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Ad of the Day: A Star Is Born in This Adorable 'Tiny Dancer' Spot From John Lewis

Meet adam&eveDDB's reckless ballerina

Advertising has a new pint-size star this morning, as London agency adam&eveDDB has rolled out an excellent new commercial for John Lewis' home insurance unit featuring an amusingly passionate little…

Sean Lyons Returns to R/GA as U.S. President

Havas digital chief led Nike account at R/GA for 5 years

R/GA has hired agency veteran Sean Lyons to serve as president of its U.S. operations less than two months after parting ways with former president Seth Solomons. Lyons, who currently serves…

The Barbarian Group Expects Its New Leadership Team's Work to Be More Ambitious

Both technically and creatively

The Barbarian Group—which recently became an agency partner for Kind Snacks, won digital/social media marketing duties for United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways and turned heads with its "brick phone" stunt…

When Will P&G Finally Air This Tide Commercial With a Gay Couple in the U.S.?

Spot has tested in Canada

After two decades of supporting its gay employees internally, Procter & Gamble publicly came out in support of gay marriage late last year. The packaged goods giant reiterated that position…

Edmonton Defends Epic Bus Ad, Which Looks Like a Carbon Copy of Famous 2012 Spot

Makers of Danish original also weigh in

The Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta, has created an epic commercial about how cool it is to ride the bus. But it's like flashing back to a trip you've taken…

Ad of the Day: Gaming Spot Makes Horrifying Use of Robert Frost's 'The Road Not Taken'

Poem repurposed as a chilling voiceover

Robert Frost has been frightening lit majors for years. For the rest of us, however, the American poet's thoughtful 1916 masterpiece "The Road Not Taken," with its quiet lines about…

Ad of the Day: Norm Macdonald Is Colonel Sanders, as KFC Campaign Quickly Gets Meta

W+K swaps ex-SNL stars

Darrell Hammond out, Norm Macdonald in. Wieden + Kennedy shook up the musty image of Col. Harland Sanders in its first work for KFC back in May, with Hammond being memorably…

Ad of the Day: Wieden + Kennedy Shoots for the Stars in Grand 'Ignition' Film for Honda

Brand celebrates 'daring and human endeavor'

We have "Ignition." That's the title of Wieden + Kennedy London's new pan-European campaign for Honda, which uses spaceflight as a visual metaphor for bold innovation. Actually, the metaphors are mightily mixed…

Ad of the Day: Agency Invents GPS That Switches to a Child's Voice Around Schools

Forsman & Bodenfors' ingenious app for If Insurance

Forsman & Bodenfors has found a clever way to insert a safety feature into GPS satellite navigation: Have the app switch to a child's voice near schools, day-care centers and…

Ad of the Day: Capital One Makes 150 Ads for Small Businesses Starring Their Biggest Fans

Mullen Lowe tries a fresh approach to testimonials

Capital One delivers a big campaign for small business with its "Spark Plug" initiative, shining a spotlight on 125 entrepreneurial companies in a whopping 150 advertisements created by Mullen Lowe. The…

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