Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Time to breathe...

Rest your eyes and close them slowly, as you would after a voracious tug on the old chap. Now imagine the busiest day that you have experienced recently. Starting off in the morning, running for that tube only to be joined with 30 other people. Some fat, some smelling rather delicate. You then get to work and everything seems to flying by in fast forward mode. No lunch, just snacking (food that is bad for you) at any available time. What would be your soundtrack to represent the current week you are having? The following is ours.

It's been a rather hectic time for us, but it's all rather jolly in the camp. Scamping, building, smashing, script writing, walking, taking photos, making videos, playing obscure music and on and on the list could go. Just some description of what we have been achieving behind closed doors.

We posted a while ago that we had good news to share. We are now officially off the dole and employed. The first obstacle has been cleared but many more await us in our journey through hell (in a good way).

Monday, 17 November 2008

The hunt has began...

Times of recession what could you offer the consumers that would get their attention? Giving away a Netbook (very small laptop featuring built in broadband) for free is a good start. Here is the new (2 week) campaign from Vodafone, which involves a live man, and a Netbook. Simple concept. Find 'Live Guy' and grab your chance to win a free laptop(3 in person and 1 online). He will be travelling across the country starting with Edinburgh today and then making his way down, eventually to London.

Follow him on twitter for clues to where he will be heading next.


Here is a short clip

Shame about the acting skills, but we let him off as he's still an incredible sportsman.

Friday, 14 November 2008

The Unloader

This quirky little site (click HERE to view) from FarFar was created to promote the new Nokia smartphones. One machine that will exterminate any kind of document you want. I've only tested a jpeg but it would be interesting to see what it does with a swif file. We uploaded our very own pal, Ian Fooks to give him a well-dissevered, composed annihilation.

Thursday, 13 November 2008

Update part deux...

We know it is late but everyone loves fireworks. Especially when getting up to some mischievous play. We are all adults but its always good to switch off, every so often. Keep that mind, body and soul young forever.

So there's the fun part. The next couple of clips feature us trying to get to Clapham Common to see the fireworks. We arrived as people were leaving. Great. The pub became the new destination, along with some deep fried chicken. All was good until the morning after on the loo. Stick to KFC and nothing else.

Wednesday, 12 November 2008


Afternoon people. Firstly we would just like to say congratulations to John Mc'cain for not winning the US election. Let's be honest, it's possibly the worst job in the world and you just don't need the hassle. No matter how much control or money you may get. Black is back, blah blah and blah. 64ish days left with Mr G.W Bush in charge. A lot can go wrong in 64 days. Back to business. Here are a 3 things that we should have posted but just never had the time...

Go Barrak - Simple visual that resonates.

Doll Face (Headphones Needed) - Powerful.

Made us crack up. Would love to find the person behind this master piece.

As stated in the post before, we do have slightly good news to share. However, the evolved need to confirm before the bands comes out to play. We shall let you know early next week. *Whip* Ah... back to work. Been working like the polish of late but thoroughly enjoying ourselves home and away. Still trying get a few things off my phone but the horrid PC won't play fetch. They mainly feature fireworks.

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Update coming soon...

promise. We also have some news to share with our viewers (hello).

Dip & Rob x

Thursday, 9 October 2008

I like...

....to stick crumpets down my pants, and then Graves-Morris eats them.


Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Ghost Bikes

Ghost bikes? Sounds like another crappy supernatural movie/TV show. Nope, this is Art. Bikes that are sprayed completely white have been appearing all over the world, some locked to railings, others to trees. These bikes have been placed as a memorial to bikers who have lost their lives whilst on two wheels. From far away, they look like another abandoned bike. However, up-close you will see a little write up explaining who the victim of the accident was. A few people take note and add flowers, but it would be interesting to see how the public/drivers react to these.

Would they stand out? Alternatively, would they be ignored?

A fine mess in the end let us see how far this idea goes.

Monday, 29 September 2008

Who is Jonny X?

This high-end piece of production came from the walls of Dare Digital. The fourth episode is now out. Click HERE to find out more, about one man and his phone.

Thursday, 25 September 2008

Spies like Us...

More from the night before.

Cold War Museum

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After weeks of speculation and chasing the clues online, it all became clear what the code above was all about. Some people mentioned the link to Xbox or ps3 game, and then others for the V&A. The latter thought was correct. The Cold War Museum is now exhibiting. It all started of as a mad rush, leaving the hospital at Tooting Broadway at 6pm, wondering if I would turn up to a huge crowd of people donning their disguises, or just a couple of people looking like kiddie fiddlers. I joined somewhere in the middle. People dressed up, who all looked dodgy, to say the least. Yes, even the women. After bumping in to a couple of friends people started to grow tired, wondering if it was all a hoax. However, 18.45 sharp a man with a Mac and bowler hat arrived.Off we went through the streets of Kensington and then a short walk through the underground, which all ended surprisingly at the V&A.

There was a strange feeling about being in the V&A when closed. The temptation to recreate the Thomas Crown Affair was running around my mind. With a couple beers down the hatch and some strange flat peanut/crisp kind of snack (you had to be there), we ventured on forward to browse through the Cold War. The exhibition was visually on the ball and nothing seemed dated. There was a couple of downfalls. Firstly, there was a lot to digest in the way of reading the placards and secondly. The atmosphere was ok at times, although the sounds should have been stronger and prominant in certain areas.

