Every year, the nation’s big advertising agencies try to outdo each other with their electronic Christmas “cards” to clients and others. Most of them are usually — how can we say this? — exactly what you’d expect from people who spend the rest of the year making ads with singing toilet paper, talking fish, and people in bathtubs on the side of a mountain.
There’s one exception, this year.
It’s a fitting bookend for 2011, which started out with one of the most memorable ads of the year by also using Detroit as the backdrop.