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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

Can a Sustainable Font Help Save the World? This Ad Agency Has Made One Ryman Eco by Grey London

Ryman Eco, a new "sustainable font" from U.K. retailer Ryman Stationery and ad agency Grey London, uses 33 percent less ink than standard typefaces. According to Grey, if the world…

April 7, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT

Adidas Puts 6 Cameras Inside Its World Cup Ball and Sends It on a Global Journey Follow the bouncing brazucam

Adidas would like to introduce you to the official 2014 World Cup stalker ball. The brand, with help from TBWA, has put six cameras inside a very special version of its…

April 7, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT

U.S.'s Amazing New 'Don't Text and Drive' Ad Will Leave You Shaking Intense PSA reminds you to #justdrive

The most memorable safe-driving PSAs tend to be made overseas—in Britain, Mexico, Australia. But the U.S. adds a powerful new entry to the mix with this brutal spot from The…

April 7, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

You've Never Seen a Food Commercial Quite as Otherworldly as This One Lurpak butter gets all 2001 on us

"As we stand on the edge of possibility, we choose the path less traveled." Set to to the grandiose tune of Richard Strauss's "Thus Spake Zarathustra," aka the theme from 2001:…

April 4, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

Stop-Motion Swans Are Rudely Interrupted in Refreshingly Frank Hotel Ad Another mini masterpiece from PES

Stop-motion artist PES, who's done a bunch of ads through the years, shot this amusing spot for the new citizenM Hotel in New York. It starts out all lovely-dovey between…

April 4, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

Enjoy Some Delicious Nuggets of Commercialism in This Week's Ads From Deep YouTube The latest world's weirdest spots

This week's ads from the depths of YouTube (and some that are bubbling up to the surface) are full of some of the weirdest moments you can make with an…

April 4, 2014, 12:34 PM EDT

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