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Expedia Says Travel Makes You So Interesting, You'll Ruin the Lives of Professional Entertainers New ads in campaign honored at Cannes

Expedia travels into amusing territory with three new commercials from Ogilvy & Mather in London. In each spot, achingly average people become intensely interesting to friends and co-workers after taking…

July 7, 2014, 11:06 AM EDT

Ad Shows That Hyundais Drive Well Even If You're Blindfolded, or Not There at All Who needs a driver, anyway?

To show off its "Smart Caring" driver assistance features, Hyundai set up an empty car convoy, in which a stuntman (who was blindfolded, mind you) led a bunch of driverless…

July 7, 2014, 9:25 AM EDT

What Are the Best Looking Beer Cans in America? Trend is letting designers get truly creative

Beer cans are booming, which is great if you like your craft brew easily portable, crushable and recyclable. But it's also great if you're a packaging designer. The can comeback, led…

July 3, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

Ad for Meat Marinades Takes Woman Down Rabbit Hole of Wiener Gobbling and Ham Straddling Subtle, it is not

Hey there, incredibly hip and hot millennials. Packaged-seasoning brand Flava-it wants you to know its marinades are like a raunchy meat party in your mouth. This loony new ad for the…

July 3, 2014, 1:12 PM EDT

These Trippy 3-D Paintings Will Baffle Your Brain and Spark Your Creativity Is 'reverspective' the next frontier for outdoor ads?

Here's an idea that could make outdoor advertising not only more attention-grabbing but also more shareable. Given how many awards show judges were mesmerized by Honda's mind-bending "Illusions" ad from mcgarrybowen…

July 3, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT

PSA Cleverly Ties Together the Tragic Consequences of Drunken Driving Everything is quite literally connected

When we were kids, playing a game of Mouse Trap was a joy. The Rube Goldberg machine-based game helped us understand on a basic level (through a complicated and convoluted…

July 3, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

Entrepreneur Barbie Is on LinkedIn, and She's Already Way More Connected Than You But is she good for girls?

The newest high-profile member on LinkedIn probably isn't going to write you a recommendation or endorse you for your propensity for tweeting anytime soon. Probably because she's plastic and can't…

July 3, 2014, 9:49 AM EDT

Earth to Echo Swings From E.T.'s Basket Even Harder in Bike Promo It's like 1982 again ... but with NBA stars

Just in case the trailer for Earth to Echo didn't immediately make you think back to E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, this bike-filled promo will leave you with no doubt that the…

July 2, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT

In Ad for Monty Python, Mick Jagger Wonders Why 'Wrinkly Old Men' Are Reuniting 'The best one died years ago!'

Today in self-deprecating celebrity humor, Mick Jagger delivers a somewhat stilted but still very amusing rant about opportunistic elderly people in this ad for the current Monty Python reunion. It…

July 2, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

Carl's Jr. Ad for Sticky Buns Wonders Where You Would 'Pull One Off' Enjoy these new Cinnamon Pull-Aparts solo

Carl's Jr./Hardee's isn't a shy fast-food chain. But this time they've traded oiled-up models for innuendo. I won't spoil the new spots, but let's just say they aren't too subtle. The…

July 2, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

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