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David Kiefaber

Britain Banned This Sweet Heinz Ad, Saying Drumming on Empty Bean Cans Is Dangerous

We haven't heard much from the Advertising Standards Authority for a minute, but our fun-ruining homies across the pond haven't lost a step. This time, the British ad watchdog's target…

Andrew Garfield Learns How to Hug Properly in This Off-Kilter PSA About Empathy

The non-profit organization Youth Mentoring collaborated with Los Angeles-based creative duo Armen Perian and Rosie Geozalian on a project that, if nothing else, dried up some of Andrew Garfield's vanishing…

Ad of the Day: Parents Get Their Kids to Ask Santa for a Lexus in Automaker's Holiday Ads

Sometimes you have to hijack their direct line to the big man

Lexus has rolled out its 2016 Christmas campaign, the latest installment of its "December to Remember" sales event advertising from agency Team One, and it has various adults manipulating kids…

Get Hairy for the Holidays With This Brand's Loopy, Multicolored Skating Yetis

A group of ice skaters (including one Olympian) and hockey players are dressed up as colorful yetis for British retailer Argos' new holiday campaign. Promoting Argos' Fast Track Delivery and Fast…

NYC Kids Enjoy a Perfect Day, Thanks to Samsung, in This Relaxed W+K Ad

If nothing else, Wieden + Kennedy Portland's new slice-of-life spot for Samsung is an upbeat expression of the mobile-device panopticon we live in. The spot follows a handful of photogenic New…

A 360 Video of Guys Rapping Inside the Jack in the Box Mascot's Head Is Not What I Needed Right Now

As we begin our plunge into the vortex of a Trump presidency, we'll have to adjust our operational definitions of terms like "weird" and "nonsensical," and this 360-degree Jack In…

Two (Very) Old Friends Recall the Glories of 1934 in Charming Ads for Steak 'n Shake

Nothing sells fast food like cranky old people reminiscing and/or bickering with each other. That's what GSD&M is hoping, because their three new spots for Steak 'n Shake depend on it.…

Guns Don't Kill People. Toddlers With Guns Kill People, Says This PSA From the Brady Campaign

McCann New York is taking a satirically Swiftian approach with its latest PSA for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Titled "Keep America Safe," the ad highlights toddler gun violence…

Uber Is Putting Ads on Drones and Having Them Taunt Drivers Stuck in Traffic

Uber is doing huge business in Mexico City, to the point where they feel comfortable using drones to taunt people who aren't using their service yet. A recent ad stunt for…

This Radio Station Made Fun, Clever Use of Album Covers in Ad for Its Morning Show

Vancouver radio station Rock 101 has a TV spot for its "Willy in the Morning" oldies show, and it's actually good. No, really. Titled "Covers," it shows people lip-syncing '80s and…

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