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Ad of the Day: Ideas Are Feared and Neglected in a World of Shortsighted Cretins, Says GE A hopeful vision, or just bleak?

In its advertising, GE usually sticks to one of two themes. There are the "cool technology stunt" ads ("Drop Science," "#SpringBreakIt") and the "human face of technology" ads ("Childlike Imagination,"…

September 1, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

From Moscow to Mumbai, These Agencies Make Today's Best Campaigns Portraits of shops doing award-winning ads like 'Epic Split' and 'Dumb Ways to Die'

Stéphane Xiberras, president, photographed on the banks of the Seine by Emmanuel Fradin. BETC Paris While this agency’s logo pays homage to the bee colony it tends atop its roof terrace—which happens…

August 31, 2014, 7:09 PM EDT

The iPhone 6 Should Make Mobile Ads a Bigger Deal New features could also enhance the iBeacon

Marketers will keep close watch on Apple’s Sept. 9 event when it is set to introduce the iPhone 6, the next evolution of its phone that dominates the U.S. and…

August 31, 2014, 7:08 PM EDT

Eight O'Clock Coffee Is Bringing to Life the Central Perk Coffee Shop From Friends Pop-up store set for NYC

Rejoice, Friends enthusiasts! Your dream of sipping coffee at the iconic Central Perk will soon become a reality. It's been 20 years since Ross, Phoebe, Monica, Joey, Chandler and Rachel first…

August 29, 2014, 12:33 PM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 22-29 A slew of celebrities (on camera and behind it), and a truly crazy product demo

There was plenty of star power in this week's collection of best commercials, and it was mostly put to comic use. Ricky Gervais, Johnny Manziel and Jean-Claude Van Damme also turned…

August 29, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Johnny Manziel Gyrates From Hunger in Latest Snickers Ad Quarterback teaches aerobics

Johnny Manziel isn't Johnny Football when he's hungry. He's Johnny JamBoogie. In this new Snickers ad from BBDO New York, the Cleveland Browns quarterback stars as a Spandex-clad man leading an…

August 29, 2014, 7:40 AM EDT

Tweet This Hashtag in NYC, and Reebok Could Run a Pair of Sneakers Over to You Floor-to-door service is yours

Starting today, New Yorkers who tweet their shoe size and address with the hashtag #ReebokHDS could get a visit from the brand's Human Dispatch Service. The team of runners will personally…

August 28, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

Nocturnal Beer Drinkers Just Hang Around in This Batty Ad From Brazil The freaky bat-people come out at night

When you get to a certain point, usually around your mid-20s, you realize there's not much more to life than drinking delicious beer. Imagine a world where you only wake…

August 28, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: David Fincher Brings Darkness and Mystery to Gap's Fall Campaign W+K's four black-and-white spots

For years, Gap's ads—and its clothes—were all about bubbly, drenching color. But this fall, it's time for a new look in both, as the brand has brought in David Fincher…

August 28, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Bissell Cleans a Grimy Subway Floor, but That's Not the Crazy Part Down and dirty product demo

Ravi Dalchand really, really believes in his product. The senior brand manager at Bissell Canada demonstrates the effectiveness of the new Bissell Symphony All-in-One hard floor cleaner (it vacuums and steams…

August 27, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

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