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TV Station Cuts to Traffic Reporter and He's Ordering McDonald's Instead And Fox 45 seems to love it

It's gotta be tough to work the traffic beat this winter on the East Coast. Well, here's a pretty hilarious video out of Baltimore, showing Fox 45's Candace Dold tossing to "Traffic Jam Jimmy"—who just happens to be in the McDonald's drive-through, trying to order a fish sandwich. 

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March 6, 2015, 1:13 PM EST

Justin Bieber Spoofs His Own Calvin Klein Ads in Promo for Comedy Central Roast Funny, sad or both?

Justin Bieber is officially eating his own tail.

To promote his upcoming roast on Comedy Central slash desperate plea for respect, Canada's cruel revenge on America participates in a parody of his much-buzzed about, possibly-but-he-swears-it-totally-wasn't-Photoshopped Calvin Klein ads.

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March 6, 2015, 11:43 AM EST

Adam&eveDDB Changes Its Name to eve&adamDDB for International Women's Day London agency's symbolic gesture

There's lot of marketing around International Women's Day this Sunday. And now, London agency adam&eveDDB has joined in with a symbolic gesture—changing its name to eve&adamDDB for a couple of days.

They even changed the signage outside their building as you can see below.
 

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March 6, 2015, 11:25 AM EST

Chicago Ad Fed Likens Creative Skill to Penis Size, Angering Those Without a Penis Group defends awards promo

It's not just dudes in the Chicago ad scene. But promos for the city's American Advertising Awards show, happening next Wednesday, certainly seem to think everyone has a penis.

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March 6, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

Salvation Army Turns #TheDress Into a Powerful Domestic Violence Ad Brilliant topical PSA from South Africa

You thought the dust had settled on #TheDress. But today, The Salvation Army in South Africa released what just might be the most harrowing take on the viral phenomenon—in the form of a domestic abuse PSA.

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March 6, 2015, 8:17 AM EST

The Bruised Woman on This Billboard Heals Faster as More Passersby Look at Her Facial recognition technology used to fight domestic violence

Here's an interesting use of facial recognition technology on billboards—to do something a little more inspiring than target you with the right products.

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March 5, 2015, 2:12 PM EST

Pornhub Is Getting Into Wearable Tech With the Wankband. Yes, the Wankband You too can create 'dirty energy'

Pornhub is nothing if not savvy with its marketing, as seen in previous stunts like crowdsourcing a safe-for-work ad campaign and going big with a (short-lived) Times Square billboard. Now, the world's most mainstream porn site is getting into the hotness of the moment—wearable tech—with something called the Wankband. Yep, that's what it's called.

Who knows if it will ever be made—they say it's in beta testing, which they spell "beata testing." And they are collecting email addresses from people who might want to own it eventually. (I'm sure those addresses will be used for no other reasons.)

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March 5, 2015, 1:35 PM EST

Jägermeister Takes Handcrafted to Next Level With Three Incredible Wooden Works of Art Deutsch's '56 Parts' campaign

We've seen plenty of ad campaigns that have handcrafted elements meant to evoke some handcrafted aspect of the product. (Patron tequila's ads from 2013 were particularly lovely.) But Deutsch New York takes things up a notch in this beautiful work for Jägermeister.

The agency got artists Olivia Knapp, Yeahhh! Studios and DKNG Studios to create three unique wooden works of art corresponding to the brand's three pillars—heritage, ingredients and process. Each piece was constructed in 56 separate parts that fit together like a puzzle—representing the 56 different ingredients (roots, fruits, herbs and spices) that go into Jägermeister.

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March 5, 2015, 12:45 PM EST

Watch the Most Strangely Hilarious Addy Awards Best of Show Acceptance Speech Ever KFC necklaces were just the beginning

A bizarre campaign won Best of Show at last Friday's Addy Awards ceremony in Lexington, Ky. And so, fittingly, its creators made a bizarre acceptance speech to go with it.

The winning campaign was actually a product—Kentucky Fried Chicken Bone Gold Necklaces, made with real KFC chicken bones. They were produced by Kentucky for Kentucky, a group led by local agency execs Whit Hiler and Griffin VanMeter that does unofficial tourism work for the state.

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March 5, 2015, 11:19 AM EST

Vince Vaughn's Hilarious Stock Photos Were Made From These Equally Ludicrous Originals Check out the great Photoshopping work

By now, you've probably seen Fox and Getty's wonderful promotion for the movie Unfinished Business, with Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco and Tom Wilkinson posing for boringly clever stock photos.

Well, it turns out the images were Photoshopped from real stock photos. We've done you a solid by pairing the originals with the spoofs and turning them into GIFs. 

Sorry in advance if we've shattered the illusion of Vince Vaughn ever sitting in an office. 

Credit for all the original photos: Global Stock/iStock by Getty Images

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March 5, 2015, 9:46 AM EST

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