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Kristina Monllos

David Beckham Finds a Somewhat Less Chiseled Partner for Latest Underwear Ads

The earnest, staid tone of underwear advertisements easily lends itself to parody. And while that tactic has been on trend, new Late Late Show host James Corden has taken it…

No, Will Ferrell Isn't Little Debbie's New Spokesman, but the Brand Appreciates the Offer

Last night Will Ferrell boasted a new job—Little Debbie's spokesperson—during a weird yet charming segment on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. As it turns out, the brand was just…

Frank Underwood of House of Cards Gets Campaign Posters Inspired by Those From History

The third season of Netflix's government drama House of Cards will officially be available to stream on Friday. And (spoiler alert) Frank Underwood has consolidated his power. Apparently, lots of…

Parks and Rec Made a Bunch of Fake Ads for Last Night's Show, and They Were Great

NBC's Parks and Recreation will soon come to an end, and the writers of the heartwarming, droll comedy have been knocking it out of the ... well, park. The first of…

John Oliver Made This Perfectly Bitter, Curse-Filled Farewell Ad for RadioShack

The end of RadioShack is nigh. And in John Oliver's fantasy world, the 94-year-old brand wouldn't sputter out gracefully. No. It wouldn't even be passive-aggressive about its slow decline. It…

Mikhail Baryshnikov Dances With Lil Buck in Masterfully Edited Fashion Ad From Rag & Bone

Rag & Bone designers David Neville and Marcus Wainwright opted to eschew the usual runway show and instead showcase their fall 2015 collection with a short film. Why? Because "runway shows…

Natalie Portman, a Runaway Bride, Gets a Helicopter Rescue in Miss Dior Ad

In this attractive new Miss Dior spot, Natalie Portman outdoes Julia Roberts' runaway bride by nabbing a helicopter after she ditches her groom at the altar. Portman's escape, soundtracked by…

SNL Shows Housewives All the Fun They Could Be Having While Not Watching the Super Bowl

One of the things Saturday Night Live does best is skewer advertising tropes, so it's no surprise that in last night's pre-Super Bowl episode, the show did just that. With…

Is 2015 the Year of the Regional Super Bowl Ad?

Digital reach helps these notable spots go beyond limited markets

With a 30-second national spot reportedly costing $4.5 million during Sunday's Super Bowl, it's no surprise that quite a few brands are embracing the cheaper option of a regional ad…

No Joke: Overstock.com Is Getting Into Streaming, as The Onion Predicted It Would

Today, in a move that pits the company against Amazon, online retailer Overstock.com said it would launch its own streaming and video-on-demand services, slated to be available by the middle…

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