David Griner

David Griner

David Griner is creative and innovation editor for Adweek.
David Griner is Adweek's creative and innovation editor. He's been covering agencies, creativity, technology and marketing innovation for more than a decade and is host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."

Nesquik likely isn’t celebrating its big win

Nesquik has come out on top in an ad poll by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The spot suggests that the chocolate mix helps young bodies by “building strong […]

Corporate damage control at its very best

After poking a bit of fun yesterday at the repetitive assurances of CEOs burned by Chinese suppliers, we at AdFreak feel it’s only fair to be part of the solution. […]

A fatal tragedy — you know, for the kids

I keep stumbling across these clever South African ads for classic movies on sale at Toys “R” Us, and for some reason, this one always seemed to stick out. Then […]

T-Mobile hosts world’s most boring orgy

T-Mobile’s new spokesman, Jimmy, may be a ladies’ man with a nice bathrobe and a strong grip, but he’s not the best pitchman on Earth. I’ve been poking around his […]

Will pull-string CEO be unmade in China?

Following its second recent recall of millions of potentially unsafe toys made in China, Mattel has launched a new offering: the Robert Eckert Doll. Perhaps you saw the ads in […]

New ‘Happiness Factory’ spot goes epic

I almost can’t believe I’m saying this, but something unrelated to giant dog penises premiered in Second Life recently: Coke’s “Happiness Factory” sequel, a miniature epic in which the Neverhood-esque […]

Don’t try this at home. Or anywhere, ever.

If you’re looking to curb your appetite, and caffeine pills just aren’t doing the trick, you might try bookmarking the 30 Days of Spam blog. Tyler Riewer says he is […]

Sprint helps you strip…for some reason

Sprint has commissioned Jun Group to make some new “time-saving” viral spots, some of which are are up on YouTube right now. The three new spots are an attempt to […]

BooneOakley pitch truly goes the distance

BooneOakley’s effort to win the Saucony shoes account includes dispatching agency staffer Barrett Pack on foot from Charlotte, N.C., to the potential client’s digs in Lexington, Mass. Yes, you could […]

What, doesn’t it look like Britney Spears?

Britney Spears’ new perfume ad has folks buzzing about what fiendish spell she must have cast to inhabit the body of an unsuspecting and malnourished 18-year-old. But what’s with all […]