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Ad of the Day: A 3-Second Fall Is 60 Seconds of Fun for the Moto E Droga5 slows time in fanciful phone spot

It seems inevitable that ad agencies will someday run out of innovative ways to launch new smartphones. But today is not that day. Droga5 created a charmingly whimsical 60-second spot for…

May 30, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

Lego Versions of Famous Artworks Are So Great, They're Now Official Ads Spec project attracts agency's attention

When most great spec projects make the rounds among the Internet's creative community, it's assumed the work will never see the light of day. Here's a notable, wonderful exception. Late last…

May 29, 2014, 12:07 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Mom's Inner Voice Is Funny, Dark and Full of Regrets in LG Campaign Entertainingly cynical appliance spots from Hill Holliday

Emotional isolation. A loveless marriage. The gnawing regrets of adulthood. Welcome to the surprisingly dark and awkwardly humorous "Mom Confessions" ad campaign for LG appliances. At first, these four spots from…

May 29, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

Gym Ad Kindly Reminds Kanye That He Married a Shallow Short-Timer As if working out's going to fix that

An easy target, to be sure, but here's a clever bit of celebrity newsjacking from a New York chain of gyms.  New York Sports Clubs ran the ad above in today's…

May 27, 2014, 12:09 PM EDT

Arby's Is About to Run a 13-Hour TV Ad Showing a Brisket Cooked in Real Time Shatters previous record of 60 minutes

Up for grabbing some Arby's? No? Would a 13-hour TV commercial change your mind? The fast-food chain is cooking up a record-breaking TV buy promoting its Smokehouse Brisket Sandwich, which viewers…

May 23, 2014, 12:01 PM EDT

The Truth Comes Out: Omnicom-Publicis Merger Was Actually a Zany Agency Prank Fred & Farid case study takes full credit

In the weeks since the Omnicom and Publicis Groupe megamerger fell apart, many have been asking why such a problematic union was proposed in the first place. Well now we…

May 22, 2014, 9:28 AM EDT

This Real-Time Game from Adventure Time's Creator Is the Best Thing on Twitter in Years Tweet your Zork-like commands to Quest Attack

Just as the doubters were writing Twitter's obituary, animator and Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward had to go and show that the network can still have a few fun surprises…

May 21, 2014, 5:38 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: PETA and Morrissey Team Up in Powerful Plea for Veganism Lends song to short film for his birthday

At its worst, PETA can be preachy, hypocritical and gratingly annoying. But at its best, the animal welfare group is a savvy emotional storyteller that can make even the most…

May 21, 2014, 7:28 AM EDT

Infographic: What Motivates and Agitates Mom Bloggers How (and how much) do they get paid?

For marketers, blogging moms have long been a mysterious and massively influential group that can seem difficult to decode. The reason is relatively simple: No two bloggers are alike. Each…

May 20, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

X-Men Meet Mad Men in Quiznos' Newest Pop Culture Sandwich Follow-up to brand's hot 'House of Thrones'

Quiznos' Toasty.tv, a branded content hub that got an early boost from a popular Game of Thrones-House of Cards mashup, is once again pounding together two pop culture icons. The results…

May 15, 2014, 5:53 PM EDT

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