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Tim Nudd
Can This Beer From CP+B Make You Suddenly, Incredibly Creative? Follow the instructions and find out

Science recently confirmed what we previously had only suspected—that alcohol, in the right amount, does tend to produce the most creative thinking. Professor Jennifer Wiley and her team at the…

December 19, 2014, 2:46 PM EST

Hootsuite's Holiday Video Is 40 Minutes of an Owl Perched by a Roaring Fire Really, why overcomplicate it?

Hootsuite knows how to celebrate the holidays. On the heels of its great Halloween ads, the social media aggregation site has now rolled out a simple, awesome Christmas ad playing…

December 17, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

14 Brilliant Outdoor Ads That Rocked the Real World in 2014 Beautiful, subversive, playful and magical

As usual, many of this year's most inspired and delightful advertisements weren't found on TV, in print or online. They were found outside, where marketers played off the real world…

December 17, 2014, 6:57 AM EST

The 13 Biggest Brand Fails of 2014 The year's silliest, scariest and stupidest screw-ups

What were they thinking? That's about all you ask from the marketers on this list of 2014 brand fails, which run the gamut from arrogant to sexist to obscene to just…

December 16, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

Everyone in This Amazing Stock Photo Collection Is a Cancer Patient or Survivor Simply lovely project from Isobar

Nowhere is the world more carefree than inside stock photographs. The sense of normalcy they communicate is so pervasive, it's become cliché. Which is why it's such a stroke of…

December 12, 2014, 12:51 PM EST

Snuggie Finds Cozier and Fancier Ways for You to Look Like an Utter Fool The blanket with sleeves is back

We haven't heard much from Snuggie, the blanket with sleeves, in years. But no, they haven't gone out of business. Quite the opposite. They've been working on some stunning new…

December 12, 2014, 11:49 AM EST

Check Out This GoPro Footage of Ronald McDonald Leaping Out of a Plane in Dubai Mascot is stepping up his game on Instagram

When Ronald McDonald got his big makeover in April, he promised an all-out clown assault on social media—in an effort to broaden his audience, which had previously been family focused. Well,…

December 11, 2014, 11:28 AM EST

Air Wick Brings Scents of the Family Home to a Soldier Overseas in This Emotional Ad Baseball glove to apple pie

It's no secret that scent can be a powerful emotional trigger. Air Wick uses that to memorable effect in this new long-form ad from Droga5—by capturing the scents of home,…

December 11, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

Michigan Police Pull Over Drivers and Then Surprise Them With Christmas Presents Playing good cop, good cop

It hasn't been the best year for the image of police officers. But the police force in Lowell, Mich., is ending the year on a high note by handing out…

December 10, 2014, 11:23 AM EST

Powerful 'Lockdown' PSA Marks a Grim Statistic: Nearly 100 School Shootings Since Newtown The new reality in American classrooms

Classroom lockdown drills—at my first grader's school and every other school in America—have become the norm since the tragedy at Newtown, two years ago this Sunday. The powerfully sad PSA…

December 9, 2014, 3:24 PM EST

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