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Ogilvy CEO Miles Young to Step Down, Become Oxford Administrator

Global chief returns to his alma mater

Miles Young, the global CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, will leave the agency after more than three decades to take a top administrative position at Oxford University. Ogilvy issued a statement…

Ad of the Day: This Bug Spray Made Glorious Blood Portraits From Squashed Mosquitos

BBDO put on a whole exhibition, linked to blood donation

Cormac McCarthy gave us Blood Meridian. Jay Reatard gave us Blood Visions. And now BBDO Russia has given us the equally badass "Blood Portraits" to promote mosquito repellent Glorix. The name,…

Ad of the Day: Sony PlayStation Vue Is the Stuff of Mind-Blowing Sci-Fi Fantasy

Johannes Leonardo likens the service to never-before-seen marvels

Wouldn't you?" is the salient question posed in Johannes Leonardo's first ad campaign for Sony's PlayStation Vue since the streaming TV service was announced in March (the agency was awarded…

Ad of the Day: Panera Gets Into Lifestyle Branding With Manifesto About Healthy Living

Anomaly's first work on the account

New ads for Panera Bread lean into the food-as-lifestyle trend—and in that sense, play in the space of Chipotle and, to a lesser extent, Chobani. While Panera's ads, which break today,…

Ad of the Day: Toyota Honors Dads With a Pair of Short Documentaries for Father's Day

Quietly poignant work from Saatchi L.A.

After its paternal score in the Super Bowl, Toyota steers the conversation back to dads with two short Father's Day films from Saatchi and Saatchi Los Angeles. The carmaker is…

Why L'Oréal Made 100 Women Cry in a Movie Theater, and What Brought Them to Tears

Fun stunt from McCann Mexico

Here's a fun and inventive before-and-after test from L'Oréal and McCann Mexico. The cosmetics company invited 100 women to a movie. Before the screening, they had their makeup done by L'Oréal…

Ad of the Day: HSBC Travels 40 Years in One Remarkable Elevator Ride

Grey London is going up

Grey London does a top-flight job of capturing the intensely personal nature of running and growing a business in "Lift," a 90-second film for HSBC. The eventful 40-year odyssey of one…

How an Organic Food Company Tried to Make the Most Eco-Friendly Ad Campaign Ever

Biocoop goes low-fi

The best marketing embodies the message it's trying to impart. And in the case of French organic food retailer Biocoop, that means trying to be as environmentally friendly as possible…

Ad of the Day: Honda Stretches Your Face in Fun, Trippy Launch Spot for HR-V

Looking for that perfect fit

Conventional wisdom says millennials don't buy a lot of new cars. They're too busy playing with their iPhones. Or they're ideologically opposed to gas-guzzling, pollution-spewing automobiles. Conventional wisdom is often wrong,…

Ad of the Day: Harrowing Abortion Tutorials Show How to Violently End a Pregnancy

Grey Chile's PSAs back legislation to ease ban

Chile is one of only a handful of countries in the world where abortion is illegal in all its forms without exception. New legislation could ease that restriction in cases…

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