When I went to Burning Man, the visual aspect of the event that most delighted me—besides the flamethrowing robots and the nude aerialists—was the utter lack of logos. Burners work hard to create a “non-commodified” society in that desert.
As far as snapping our fingers goes, we're better at it than Ollie the parrot — but only because of his claw situation. When it comes to whistling a tune, we've got nothing on this African grey's sound.
Ads are everywhere. People have a built-in mechanism to ignore advertising, however when they see something clever, they appreciate the idea behind the ad. Even if it's a product they will never actually buy, they still smile.