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Ad for Popped Wheat Thins Has the World's Slowest Airborne Police Chase He's getting away!

Wheat Thins revisits the golden age of ballooning in this weird spot from New York agency Being for the cracker brand's new air-popped snacks. Why they went with cops trying to…

April 10, 2014, 2:18 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Alison Brie and Adam Scott Host a Socially Awkward Party With Smirnoff Vodka maker mocks mixologists and 'VIPeeing'

If there's one age-old trick that's worked for mid-priced brands, it's poking fun at the pretentiousness of their costly competitors. Smirnoff's new campaign is no exception, though it somehow accomplishes…

April 10, 2014, 12:57 PM EDT

The Story of Microsoft's 'Bliss,' One of the Most Famous Photos Ever Taken Photographer of XP wallpaper tells all

Microsoft wants to make sure you remember the famous image of the blue sky and rolling pasture that graced so many computer screens for so long. As the world mourns (or…

April 10, 2014, 8:33 AM EDT

This Music Marketing Firm Mixes Brands, Bands and Fans How do you create campaigns that seem organic, not contrived?

Mirrored Media Who Justin Lefkovitch, founder and CEO What Experiential music marketing firm Where Santa Monica, Calif. In marketing, the relationship among brands, bands and fans can be tricky. Brands want to appropriate artists’ “cool”…

April 9, 2014, 9:23 PM EDT

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

PopSugar Launches Full-Service Unit The Bakery Want to know what women want? Lifestyle company may have the answer

If you are a company looking to target the ladies, PopSugar is serving something up for you. The women’s lifestyle company today unveiled The Bakery—a full-service, in-house team dedicated to helping advertisers…

April 9, 2014, 10:00 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

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