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Totino's Pizza Made 50 Ridiculous Ads Using the World's Worst Stock Photos BuzzFeed challenge accepted!

This week's "Uh, what? No, seriously, what?" comes to us from those perpetuators of pizza propaganda, Totino's Pizza. It was just a few weeks ago that Tim & Eric gave…

November 25, 2014, 9:53 AM EST

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If you’re the type of marketer who knows what makes for successful content marketing, we’d love you to fill out…

November 24, 2014, 8:04 PM EST

24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 Dick's Sporting Goods celebrates family, Katy Perry joins the Super Bowl and PlayStation pulls sexist spot

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Happy holidays from Dick's Sporting Goods The company's latest spot tells a heartwarming…

November 24, 2014, 7:16 PM EST

Now That the 'Serial' Podcast Is a Runaway Hit, Is MailChimp Reaping the Rewards? Big reach for the little ad before every episode

The weekly Serial podcast has captivated America over the past couple months, unraveling a murder mystery in Baltimore that involved a group of high school students 15 years ago. The…

November 24, 2014, 6:57 PM EST

Baffled Shoppers Face Obstacles, Elves and Captivity in This Bizarre Discount Store Stunt Would you take this 'Adventure Quest'?

Behold! The lowest of the low-budget hidden-camera pranks has been created for discount retailer Ocean State Job Lot, and it is steeped in local commercial magic. The chain, with 116 stores…

November 24, 2014, 5:19 PM EST

If the Rio Olympic Mascot Isn't a Cat, Then What Is It? Public is asked to name mashup creatures

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games mascot was unveiled Monday, and while we don't know what the name of the creature is, one thing's for sure. Following in the line of cat-like…

November 24, 2014, 4:19 PM EST

This Agency Made a Really, Really Big Deal of Hiring Its 100th Employee, and He Wasn't Expecting It Elliot Nordstrom's first day at McGarrah Jessee

Lots of agencies do interesting things for new hires—like Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners, which has been known to carve their faces into the heads of crayons. McGarrah Jessee in Austin,…

November 24, 2014, 3:09 PM EST

Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe Is DirecTV's Freakiest Rob Lowe Yet Good luck with that jar of mayo

While shy-bladder sufferers debate the offensiveness of Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, DirecTV is plowing ahead with all sorts of other less-than-ideal Rob Lowes—you know, the ones with cable and not…

November 24, 2014, 2:36 PM EST

Brand of the Day: National Car Rental Meets its Toughest Customer in Patrick Warburton New spokesperson wants control, and gets it

Next time you're stuck on a slow-moving line at the airport car-rental desk, fantasize that you're Patrick Warburton. Over 6 feet tall and built like a mountain, Warburton also has…

November 24, 2014, 1:08 PM EST

This Great Billboard for a Magic Festival Is Like Its Own Little Magic Show A mop with a mind of its own

Ever wonder what Harry Potter would do with an ad campaign? Have a look at this. The Quebec City Magic Festival wanted to make sure people noticed its billboard, so ad…

November 24, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

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