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Tim Nudd
Here's the Simple, Powerful Starbucks Ad You Probably Missed on MLK Day Changing your perspective

Amid all the dubious tweets and outright fails from advertisers on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this past Monday, here's a little gem from Starbucks that flew under the radar. "It's…

January 23, 2015, 11:23 AM EST

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 16-23 Loving Oreo, hating Pizza Hut and asking some big questions of Netflix

Some of the world's best-loved brands—Oreo, Netflix, Dove—pop up on this week's list of best ads. But Pizza Hut might have topped them all with a hilarious spot making fun…

January 23, 2015, 8:11 AM EST

After Years Away, Gerry Graf Returns to the Heaven and Hell of Making a Super Bowl Ad Man behind the E*Trade monkey now tackles Go Daddy

Gerry Graf has made more than his share of Super Bowl commercials over the years while working at agencies like Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, BBDO and Saatchi & Saatchi. He's been…

January 22, 2015, 2:49 PM EST

Wonderful Pizza Hut Ad Shows People Being Totally Disgusted by Its New Pizza For these folks, it's an acquired taste

There's a brave niche approach in advertising where you show your audience just how much people despise your product. Laphroaig scotch has been doing this for while, turning its polarizing…

January 22, 2015, 10:10 AM EST

Terry Crews Screams Again for Old Spice, Particularly When He Sees Mrs. Terry Crews Electric shavers ad is a real nightmare

Ready for more screaming, twitchy muscles, explosions and horrifying hallucinations? Good, because Terry Crews just made another Old Spice commercial. The ad, by Wieden + Kennedy and directors Fatal Farm, continues…

January 22, 2015, 8:40 AM EST

Craig Robinson Tries to Crash the Super Bowl Halftime Show in Pepsi's New Online Ads Will the Nasty Delicious line up with Katy Perry?

Katy Perry will be Pepsi's top act for the Super Bowl halftime show. But how much better would it be if Craig Robinson and the Nasty Delicious were the headliners? Pepsi…

January 21, 2015, 4:23 PM EST

Carl's Jr.'s Super Bowl Ad Is Here, and What a Surprise, It Stars an Almost-Naked Woman Charlotte McKinney takes the stage

Hold on to your patties, because Carl's Jr. just released an extended version of its regional Super Bowl ad, in which it shows even more skin than usual. The spot, by…

January 21, 2015, 12:38 PM EST

Aubrey Plaza Milks a Cow and Is a Terrible Endorser in Newcastle's Super Bowl Teaser Step closer to Band of Brands ad

So, this is why Newcastle Brown Ale hired Aubrey Plaza as its 2015 Super Bowl endorser: Her perma-sarcasm and lack of energy make her the world's worst spokeswoman—or if you…

January 21, 2015, 11:57 AM EST

Danny Trejo Is Marcia From the Brady Bunch in Snickers' Super Bowl Teaser Mars brand sets contest for fans to see the full spot early

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia! Jan Brady would be shocked to see how grumpy her sister has become in Snickers' teaser for its Brady Bunch-themed Super Bowl ad. Indeed, she's so grumpy that…

January 21, 2015, 8:19 AM EST

Oreo Launches 'Play With Oreo' Campaign, Rolls Out Red Velvet Oreos for Valentine's Day French electro-pop duo Yelle score first spot

Lots of big brands are all about distilling their essence down to a single basic universal theme. For Coca-Cola, it's happiness. McDonald's is trying to go with loving. And now…

January 20, 2015, 11:04 AM EST

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