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Samsung Ad Introduces the Cutest, Pluckiest Smartphone Memory Card Ever Little robot is impervious and cool

A Samsung SD smartphone memory card morphs into a cute, miniature robot action hero in this engaging 45-second clip from Cheil Worldwide in Seoul and Museum Film. The ad, running…

April 16, 2014, 8:50 AM EDT

Marionette Wives Feel Pretty Insecure in an Age of Wireless DirecTV Grey's odd new ads

If DirecTV is trying to position its Wireless Genie Mini device as a high-tech toy for doofy bros who view women as puppets—mission accomplished! Perhaps that's a tad harsh or too…

April 15, 2014, 8:34 AM EDT

Extreme Oatmeal? Not Real, but the Gamers at Pax East Didn't Know That Cards Against Humanity's latest trick

Pwnmeal Extreme Gaming Oatmeal goes way beyond steel cut. This hot, lumpy cereal is EXTREME!!! Alas, the caffeinated glop won't be coming to breakfast aisles anytime soon. The "official porridge of…

April 14, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

Reincarnation Isn't Kind to Trump, Zuckerberg and Gates in Luxury Magazine Ads Enjoy your money now

Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg get reincarnated as an owl, a llama and a sheep, respectively, in AlmapBBDO's unusual campaign for Top Magazine, a luxury fashion and lifestyle…

April 11, 2014, 8:12 AM EDT

Here's What Happens When You Ask Netflix to Go to Prom With You Teen's tweet leads to a memorable, movie-fueled night

Muthana Sweis, a student at Marist High School in Chicago, took two dates to his junior prom—and one of them was Netflix. In a January tweet, the 17-year-old asked the company…

April 10, 2014, 9:27 AM EDT

First Wine in a Box, Now Wine in a Can? Agency promotion puts Beaujolais in paint packaging

Raise your brushes and rollers to toast Lithuania's McCann Vilnius, which recently packaged France's famed Beaujolais Nouveau in limited-edition paint cans for a fun self-promotion. McCann says it wanted to show…

April 9, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

Designer Creates Delicious Résumé With the Winning Ingredient Baked Right In How she scored an instant interview and the job

It's not so strange for folks to bring cookies, cakes and candies to work and share them with colleagues. But for job applicants to prepare treats and serve them to…

April 8, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

Can a Sustainable Font Help Save the World? This Ad Agency Has Made One Ryman Eco by Grey London

Ryman Eco, a new "sustainable font" from U.K. retailer Ryman Stationery and ad agency Grey London, uses 33 percent less ink than standard typefaces. According to Grey, if the world…

April 7, 2014, 10:44 AM EDT

Mini Drivers Dream Up the Craziest, Coolest Test Drives Ever … and Then Go Do Them 10 amazing videos introduce the new Hardtop

I'm positively floored by the fun series of Web videos by Butler, Shine, Stern & Partners and Tool of North America introducing the BMW Mini Cooper Hardtop. Client and agency asked…

April 4, 2014, 12:07 PM EDT

Gary Busey Likes Amazon Fire TV Because You Can Talk to It Like a Narcissistic Madman Odd intro spot from WongDoody

Gary Busey's at his manic, unhinged best in WongDoody's spot introducing the $99 Amazon Fire TV set-top box. Everyone's favorite gnarled, Oscar-nominated lunatic begins, "If you're like me, you like talkin'…

April 3, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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