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Q&A: The Director of That Viral Chevy Dog Ad Isn't Surprised He Didn't Win Lloyd Choi looks on the bright side

"Maddie," a minute-long commercial by young Canadian director Lloyd Lee Choi, didn't win Chevrolet and Mofilm's Oscars competition. That honor went to a whimsical exploration of creativity by Jude Chun,…

March 12, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

Chevy Was Right to Curb This Dog Ad, Even If Everyone Seems to Love It Contest entrant finds life on YouTube

Here's a candidate for most mercenary ad of the year—a homemade spot that was among those entered into Chevrolet and MOFILM's Oscars competition. Thankfully, it didn't win. It opens on a…

March 7, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

If You've Ever Wondered How a Porsche Would Handle a Ski Slope, Watch This Playtime at Sugarbush in Vermont

If you want to slide down a ski slope in your car, Porsche suggests the 911 Carrera 4S. This new video for the brand, filmed at the Sugarbush Resort in Vermont,…

March 5, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

Apple CarPlay, Boeing Black Phone Revealed in New Videos Mobile tech to spy for

We got a closer look at two titillating technologies today. And both Apple’s CarPlay and Boeing’s Black Phone are the next level of secret agent style. CarPlay is the new name…

March 3, 2014, 6:09 PM EST

Ad for VW's Seat Pits a Powerful Engine Against Toy Monkeys Spoiler: It goes poorly for the monkeys

Lowe's first work for Volkswagen's Seat, from its new Lola office in Barcelona, Spain, takes acceleration to absurdist lengths. A two-minute teaser ad that landed on YouTube this week features a…

February 28, 2014, 10:19 AM EST

Weird, Giant Monsters Chase a Forester in Subaru Ad That's Totally Bonkers Tie-in with Attack on Titan

If you need to outrun giant monsters that want to eat you, drive a Subaru Forester. This Subaru ad from Japan draws its villains from Attack on Titan, the forthcoming live-action…

February 19, 2014, 11:04 AM EST

Is Cadillac's New Ad Totally Inspiring or Completely Repulsive? Viewers divided by this guy's view of America

In Cadillac's latest commercial from ad agency Rogue, airing during the Olympics, we take a tour of the souped-up American dream while our host (played by Neal McDonough) waxes poetic…

February 13, 2014, 9:39 AM EST

Diddy, Snoop Dogg Pop Up in Even More Ads You Never Thought They'd Do Hip-hop stars of the '90s keep on shilling

It's flashback week for fans of 1990s hip-hop, with Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs and Snoop Dogg making advertising cameos that would have seemed inconceivable 15 years ago. Combs, known these days…

February 12, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

Epic Acura Ad Presents the World's Most Brutal Mechanical-Horse Race Lovely, if painfully literal

You probably didn't know your Acura isn't really a car. It's actually a real live dark horse. In a world full of creepy and brutish mechanical horses. It will catapult from…

February 11, 2014, 9:51 AM EST

Here's an Audi Ad That Should (but Won't) Be Running During the Sochi Olympics Real-time ridicule

From the peanut gallery at Reddit comes this amusing, fake Audi ad that plays off the four-rings snafu during the Opening Ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. An…

February 10, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

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