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Tim Nudd

Two L.A. Ad Guys Welcome Zombies to Their Midst With 'Cheer the Walking Dead'

"Just what Los Angeles needs. Fewer brains." Unfortunately, that's not a tagline for Fear the Walking Dead, which premieres this Sunday on AMC as the second series in the cable-television-eating Walking…

Baby Brand Tommee Tippee Made Baby Wipes From Reams of Actual Parenting Advice

New parents eventually get so sick of advice, they'll want to wipe their baby's butt with it. And now, infant feeding brand Tommee Tippee has made that possible—with a limited…

Target Loved the Guy Who Trolled Its Haters, Judging by This Genius Facebook Post

How did Target really feel about Mike Melgaard posing as a Target customer service rep on Facebook and caustically replying to angry messages left by haters opposed to Target's gender-neutral…

Man Poses as Target on Facebook, Trolls Haters of Its Gender-Neutral Move With Epic Replies

Brands can't be as honest as they might like in dealing with haters on Facebook. But sometimes other Facebook users can do it for them. That dynamic played out in particularly…

Here's an 8-Bit Video Game That Every Ad Agency Intern Should Be Playing

Ad agency interns love to get real-world experience. Sometimes that means actually working for real clients. Other times it means sitting around playing 8-bit video games. The interns at Ottawa, Ontario,…

Bic Apologizes for Women's Day Ad That Mostly Just Made Women Furious

Bic continues to have trouble talking to women. The pen maker, which was the object of ridicule a few years ago for its absurd "Bic for Her" pens, failed spectacularly in…

Wheaties Is Now Making Beer, for Those Who Want a Different Breakfast of Champions

Wheaties is wheat cereal. Hefeweizen is wheat beer. Now, General Mills has done the inevitable and created a Wheaties-branded Hefeweizen in partnership with Minneapolis craft brewery Fulton. "We were intrigued from…

Any Idea What These Remarkably Subtle Mercedes-Benz Ads Are Trying to Say?

Subtlety is a valuable thing in advertising, as consumers will always feel better about a brand that lets them connect the dots instead of hammering them over the head. But…

VW Designed a Baby Stroller With Automatic Braking After Joking About It in an Ad

Volkswagen Netherlands aired a TV spot in April in which VW owners had great expectations for their other possessions—including one mother who couldn't understand why baby strollers don't have automatic…

A Fascinating, Step-by-Step Look at How This Trippy, Drippy Ice Cream Logo Was Designed

The process of logo design is pretty intriguing, particularly when a designer takes you step by step through the development of a mark. The video below is a great example,…

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