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Matthew McConaughey Talks a Lot of Bull With Just a Few Words in First Lincoln Ad

Three spots launched Thursday

Matthew McConaughey takes his time in his first Lincoln ad through Hudson Rouge. There are almost more pauses than words of dialogue in the 60-second spot, as the Oscar-winning actor and…

You'll Be Hot and Cold on W+K's New Honda Work, and That's a Good Thing

Testing the Civic in extreme temperatures

This Honda Civic campaign by Wieden + Kennedy London is cool. And pretty warm, too. The centerpiece is an engaging 30-second film that shows the freezing and thawing of a Civic…

Agency Wants You to Hire Its Laid-Off Staffers, and Will Pay $5,000 If They Flop

Ignite Social's intriguing guarantee

Layoffs after client losses are a harsh reality of the ad business. But one agency leader is putting a $5,000 cash guarantee behind each of the 50 employees he has…

Honda Accosts Twitter Users With Videos, Memes, GIFs and Other 'Morsels of Cheer'

Summer 'Cheerance' event has real-world surprises, too

It's a special week in Honda land, as ad agency RPA is enacting a sweeping plan to spread good cheer—online and off—as part of a five-day "Summer Cheerance" event. A key…

See the Ad That Just Eclipsed Volkswagen's 'The Force' as the Most Shared Ever

Activia ends Darth's three-year run

The mighty Empire has fallen … thanks to some yogurt. Deutsch/LA's 2011 Super Bowl spot "The Force" for Volkswagen, which enjoyed an astonishing 41-month reign as the most shared ad of…

Five Red BMWs Drift Together in Automaker's Latest High-Octane Stunt

Great driving, hokey storyline

If you like watching pretty cars dance with each other, check out this new stunt driving ad from BMW South Africa. Five cherry red M235i coupes spin around each other in…

Stare at This Ford Print Ad for 30 Seconds, and It Will Suddenly Make Sense

Optical illusion promotes park assist

BBR Saatchi & Saatchi created this print ad for Ford Israel that also happens to be an optical illusion. It promotes the Ford Explorer's Park Assist feature in a way…

Japanese Toyota Ad With Dancing Gorilla Is So Preposterous, It's Actually Great

Just try to look away

Imagine, if you will, "What Does the Fox Say?" Now, picture Psy's "Gangnam Style" mating with it. Oh, and now throw in the Cadbury gorilla. Think adver-dance-ment. Got it? Good. Now press…

Adman Is Selling More Than His Crappy Old Car in This Ridiculous Faux-Epic Ad

A bit of agency self-promotion, too

Entertainingly overblown homemade ads for used cars are now part of a burgeoning tradition. But an Australian adman, backed by his agency, is throwing his hat into the ring to…

Ad Shows That Hyundais Drive Well Even If You're Blindfolded, or Not There at All

Who needs a driver, anyway?

To show off its "Smart Caring" driver assistance features, Hyundai set up an empty car convoy, in which a stuntman (who was blindfolded, mind you) led a bunch of driverless…

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