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Kristina Monllos
Natalie Portman, a Runaway Bride, Gets a Helicopter Rescue in Miss Dior Ad Director Anton Corbijn says his vision is a feminist one

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…

February 6, 2015, 12:19 PM EST

Ace Hardware Has a Creative Review Underway Retailer spends over $50 million in media annually

Ace Hardware is in the early stages of a creative review, according to sources, who said a request for proposals is likely out to agencies. It is not immediately clear…

February 5, 2015, 1:08 PM EST

Tricked Into Quoting Hitler, Coca-Cola Suspends Automated Tweet Campaign Gawker prank led to #MakeItHappy images drawn from Mein Kampf

Coca-Cola has suspended its #MakeItHappy automated social campaign after a prank from Gawker had the brand inadvertently tweeting out several lines from Adolf Hitler's Mein Kampf. The soda brand's campaign, introduced…

February 4, 2015, 6:19 PM EST

KFC Leaves FCB for Wieden + Kennedy After a Decade Chicken chain's new CMO has worked with independent shop before

After over a decade with FCB, KFC will shift its creative business to Wieden + Kennedy.  Wieden + Kennedy bested longtime lead agency FCB in a closed pitch. CMO Kevin Hochman,…

February 3, 2015, 3:44 PM EST

Nationwide Defends the Super Bowl Commercial That Bummed Out America Wanted to 'start a conversation' about preventable accidents

Nationwide's morbid ad narrated by a dead child generated enormous and immediate backlash during the Big Game, so much so that the company issued a statement explaining why it wanted to…

February 2, 2015, 10:55 AM EST

SNL Shows Housewives All the Fun They Could Be Having While Not Watching the Super Bowl Totino's activity pack for women

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…

February 1, 2015, 5:54 PM EST

Nearly 15,000 People Are Upset That Nascar's Super Bowl Ad Makes Fun of Being Gluten-Free Another GoDaddy?

A Change.org petition with nearly 15,000 signatures is asking Nascar to ditch its Super Bowl spot. The ad features Nick Offerman, making fun of being gluten-free and, according to the petition, implies that…

January 30, 2015, 6:29 PM EST

Dairy Queen Humorously Parodies Jared Jewelers in Its Valentine's Day Ad What's in the red velvet box?

Dairy Queen's first 60-second commercial, a parody of Jared The Galleria of Jewelry's syrupy, romantic ads, will break this Sunday during the Puppy Bowl. The spot is part of a…

January 30, 2015, 4:57 PM EST

Fiat Chrysler Will Have 3 Ads in the Super Bowl High-profile advertiser returns in a big way

Fiat Chrysler, one of the Super Bowl's perennially attention-grabbing advertisers, is returning to this year's Big Game with multiple spots featuring its family of auto brands.  While it's unclear how splashy…

January 29, 2015, 4:53 PM EST

Highmark Health Moves Its Creative and Media Business to a New Agency Doner takes over for Mullen

The Detroit office of Doner is the new creative and media lead for Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh, Penn.-based health care provider, following a review.   The MDC Partners agency replaces the…

January 29, 2015, 1:44 PM EST

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