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Tim Nudd

McDonald's Launches the Big Mac Lifestyle Collection for Fans of Beefy, Cheesy Everything

Taco Bell is calling McDonald's a disgusting communist pig, but McDonald's doesn't care, because McDonald's still has the Big Mac. And now, the Big Mac is getting its very first…

This Audi Emits Nothing but Water Vapor, So Its Billboards Are Made of That Too

Innovative products deserve advertising that itself is innovative—embodying the promise of what's for sale in the way it's being sold. This Audi campaign from German agency thjnk does a nice…

The Lion Wrangler: How Philip Thomas Keeps Cannes Lions Ahead of the Game

His balancing act, and his favorite moment from the festival

As CEO of the Lions Festivals since 2006, Philip Thomas has known he needs advertising's biggest annual gathering, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, to stay one step ahead…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: March 13-20

A fake gun store in NYC, and several ways to get closer in the bedroom

It was a week of guns and roses on Adweek.com, with our story about Grey's fake gun store in New York City going viral—counterbalanced by several brands who wanted to…

A Boy Discovers the World's Greatest Superpower in This Remarkable French Ad

Here is a really beautifully filmed commercial from France featuring a boy named George who has remarkable powers. It would spoil the ending a bit to tell you the advertiser,…

Ad of the Day: A-B Tricks Brooklynites Into Drinking Budweiser, and They Don't Hate It

Blind taste test in NYC

As part of its continued assault on microbrew-swilling beer snobs, Budweiser headed to Brooklyn during Restaurant Week and orchestrated a little stunt to get people to actually drink Bud—and even…

Problems in the Bedroom? Ikea Shows You Exactly What to Do With Your Junk

Ikea does a ton of marketing worldwide, but its looniest ads come from one agency—BBH Asia Pacific. Just in the past year, it made the hilarious "Bookbook" ad, imagining the…

Ad of the Day: Here's What Happens When You Open a Gun Store in the Middle of NYC

Every weapon has a history

States United to Prevent Gun Violence and its agency, Grey New York, have teamed up for some truly hard-hitting PSAs, including 2013's famous "Ed" spot, which won a Silver Lion…

What Is London's Hottest Agency Doing at SXSW?

Cannes darlings adam&eveDDB move well beyond their famous TV work

It's a quiet Thursday morning in early November last year, and John Lewis' latest blockbuster Christmas ad, more than six months in the making, has just been uploaded to YouTube.…

Ad of the Day: Virgin Mobile's New Campaign Is the Ultimate Rickroll

Look who pops up out of nowhere

The sudden appearance of Rick Astley usually means you've been duped. But 180LA and Virgin Mobile now want it to communicate the opposite. A new campaign for the wireless carrier depicts…

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