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Christopher Guest Channels Best in Show for Brilliantly Bizarre PetSmart Ads Anna Faris, Jennifer Coolidge star

If you were a fan of Christopher Guest's classic movie Best in Show, PetSmart has the perfect campaign for you. The brand, with agency GSD&M, hired the writer, actor and filmmaker…

February 23, 2015, 7:05 AM EST

Brands Turn Back the Clock and Show Us the World #IfThe80sNeverStopped And it's actually kind of rad

The 1980s were a special decade. Disco was experiencing its death rattle; Ronald Reagan was the president for almost the entire span; cellphones were as big as bricks; and fashion,…

February 20, 2015, 10:50 AM EST

What Is Branding? This Thought-Provoking Video Tells You in Just 2 Minutes David Brier's simple manifesto

What is branding? You could spent a thousand years reading a million books on the subject. Or you could watch the two-minute video below, which tries to capture its fundamental…

February 20, 2015, 9:26 AM EST

Alan Cumming Shows You Suggestive Things to Do Besides Sex in Ad Targeting the FDA Rips new abstinence rule for gay men donating blood

Saatchi & Saatchi uses suggestive visual humor, and deadpan delivery from actor Alan Cumming, to skewer the Food and Drug Adminstration's rules around donating blood. At issue is a recent revision…

February 20, 2015, 8:00 AM EST

Everything You Never Want to Hear in a Radio Ad, in Two Very Funny Videos Do any of these, and you'll never win a Radio Mercury Award

Jim Elliott, the new global chief creative officer of Arnold Worldwide, and voiceover artist Paul Guyet made these two amusing videos (in what looks like Michael's house from GTA 5)…

February 19, 2015, 10:01 PM EST

Coca-Cola Spreads Happiness Online With Emoji Web Addresses Domains for every joyful face

Coca-Cola hasn't had much luck making the Internet a happier place lately, but maybe this will help—a fun campaign from Coca-Cola Puerto Rico that puts smiley-face emojis right in the…

February 19, 2015, 3:38 PM EST

Infographic: 13 Reasons Why Your Brain Craves Infographics Hint: It has to do with information mixed with graphics

You arrived at this article because you either love infographics and one more couldn't hurt, or you're dying to know why everyone loves them so much.  Neomam Studios takes a fascinating…

February 19, 2015, 2:52 PM EST

Oscars Relive the Glory of Past Winners in Stirring Ads for Sunday's Show Can you name them all?

The Oscars are just around the corner, so now's as good a time as any to start amping yourself up by revisiting past highlights. And the show's producers, with help…

February 19, 2015, 12:32 PM EST

Is Cannes Ready for a 'Lioness' Category for the Best Pro-Woman Advertising? Festival responds to DDB Sydney's idea

A creative team from DDB Sydney gives the Cannes Lions logo a sex change—and proposes a "Cannes Lioness" category—as a way of challenging the creative festival to reward work that…

February 19, 2015, 11:56 AM EST

A Horrifying, Hilarious Look at What Today's Top Creatives Will Look Like in 35 Years At least their ads will be preserved

Sure, renowned advertising creatives Gerry Graf, Tor Myhren, Rob Reilly, Tiffany Rolfe and Ted Royer are riding high these days. But things are about to come crashing down in a…

February 19, 2015, 11:20 AM EST

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