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David Kiefaber

How to Make a Great Radio Ad, Now That You Know How to Make a Terrible One

The Radio Mercury Awards recently made a two-part video about "Things We Don't Want to Hear in a Radio Ad." In my writeup, I wanted to know what they do…

Everything You Never Want to Hear in a Radio Ad, in Two Very Funny Videos

Jim Elliott, the new global chief creative officer of Arnold Worldwide, and voiceover artist Paul Guyet made these two amusing videos (in what looks like Michael's house from GTA 5)…

Ad of the Day: Goth Guy Pines for Popular Girl in Sweet Spot From Interflora

Will opposites attract?

Advertising is officially into goths. Danish flower-delivery service Interflora is the latest to jump on the bandwagon with the ad below from Brandhouse. (This is the same agency-client pairing, and the…

Mars Bar (Finally) Brings Together Dogs, Pan Pipes and the Miami Vice Soundtrack

In case you doubted that absurdist advertising is now the go-to approach for candy companies, this new spot for Mars Bar should be a good reminder. Created by U.K. agency AMV…

McDonald's Finally Selling Bottles of Big Mac Secret Sauce, but They're Going for $18,000

For a company no one actually likes, people sure are interested in McDonald's food. This interest often takes shape as vulgar curiosity and conjecture about specific menu items. I still…

Ad of the Day: Ads Don't Get Much More Joyfully Hypnotic Than Samsung's Latest

Kinetic collage for the Galaxy Note 4 S-Pen

Ad agency Heaven and the directing duo Vallée Duhamel rolled out this quirky video set to electronic music for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 S-Pen. Titled "Creativity at Work," it…

These Pun-Heavy Posters About Graphic Design Will Make Creatives Chuckle (or Groan)

Sara Heffernen's "Graphic Design Pun Cards" make gentle sport of designers' compulsive, perfectionist tendencies, while being dad-jokey enough to elicit groans from the rest of us. Having said that, "Bad Kerning…

Ad of the Day: Agency Helps Ex-Cons by Turning Their Prison Tattoos Into Something Beautiful

Isobar's inspiring new project

Covering up bad prison tattoos for social rehabilitation isn't an obvious charity, but it's the primary function of the Freedom Tattoos project, a service provided by Poland's Pedagogium The College…

Pepsi MAX Filled Up a Room With Ping-Pong Balls on Mousetraps, Then Threw Another Ball in There

Following in the footsteps of other omnipresent consumer brands with something arty to prove, Pepsi MAX made a huge mess with mousetraps and Ping-Pong balls for a video it calls…

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Explain Their Hosting Strategy for Sunday's Golden Globes

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler lay out their hosting strategies for this year's Golden Globes in this blooper-reel-style NBC video that leans rather heavily on the ladies' charm (and some…

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