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Save the Children Follows Up Its Brutal Syria PSA With a Similar One About Literacy Escape a life of misery, for only 10 minutes a day

Attention, dads. If you take a nap instead of reading with your son, he will grow up to be the kind of illiterate, all-around failure who gets misspelled tattoos about…

September 11, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT

This Probably Isn't the Billboard the Westboro Baptist Church Wanted in Its Hometown Oh well, it's up now

The award for best trolling billboard this week goes to this impressive display in Topeka, Kan., which just so happens to be the hometown of the not exceedingly gay-friendly Westboro…

September 11, 2014, 4:02 PM EDT

Meet the Adman Who Really, Really Likes Laughing at Adolf Hitler W+K's Jim Riswold on disarming the hatred

Anyone who knows Jim Riswold knows he has a bit of a Hitler obsession—or more specifically, an obsession with making the Nazi leader look stupid through art. Speaking to Vice…

September 11, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

This Guy's Replies to 9/11 Brand Tweets Sum Up Everything That's Wrong With 9/11 Brand Tweets Should marketers say anything today?

Brands that try to get in on the social conversation around 9/11 can come off as crass and opportunistic. But it takes a witty foil to really show how dumb…

September 11, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

Is Apple or Pumpkin the Ultimate Fall Flavor? Vote Your Allegiance at Dairy Queen A duel between Blizzards, and towns

It's getting real at Dairy Queen this month, as the venerable fast-food chain stages an online battle between two of its Blizzard frozen treat flavors for autumnal supremacy. The showdown: apple…

September 11, 2014, 11:42 AM EDT

It's Worth Holding Your Breath, as This Kid Does, Until the End of This Great Ad Waiting to exhale

When I was a kid, my sister and I would play a car game where we would hold our breath in the back of our parents' minivan every time we…

September 11, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

Pair of Manhattan Women Seek 'Fall Boyfriends' in Ludicrous Craigslist Ad Oh, the requirements are many

If summer is the season of casual, short-lived romances and flirty hookups, maybe winter is the season of serious dating and questions like, "We've only been together for three weeks.…

September 11, 2014, 9:03 AM EDT

Will Ferrell Hates Cancer and Will Fight It by Playing Video Game With You This is kind of a big deal

Great Odin's Raven! If you ever wanted to play video games with self-proclaimed video game wiz Will Ferrell, here's your chance to do so—and support a great cause. The Saturday Night…

September 10, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT

Tinder-Like App Helps Clients Find and Fall in Love With New Agencies See profiles, set up a shortlist and more

Relationship with your agency on the rocks? Looking for love with a new one? Just want to check out the playing field? A just-released app is like Tinder for clients…

September 10, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

Right on Cue, Beats by Dre Smashes an Ace of an Ad With Serena Williams Not all trophies and glamour

It's a good time to make an ad with Serena Williams, and Beats by Dre has done a particularly good job of it. Hot off the tennis star's sixth U.S.…

September 10, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

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