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#OrchidsandOnions: Ah for the good ol' days

Memorable: Where have all the creative juices gone?; Mark of great advertising is that people can still recall it years later...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 18 Jan 2022

#OrchidsandOnions: Let's crumple tinfoil hats
#OrchidsandOnions: Let's crumple tinfoil hats

No Punches: Campaign prepares anti-vaxxers for life without a jab; 'Freedom Fighters' can't even get their facts - or links - straight...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 14 Dec 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Leader in party flavours
#OrchidsandOnions: Leader in party flavours

A beaut: Dramatic, colourful in monochrome world of whisky; Misguided and 'crass' PR messaging is enough to bring tears to the eyes...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 7 Dec 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Vaxx on, wax off
#OrchidsandOnions: Vaxx on, wax off

King Price: insurer takes on anti-vaxxers and promotes the jab; Kudos for the City of Cape Town for shooting a 'virus expert' down...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 1 Dec 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Nuggets of wisdom win the day
#OrchidsandOnions: Nuggets of wisdom win the day

Thumbs up for Chicken Licken: local humour that also makes a good sales pitch; Nissan's ad that mangles word order is jarring...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 23 Nov 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Flexing abs about ads
#OrchidsandOnions: Flexing abs about ads

Illegal: show me a disc or move your unwanted trailer, please; Even Twitter gets a grumpy Onion for its Jane Fonda moves...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 16 Nov 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Taking a jab at Covid
#OrchidsandOnions: Taking a jab at Covid

Coronavirus: Savanna, Checkers take clever advantage of pandemic; Risky undertaking pays big dividends in entertaining TV adverts...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 19 Oct 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Butcher's meaty campaign
#OrchidsandOnions: Butcher's meaty campaign

Showing he cares: Capetonian does his bit to boost jab numbers; Wimpy's amusing ad with race-based spice goes down a real treat...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 5 Oct 2021

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#OrchidsandOnions: Get intrigued by spuds

Campaign: Potatoes are healthy for people and the economy; Mahindra CEO no guppy when it comes to swimming with the marketing sharks...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 28 Sep 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Tickling the funny bone
#OrchidsandOnions: Tickling the funny bone

Boerboel Wear: Clever, eye-catching campaign on social media; Net#work BBDO comes up with a unique way to celebrate staffers...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 21 Sep 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Dove ticks all the right boxes
#OrchidsandOnions: Dove ticks all the right boxes

Timing is good, message is good, and Siya is a great ambassador; Bidvest gesture an example other companies would do well to emulate...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 14 Sep 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Ad with some muscle
#OrchidsandOnions: Ad with some muscle

We Buy Cars: Amusing take on an all-too-common scenario; Online Media Guys get Onion for dishonesty...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 7 Sep 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Case of 11 missing babies
#OrchidsandOnions: Case of 11 missing babies

Nando's: Spot-on comic gem makes us smile at fake news; Another Orchid for comms experts who fill the Covid gap left by alleged corruption...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 31 Aug 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Calling back the past
#OrchidsandOnions: Calling back the past

Iconic: Orchid to Cremora for giving new life to memorable ad; Standard Bank in how not to do social media 101 demonstration...

Brendan SeeryBy Brendan Seery 24 Aug 2021



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