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Gabriel Beltrone
Ad of the Day: Paralympic Snowboarder Amy Purdy Perseveres in Toyota's Super Bowl Spot She runs, dances, cycles—and models, too

Toyota is out with one of its two Super Bowl ads, and it's going hard for the inspirational route. As promised, actress and Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy stars in "How Great…

January 26, 2015, 5:23 AM EST

Ad of the Day: This Is How Netflix Will, and Won't, Make Your Life Better Cures teen angst, party awkwardness and more

Netflix is so good, it can even make a sullen teenager smile. The streaming content service is out with a new European ad created by Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam. At first…

January 21, 2015, 10:13 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Mercedes-Benz Just Made a Great Fashion Ad, and It's a Total Piss-Take Hilarious, gorgeous short film for Berlin Fashion Week

As a rule, fashion ads are beautifully vapid. And they just got the send-up they deserve. Next week is Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, and the event's title sponsor is out…

January 15, 2015, 7:09 AM EST

Ad of the Day: NHL Pros Surprise Sled Hockey Players for Gatorade It's back to school for the stars

For anyone who thinks playing ice hockey strapped into a sled is easier than playing it standing up, Gatorade would like to set the record straight. Last August, the sports brand…

January 9, 2015, 11:19 AM 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

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

Ad of the Day: Grandmas Know What Grown Princesses Want for Christmas, and It's Not a Pony More offbeat holiday cheer from adam&eveDDB

Christmas creep is pretty much here, so it's time for an ad about opening gifts. Luckily, this one's good for some laughs. The spot, for Mulberry, is adam&eveDDB's first work for…

November 12, 2014, 9:26 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Ford Pranks Drivers by Turning a Car Wash Into a Haunted House Good clean fun for Halloween

Don't you hate it when you're just trying to get your car washed and some freaking weirdo with a wood axe pounces on your hood and starts banging on your…

October 24, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

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