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These 6 Great CPG Commercials Were the Whole Package

See the brands that shook up boring categories and turned shoppers into believers

Consumer packaged goods aren't usually considered a creative canvas for agencies. But these six campaigns proved otherwise—showing that even staid categories can be fertile ground for fascinating creative ideas, and…

Sweden's Brilliant 'Call a Swede' Tourism Campaign Wins Direct Grand Prix at Cannes

4 U.S. campaigns win gold

CANNES, France—WPP agency Ingo Stockholm won the Direct Lions Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight for a remarkable tourism campaign that allowed anyone, anywhere in the world,…

Y&R's 'McWhopper' for Burger King Gobbles Up Print & Publishing Grand Prix at Cannes

A newspaper ad that lit the spark for a viral explosion

CANNES, France—Y&R New Zealand's cheeky recipe for the "McWhopper"—a sandwich that Burger King proposed to collaborate on with McDonald's, but which didn't actually happen—won the Grand Prix in the Print…

Ogilvy Nabs a Grand Prix at Cannes for KFC Radio Ads Telling Men They're Still Manly

Alma DDB Miami dominates U.S. winners

CANNES, France—Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg took home the Grand Prix in the Radio Lions contest at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight for a KFC campaign that humorously reassured men…

Ad of the Day: Cleveland Fans Are Stunned to Be Champs in Nike's Salute to the Cavaliers

NBA title is 'Worth the Wait'

The Cleveland Cavaliers have reached the playoffs 20 times in their 46-year history. But on Sunday night, they finally reached the promised land—winning the NBA title on their third trip…

A Jeep Wrangler Gets a Crazy Desert Stunt Drive in Pennzoil's Latest Engine Test

Rhys Millen is back at the wheel

Pennzoil—if it's good enough to keep an engine cool while tearing through the desert in a souped-up Jeep Wrangler, it's probably good enough for commuting to work in your late-model…

Inside Nicole Kidman's New VR Film That Shows Off a Luxurious Etihad Airways Jet

Barbarian Group helps viewers 'Reimagine' flying

Nicole Kidman stars in a new film, but you won't have to go to theaters to see it. The Academy Award-winning actress plays a version of herself in a five-minute…

Man Licks the World's Nastiest Things to See If Probiotics Keep Him From Getting Sick

Surprisingly fun test of strength and tastebuds

Finnish probiotics brand Gefilus is so good at building up healthy bacteria in your gut—thereby strengthening your immune system—that you could lick a pay phone in Moscow and not get…

Ad of the Day: Ewan McGregor Waxes Poetic on Human Achievement for Cisco

The pyramids, the mocachino and the internet

Most readers probably won't know that Cisco is responsible for all of human evolution, past, present and future. But the argument almost seems convincing when delivered by Ewan McGregor. The actor…

Jane Lynch and Bobby Lee Get Hot and Heavy in Booking.com's Latest Comedy

Will they get to Jordan and Chelsea's wedding?

Comedians Bobby Lee and Jane Lynch won't be making it to the wedding of their colleagues Jordan Peele and Chelsea Perretti ... because they'll be too busy making love and…

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