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Frank Ocean Gets the Last (Four-Letter) Word in Spat With Chipotle Singer returns payment with note to 'F--- Off'

Remember that viral Chipotle ad featuring an animated scarecrow battling evil factory farms while Fiona Apple crooned a version of Pure Imagination over top? Apparently, Frank Ocean had an earlier…

March 11, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT

Watch This Miniature, 3D-Printed Subaru Race Against a Ton of Exploding Sticks Quite a feat of RC driving prowess

If you ever need to outrun an elaborately exploding array of wooden tongue depressors, a remote-controlled Subaru might just be the vehicle for you. The brand's two-minute spot, "WRX STI vs.…

March 10, 2014, 10:11 AM EDT

Chevy Was Right to Curb This Dog Ad, Even If Everyone Seems to Love It Contest entrant finds life on YouTube

Here's a candidate for most mercenary ad of the year—a homemade spot that was among those entered into Chevrolet and MOFILM's Oscars competition. Thankfully, it didn't win. It opens on a…

March 7, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

Is Olive Garden's New Logo as Wretched as Everyone Says? Criticism is as unlimited as the breadsticks

If you thought Olive Garden's logo couldn't get any worse, you were wrong. On Monday, the Darden-owned restaurant chain unveiled a brand refresh. The perplexing cluster of grapes that graced Olive…

March 6, 2014, 9:17 AM EST

If You've Ever Wondered How a Porsche Would Handle a Ski Slope, Watch This Playtime at Sugarbush in Vermont

If you want to slide down a ski slope in your car, Porsche suggests the 911 Carrera 4S. This new video for the brand, filmed at the Sugarbush Resort in Vermont,…

March 5, 2014, 10:41 AM EST

Condoms Join Razors and Grooming Supplies on the Monthly Subscription Bandwagon The Cocksman Club delivers

Hey bros, you already get your razors and pomade through a monthly subscription service. Now you can get right to the point and buy your rubbers through one too. A new…

March 5, 2014, 10:33 AM EST

Airplane!'s Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays Reunite in Ad for Wisconsin Tourism Surely you can't be serious

Wisconsin is doubling down on its Airplane! advertising strategy. In recent years, the state has hired the classic comedy's directors, Badger state natives David and Jerry Zucker, to direct a handful…

March 4, 2014, 2:56 PM EST

Facebook Makes Real Life Better in Ads That Are Much More Down to Earth Fun, adventure, self-improvement and solace

After meeting widespread ridicule for a lofty first attempt at brand advertising in 2012 (and subsequent stumbles pitching its Facebook Home product), the social network has quietly been rolling out…

March 3, 2014, 9:24 AM EST

Godzilla Is One Hard-Partying Bro, Until He Runs Out of Snickers He actually is himself when he's hungry

If only someone would get Godzilla a Snickers, so much urban destruction could be averted. A new spot for the candy bar brand applies its "You're not you when you're hungry"…

February 28, 2014, 9:23 AM EST

Coke Creates Virtual Vending Machine That Only Appears for Couples Another reason for singles to hate Valentine's Day

Coca-Cola loves smart, bossy vending machines. It loves them so much, it helped turn them into an entire marketing category. This year, the brand brought back its Valentine's Day edition, further…

February 27, 2014, 10:31 AM EST

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