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Tim Nudd

Ad of the Day: You've Never Seen Unboxing Videos Like Samsung's for the Galaxy S6

Fun pro take on amateur genre

Unboxing videos are a pretty big deal these days, largely because they're seen as more "honest" than commercial brand videos, with real people unpacking their shiny new gadgets from their…

Groupon Employees Read Their Favorite Sexual Comments About the Nonsexual Banana Bunker

For Groupon, it's the Bunker that keeps on bunking (but not bonking). The Banana Bunker, that famously suggestive-looking banana holder, is back "by popular demand" on the Groupon site this week.…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: April 10-17

Hyundai in heaven, Nike's new women's ads and more

Nike and Hefty both spoke to women this week, though in completely different styles. Hyundai looked to the heavens, and back down again. Warburtons snagged Sly Stallone for a comical…

Twitter Unveils Star Wars Emojis, and All Is Right With the Galaxy

Emoji product placement on Twitter just advanced a few light years today, as the social network—in partnership with Disney and Lucasfilm—unveiled Star Wars emojis at the Star Wars Celebration in…

Client Feedback on Famous Novels Reminds Ad People There's Other Writing Out There

A number of famous novelists spent time in ad jobs—among them, F. Scott Fitzgerald (who worked at Barron Collier in New York, where he wrote the line, "We keep you…

Ad of the Day: Guitar Hero Live's Crazy Trailer Puts You on Stage in Front of a Real Crowd

Better be ready to rock

Guitar Hero Live isn't a virtual reality experience, but in terms of immersion, it's the next best thing, according to the just-released game trailer from 72andSunny. The game and the trailer…

Carlsberg Makes Londoners Happy With a Billboard That Gives Out Free Beer

If you thought Coke Zero's drinkable billboard was impressive, Carlsberg would like to serve you some outdoor advertising with a bit more kick. The Danish brewer, with help from ad agency…

Bikes Ride Themselves in This Heart-Pounding Ad for Cycling in Canada

Canada is a great country for cycling, but the bikes aren't going to ride themselves. Well, actually they do in this inventing and intense spot for Cycling Canada from ad…

Ikea Brightens Up Little Corners of the World in These Fun Print Ads

Ikea nicely contrasts its colorful design sense with the drabness of the world at large in these print ads from TBWA in Portugal. Apparently, going with Ikea means you get…

Coca-Cola Brings Back Personalized Bottles, With Four Times as Many Names

Sales of 20-ouncers jumped 19 percent last year

It was a popular stunt, to say the least. Last year's "Share a Coke" campaign, featuring personalized names on bottles, helped Coca-Cola achieve the largest year-over-year growth in 20-ounce packaging…

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