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Mom Begs Son to Come Home for Chinese New Year in Front-Page Newspaper Ad That's one way to reach him

A mother bought a full-page ad on the front cover of the Chinese Melbourne Daily—a newspaper for the Australian city's Chinese community—begging her son to come home for Chinese New…

January 22, 2014, 6:10 AM EST

The Starburst Minis Factory Looks Like a Posture-Destroying Workplace Nightmare Don't take a job in Miniminneapolis

In Starburst's "Miniminneapolis" spot, a construction worker tries to explain the robust fruit flavor of the candy's new Minis by theorizing that the candy gets shrunk down in a miniature…

January 16, 2014, 1:06 PM EST

Colon Cancer Group Raises 314% of Goal With a Public Letter to Brad Pitt At 50, actor faces increased risk

Brad Pitt recently turned 50, so a Belgian nonprofit called Stop Darmkanker, dedicated to ending colon cancer, sent the star a public letter highlighting his greater risk for the disease.…

January 10, 2014, 11:35 AM EST

Ikea App Makes Shopping Suggestions Based on Your Chinese Zodiac Sign Even you, clutter monkey

Ikea continues its pairing of austere design and New Age pseudo-friendliness with a campaign that uses customers' Chinese zodiac signs to help them shop. BBH Asia Pacific has dedicated the Ikea…

January 9, 2014, 11:38 AM EST

NBC Celebrates NYC and Its Own Past in First Ads for Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show Countdown to Feb. 17

The Tonight Show is moving from one smug cultural petri dish to another, thanks to Jimmy Fallon, who will be taking the show back to NYC when he replaces Jay…

January 7, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

Spray-Paint Cans Bearing the Colors and Logos of Famous Brands Are Oddly Compelling Products as street artists

Art director Antonio Brasko made a series of branded Montana spray-paint cans bearing the logos and colors of high-roller fashion labels like Chanel and Gucci, as well as ubiquitous sportswear…

January 6, 2014, 2:10 PM EST

Here Are the New American Stereotypes, According to French Ads for McDonald's Hockey, bullying and Baywatch

This series of French McDonald's ads for three new sandwiches proves that, for better or worse, European stereotypes of Americans have changed a bit over the years. Instead of being…

December 20, 2013, 12:49 PM EST

Lonely 85-Year-Old Man Gets Incredible Response to a Personal Ad Seeking a Friend at Christmas Outpouring of love after 10 holidays alone

It's easy to get swept up in the consumerism of the holiday season, and just as easy to get swept up in the crushing cynicism and contempt for people that…

December 18, 2013, 2:24 PM EST

Anonymous Donor Buys Thank-You Billboard for Batkid Was that you, Bruce Wayne?

Just in case you thought the San Francisco Batkid story couldn't get any cuter, a mysterious billboard near the Bay Bridge is thanking the miniature hero, better known as 5-year-old…

December 13, 2013, 8:09 AM EST

Conan O'Brien Fails to Learn How to Audition for TV Commercials It's harder than it looks

America's gangliest talk-show host takes on TV-commercial auditions in this skit. With the help of Killian's Workshop, Conan O'Brien—not always the most comfortable commercial endorser—reads some copy about shrimp that…

December 10, 2013, 3:31 PM EST

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