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If You Can Sit Through This 7-Minute One Direction Perfume Ad, You're a Better Tween Than I All about That Moment

They pout, they preen, they shill. And more than likely, they score. The members of One Direction, boy band and global merchandising phenomenon, star in a new video that's not a…

April 9, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT

Can You Please Watch This Romantic Turkish Ice Cream Ad, and Tell Me What's Going On in It? A little help here

So, here's a lovely little four-minute love story from Unilever's Cornetto ice cream brand in Turkey. And you're probably smarter than I am and can figure out what's actually going…

April 9, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

First Wine in a Box, Now Wine in a Can? Agency promotion puts Beaujolais in paint packaging

Raise your brushes and rollers to toast Lithuania's McCann Vilnius, which recently packaged France's famed Beaujolais Nouveau in limited-edition paint cans for a fun self-promotion. McCann says it wanted to show…

April 9, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

Devastating Gun-Control Ad Reminds You That Kids and Firearms Don't Mix Grey's follow-up to Lion-winning 'Ed' spot

Grey New York and its client, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, won a silver Lion in Film at Cannes last year for "Ed," their brutal spot about gun violence,…

April 9, 2014, 10:24 AM EDT

Meet Comic Neue, a New Version of Comic Sans That Might Not Make You Vomit For the 'typographically savvy'

A heartfelt hatred of Comic Sans is required for every graphic designer and anyone who happens to have good taste. But while most people use it as a cruel joke…

April 9, 2014, 8:48 AM EDT

Crazy 3-D Newspaper Ad Brilliantly Hides a Whole Kitchen Inside a Classifieds Page No, you're not dreaming

Innovative newspaper ads are a rare beast. We've seen a few fun ones lately—the Game of Thrones ad with the dragon shadow; the ad for the movie The Book Thief…

April 8, 2014, 12:40 PM EDT

Have Another Good Cry With Thai Life Insurance's Latest Beautiful, Life-Affirming Ad Give more, and get more back

They've done it again. Thai Life Insurance has unveiled another masterful mini-film by Ogilvy & Mather Bangkok, the latest in a string of tear-jerking, wait-to-watch-it-at-home-so-you-don't-openly-bawl-in-your-cubicle ads that make you think about…

April 8, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

Designer Creates Delicious Résumé With the Winning Ingredient Baked Right In How she scored an instant interview and the job

It's not so strange for folks to bring cookies, cakes and candies to work and share them with colleagues. But for job applicants to prepare treats and serve them to…

April 8, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

5 Things Wrong With These New Veet Commercials, From Minor to Egregious Where to start with 'dudeness' ads?

UPDATE: Veet has now pulled the ads due to criticism. The brand writes on Facebook: "Hi…this is the Veet marketing team in the US. We just wanted to let everyone know,…

April 7, 2014, 8:34 PM EDT

Taco Bell Sings 'Old McDonald,' Says the Egg McMuffin Belongs Back in 1984 Along with your Loverboy poster

Taco Bell's all-out assault on McDonald's breakfast continues in this 30-second spot, "Get With the Times," which posits that eating an Egg McMuffin isn't just uncouth—it's medieval. While the earlier ads…

April 7, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

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