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The Ultimate Rebranding: How a Veteran Creative Shifted Genders Mid-Career Arnold's Chris Edwards discusses his awesomely titled memoir, Balls

Despite all their turnover and relentless pursuit of revenue, ad agencies often end up feeling like big families. And announcing any sort of life change to your family, especially a…

November 20, 2014, 11:47 AM EST

Diet Racism: The Official Drink of Brands That Just Don't Get It Do not buy for your social media manager

The official drink of the Washington Redskins … and Dave & Buster's? College Humor created this fake ad a little while back for Diet Racism—the drink that has all the sweet…

November 20, 2014, 11:11 AM EST

FCB's Giant Eco-Civic Project Would Create a South African Flag Visible From Space Economic driver and sustainable symbol of hope

FCB South Africa is running an idea up the flagpole. A really big idea. In fact, the idea is ginormous. And its main component is a South African flag so…

November 20, 2014, 10:44 AM EST

Meet the Doll That's Proportioned Like a Real Woman, and Comes With 'Imperfection' Stickers Cellulite, moles, grass stains and more

She's just like the iconic Barbie, but normal. The Lammily doll has the proportions of an average 19-year-old woman's body, based on data from the CDC—unlike the Barbie doll, whose proportions…

November 20, 2014, 8:39 AM EST

Santa Is Caught With His Pants Down in Poo-Pourri's Hilariously Inappropriate Christmas Ad Even St. Nick has to poop

When you think of Santa Claus dropping loads all over the world, you envision bags full of gifts. But it seems jolly St. Nick leaves less happy presents in people's…

November 20, 2014, 12:00 AM EST

Ad of the Day: New York City Ballet Shows PlayStation Gamers a Proper Victory Dance They're not above a little taunting, either

It's been a breakthrough year for ballet in advertising. It started off on the wrong foot with the notorious Free People ad, but it at least got people talking. Then the…

November 19, 2014, 11:13 AM EST

21 Designers Show Off Their Tattoos, and Tell the Stories Behind Them From nerdy to sublime

There's a certain amount of pressure on designers when they decide to get tattoos. It's like a hairdresser's hairstyle, or an architect's home—the choices you make seem weightier, more personal…

November 19, 2014, 9:28 AM EST

NYC Sparkles in Ogilvy's Gorgeous Animated Christmas Ad for Tiffany Psyop adds more magic to the season

Ice shimmers on the streets of New York in Ogilvy & Mather's animated holiday ad for Tiffany & Co. It sparkles from the trees and bridges, too. Its glow radiates…

November 18, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

Dave & Buster's Just Posted a Tweet It's Going to Regret for a Long Time How does this stuff get through?

And your massive brand Twitter fail of the day goes to … Dave & Buster's! To advertise its Taco Tuesday, the restaurant chain made a joke that pretty clearly went over…

November 18, 2014, 1:40 PM EST

10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in October Fiat, Chanel and Friskies enjoy hits, but an airline outflies them all

Dogs were a big deal on Adweek and Google's YouTube Ads Leaderboard in September. But October was all about the cats. Friskies and BuzzFeed teamed up for another installment of "Dear…

November 18, 2014, 12:37 PM EST

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