David Gianatasio
Ad of the Day: Kirsten Dunst Is a Selfie Waiting to Happen in Short Film for Vs. Magazine Social, but not really

Kirsten Dunst stars in "Aspirational," filmmaker Matthew Frost's latest wry commentary on the nature of celebrity in the connected age. The two-and-a-half-minute clip, produced by Iconoclast for Vs. Magazine, finds Dunst…

September 26, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

U.S. Ad Spend Rises 5%

U.S. ad expenditures posted their first quarterly increase since Q1 2008, rising slightly more than 5 percent to $31.3 billion in the first three months of this year compared to…

May 26, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Snickers' 'Celebrity Sack' Tops 'USA Today' Ad Meter

A Snickers commercial featuring '70s sitcom stars Betty White and Abe Vigoda topped the influential USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter.Though there are many rankings and gauges for spots that…

February 8, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

What's Google's Super Bowl Game Plan?

Whether or not it runs a commercial during today's Super Bowl telecast on CBS, Google trumped all opposition in generating pre-game buzz this weekend.Eric Schmidt, CEO at the search giant,…

February 7, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Bush, Clinton in Pre-Game Haiti Relief PSA

Former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush have filmed a 90-second PSA supporting relief efforts in Haiti.Omnicom Group agency GSD&M Idea City in Austin, Texas, fashioned the spot, which…

February 6, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Clydesdales Back on Super Bowl

After some initial horsing around, it turns out that the Budweiser Clydesdales will trot into the Super Bowl after all.A-B initially released a Super Bowl ad lineup sans its iconic…

February 4, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Social Issues Lead Bowl Buzz

The pre-game buzz surrounding ads touching on contemporary social issues is outpacing the hype for traditional brands.That's according to data collected by Nielsen -- and the research company reports that…

February 4, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Deutsch's VW Debut Set for Das Bowl

Deutsch/LA returns Volkswagen of America to the Super Bowl for the first time in nine years with a 30-second spot slated to air in the third quarter of the Feb.…

January 28, 2010, 12:00 AM EST

Fox Posts Strong Q4, Sees 'Less Robust Growth' Ahead

NEW YORK Riding the strength of its TV and film units and supported by a solid showing from its interactive unit, News Corp. yesterday reported a 27 percent hike in…

August 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT