David Gianatasio

David Gianatasio is a longtime contributor to Adweek, where he has been a writer and editor for two decades. Previously serving as Adweek's New England bureau chief and web editor, he remains based in Boston.

McDonald’s Yanks America’s Chain in Goofy British Ads for USA Burgers

Leo Burnett cooked up the campaign.

Meet the Robotics Wiz Behind Old Spice’s Giant Mechanical Sea Creature

S.Q.U.I.D. whisperer Rafael Fittipaldi tells all.

Canon Pushes ‘Boundaries’ in This Gorgeously Lit Commercial Aimed at Younger Viewers

A plea to 'Live for the Story.'

This Agency Is Making an AI Friend for Kids Who’ve Lost Parents in Combat

Big-hearted approach from We Believers.

Yo, Anything Goes in These Insane Ads for the Brooklyn Film Festival

Pregnant socks! Severed ears! Gimps!

JWT Created a Free Public Wi-Fi Network That Sent Out a Very Disturbing Signal

PSA for the U.K.'s Bede House.

Got Plumber’s Crack? Everyone Does in This Revealing Ad for Liquid-Plumr

It's about "empowerment and confidence."

Save the Children’s ‘Child Mother’s Day’ Site Shines Light on Girls Forced Into Motherhood

JWT campaign raises awareness and funds.

Vodafone Channels the Rhythms of Rap Music to Help Kids Who Stutter

DDB & Tribal Amsterdam drops a beat.

Another Weepy, Manipulative Social Experiment for Mother’s Day? Nope, Not Even Close

Brandhouse flips the script for Interflora.