrey Hepburn's reanimated corpse stars in the latest Galaxy Chocolate commercial.

Juergen Teller Brings Kate Moss in a Wheelbarrow to London's ICA

Kate Lawson | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Style
Kate Lawson

Juergen Teller's shockingly stark and no-holds-barred approach to photography has made him one of the most iconic lensman in the fashion industry today.

WATCH: How McDonald's Makes Its Food Look Nicer In Ads

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Comedy

It's been a good long while since McDonald's released an advert that genuinely went viral, but this incredibly frank and rather revealing behind-the-s...

WATCH: Could This Be The Most Embarrassing Restaurant Advert Ever?

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Comedy

When any company makes an advert, they want it to go viral. Of course they do - virality means more clicks, and more clicks mean more attention and so...

WATCH: Funny New Zealand Advert Will Encourage You To Say No To Wine

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Creating a funny advert is not easy. You've got to get the audience laughing as well as willing to buy the product in just a minute or so - no mean fe...

WATCH: Uggie From 'The Artist' Becomes Nintendo's 'Spokesdog', Meets Mario

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Just after the Golden Globes this year, Uggie the dog retired from feature films - but that doesn't mean he can't do a bit of advertising work on the ...

WATCH: Wes Anderson's Latest Kooky Adverts, This Time For Hyundai

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Comedy

During last Sunday night's Oscars, many things happened. Billy Crystal blacked up and pretended to be Sammy Davis Jr. again, Sacha Baron Cohen dumped ...

LOOK: 'Sofa King' Advert Gets 'Sofa King' Banned

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Sometimes, all a company needs to get people buying its products is a decent pun. Fish and chip shops have been doing it for years: 'Fishcotheque' in ...

VIDEO: As Ryanair Is Slammed For 'Red Hot' Ad, What Else Is Too Racy For TV?

Posted 15.02.2012 | UK

Ryanair's latest advert has been banned after a string of complaints. The poster, featuring scantily-clad girls underneath the slogan "Red Hot Far...

WATCH: OK Go Video Shows Song Played By A Car

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.02.2012 | UK Comedy

What's the best OK Go video ever? Is it This Too Shall Pass, with its incredible Rube Goldberg contraption? Or maybe it's Here It Goes Again with thei...

WATCH: Jerry Seinfeld In Genuinely Funny Car Advert Shocker!

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld's history in advertising is... a patchy one, to say the least. Remember that one with Bill Gates for Microsoft? Well, quite. But th...

WATCH: Star Wars' 'The Imperial March' Barked By Dogs

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Comedy

There have been so many Star Wars-themed adverts over the years - see below - that it takes a pretty damn good one to get our attention these days. ...

WATCH: Russian Travel Website Advert Shows Russian President Groping Women

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Here's a clever way of taking the mick out of your country's leader and advertising your website at the same time: greenscreening Dmitry Medvedev's he...