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Yes, Barbarian Group Has a Waterless Hot Tub. But Look What Barton F. Graf Has Something better

These agency tours of The Barbarian Group are pretty impressive. But you know who's not that impressed? Fellow New York agency Barton F. Graf 9000. When Barbarian Group released its Vimeo…

September 29, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

Jeff Goldblum Is Out of His Mind in Tim & Eric's Loony Ad for GE Lighting Brand does a 180 with fake infomercial

GE has been doing a lot of poignant ads through BBDO New York lately—the dreamy fantasy world of "Childlike Imagination" (an Emmy nominee this year); the haunting dystopia of "Ideas…

September 29, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Starbucks Tells Your Story, Not Its Own, in First Global Brand Campaign The world's ubiquitous host

Need a place where you can audition someone for your band? Where you can haul your giant computer equipment for a geeky meeting? Where you can fuel up with your…

September 29, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Sept. 19-26 Wise advice from a bear, a dog and an unsightly Rob Lowe

Adorably cute or comically ugly? Ad watchers had their pick this week, as Budweiser made an adorable ad for responsible drinking and DirecTV made Rob Lowe significantly gnarlier in a…

September 26, 2014, 7:32 AM EDT

KitKat Has the Best Response So Far to Apple's #Bendgate Scandal Oh, snap!

The Internet is getting bent out of shape today over news that Apple's iPhone 6 can get bent out of shape when it's in your pocket. A few brands have…

September 24, 2014, 2:12 PM EDT

Zipcar's New Ads Want You to 'Tap That' Wherever You Go From the makers of the Hello Flo virals

A quick and easy way to reserve a car? You'd tap that. The characters in Zipcar's new, innuendo-filled ad campaign certainly do a lot of tapping. In fact, they tap anything…

September 24, 2014, 10:50 AM EDT

Tim Hortons Surprised This Calgary Street by Taking Over a Residential Home Overnight Redefining neighborly

Usually when you wake up and something weird has happened at a neighbor's house, you call the police and get the kids in the basement. But not Tuesday morning on…

September 23, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT

Rob Lowe Is Ugly, Creepy and Hilarious as a Cable Customer in DirecTV Ads 'Don't be like this me,' he implores

DirecTV has gotten lots of actors to poke some fun at themselves over the years—notably Charlie Sheen in the Platoon spot. Now, it's Rob Lowe's turn to look hilariously foolish. A…

September 23, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

How BBDO and Doug Liman Got Inside One of the World's Biggest Waves for Visa Kolohe Andino rips up a gnarly spot for Checkout payment service

IDEA: It might not be the smartest idea to order pizza via smartphone while surfing an enormous wave off Tahiti. But it's good to know you could. In advertising's latest crazy…

September 23, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

Iceland's Police Have One of the World's Cutest Instagrams Kitties, kids and much more

What is it about law enforcement that makes it so delightful when they actually try to have fun in social media? It's probably just enjoyable to see the softer side…

September 22, 2014, 12:01 PM EDT