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Ad of the Day: Intel Tells the Amazing Story of 3-D Printing Prosthetics in War-Torn Sudan Mick Ebeling rescues Daniel

At its core, Intel's "Look Inside" campaign illustrates the power of technology to improve lives. This is especially true of the third ad in the series, which follows Mick Ebeling,…

March 11, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT

Better Than the Real Thing? These Diet Coke Ads Are Absolutely About Drugs Timely parodies of Droga5's work

Sadly, these Diet Coke ads from Animal New York aren't the real thing, but they are pretty amusing spoofs of Droga5's new campaign, which is being interpreted by some as…

March 7, 2014, 9:43 AM EST

Agency Poaches Talent by Mailing Out Books With a Phone Hidden Inside Says it saved $80K in headhunter fees

Ah, it's the old hollowed-out-book-with-a-phone-in-it trick! FP7 in Dubai got smart by taking a novel approach to avoid hefty headhunter fees. The shop placed cellphones inside die-cut, faux ad industry books…

March 6, 2014, 9:12 AM EST

Prank Tests Truck Driver's Skill at Transporting a Raging Monster Stunt sets stage for trucker competition

Prankvertising shifts into high gear for this elaborate X-Files-esque stunt from Crispin Porter + Bogusky promoting Scania's 2014 competition for professional truck and bus drivers. Daniel Olsson, who has five years…

March 5, 2014, 9:50 AM EST

Is Diet Coke Dabbling in Drug References in Its Ads? 'You're On' campaign riding high

What has Diet Coke been snorting? In the way the tagline, "You're on," and logo are positioned, the brand's new ads seem to refer to drug use—appearing to spell out the…

March 4, 2014, 8:28 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Cute, Quirky Chevy Commercial on the Oscars Was Made for $4,000 We talk to the director

Imagination and ingenuity can drive you almost anywhere—even to the Academy Awards telecast. So learned Jude Chun, a South Korean independent filmmaker whose delightful minute-long winning entry in Chevrolet and Mofilm's…

March 3, 2014, 2:45 PM EST

Samsung Goes 'Real, Raw and Pitiless' in Gritty Paralympics Ad Athletes have problems, just not with their bodies

"The idea of 'Sport Doesn't Care' is that sport is the great leveler," says Carlo Cavallone, ecd at 72andSunny in Amsterdam, of his agency's hard-hitting 90-second spot for Paralympics sponsor…

February 28, 2014, 10:12 AM EST

Hotels.com Recruits Captain Obvious, but Is One Gag Enough for a Campaign? Booking site's first work from CP+B

In its first work for Hotels.com since adding the business last October, Crispin Porter + Bogusky goes the self-consciously wacky route by introducing Captain Obvious. As his name suggests, the…

February 27, 2014, 9:01 AM EST

Whiskey-Loving Frank Sinatra Is the Newest Celebrity Endorser Back From the Dead Jack Daniel's prices Sinatra Select at $150

Frank knows Jack. I'm talkin' Sinatra and Daniel's, baby! The legendary crooner, who passed away in 1998, returns in a push by Arnold Worldwide to pitch a high-end version of…

February 26, 2014, 10:21 AM EST

The World's Weirdest Supermarket Ad Is Both Super Cool and Super Crazy Meet Friedrich Liechtenstein

This wonderfully warped three-minute music-video commercial for Germany's Edeka supermarket chain certainly lives up to its title, "Supergeil," which can mean both "super cool" and "super sexy" (or "horny") in…

February 25, 2014, 9:16 AM EST

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