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Deutsch's Chairman and Former CEO Linda Sawyer Is Leaving the Agency After 27 Years

Mike Sheldon to assume the role

Today Deutsch announced a major leadership change as chairman and longtime executive Linda Sawyer plans to leave the agency at the end of the calendar year. She plans to launch…

Tommy John Put Live Ferrets Inside Men's Shirts for This Shockingly Squirmy Ad

'Fortunately, we had no bites'

Ad agency Preacher shoved live ferrets down actors' shirts for the latest Tommy John commercial. It did so to illustrate the indignities men often suffer owing to ill-fitting undershirts, and…

Von Miller Shows Off His Many Quirky Talents in His Debut as the Old Spice Guy

Can he handle the heat? No sweat!

Denver Broncos linebacker and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller has some big cleats to fill as the latest Old Spice guy, following popular pitchmen Isaiah Mustafa and Terry Crews…

Ad of the Day: JetBlue Gave Three Hard-Working Buskers in NYC a Delightful Surprise

Charming Rokkan stunt is music to their ears

Stroll through the busy streets of New York City (or any city, for that matter) and chances are you'll hear and see street performers playing beautiful melodies. If you're like…

Heineken Just Made an HR Campaign That's as Cool as Any Consumer Ads It's Done

Dive behind the scenes of 'Go Places'

Oh, the places you'll go! In 2013, Heineken scored a bronze Lion at Cannes with "The Candidate," an internship contest that generated a whopping 1,734 global entries.  Now, the brand is back to recruiting…

Great Prices Inspire Crazy Fun in W+K's Seriously Loopy T.K. Maxx Ads

Biker ballet, space spas and lots of sheep

Be careful: If you buy a designer dress and a leather biker jacket at British discount chain T.K. Maxx, you'll soon find yourself regularly practicing ballet on a motorcycle—just to…

Kids Playing This Devious Game in a Car Lose Points If Their Parents Speed for Real

Mr. Bear Driver's maddening premise

Kids get bored in the backseat. But instead of suffering through an often fight-inducing game of "Slug Bug," or anesthetizing them with a tablet movie, what if you could teach…

Ad of the Day: Adobe Gets Unlikely Artists to Create Together in Photoshop Campaign

'Collabograms,' from Edelman, begins with a tattoo artist and a gold leaf sign painter

Ask a tattooist and a master of gold-leaf design to collaborate on a work of art themed "Zero Compromise," and what do you get? A gaudy gilded shrine to the…

With This Sweet Ad, Ikea Joins Small Group of Brands Willing to Talk About Divorce

'Where life happens' tackles taboo subject

As we've mentioned before, very few companies explore the topic of divorce, or its ramifications for families, in their advertising. It's just too depressing, the thinking goes, even if it's…

BBDO Doubles Down on Data by Hiring New Head of Marketing Science

Sharona Sankar-King to help develop 'the right kind of creative'

BBDO has not abandoned its focus on "The Work, The Work, The Work," but Adweek's 2015 U.S. Agency of the Year has created an evp, head of marketing science role…

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