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Which Fears Hold Back Your Agency, Brand or Career? Exorcise Your Demons at Today's #AdweekChat Twitter chat begins at 2 ET

With Halloween nearly upon us, it's time to confront our fears. But since this is #AdweekChat, we're going to set aside our nightmares of ax-wielding murderers in favor of more topical…

October 29, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Crest Gets Kids All Jacked Up on Candy in Cute and Crazy Halloween Ad Yeah, you can imagine how that goes

We're approaching the holiday where little kids dressed as Marvel superheroes and the cast of Frozen will descend upon neighborhoods across the U.S., amped up on sugar, requiring that adults…

October 29, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: How Subaru Perfectly Poked Fun at Itself With Its Great Tree-Hugger Ad Laughing at, but also loving, a stereotype

Subaru's "Memory Lane" ad from Carmichael Lynch, with the hippie grandma teaching her granddaughter to love nature, has been out for more than a month. But it's still airing, and…

October 28, 2014, 2:07 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Oreo Is Creating Adorable Halloween 'Nomsters' in a Tim Burton-ish Lab And the craft is scary good

The mad scientists at Oreo are laughing maniacally as they cook up adorable little monsters—called "nomsters"—in a tiny, spooky little lab for Halloween. Beginning today, fans of the Mondelez cookie brand…

October 27, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

Source Marketing's Kersten Rivas on the Advantage of a Smaller Agency New president says you can be more nimble, entrepreneurial

  Photo: Alfred Maskeroni Specs New gig President, Source Marketing Old gig Managing director, Havas Worldwide New York Age 43 Twitter @mittonrivas What drew you to Source Marketing? I was at Havas for eight years, and we weathered…

October 27, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Ford Pranks Drivers by Turning a Car Wash Into a Haunted House Good clean fun for Halloween

Don't you hate it when you're just trying to get your car washed and some freaking weirdo with a wood axe pounces on your hood and starts banging on your…

October 24, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

How a Company Known for Retail Ads Suddenly Made a Gorgeous Spot for Hardwood Floors Lumber Liquidators gets romantic

IDEA: Lumber Liquidators isn't exactly known for beautiful, romantic advertising. The hardwood flooring specialty retailer is much more versed in transactional, price-focused messaging. (Just look at the website, which is…

October 23, 2014, 3:04 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Two Friends Rampage Through Games in PlayStation's Salute to Friendly Competition Basketball, base-jumping, elephants and lasers

The great thing about video games is you can do all kinds of cool, crazy, dangerous and impossible things without actually having to do them. Instead, you just sit on your…

October 23, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT

Eric Mower + Associates Gets a Presence in New York Merges with PR player Middleton & Gendron

Eric Mower + Associates is coming to the Big Apple. The Syracuse, N.Y.-based agency is merging with public relations specialist Middleton & Gendron in New York, giving Eric Mower a presence…

October 22, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: KFC Turns to Two Boys for a Lovely Take on Sports Fandom Dealing with the agony of defeat

In recent years, BBH London has focused on family relationships and offbeat stories in its KFC ads, with the product almost as a side dish and strong storytelling as the…

October 21, 2014, 10:41 AM EDT

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