The overall thought of seeding online was good. Using blogs is a great way to get build hype but it would be interesting to see how many people they would have wanted to come. On the night there was around 20-25 people, which was ok. Imagine if 500 people arrived. All this effort for an exhibition? Is it worth it? Answers through comments please.

Videos uploaded later today.

Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Diesel bangs the drums

We have seen this idea floating around in FHM magazines for some time, only difference is that the use porn o likes.

Click and peek.

The diesel idea has apparently come from this SITE.

Tuesday, 23 September 2008

لقد حان الوقت كتاب جديد.

Since getting our 9-month placement at Dare Digital, the one thing we said we would do is not become complacent with ourselves and keep working on our book. A few bystanders kept asking us, “Why bother, when you have just landed a spot on Dareschool”

These comments are the sort that spurs us on to move forward and not settle down too early. Work has been hectic moving from brand to brand keeping us on our toes, learning the different tone of voices and noticing certain clients are more daring than the others are. With only 24 hours in a day, finding time to work on our book together has been hard. We just go off and work on the book ourselves and then when we get a few minutes on the train, during lunch or even whilst in the toilet we discuss our thoughts.

We have not posted any work up before, no particular reason. A complete new book is what we are aiming for over the coming month, and we have a list of strategies that we felt like sharing. Please feel free to leave your ‘constructive’ feedback so we can take these further.

Cup-a-soup - Your mother does not care for you anymore

Mustard - The English ain't bland

P+O ferries
- Retirement homes are pricey

Tetley tea
- Silence in a world of noise

Blockbuster - Home teaching

- It's ok...You're alone

Caterpillar - Get a job your Dad would be proud of

Boots No7 - Prepare for a world of HD

Doc Martins (School shoes) - When your Child has bigger beliefs than school

Lonsdale - Villains are cooler than heroes

Sure - Fools your body

Brut - Goes places wet flannels won't

Hoover - Only a Hoover Hoovers

J2O - Drink and drive

Donor - You've got the guts, don't waste 'em

Evans Bike Shop - A cleaner way to travel

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Thank You Parents.

The day finally arrived, September 8. The end of an era, 3 years of education completed. The night before the house was running around making sure our smart clothes fitted, and ironed to perfection. The day was good, meeting old people and treated like a king by your parents. But who is the day really for? You or your parents? Personally, I feel it is for the parents. They have supported us all for 3 years solid, and it does not stop there. Some people may walk straight in to a £20-£25K a year job, which is a nice place to start, however we did not.

So, having graduated, does that mean we no longer rely on them? Well, nope. Having no other option but to move straight in to London the time came again where I paid a visit to the bank of mummy & daddy. I could have taken a graduated loan, but in times of now, it’s not the greatest idea.

The process of moving in to London straight after University is expensive. You have to pay 6 weeks rent deposit. Pay a month up front and then the legal fees. Wait, there is more. You then have to pay council tax, bills, travel and so on. Before the comments fly in (ok, we may get 1) “Welcome to the real world” etc… I am fully aware what the ‘real’ world is. It is just a sudden shift through life.

On the Brightside, we are currently serving a 9-month placement (Dareschool) which has 2 months left. Just like the film Old Boy, we have been tattooing the months on our arms* waiting for 11th November. Here we will find out if our careers kick off, or whether we have to move on and enter the world of placements again. Only Dare will tell.

So once again, thank you Mum & Dad

DM x

Thursday, 11 September 2008

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Thursday, 4 September 2008

Communication breakdown...

My wallet was stolen. Shit piss...in hindsight that really could have dampened the proceedings. Some woman handed it in claiming it somehow walked into her back and was packed away, obviously minus the 10 euros which didn't upset me too much. Finding it again was euphoric...making several friends whilst in a state of trauma. 

Booked the flight the night before I departed, nothing planned so that this would allow spontaneous things to happen right? Apart from doing little research the night before to not to appear arrogant I chucked myself in at the deep end with little money in my account to fall back on. Since Dip and myself went to China we realised language make us lazy and reliant and when it is taken away you revert to instinct#!...>>

Why Spain? I'm not entirely sure for the reasoning apart from the flight being cheap and this being training in Europe before heading into the wild. People worry too much. You can get by in whatever case... (nothing terrible happens and no one dies, ha ha 'in jest') Again...this is part of a series of adventures.

Blood trail of El toro. Was pleased to see a tradition kept alive by the cheers in crowd as a beautiful animal is taunted to death. I say that but by the time the 5th one came out I myself started realising my first thoughts towards it were very shallow. It was also reassuring knowing the creature was butchered on site.

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Notting Hill Carnival

This was my first year going to the Carnival and I was so excited to the point, that the butterfly's were regurgitation out of my mouth. I've heard good and bad things about this event, but as film reviews, you have to go seem it for your self to gather an opinion. The day started slowly having to wait for people and then try to meet people which is normally an easy task, however with the added extra thousands of people, it just made it un realistic. By pure luck and observation, we hooked up with the gang and it all kicked off from there. I drank lots of Red Stripe and had expensive Jerk Chicken (which was a massive let down. It was such a cultural experience and had fab ass day. I left around 8ish and fell alseep on the Bakerloo line and ended up at Stonebridge Park (I live in North Acton). I got home around 11pm and the other half (not Rob) was not happy. Defo will be there again next time.

Peace Out. x

Monday, 1 September 2008

Beijing 2008

We take part in the Olympic Games 2008. 6 floors represent 6 different teams. We were the USA. Rob, Fooks and I totally transformed our floor with the added help of other people who brought food in that could represent our nation. What a splendid day. Who said you can't mix business and pleasure.