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Ad of the Day: Lexus Sprinkles Magic Dust on This Year's 'December to Remember' Ads Grown-ups are kids again in Team One's new spots

Lexus's "December to Remember" ads, with the luxury vehicles done up in those famous giant red bows, have become as much a part of the holiday firmament as Santa Claus…

November 21, 2014, 10:10 AM EST

An Ad Agency Made Meghan Trainor's New Video, and It's Great 180LA and HP team up on 'Lips Are Movin'

Meghan Trainor's "All About That Bass" video, posted to YouTube in June, is nearing 300 million views. So, what did the singer do for an encore to her No. 1…

November 20, 2014, 10:21 PM EST

The 20 Most Viral Ads of 2014 World Cup spots led the way, with pranks, love and empowerment not far behind

It might seem early for year-end lists, but Unruly Media is out of the gate with its annual roundup of the most-shared commercials. And not surprisingly, the year's biggest global…

November 20, 2014, 12:48 PM EST

Santa Is Caught With His Pants Down in Poo-Pourri's Hilariously Inappropriate Christmas Ad Even St. Nick has to poop

When you think of Santa Claus dropping loads all over the world, you envision bags full of gifts. But it seems jolly St. Nick leaves less happy presents in people's…

November 20, 2014, 12:00 AM EST

Ad of the Day: New York City Ballet Shows PlayStation Gamers a Proper Victory Dance They're not above a little taunting, either

It's been a breakthrough year for ballet in advertising. It started off on the wrong foot with the notorious Free People ad, but it at least got people talking. Then the…

November 19, 2014, 11:13 AM EST

21 Designers Show Off Their Tattoos, and Tell the Stories Behind Them From nerdy to sublime

There's a certain amount of pressure on designers when they decide to get tattoos. It's like a hairdresser's hairstyle, or an architect's home—the choices you make seem weightier, more personal…

November 19, 2014, 9:28 AM EST

10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in October Fiat, Chanel and Friskies enjoy hits, but an airline outflies them all

Dogs were a big deal on Adweek and Google's YouTube Ads Leaderboard in September. But October was all about the cats. Friskies and BuzzFeed teamed up for another installment of "Dear…

November 18, 2014, 12:37 PM EST

How Dollar Shave Club's Michael Dubin Learned to Be Funny on TV Viral star turns to the 30-second spot

IDEA: Michael Dubin became a famous advertising face overnight in 2012 when he starred in a wonderfully cutting 90-second online video for Dollar Shave Club, the mail-order razor subscription service…

November 18, 2014, 10:33 AM EST

Kmart and Joe Boxer Go for Belly Laughs in Holiday Sequel to 'Jingle Balls' More musical body parts from FCB

Kmart and Joe Boxer's "Show Your Joe" ad (rechristened "Jingle Balls" by some) was one of the big hits of 2013's holiday season—to the tune of 18 million YouTube views. Now,…

November 17, 2014, 1:45 PM EST

Infographic: The Typical Life of an Agency Employee, at Work and at Home Saatchi copywriter asked his colleagues, and here's what he found

What inspires agency people? How do they get to work? What's their favorite color? What animal would they be? What would they be doing if they weren't working in advertising. Shushu,…

November 17, 2014, 10:54 AM EST