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Can This Beer From CP+B Make You Suddenly, Incredibly Creative? Follow the instructions and find out

Science recently confirmed what we previously had only suspected—that alcohol, in the right amount, does tend to produce the most creative thinking. Professor Jennifer Wiley and her team at the…

December 19, 2014, 2:46 PM EST

This Is What Happens When a Bunch of Men Write Your Tampon Commercials It isn't pretty, or scientifically accurate

Periods can be confusing, and not just for those of us who only paid attention to the sex-talk part of 9th grade health class. Sketch comedy troupe Hammerkatz highlights that…

December 19, 2014, 9:21 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Hyundai's 'Exobaby' Might Be the Oddest Metaphor Yet for Its Drivers Feeling safe yet?

It's tough to make babies the star of car commercials, seeing as they're a long way from driving age. Not that advertisers haven't tried. Now, Hyundai jumps in with perhaps…

December 18, 2014, 3:37 PM EST

Carnival Asks Consumers to Choose Its First Super Bowl Commercial Voting begins on four BBDO rough cuts

Carnival Corp. wants the public to select its first Super Bowl spot from among rough cuts of four commercials produced by new agency BBDO in Atlanta. The spots are "Getaway," which…

December 18, 2014, 12:26 PM EST

Meet the Two Singers Who Helped Make Apple's 2014 Holiday Ad So Special Dana Williams and Rhiannon Giddens

Apple is back to take you behind the scenes of its sweet holiday ad about a musical recording that spans generations. Singer-songwriter Dana Williams, who stars as the granddaughter in the…

December 18, 2014, 11:52 AM EST

Dumb Ways to Die Sings 'Deck the Halls' for the Holidays A dumbed-down version, of course

Holiday safety is the theme of the latest "Dumb Ways to Die" video from Metro Trains and McCann in Melbourne, Australia. Tangerine Kitty, which sang on the iconic original PSA from…

December 18, 2014, 9:32 AM EST

Hootsuite's Holiday Video Is 40 Minutes of an Owl Perched by a Roaring Fire Really, why overcomplicate it?

Hootsuite knows how to celebrate the holidays. On the heels of its great Halloween ads, the social media aggregation site has now rolled out a simple, awesome Christmas ad playing…

December 17, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

Grammys Ads Show the Peculiar After-Effects of Loving Taylor Swift and Lorde You're never quite the same

The Grammy Awards will make even a long-maned, bearded, hard-rock dude head bang to Taylor Swift, according to this new ad from TBWA\Chiat\Day. It's a preposterous conceit, even if Taylor Swift's…

December 17, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

Employees Get Pelted With Snowballs in Super Slow Motion in This Agency's Holiday Card That's cold, Exit10

Employees at Baltimore agency Exit10 get pelted with snowballs in slow motion in this flaky and—let's be honest—rather painful-looking holiday video. No one got hurt during filming. Not much, anyway. The…

December 17, 2014, 11:42 AM EST

Agency Pitches Christmas to a Focus Group, and Their Reaction Is Anything but Merry Scrooges run amok

So, you hate focus groups. Understandable. They can make a mess of anything. In fact, they can even hate Christmas. Ogilvy & Mather in Paris put together this entertaining little (fake)…

December 17, 2014, 10:42 AM EST

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