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David Griner
This Ridiculous and Charming Super Bowl Ad for Avocados Explains a Lot About the World A look back at the 'First Draft Ever'

If your country could have recruited its plants and animals like football talent in the Earth's earliest days, what would you have picked? A sleepy sloth? A scrappy lemur? Some…

January 30, 2015, 11:24 AM EST

Hugely Popular 'Like a Girl' Campaign From Always Will Return as a Super Bowl Ad P&G brand says video has a lasting impact on girls and boys alike

With more than 80 million views worldwide, the "Like a Girl" video from Always has become an anthem for the empowerment of young women since debuting in June 2014. Now the…

January 29, 2015, 9:08 AM EST

This Heartbreaking Puppy GIF Is the Perfect Teaser for Budweiser's Super Bowl Ad Brewer aims to get America all weepy again

Budweiser pretty much won the Super Bowl, advertising-wise, with last year's "Puppy Love," a success the brewer hopes to reclaim with this year's sequel. "Lost Dog" continues the story of last…

January 22, 2015, 12:27 PM EST

For Super Bowl, Dove Men Will Basically Just Put a New Hashtag on Its 2014 Father's Day Ad Smart refresh or missed opportunity?

If you loved Dove Men + Care's touching ad from last Father's Day, you'll either be disappointed or excited to hear what the brand has in store for the Super…

January 20, 2015, 3:52 PM EST

Finally, There's a Twitter Feed to Track Brands Saying 'Bae' The inevitable backlash to corporate social slang

Brands getting sassy and slangy with their tweets definitely created one of 2014's more dubious digital marketing trends, but the cuteness seems to be fading fast. For evidence, look no further…

December 29, 2014, 4:54 PM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Dec. 12-19 Apple bridges generations, celebrities fall silent, and Ikea shows what kids really want

This week's best ads certainly were an emotional bunch. Ikea and Apple both offered profound meditations on love for the holidays, and Samsung's entry was dreamlike as well—though wrapped in fascinating…

December 19, 2014, 11:40 AM EST

This Beautifully Simple Site Makes It Easy to Create the Right Digital Color Palette Made for app designers, it's handy for all

For the most talented designers, creating a palette of complementary colors comes easy. For the rest of us, not so much. Enter Material Palette, a site launched this week by European…

December 18, 2014, 12:32 PM EST

Sarah Koenig Buckles Under the Pressure of Serial's Final Episode in This Outstanding Parody Funny or Die prepares us for the worst

Fans are already preparing themselves to be disappointed when Serial releases its final episode tomorrow, a fact that Funny or Die has captured masterfully in its new parody. In "The Last…

December 17, 2014, 12:28 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Laphroaig Turns Mixed Opinions of Its Scotch Into Amusing Christmas Carols All reactions welcome, and even celebrated in song

Laphroaig, a singular single-malt Scotch known for its potent and polarizing flavor, has spent the better part of the year soliciting tasters' opinions. Now, it's taken several of the more colorful…

December 16, 2014, 7:55 PM EST

Airbnb for Gingerbread Houses? Fully Baked Parody Is a Sweet Fundraiser for Homeless McKinney turns bookings into donations

Well, this is adorable.  For its pro-bono holiday project, agency McKinney created Gingerbreadbnb.com, a site that mimics Airbnb but lets you book virtual stays at confectionary cabins instead. All "bookings" become contributions…

December 16, 2014, 1:21 PM EST

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