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Rebecca Cullers
Ad of the Day: Shatner Croons 'Bohemian Rhapsody' in Spellbinding British Travel Ad Teddy bear tale from the director of 'Meet the Superhumans'

When William Shatner released his first album, The Transformed Man, in 1968, he practically invented the genre of overly dramatic lyrical recitations to music. Of course, it wasn't well received,…

September 25, 2014, 8:07 AM EDT

Zumba Fanatics Jerk and Twerk at Work in Brand's First TV Spot Can't stop, won't stop

Sometimes you just gotta werk it out, even though you're at work. So says Zumba's first TV spot ever, created by 180LA, showing Zumba enthusiasts jerking and twerking almost against their…

September 24, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

This Restaurant Wants to Be the Worst Rated on Yelp, and the Reviews Are Indeed Hilarious 25% off for your 1-star critique

Botto Bistro, an Italian restaurant in San Francisco, is vying for the worst Yelp rating in the Bay Area by offering customers 25 percent off for their 1-star reviews. Owner…

September 22, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Budweiser Makes the Cutest 'Don't Drink and Drive' PSA Yet A return to puppies

Outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo, there is a statue of a dog named Hachiko. In the 1920s, the dog would greet his owner at the station at the end of…

September 22, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

Benedict Cumberbatch Gets Wet, Mr. Darcy Style, for Charity Campaign Because there's nothing quite like a grumpy wet Cumberbatch

There are moments in cinema when a collective wetting of panties results in an advertising ripple heard through the decades, as marketers struggle to give the people what they want. One…

September 17, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

Sydney Art Director Is Called 'Australia's Biggest Wanker,' but Is That Really Fair? Reddit vs. marketing magazine

Jarryd Zankovic, a senior art director at Play Communications in Sydney, Australia, earned the karmic wrath of Reddit, which seized upon a douchey (though apparently tongue-in-cheek) interview with him in…

September 15, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

Kotex Tells You to Be Gentle With Your Cat (What's Another Word for Cat?) Putting tape on them isn't very nice

Cats are very sensitive. And when you apply sticky tape to them, they tend to walk funny. Just like when your pad won't stay in place and decides to adhere…

September 12, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

Here's How Gay Marriage Will Destroy Your World, Warns Satirical Short Film About 'Armagayddon' Lock the doors, box up the kids

What will happen when gay marriage is legal? Will the resulting Armagayddon destroy civilization as we know it? Luckily, an Irish gay rights advocacy group is here to help you…

September 2, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

9 Charity Stunts That Want to Be the Next Ice Bucket Challenge From bear mace to camel toes

Eventually, every celebrity and politician (though hopefully not every brand) will have taken the Ice Bucket Challenge. So, what next? The moment the ALS campaign went crazy, we braced for the…

August 29, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

Gap's New Celebrity Ads Tell Us to 'Dress Normal.' What Does That Mean, Exactly? Redefining the whole concept

See this Gap ad with Anjelica Huston? How would you describe her look? Stylish? Sophisticated? Exceptional? Not according to Gap, which, as you can see, chooses a more unlikely word:…

August 25, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT

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