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Tim Nudd
Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: March 1-6 Geico's preroll ads were unskippable, and so were the rest of these spots

Love was in the air this week, as three of the five spots on this week list are romance-themed (though one has a seriously unromantic twist ending). The other two,…

March 6, 2015, 9:06 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Tinder Plus Takes a Girl on Wild Adventures in Love, Sex and Travel Romance on the go

Monday's release of Tinder Plus, the paid version of the popular dating app, was met with a certain amount of consternation, particularly among elderly users over 30. But this 90-second…

March 4, 2015, 12:02 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Geico Makes Clever Preroll Ads That Are Basically Unskippable Those first five seconds are key

Viewership rates for YouTube preroll ads are generally poor. Part of the problem is, very few marketers specifically tailor ads to preroll—they prefer simply to run their TV spots unchanged.…

March 2, 2015, 12:24 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Epic Audi Spot With Marauding Mechanics Is Ridiculously Fun Thjnk's grand approach to service

Getting your car serviced by a dealer, rather than some random mechanic, isn't just a smart idea. It's a triumph of good over evil. That's the message of this entertaining, intentionally…

February 27, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Feb. 20-27 Feel-good ads about friendship and imagination battle for the top spot

It was an uplifting week in the week's best commercials, as Facebook, Apple and Comcast all delivered inspiring ads about friendship, passion and imagination. Those three spots are joined by…

February 27, 2015, 7:23 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Facebook Just Made Some of the Truest Ads Ever About Friendship Powerful work from director Mike Mills

Facebook, in its advertising, used to get all caught up in lofty and tortured metaphors for friendship. But its latest ads—gritty, immediate, powerfully evocative—show how far the social network has…

February 26, 2015, 1:09 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Hello Flo Targets Moms With Painfully Funny 'Postpartum: The Musical' Viral hit maker branches out

Hello Flo is growing up—sort of. The company has had two hilarious viral successes in advertising its Period Starter Kit for girls—with "Camp Gyno" (10 million YouTube views) and "First Moon"…

February 24, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Scorsese Narrates Apple's Oscars Spot About Not Just Dreaming but Doing 'If you're dreaming, you're sleeping'

Apple scored Hollywood royalty in the form of Martin Scorsese for its latest iPad commercial, which got prime placement on Sunday night's Academy Awards—with the legendary director narrating the 60-second…

February 22, 2015, 8:38 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Comcast Beautifully Shows How a 7-Year-Old Girl Who Is Blind Imagines The Wizard of Oz GS&P N.Y.'s seamless mix of craft and emotion

Here's an ad that should be a show-stopper during the Oscars on Sunday night. The beautiful 60-second spot from Comcast tells the story of Emily, a 7-year-old girl who was born…

February 20, 2015, 10:00 AM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Feb. 13-20 Everyone got a little bit punked, from bros to Jesus

There was plenty of light mockery in this week's best ads—with bros, Jesus and men on blind dates taking the brunt of it. Throw in impressive spots for Adidas and…

February 20, 2015, 6:32 AM EST

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