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Google Just Made One of the Most Compelling Ads Yet About Gender Transition

Meet Jake, and the gym where he belonged

Transgender issues have been front-page news all summer, though brands have clearly had a hard time knowing what their role should be in the conversation. But now Google—one of the…

Traffic Cop Shockingly Lifts NYC Taxi, but It's the Ad Up Top That's the Giveaway

Thinkmodo has a heart in latest prank

It turns out Thinkmodo can thrill people, not just scare them. The viral marketing agency, best known for its frighteningly good Carrie and Devil's Due prank videos, takes a refreshingly different…

Why Johnny Cash Was a Terrible Choice for the New Mass Effect Trailer

This is an epic space opera, not Firefly

I love Johnny Cash. I love Mass Effect. But man, are those two great tastes that taste weird together. The next iteration of the epic sci-fi video game series was announced…

Southern Comfort Wants You to Tan Your Giant Belly (and Your Lemonade) This Summer

Getting even more comfortable

The hirsute, rotund free spirit from Southern Comfort's famous "Beach" ad in 2012 may have been harboring a dirty secret—his famous tan might have been at least partly self-inflicted—judging by…

Trussardi Designed These Fashionable Cans and Bottles for Coca-Cola's 100th Birthday

A summer of cool

It's been a full century since Coca-Cola approved the Root Glass Company's contour bottle design that would become the soft drink brand's trademark. So, to pat themselves on the back,…

Angel Soft Wishes Single Moms a Happy Father's Day in Unique Take on the Holiday

A twist on familiar clichés

Adult children raised by single mothers wish their moms a happy Father's Day in this intriguing, unconventional take on the holiday by Deutsch LA for Georgia Pacific's Angel Soft bathroom…

Jeb Bush Unveiled His 2016 Logo, and the Internet Shouted Unkind Things at It

The season's most enthusiastic mark

There's nothing more infectious than good old-fashioned enthusiasm from a presidential candidate. And what better way to project that political fervor than by adding an exclamation point to your campaign…

Finlandia Packs 1,000 Years of Offbeat Inspiration Into One Crazy Ad

Combined wisdom from very unlikely endorsers

Finlandia is gunning hard for the title of most inspirational vodka commercial ever. A new two-and-half-minute ad, "1,000 Years of Less Ordinary Wisdom," features offbeat heroes like a drag wrestler and…

Barbie Just Got a Whole Lot More Diverse With Its 23 New Fashionista Dolls

Eight different skin tones and more

Barbie, the iconic doll we either love or hate—or love to hate—is finally getting more diverse. Better late than never, I guess. The Barbie Fashionista line features 23 new dolls with…

Rolling Stone Wants the Whole World to Think, and Dress, Just Like Steve Jobs

'Question everything,' says new ad

In this amusing 90-second spot for Rolling Stone, men and women of all sorts dress up like Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs. They don wire-rim specs, black turtlenecks and blue…

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