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Ad of the Day: Duracell Powers a Soldier's Sweet Message to His Daughter This Fourth of July

Poignant Anomaly spot gets assist from Hilary Swank

Duracell is making a strong play for the most American ad this Fourth of July by framing itself as the brand that helps keep members of U.S. military connected to…

Adidas Golf Wants You to Know That Golf Is a Serious Sport

New creative agency to retool messaging

Golf is more than just a pastime for Adidas Golf. It is a sport with real athletes, and the brand has tapped a new creative agency to help retool its…

How Exciting Is Wimbledon? With Biometrics, Jaguar Takes Centre Court's Pulse

Links watching tennis and driving a sports car

If you're among the fortunate 15,000 people who can afford the $4,164 ticket price to get into the stands at Wimbledon's Centre Court this week, you're surely in for a…

Travelocity Wants to Replace the Agency That Created the Roaming Gnome

Splits with McKinney, launches review

The Roaming Gnome is looking for a new home. Travelocity launched a creative review to replace McKinney, which has done two tours of duty working for the online travel agency. The…

Facebook Just Updated Its Logo Ever So Slightly. Can You Tell the Difference?

It's in a 'custom' font now

Facebook has basically used the same logo since 2005—its name in white, in Klavika font, on a blue background. But this week, the company, which is now allegedly worth more…

Nike Makes One of the Fastest Ads Ever to Sell the Zoom Air Sneaker

All-stars challenge you to run your quickest mile

A super-fast sneaker deserves a super-fast commercial, and Nike delivers one here for its Air Zoom Elite 8 running shoe. Blink and you'll miss it. The 60-second "Find Your Fast" spot—created…

Norwegians Object to Giant Penis Squirting Them With Confetti in PSA Stunt

Actually, younger people kind of liked it

Believe it or not, there are a few situations where dressing up as a giant penis and spraying people with confetti is inappropriate. Promoting condom use on behalf of a…

Kids' Wildest Dreams Come True in This Beautifully Imaginative Airline Ad

S7's creative interpretations

Here's a fun spot from earlier this year that picked up a silver Lion at Cannes last week. For S7 Airlines from Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, it features cute kids…

Can McDonald's Turn an Awkward Blind Date Into Something That's Actually Fun?

Burnett tries fast-food rom com

McDonald's won't just sate your hunger and comfort you when you're down. It will actually save your aborted love life. Or so claims a new U.K. ad from Leo Burnett London.…

After a Record 8 Lions in Cannes, Ad Council Brings 'Love Has No Labels' to NYC Pride

Extending a hit campaign

The Ad Council's "Love Has No Labels" campaign didn't just set records for the nonprofit PSA maker. With 110 million online views, the launch video is the second most watched…

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