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Infographic: Your Guide to Having a One-Night Stand at SXSW

All the tools you'll need to score

Are you in Austin this week mostly just to bag a few one-night stands? Luckily, ad agency Mistress has come up with the ultimate guide to casual sex at the…

This Art Director's Tinder Is Ridiculously Heroic, but Is It Getting Him Any Dates?

Please swipe right for Jude Senese

Perhaps Jude Senese will find love in Austin this week, as he roams forlornly around SXSW. Because, frankly, things just aren't going that well in Boston—though not for lack of…

Britain's Royals Bumble Their Way Through Mother's Day in Charming Spot for Body Shop

Treating mom like a queen is never easy

When it comes to celebrating Mother's Day, it turns out the British royal family is just as inept as everyone else.   That, at least, is the joke at the heart…

How to Make a Great Radio Ad, Now That You Know How to Make a Terrible One

Radio Mercury looks on the bright side

The Radio Mercury Awards recently made a two-part video about "Things We Don't Want to Hear in a Radio Ad." In my writeup, I wanted to know what they do…

It's Funny When Celebs Read Mean Tweets. Here's What Happens When Kids Read Them

Canadian spot gets an Indiegogo campaign

"Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" is one of Jimmy Kimmel's most popular segments. It's been spoofed here and there—even by ad agencies. But now, Canadian agency John St. takes the theme…

Kevin Bacon Does Ads for Eggs, Because What Goes Better With Eggs Than Bacon?

American Egg Board finds its perfect endorser

Kevin Bacon has traded off the whole "six degrees" thing in ads for years. Now it's time to put the Bacon to work. And that he does in an amusing if…

Take a Tour of Lego's Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart Set Before It's Unveiled at SXSW

From Squishees to dark orange bricks

One of the coolest branded buildings at SXSW this year will be particularly difficult to get into. That's because it's only 5 inches high, 14 inches wide and 10 inches…

Whole Neighborhood Learns Sign Language to Surprise Deaf Resident in Samsung Ad

Sweet stunt from Turkey

Samsung Turkey has launched a website with a video call center for the hearing impaired, and it's announced it with quite the stunt. In the video below, titled "The Most Emotional…

14 People Who Are So Over SXSW Before It Even Starts

Are we at peak backlash yet?

Here we are, less than 24 hours from the spectacle that is SXSW. As the minions descend on Austin, and the rest of the world gawks from afar, there's a…

Facebook Gets Even Friendlier With Striking Outdoor Ads and Mosaic of Digital Content

Looking more and more like an iconic brand

A few weeks ago, we posted Facebook's great new commercials about friendship, directed by Mike Mills. But there's a lot more where that came from—in various other media. The "Friends" campaign…

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