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Gabriel Beltrone
Grammys Ads Show the Peculiar After-Effects of Loving Taylor Swift and Lorde You're never quite the same

The Grammy Awards will make even a long-maned, bearded, hard-rock dude head bang to Taylor Swift, according to this new ad from TBWA\Chiat\Day. It's a preposterous conceit, even if Taylor Swift's…

December 17, 2014, 1:57 PM EST

Facebook Celebrates 2014's Most Shareable Moments in Its Year-End Video Activism, celebrity, sports and more

Facebook wants you to know that a lot happened in 2014, and people shared it on Facebook. The social network is out with its year-end video looking back at major events.…

December 15, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

Agency of the Year: How R/GA Dominated Digital by Finding Its TV Groove Going big with Beats showed the shop's modern storytelling mastery

In hindsight, it's no surprise that one of the best ads of 2014 came from an unlikely corner of the advertising world: digital agency R/GA. "The Game Before the Game," for…

December 15, 2014, 12:29 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Skype Tells the Story of Earth's First Climate-Change Refugees Unfolding tragedy at Kiribati

Skype wants you to know it isn't just good for keeping in touch with geographically distant friends and family—it's a practical tool for important professionals doing good work. A new ad…

December 12, 2014, 11:28 AM EST

Ad of the Day: YouTube's Rewind Takes You on a Crazy Ride Through 2014 Pop Culture Strap yourself in

It's been a good year for YouTube—ad world highlights included a hamster eating tiny burritos, a devil baby terrorizing pedestrians, and strangers making out. The video site's annual Rewind supercut, created…

December 10, 2014, 9:19 AM EST

Photograph These Ingenious Ads, and You'll Learn How to Save Kids From Eye Cancer One easy trick for early detection

If you take a flash photograph of a child, and one of his or her pupils looks white in the resulting image, it can indicate an eye tumor. In the…

December 9, 2014, 8:13 AM EST

Arby's Forgot to Feature Pepsi in an Ad, but This Apology More Than Makes Up for It An obligation sparked an opportunity

Arby's wants you—and Pepsi—to know it's really sorry that it forgot to feature the soft drink in two of its own ads this year. The roast beef chain's deal with the…

December 2, 2014, 3:08 PM EST

The Best Ad of 2014 Was Brilliant and Subversive, and It Wasn't Even Real Inside Newcastle and Droga5's ambushing of the Super Bowl

Technically speaking, the best ad of 2014 didn’t exist. Just ask Anna Kendrick. Last January, millions of viewers watched the Academy Award nominee deliver a two-minute, profanity-laden rant that took Newcastle…

November 30, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

Mini-Documentary Looks at How to Balance Inspiration and Obligation as a Creative Meet Mac Premo, arist and hired gun

Mac Premo is a guy who makes art, and has always made art, and here's a pretty cool mini-documentary about Mac Premo that you might well mistake for an ad…

November 17, 2014, 2:26 PM EST

Tesco Puts On an Insane Christmas Light Show, Proves Commitment to Holiday Spirit Time to start digging out those ornaments, folks

The annual British Christmas ad wars are heating up, and Tesco wants people to know it's armed with lots of the obligatory bright lights and endearingly ridiculous ornaments. A new TV…

November 12, 2014, 10:09 AM EST

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