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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

College President Will Buy Your Textbooks for a Year if You Can Beat Him at Madden NFL He's already talking trash

If you've ever seen a movie about college, you know that the dean or president or whoever is always the villain, and if you can beat him at his own…

September 10, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

Burberry's Scrolling Website for Its New Fragrance Is a Thing of Beauty Plus, get your bottle engraved

British luxury brand Burberry has launched a new fragrance, My Burberry, and you can even put your name on it, sort of. The spot promoting it is your typical fragrance spot…

September 10, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

Is Apple's 'Perspective' Film a Bit Too Much Like OK Go's Recent Viral Video? Band says it even pitched the company on the general idea

Does the three-minute "Perspective" film that kicked off Apple's product event on Tuesday borrow ideas from a popular music video by OK Go? The band seems to think so and…

September 10, 2014, 9:02 AM EDT

Is Old Spice's 'Mandroid' a Sexist Ad Campaign or a Satire of Sexist Ads? 'The product as aphrodisiac' is one of marketing's oldest tropes

As Old Spice and agency Wieden + Kennedy continue to roll out ads featuring their chronically malfunctioning spokes-bot, it's hard to decide if they're succumbing to one of the most…

September 9, 2014, 4:41 PM EDT

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