JungleSmash Has a Winner … and a New Contest

James Altucher over at JungleSmash has awarded his first $2,000 in the Great Ad Agency Disintermediation Experiment.

The first product for which he solicited homemade ads was Crest toothpaste; here are the winners.

Now he’s got a new contest up, for Monster energy drinks.

If a Freakonomics reader happens to win the booty, I certainly hope he/she will spread the wealth around. I’m guessing that Joe the Plumber‘s new government watchdog group could use some funds …

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  1. Matt says:

    If those were the winners, I’d say that this experiment has proved that advertising should be left to the experts.

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  2. LL says:

    Yes, yes, very nice, but what did Don Draper think?

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  3. Thomas says:

    No. 1 was, well, amaturish. No. 2 was incomprehensible.

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  4. Aaron says:

    do this!

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  5. Kevin Ryan says:

    Way too long. Who was it, Jefferson, or Franklin, who apologized for writing a 4-page letter because they didn’t have enough time to edit it down to 1 page?

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