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Devastating Gun-Control Ad Reminds You That Kids and Firearms Don't Mix Grey's follow-up to Lion-winning 'Ed' spot

Grey New York and its client, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, won a silver Lion in Film at Cannes last year for "Ed," their brutal spot about gun violence,…

April 9, 2014, 10:24 AM EDT

PopSugar Launches Full-Service Unit The Bakery Want to know what women want? Lifestyle company may have the answer

If you are a company looking to target the ladies, PopSugar is serving something up for you. The women’s lifestyle company today unveiled The Bakery—a full-service, in-house team dedicated to helping advertisers…

April 9, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

Barbarian Group Has Its Superdesk, but Barton F. Graf's Offices Might Be Even Cooler One incredible continuous floor

For those of you blown away by The Barbarian Group's 4,400-square-foot undulating "superdesk," Gerry Graf wants you to know his offices are pretty damn impressive, too. Much like TBG's snake-like, resin-poured…

April 8, 2014, 2:09 PM EDT

Crazy 3-D Newspaper Ad Brilliantly Hides a Whole Kitchen Inside a Classifieds Page No, you're not dreaming

Innovative newspaper ads are a rare beast. We've seen a few fun ones lately—the Game of Thrones ad with the dragon shadow; the ad for the movie The Book Thief…

April 8, 2014, 12:40 PM EDT

Have Another Good Cry With Thai Life Insurance's Latest Beautiful, Life-Affirming Ad Give more, and get more back

They've done it again. Thai Life Insurance has unveiled another masterful mini-film by Ogilvy & Mather Bangkok, the latest in a string of tear-jerking, wait-to-watch-it-at-home-so-you-don't-openly-bawl-in-your-cubicle ads that make you think about…

April 8, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

Designer Creates Delicious Résumé With the Winning Ingredient Baked Right In How she scored an instant interview and the job

It's not so strange for folks to bring cookies, cakes and candies to work and share them with colleagues. But for job applicants to prepare treats and serve them to…

April 8, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

How a Music Company Made Some of the Year's Best Sports Ads Inside Beats by Dre's Cesc Fàbregas spot

IDEA: People listen to music before playing sports to find rhythm, focus, inspiration. But elite athletes do so for more complicated reasons—not just to connect to positive influences, but to…

April 8, 2014, 7:23 AM EDT

5 Things Wrong With These New Veet Commercials, From Minor to Egregious Where to start with 'dudeness' ads?

UPDATE: Veet has now pulled the ads due to criticism. The brand writes on Facebook: "Hi…this is the Veet marketing team in the US. We just wanted to let everyone know,…

April 7, 2014, 8:34 PM EDT

Taco Bell Sings 'Old McDonald,' Says the Egg McMuffin Belongs Back in 1984 Along with your Loverboy poster

Taco Bell's all-out assault on McDonald's breakfast continues in this 30-second spot, "Get With the Times," which posits that eating an Egg McMuffin isn't just uncouth—it's medieval. While the earlier ads…

April 7, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: British Supermarket Ad With a Young Gardener Couldn't Be More Charming Tom Tagholm for Waitrose

A British supermarket has turned to a superhuman director to radically shift gears in its advertising. Waitrose's new campaign from BBH London is its first to focus on the grocery chain's…

April 7, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

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