YouTube Is Enlisting Some of Its Biggest Stars to Help Get Out the Vote

#VoteIRL campaign launches today

With under seven weeks to go until Election Day, YouTube has recruited some of its biggest stars to help convince young people to vote. Today, Google is launching its #VoteIRL campaign…

Bacardi and Oscar Winner Michel Gondry Team Up to Take Back the Night

Campaign by BBDO New York is brand's biggest to date

America's top rum brand launched its biggest-ever integrated global ad campaign today with a new spot helmed by famed director, music video auteur and Oscar-winning screenwriter Michel Gondry. The 30-second Bacardi…

Netflix Spoofs Old-School Educational Films in This Epic Spot on How a Proper 'Lady' Acts

'Rules for the Modern Woman' has a brilliant twist

If you watched the Emmy's Sunday night you probably saw Netflix's "She Rules" spot, which featured some of the most powerful female characters on Netflix shows. You may, however, have missed an epic…

Backstreet Boys Star in Chex Mix's Gloriously Cheesy Behind the Music Parody

With fictional boy band rival 'Snackstreet Boys'

While the Backstreet Boys topped the charts and stole tweens' hearts in the '90s, they also took a lesser-known boy band under their wing: the Snackstreet Boys. At least, that's…

Mark Ruffalo Will Do What? Celebrity Appeal to Voters Puts the Actor in a Tough Spot

Joss Whedon directs first video from a new Clinton Super PAC

Avengers director Joss Whedon rounded up Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo and a bunch of other famous actors and actresses to tell people that they should vote in…

Land O'Lakes Is Donating Meals to People in Need for Every Food Photo You Delete From Instagram

New campaign from The Martin Agency

Instagram feeds are littered with food-porn photos of burgers, ice cream concoctions, pizzas and more, but Land O'Lakes wonders if the thousands of users who share food photos every day…

Ad of the Day: This Tortilla Chip Is So Hellishly Spicy, You Get Only One Per Pack

We tried Paqui's Carolina Reaper Madness, and lived to tell the tale

Don't fear the Carolina Reaper. But you should absolutely approach its scorching scythe of flavor with extreme caution. Next month, and for a limited time, the wacky tortilla gourmets at Paqui…

This San Francisco Creative Agency Wants to Be a 'Beacon' for the Freelance Community

RSL + Crew combs its list when it needs to staff up

Specs Who (L. to r.) Co-founders John Sheehan, John Reid and Ben Latimer What Creative agency Where San Francisco RSL + Crew was founded last year by John Reid, John Sheehan and Ben Latimer…

How Play-Doh Went From Being a Household Cleaning Supply to a Beloved Toy

Salty, colorful compound turns 60, but stays cool

Joseph McVicker was in big trouble. Kutol Products, his Cincinnati company, manufactured a gummy, doughy product that housewives used to remove coal soot from wallpaper. But now it was 1955.…

'You're the Worst' Star Aya Cash on Finding Validation Through Instagram

And her new gig as a TV recapper

Specs Age 34 Claim to fame Stars on FXX's You're the Worst (Wednesdays, 10 p.m.); appears in the new Netflix anthology series Easy (premieres Sept. 22) Base New York Twitter @maybeAyaCash Adweek: What's the first…

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