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Tim Nudd

The Fat Lady Picks Up the Mic and Sings, as Agency Post-it Wars Reach a Weekend Truce

You thought Havas Worldwide's giant mic drop was the end of the agency #postitwars down on Canal Street. But Getty Images and New York magazine picked up the mic and…

Everyone's Angry at This Racist Chinese Ad, but It Says Something About America Too

Every few months, a racially offensive advertisement emerges from Asia and makes the rounds in America, to howls of disgust. It's happened again this week, as a Chinese laundry detergent…

South Bend Apologizes for Lifting Salt Lake's Tourism Campaign Almost Wholesale

'There's Nothing to Do' work is practically a carbon copy

There are imitations, and then there are copies. Unfortunately, Visit South Bend's new tourism and convention advertising is the latter—a pretty blatant knockoff of a well-received 2015 campaign by Visit…

Snickers 'Hungerithm' Sets the Candy's In-Store Price Based on the Internet's Mood

Snickers has dreamed up one of the cooler online/offline advertising-meets-point-of-sale hybrid campaigns of the year, introducing a "Hungerithm" that gauges the mood of the Internet and adjusts the price of…

Havas Worldwide Just Dropped the (Giant) Mic on Canal Street's Post-it Wars

Two weeks after the Canal Street #postitwars began with a single word, "HI," one of the main agencies involved—Havas Worldwide—has shut things down in style. With a giant image of…

Ad of the Day: Secret Took Viewers by Surprise With This Ad on 'The Bachelorette'

W+K highlights another stressful moment in a memorable way

The Bachelorette is a show with notoriously pretzel-like gender dynamics. On the one hand, the ABC dating program puts a woman in total control of the traditionally patriarchal dating structure—and undercuts…

Zappos' Cool New Shoebox Can Be Cut Up and Repurposed in a Bunch of Unique Ways

Zappos wants you to think outside the box. Beginning with the box itself. On June 1, the online retailer will begin shipping some shoes in a very cool new box (designed…

Love It or Hate It, Artists Are Already Remixing the New Instagram Logo in Amazing Ways

Much of the backlash against the new Instagram logo can be chalked up to the simple fact that it isn't the old logo. The old logo, in fact, was so…

Visitors to This Open House in Canada Found an Elaborately Staged and Disturbing PSA

It was advertised like an ordinary real-estate open house, at a residence that looked fine on the outside. But when visitors came for a look inside, they got an eerie…

Agency Post-it-Note Wars Come to Snapchat With Horizon Media's Geofilter Overlay

This week started out with a flurry of #canalnotes in the ongoing agency #postitwars. And now, one of the key agencies involved, Horizon Media, is ending the week by taking…

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