Awesome Vintage Legal Ad – “Delivery”

From our archive of over 2000 legal spots, this is by far the most physically demanding spot I have come across. I give props to any person, even stuntmen, who can do take after take of such a gnarly spill. Granted, I think this delivery driver had it coming. First, he rolls in driving a 2×2 1985 Toyota truck. I mean come on, Marty McFly rolled in the same year vehicle, but at least they sprung for the 4×4! I hope he has a boat load of sandbags in the bed because that rear-wheeled drive 2×2 is going to slide around corners as if it were “Too fast, too furious. Edgewater drift.” Second of all, he’s rocking a pair of cowboy boots. Anybody who has sported a pair of those knows, there is absolutely no traction whatsoever on the soles of those bad boys. He might as well be wearing hockey pucks for shoes, because when those soles freeze, they are slicker than Barry Melrose’s mullet. I just can’t get past how much that probably hurt. There are no crash pads, no spotters, just straight up coccyx to concrete.

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20/20 Institute

In 2010, we finished two broadcast campaigns for blue onion and 20/20 Institute. The client message was delivered by celebrity sports figures in the Indianapolis and Denver markets. blue onion’s Tom Baldonado and Mike Heinrich travelled to the practice facilities of the Indianapolis Colts to shoot a series of spots with NFL super-mascot Blue, and his handler. Darick D’ercole shot Sony F900. agency + production | Tom Baldonado, Mike Heinrich and Darick D’ercole, blue onion edit | Steven Lopez, Crosspoint color | Eric Anolin, Crosspoint sound | Kirk Claussen, Crosspoint Shot on location at the Ice Ranch in Littleton, Colorado. We filmed all of the skating/shooting/puck-handling footage on RED with Ryan Dunn, our body-double (and hockey teammate of Crosspoint colorist Eric Anolin). Paul Stastny finished the day on the ice with on-camera stand-ups, voice recordings and still photography. agency + production | Shawn Roberts, Mike Heinrich and Darick D’ercole, blue onion edit | Matt Struck, Crosspoint color | Eric Anolin, Crosspoint sound | Kirk Claussen, Crosspoint

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Awesome Vintage Legal Ad – “Huntin’”

This is, by far, my favorite AVL that I’ve come across. Maybe growing up in Conifer, CO is the reason I have a soft spot for debauchery and killin’ things. Nothin’ like gettin’ loaded and shootin’ a gun, boy howdy! I tell you what, these boys know how to do it right! Driving their winnebago straight into an Aspen grove (not the one with an Apple Store), poppin a few Barley pops, drinking straight from a bottle of jack, playing poker for popcorn, wearing the Sorel’s with the fur on top despite the fact there is no snow…. Straight up ballin’! I’m still trying to figure out what these guys are hunting for. They are all carrying shotguns, its the spring and they are obviously in the mountains. Turkey? I hate to break it to you fellas, good luck getting a bird producing that much racket and only one can of Copenhagen! Amateurs. I’m pretty sure I got some of my Senior pics taken in that aspen grove. Probably wearing a similar denim shirt no less.

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Awesome Vintage Legal Ad – “Mr. Mom”

Six years after the release of the motion picture “Mr. Mom” this gem hit airwaves across the country. Bob’s wife was injured in an accident, forcing him to tend to his two Ginger children and try to tame what appears to be a rocket-propelled toaster oven. Things are so tough for the John Edwards look-a-like, that he needs to wear an apron to keep the mess that is his life, from staining his now wrinkled dockers. To top it off, he is ridiculed relentlessly by elementary schoolers. It’s tough to be Bob. Pause at 17 seconds and peep the sick vintage 1987 AFC champion Broncos t-shirt the kid on the far left is wearing.

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