News and Press

In My Room Watches Bikini Bandits

05/16/2004

"More trash cinema with ninjas: Bikini Bandits Experience"

Another bad (as in good) Blockbuster rental: Bikini Bandits Experience is a stylish, yet trashy B-movie for the Internet age. (Also, it has ninjas.) Featuring Corey Feldman in a starring role, the film also features Dee Dee Ramone as the Pope, Jello Biafra as the porn producer, Maynard James Keenan (of Tool) as Satan, with Hank the Dwarf and Gary the Retard of Howard Stern fame.

 

 

Read more

Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) Gives Jansport Its Cool Back

04/29/2004

Auction action: the Print Liberation Super Break backpack.

Ubiquitous isn't always a good thing. In an effort to reinvent mainstream backpack brand JanSport as hipster-friendly, the manufacturer is partnering with ad agency Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) to create and auction a line of one-of-a-kind Super Break backpacks.

Read more

Launch of Sailor Jerry Rum in Philadelphia Weekly

03/18/2004

Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) has launched an extremely tasty 92-proof Sailor Jerry rum.

Spring is almost, almost here. It's finally warm enough to accept putting winter behind us and look forward to sweating. Why not fast-forward the season to summer? It's easy enough to do with one simple ingredient: Rum. What tastes more like summer in a glass than a mojito? The taste of fresh mint transports you forward to a welcome summer heat, which we all could use a dose of right now.

Read more

Puma gets positive vibration from Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide)

03/15/2004

Quaker City Mercantile, Philadelphia ad agency, created nine TV spots for client Puma, the German athletic shoe maker.

The spots tout the Jamaica Olympic Relay Team as it prepares for the Summer Olympics.

The commercial, which will be shown worldwide, revolves around a Rastafarian Genie of the Lamp, "who magically grants a wish that everyone in Jamaica receive a colorful new pair of Pumas," according to Quaker City Mercantile.

Read more

Puma Campaign Mention in The New York Times

03/14/2004

Puma hires Quaker City Mercantile (formerly known as Gyro Worldwide) for their biggest television campaign.

Quaker City Mercantile, a Philadelphia ad agency with a reputation for quirky campaigns, has launched German sneaker-maker Puma's biggest U.S. television ad campaign.

Read more

Puma Campaign in The Wall Street Journal

03/08/2004

Germany's Puma AG is launching its first TV advertising campaign in the U.S.

Germany's Puma AG is launching its first TV advertising campaign in the U.S. later this month, in a bid to remind fashion-conscious consumers of its roots in the world of competitive sports.

Read more