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Rebecca Cullers

April Fools' Day 2016: Our Foolishly Giant List of the Best Brand Hoaxes

It's that time again: April Fools' Day, when brands get rewarded for being deceptive, impractical and stupid. And hopefully, funny. We're collecting our usual huge list of brand hoaxes. Email me…

Hotel Chain Makes Duvet Suits, So You Never Have to Leave That Comfy Bed Again

The branded April Fools' pranks are coming later this week, but Jurys Inn Hotel Group swears this one isn't a joke—well, not an April Fools' joke, anyway.  Hate getting out of bed?…

94-Year-Old Iris Apfel Is Cooler Than You'll Ever Be, as the New Face of Two Brands

Iris Apfel is the unlikely but unquestionably perfect new face of not one but two brands right now: Australian fashion label Blue Illusion and the new DS 3 car in…

Is The Met's New Logo as Indisputably Wretched as Everyone Is Saying?

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has done away with the beautiful da Vinci-inspired logo it's used since 1971 in favor of ... a double-stacked word mark made in kerning hell. Vulture…

Why These Museum Ads With Will Ferrell Make Me Really, Really Mad

The La Brea Tar Pits and Museum commissioned a campaign from creative agency Imaginary Forces to celebrate its renovation. They somehow got Will Ferrell to help them out, and from…

This Pro Skier's Wild 'Centriphone' Experiment Is Better Than Most iPhone Ads

Nicolas Vuignier, a professional skier from Switzerland, went skiing down a mountain while swinging an iPhone 6 above his head like a snow cowboy. Now he has over 3 million…

Ad of the Day: A Kind, Curious British Airways Flight Attendant Falls in Love With India

SapientNitro's lovely long-form spot is inspired by a true story

In this ad, British Airways gives us a simple, beautiful story about falling in love with India. England and India have always had a complicated relationship, but British Airways just sent…

Deadpool's Wildly Unpredictable Ad Campaign Finds Time for a Testicular Cancer PSA

In this quirky PSA, Deadpool tells you to tweak the tomatoes before you go cucumber-crazy. Still don't get it? He can be clearer: Touch yourself tonight.  Deadpool took a moment out…

Lego Unveils Its First Disabled Minifigure in a Good Week for Inclusivity

Lego has released its first young disabled minifigure, and everyone wants to talk about it. I know what you're thinking. With all the millions of kinds of Legos out there,…

This Writer Just Schooled Us All on Suspenseful, Awkwardly Comic Twitter Storytelling

Joe Craig, a British writer and children's novelist, just demonstrated his mastery in adapting long-form copy to the medium of Twitter ... by recounting the apparently true tale of a…

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