Life Tips by Kinka Usher and Georgia Lottery

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky “Just play every hand, you can’t miss them all.” – Sammy Farha “Go big or go home.” – Douche Bags the world over These are sayings that have become metaphors for life. Today Kinka Usher brings you a new one in his spot…

Pizza Hut Gets Exotic With Kinka Usher

Sriracha drizzle. Pretzel crust. Buffalo sauce. These sort of additions to pizza seem natural to us here in The States. After all, we’re the country that brought the world the Double-Down (you’re welcome), thus it was only natural that we’d eventually concoct the brilliant idea of stuffing bacon and cheese into our pizza crusts. But…

Hungry Man Takes Home Oscar Gold As Well

The Weinsteins ain’t got nothin’ on Hungry Man! The New York Times released their first ever post-awards awards this year and they had some very kind things to say about Kinka Usher’s Pepsi spot “Mini Hollywood” as well as Bryan Buckley’s American Express commercials with Tina Fey. “BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY The Pepsi minican commercial, which…

Kinka’s Pepsi Takes Twitter

“While Google, Netflix, McDonald’s and Oreo also fared well during the [Academy Award] broadcast, Pepsi’s spot for its mini cans produced the greatest single spike in Twitter activity of the night. Pepsi peaked at 1,200 tweets per minute at one point after the ad ran.” Yeah, the Pepsi mini spot to which AdWeek is referring…

Kinka’s Pepsi is Creativity’s Pick of the Day

The Oscars this weekend will feature a commercial with some pretty familiar dialogue. Kinka Usher’s newest spot for Pepsi pulls a LaBeouf and steals all of its lines from some of the best writers of the last half century (“borrows” suits it better, actually. “Homage” perhaps). Just released today we’re ecstatic to see “Mini Hollywood”…

Kinka’s Pepsi Spot ‘Fun and Memorable’

It’s Kinka’s first spot with Hungry Man and he’s already getting some industry lovin’. Agency Spy did a nice little write-up on Kinka’s Pepsi spot “There Since The First Halftime,” calling the commercial, “Fun and memorable.” We agree with their kind take on the ad but call into question them referring to the commercial as…

Behind The Scenes of Kinka’s Pepsi Spot

If you watched football at all this weekend (and what red-blooded American didn’t?…. apologies to our foreign viewers… and next time I’ll specify ‘American Football’ or as we like to call it, ‘footy’) you saw Kinka Usher’s newest spot for Pepsi, “There Since The First Halftime.” It was a rare glimpse into the past as…

Welcome, Kinka!

Hungry Man has added former Director’s Guild director of the Year Kinka Usher to its roster. Usher, who is folding his own production house House of Usher after 18 years, has directed campaigns and Super Bowl spots for the likes of Bridgestone, Apple, Time Warner, Visa, Pepsi, and Volkswagen. He won DGA director of the…