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This Art Director Built an Igloo in His Backyard in Brooklyn and Listed It on Airbnb

Patrick Horton's chilly slice of heaven

Looking for a cute little "Boutique Winter Igloo for 2" that you can rent on Airbnb for a few nights of chilly bliss? This one in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, sounds awesome: "Dripping…

Abe Vigoda Did It All in Advertising, From a Live 1951 TV Spot to the 2010 Super Bowl

A look at the character actor's commercial cameos

Not many actors can boast a career spanning seven decades, but Abe Vigoda—who died Tuesday at age 94—was one of them. And his commercial career was just as long, beginning…

Assemble Your Own Artistic Masterpiece With Ikea's New Adult Coloring Book

Meditate over meatballs

If you like assembling Ikea furniture, you'll love coloring in Ikea coloring books. Ikea just released an adult coloring book sure to appeal to the fast-growing segment of adults who believe coloring…

This Ad Copywriter Is Raising Money to Run an Anti-Trump Attack Ad in New Hampshire

'The man is the epitome of bad advertising,' says Louis Wittig

Trump would date his daughter! Trump's son likes hunting! Trump says he could shoot a man and still win!  We're sick of seeing Trump in our Facebook feeds. Thankfully, we aren't alone: Louis Wittig,…

Why a Digitally Savvy Finance Brand Decided to Go 'Old School' With a Super Bowl Ad

SoFi exec says nothing could match the Big Game's reach

Despite some initial skepticism about whether it was the right move, financial services company Social Finance, or SoFi, is now all in on the Super Bowl. Part of a larger introductory…

Agency Vows to Stop Objectifying Women in a Great Video Mocking Truly Egregious Ads

Because who's actually given a sandwich a blow job?

One agency is promising to quit one of advertising's worst habits—objectifying women. Manhattan-based Badger & Winters is making its case with a new video, titled "We Are #WomenNotObjects." The two-and-a-half-minute clip…

Ad of the Day: Ellie Kemper Helps Buick Get Quirky for Millennial Love

DigitasLBi airs out an old brand with honest dorkiness

Kimmy Schmidt may be unbreakable. But hey, Ellie Kemper, give that retractable roof button a rest already!  The actress shifts her quirky-geek persona into high gear for a fun Buick campaign…

A Hungry Marilyn Monroe Butchers 'Happy Birthday' in Snickers' Super Bowl Teaser

America's blonde bombshell, like you've never seen her

She's America's original sweetheart. But when she's hungry, Marilyn Monroe takes a turn for the worse. That's according to Snickers' new Super Bowl ad teaser, in which she reprises her…

Why Jamie Foxx and Jason Biggs Are Chatting With DirecTV's 'Settler' Guy on Twitter

Plus, a new TV spot in the campaign

As the preferred social platform for griping about #firstworldproblems, Twitter is the next logical destination for DirecTV's "Settlers" campaign, which is all about accepting a less-than-perfect life (where, among other…

Pro-Breastfeeding Ads Come With Produce-Style Freshness Stickers for Your Boobs (NSFW)

BooneOakley targets new moms in hospitals

Breasts and supermarket produce go well together in advertising lately. A few month ago, we saw melons in a grocery store made up to look like breasts for a breast cancer awareness…

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