The Best Branded Content of November

by Joe Lazauskas
The branded content singularity is near. In November, a piece of content marketing rose to the top of the charts. I’m talking, of course, about GE’s fictional podcast, The Message, which tells the story of a group of cryptologists who use GE technology to decode a message spent from space 70 years ago. It rocketed up the iTunes chart to No.Read the full article

This Is a Generic Brand Video

This Is a Generic Brand Video is a generic brand video of "This Is a Generic Brand Video," written by Kendra Eash for McSweeney's Internet Tendency. No surprise, it's made entirely with stock footage. All video clips used are from See and license them here: The original piece is published on McSweeney's: Narrated by Dallas McClain. Music: "Piano Work 02" by rysktchkw Available under Creative Commons License from SoundCloud at

Stove Top Stuffing "Movie Night"

The Artisanal Hipster Pilgrim changes up your average movie night with a warm and comforting twist. Follow the Artisanal Hipster Pilgrim on Instagram:

Old Navy Presents: Snoopin’ Around, the Full Length Feature

Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kumail Nanjiani, and special guest-star Snoop Dogg. You heard that right: it’s doggone cray! Old Navy’s giving away one million dollars to one lucky shopper on Thanksgiving Day. Will you be Old Navy’s next Overnight Millionaire? Just be one of the first 50 people in line at your local Old Navy store when it opens at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and you could win a million bucks! Plus, everything in the store is on sale for 50% off Thursday and Friday, November 26th and 27th. Get the 411 here: #onemillthrill Excludes gift cards, clearance and consumables. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES--D.C. + Puerto Rico--AND CANADA 18 AND OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes ends 11/27/15 at 7:00 p.m. ET. For Rules, and complete details, visit

Runner. Cartoonist. Cake Lover. - A Seeker Story

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Race for the Republic: The Droids You’re Looking For

“These are the droids you’re looking for.” To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we’re paying tribute to the timeless franchise with a series of parody political ads featuring some of our favorite characters. Watch them all and vote for your favorite “candidates” at Created entirely with video clips, music, and sound effects from All characters and logos displayed herein are fictional and inspired by the Star Wars universe. Nothing contained herein shall imply Star Wars’ endorsement of or association with Pond5. View all the content used in this video: Everything used in Star Wars: Race for the Republic Videos: Pond5 on Facebook: Pond5 on Twitter: Join Pond5 now! -

LOUIS XIII 100 Years Movie – Official Trailer

"100 Years – The Movie You Will Never See” is an exclusive original film starring John Malkovich and directed by Robert Rodriguez. It envisions Earth one hundred years from now and will not be released in its entirety until 2115. This film project was inspired by the legacy of craftsmanship and time it takes to create LOUIS XIII Cognac. LOUIS XIII is 'One century in a bottle' : each decanter takes four generations of cellar masters over 100 years to craft. Actor John Malkovich and Director Robert Rodriguez comment and introduce the official trailer for “100 Years– The Movie You Will Never See” Cast & Crédits : Role - John Malkovich - Shuya Chang - Marko Zaror - Director: Robert Rodriguez - 1st assistant director: Brian Bettwy - Director of photography: Claudio Miranda Release date: November 18 2115, Invitation Only Discover 100 Years project : #LOUISXIIICognac #NotComingSoon