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Mark Mothersbaugh Traces His Life From Blind Kid to Visionary in Great Google Play Ad Inside BBH L.A.'s 'California Inspires Me' series

Google Play has been running a great branded content series from BBH Los Angeles called "California Inspires Me," featuring interviews—which are then set to animation—with famous Californians talking about their…

February 26, 2015, 2:10 PM 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

Agency Creatives Need to Shut Up About Entering Ad Contests, and Here's Why Who has time for the National Advertising Challenge?

Attention, creatives: You have actual paying clients, and shouldn't be pissing your time away working on briefs for some cockamamie ad contest. But if you do, at least keep it…

February 26, 2015, 11:15 AM EST

Netflix Uses One Brilliant Tweet to Show Why You Should Be Afraid of Comcast Want everything this slow?

Netflix and Comcast have been sparring for a while. But on Wednesday, Netflix delivered a quietly epic uppercut to the cable giant and its interests—thanks to a single creative tweet. It…

February 25, 2015, 3:23 PM EST

Bill Lumbergh of Office Space Is Back, and Still a Clueless Prick, in Ads for HipChat Software He prefers email

Given how much advertising loves office humor, it's a bit surprising that characters from Office Space haven't been revived more often for commercials. Bill Lumbergh, in particular—the 1999 film's most…

February 25, 2015, 12:02 PM EST

Snickers Turned Marcia Brady Into Danny Trejo on 'Hungerlapse' Billboard, Too The ultimate angry paint job

BBDO New York's "Brady Bunch" Super Bowl campaign for Snickers had a great out-of-home teaser element that not too many people saw—but now you can, as video of it was…

February 24, 2015, 3:11 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

Is Your Creative Director a Douchebag? Find Out With the Creative Director Douchebag Detector Science doesn't lie

Is your creative director a douchebag? Before you reflexively blurt out yes, take a moment and put a little science into proving it. The Creative Director Douchebag Detector Device asks you…

February 24, 2015, 9:55 AM EST

Cannes Lions Says to Bring Your Worst Employees to the Festival Instead of Firing Them Because it's 'cheaper than severance'

Baffled about what to do with your worst-performing employees? Reward them with a trip to the Cannes Lions festival in the south of France this summer! That's the tongue-in-cheek message of…

February 23, 2015, 11:55 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

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