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The Other Bieber, Letterman and Zellweger Star in Ads for the Other Amazon Agency finds people who share its famous-name problem

Sharing a name with a celebrity has got to be a blessing and a curse. But it can also make you mildy famous. Lynda Pearson and Millie Olson co-founded Amazon Advertising,…

July 17, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

We've Just Discovered Business Pogs, and the Ad Makes Us Want to Order 10,000 of Them Faux retro clip is fresher than the Funky Bunch

Are you tired of plain old traditional self-promotion? Business cards? What is this, the 1980s? No, clearly this is the 1990s, and you need to log on to your personal computer…

July 16, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

Striking Portraits of People Lying in Their Own Trash Show How We Get in Bed With Brands '7 Days of Garbage' is art with a message

Photographer Gregg Segal is fascinated by the trash we make.  In his artist statement about this ongoing project, he explains, "'Seven Days of Garbage' is a series of portraits of friends,…

July 14, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

This Girl's Facebook Cover Photo Game Is Next Level Genius Cameos in pop-culture scenes

Just when we thought Facebook couldn't get any more ordinary, we stumble upon a user who's taken the constraints of the platform and come in like a wrecking ball into…

July 11, 2014, 1:29 PM EDT

Um, Did Pop Secret Just Make the Worst Commercial of the Year? It's like a sad, seizure-inducing nightclub for corn

You can almost picture the meeting that led to this ad. "OK, we need to get millennials to like our popcorn. What are they into? What kind of ad would Miley…

July 10, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

German Radio Station Sums Up the Destruction of Brazil in This Simple 9-Second Ad Adding more insult to injury

Just when we thought we'd seen enough reaction to Germany's shellacking of Brazil in Tuesday's World Cup match, here is German radio station Radio Bayern 3 with a concise metaphorical…

July 9, 2014, 12:43 PM EDT

Thailand Does It Again With an Ad That Will Leave You Bawling Like This Baby Grab some tissues and your phone charger

We've all been there, as a father, family member or designated baby holder. Mom hands off her bundle of joy to you as she grabs four minutes of alone time…

July 9, 2014, 9:07 AM EDT

Shock Top Beer Is One Smooth Talker in Fun Series of Bar and Liquor Store Stunts Citrus mascot has some tart lines

The next time you're perusing the shelves at your local beer shop and you hear a voice coming from the cooler, there's a chance it's a sixer of Shock Top…

July 8, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT

Nescafé Print Ads Include Pop-Up Paper Mugs for Two, So You Can Both Scald Yourselves Yet you'll be less painfully alone

Ahh, the morning paper. You've just settled into your seat on the train, or perhaps a park bench, to enjoy the morning light and digest the news of the day.…

July 7, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

PSA Cleverly Ties Together the Tragic Consequences of Drunken Driving Everything is quite literally connected

When we were kids, playing a game of Mouse Trap was a joy. The Rube Goldberg machine-based game helped us understand on a basic level (through a complicated and convoluted…

July 3, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

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