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Tim Nudd

Under Armour Honors Misty Copeland With Hashtag That Led to a Car Full of Flowers

Under Armour couldn't sit idly by on Tuesday when Misty Copeland was named the first African American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre's 75-year history—not after the famous TV spot…

Nike Makes One of the Fastest Ads Ever to Sell the Zoom Air Sneaker

A super-fast sneaker deserves a super-fast commercial, and Nike delivers one here for its Air Zoom Elite 8 running shoe. Blink and you'll miss it. The 60-second "Find Your Fast" spot—created…

Chevrolet Just Wrote a Press Release Entirely in Emojis. Can You Decode It?

We may be nearing peak emoji, as Chevrolet has become the latest brand to play around with the familiar icons—writing a press release almost entirely in emojis to announce something…

Google Just Made One of the Most Compelling Ads Yet About Gender Transition

Transgender issues have been front-page news all summer, though brands have clearly had a hard time knowing what their role should be in the conversation. But now Google—one of the…

Traffic Cop Shockingly Lifts NYC Taxi, but It's the Ad Up Top That's the Giveaway

It turns out Thinkmodo can thrill people, not just scare them. The viral marketing agency, best known for its frighteningly good Carrie and Devil's Due prank videos, takes a refreshingly different…

Southern Comfort Wants You to Tan Your Giant Belly (and Your Lemonade) This Summer

The hirsute, rotund free spirit from Southern Comfort's famous "Beach" ad in 2012 may have been harboring a dirty secret—his famous tan might have been at least partly self-inflicted—judging by…

20 Campaigns That Will Win Lions in Cannes

With star power and tech chops, here's the work to watch on the Riviera

With a record 40,133 entries, it will be tougher than ever to win a Lion in Cannes this year. Still, some of the year's best marketing ideas are already surely…

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in May

Supercell storms the list, as Delta, Coke and KFC fight their way on, too

Nothing can stop the marauding hordes of Clash of Clans ads, judging by this month's YouTube Ads Leaderboard from Adweek and Google. Three spots from Barton F. Graf 9000 for the…

This Agency Ran a Print Ad About How Angry It Was That No One Ran Its Print Ad

Here's the moment when spec advertising finally digests its own tail. The Open Collaboration (aka, OpenCo), a South African agency majority owned by TBWA, whipped up what it apparently considers a…

Orange Is the New Black's Latest Inmate Is a Character From a Virgin Ad Campaign

Last year, Virgin Media in the U.K. introduced an ad character who's literally a night owl, staying up late to binge-watch show after show on Netflix. Now, that owl—who goes…

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