Advertisement Is Crashing the Party With the Most 'Super' Bowl Commercial Ever R/GA spot by Tim & Eric will bowl you over

Here's a late-breaking Super Bowl ambush campaign from R/GA for, which enlisted Pretty Bird directors Tim & Eric to make one of the most super commercials you'll ever see about bowls.

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February 5, 2016, 5:23 PM EST

JetBlue Just Built a 25-Foot Rube Goldberg Machine in This NYC Storefront To celebrate new flights to Palm Springs

It's been a good week for fun out-of-home brand activations in New York City. First, we had the Oreo Wonder Vault on 18th Street. Now, JetBlue is inviting pedestrians on the Lower East Side to check out a big Rube Goldberg machine it just built in a storefront on the corner of Bowery and Kenmare.

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February 5, 2016, 3:57 PM EST

DeAngelo Williams and Other NFL Stars Do Their Daughters' Hair in Charming Pantene Ads P&G brand's fresh emotional chord

Three NFL stars play a new position—coiffeur—and attempt to give their young daughters hairdos in these charming spots by Grey for Procter & Gamble's Pantene. 

The work extends the shampoo brand's "Strong is beautiful" positioning and emphasizes that "Girls who spend quality time with their dads grow up to be stronger women." 

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February 5, 2016, 12:27 PM EST

Hershey's Just Made a Father-Daughter Ad That's One of the Year's Sweetest Arnold debuts 'Hello happy' line

Two-dimensional characters are usually dreaded in advertising, but one very thinly drawn character works perfectly in this sweet new commercial by Arnold for Hershey's.

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February 5, 2016, 11:04 AM EST

Zoolander Crashes Barbie's Instagram and Teaches Her How to Do the Blue Steel Eat your heart out, Ken

And the Blue Steel delights just keep on coming.

Following a Fiat appearance, a bespoke perfume ad campaign and a stunning promotional debut for Zoolander No. 2 on Valentino's catwalk, Derek Zoolander—played by Ben Stiller—has again popped up someplace unexpected but awesome. 

And he's even more plastic than usual.

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February 5, 2016, 10:21 AM EST

Rich Silverstein Discusses the Creative Pitch That Brought the Super Bowl to San Francisco Startup Shocase digs into the strategy

San Francisco used legendary football coach Bill Walsh's famous West Coast offense to help win its bid to host this year's Super Bowl, according to a new video featuring ad giant Rich Silverstein.

The eight-minute interview, produced by Shocase, a social network for marketing professionals, takes a behind-the-scenes look at the contributions of Goodby Silverstein & Partners—Silverstein's namesake agency—in pitching the Bay Area for the big game.

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February 5, 2016, 10:01 AM EST

This Agency's Logo Is a Composite of Many Faces of the Creative Team And even the client, too

Oliver Haupt is the primary creative force behind The Unknown Artist studio, but it's only his eyes in the logo above—the rest of the face is a mix of other team members involved in the creative process. 

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February 5, 2016, 8:39 AM EST

Man Creates Obnoxious Robot to Trick Telemarketers in Brilliant Quest for Revenge Roger Anderson fights back

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One devious genius has created a robot to string telemarketers along—and the results are comedy gold.

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February 4, 2016, 4:30 PM EST

Got $30,000? Groupon Deal Offers Personal Jumbotron So You Can Propose Spectacularly Kinetic Worldwide powers unusual offer

How does a deal site score promo points on Valentine's Day? By making a totally outsized offer on a Kiss Cam-caliber romantic spectacle ... that you can enjoy without leaving home. 

For $30,000, and with help from ImpactAV and Kinetic Worldwide, the company's Valentine's Day Proposal Package gives you the chance to propose with a stadium-quality 12-by-16-foot LED screen, plus animated graphics from Kinetic. The best part? You don't have to whip out the rock on a baseball field to use that screen. It will be delivered straight to you, stranger witnesses optional. 

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February 4, 2016, 3:13 PM EST

Facebook Makes 'Friends Day' Videos for Millions of Users on Its 12th Birthday Short films to edit and share

Facebook gets back to basics—the importance of friendship—with a new product it's been rolling out to users Thursday on the occasion of its 12th birthday, which it has dubbed "Friends Day."

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February 4, 2016, 1:12 PM EST


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