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These Ads for Glass Bottles Are About as Hilarious as Ads for Glass Bottles Could Be Ditch the plastic and cans today

A world without glass would be pretty soulless. That's the main takeaway from these new TV ads that Doremus and sister shop DDB produced for O-I, the world's largest manufacturer of…

October 16, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT

Accounts in Review: Tire Retailer Ups Its Game And Infiniti, Anheuser-Busch finalists await decisions

RightTurn.com, an online tire retailer that's part of Cleveland-based Dealer Tire, has ambitious plans to raise its profile nationally in the next year—and now has a new lead agency. Cramer-Krasselt…

October 10, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

Accounts in Review: See What's Up for Grabs and Who's Chasing It Samsung ends its big search; Office Depot finds new shops

Welcome to Adweek's Accounts in Review page—a staple of our weekly iPad edition that you can now read online. We follow big-ticket reviews of brands that spend between $25 million…

October 3, 2014, 3:28 PM EDT

Here Are the Two New Clash of Clans Ads, Which Will Get a Gazillion Views Barton F. Graf shows a softer side to the Wizard

There are fewer explosions and more dialogue in Barton F. Graf 9000's new ads for the Clash of Clans mobile game. In the process, we see a softer, less violent…

August 29, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

Master and Apprentice Are Back, and Ridiculous as Ever, for Steak 'n Shake New spots from Carmichael Lynch

The latest ads in Carmichael Lynch's master and apprentice campaign for Steak 'n Shake continue to use sound effects and choice props to comic effect. This time, the main featured sound…

August 28, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

Those Bizarre Ads on Brooklyn Buildings Are Actually Marketing for Colossal Media Fun fakery from a shop that hand paints its projects

Faced with the task of marketing itself, Colossal Media has gone big and deliciously cheesy with giant fake ads popping up on the sides of buildings in Brooklyn, N.Y.  It's a familiar…

July 28, 2014, 10:55 AM EDT

Children Tell Parents to 'Lock It Up' in Merkley's Gun Safety Ads A welcome role reversal

Merkley + Partners takes the kids' side in its new campaign for gun safety, with boys and girls questioning why adults don't go to greater lengths to hide their firearms. In…

June 25, 2014, 4:04 PM EDT

Sobieski Vodka Keeps Telling It Like It Is in Outdoor Ads Attitude in old OOH spaces

When Sobieski's "Truth in Vodka" campaign began seven years ago, it skewered pomposity in the category. Since then, the effort has broadened to call out nonsense in any realm—and amen…

June 23, 2014, 1:41 PM EDT

Kevin Durant's Touching MVP Speech Is Now an NBA Mother's Day Ad 'The only one that really believed in me'

If Donald Sterling is the feel-bad story of the NBA Playoffs, Kevin Durant represents something altogether different. His humble and heartfelt tribute to his mom during the Tuesday ceremony, where he…

May 8, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT

Dress Hunting Cuts to the Chase in Gilt.com's Colorful New Ads Berlin Cameron mixes fantasy with sales pitch

Berlin Cameron United's new work for Gilt.com is colorful, musical and stylish, but also grounded in a sales pitch. The ads for the online hub for clothes, shoes and accessories unfold…

March 28, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT

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