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Zachary Quinto, Thespian and Traitor, Joins Newcastle's 'Independence Eve' Campaign And Stephen Merchant on his shaggable accent

UPDATE: Two videos with Elizabeth Hurley are now live, too. See below. There's no way more American to celebrate the Fourth of July than selling out your country for an English…

July 2, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT

Publicis Groupe Acquires E-Commerce Shop Ohio-based firm will be folded into Razorfish

Publicis Groupe is acquiring e-commerce shop Crown Partners. Following the acquisition, Crown will be folded into Razorfish’s technology platform services, The Wall Street Journal reports. The tie-up makes sense because, as…

July 1, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in May Multi-sport phenom Samsung crushes the competition

It's rare to excel professionally at both basketball and soccer, but Samsung Mobile managed it back in May—unleashing two spots that were among the top three branded videos on YouTube…

June 27, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Molson's Beer Fridge Comes Home and Opens If You Sing 'O Canada' Put away your passports

The world-traveling Molson beer fridge has finally come home to Canada. After spending a few years gallivanting through Europe and traveling deep into Indonesia—unlocking only for people with Canadian passports—the fridge…

June 27, 2014, 12:03 PM EDT

This Epic Front-Yard Dildo Battle Suddenly Becomes a Pretty Amazing PSA Sex toys always sell

Don't you just love an epic dildo battle? Well, yeah, as long as it's not your kid waving them around the front yard. This new ad from McCann New York is…

June 26, 2014, 4:09 PM EDT

This British Ad With a Grumpy Ogre Turns Out to Be Monstrously Sweet A sudden change of heart

"Simon the Ogre," a two-minute mini-epic commercial from agency Beattie McGuinness Bungay, was popular in the U.K. earlier this year but went largely unnoticed in the U.S. before winning a…

June 26, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT

Tiny Rebellion Is Doing Well by Doing Good Effecting positive change can be profitable

Specs Who (Clockwise from top left) Amir Haque, chief strategist; Jennifer Parke, executive creative director; Christy Ferguson, group account director; Lucas Donat, founder, CEO, CCO What Full-service agency Where Santa Monica, Calif. Lucas Donat,…

June 25, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT

Children Tell Parents to 'Lock It Up' in Merkley's Gun Safety Ads A welcome role reversal

Merkley + Partners takes the kids' side in its new campaign for gun safety, with boys and girls questioning why adults don't go to greater lengths to hide their firearms. In…

June 25, 2014, 4:04 PM EDT

South African Brewer Uses Ads to Declare an All-Out War on Hipsters Hands off our limited-edition beer

We've reached peak hipster. And we've also reached peak anti-hipster. But South Africa's Garagista Beer Co. is barging ahead anyway with a campaign that positions the brand as absolutely not…

June 25, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: The Year's Sweetest Home Improvement Ad Will Brighten Your Day Joy is one project away

The storytelling is exceptionally strong in "The Perfect Daughter," a Promart Homecenter spot by Fahrenheit DDB in Lima, Peru, that won a silver Lion in Film last week at Cannes. Directed…

June 25, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

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