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Santa Abducts and Tortures a Single Mother in 2016's Weirdest Christmas Ad

A bizarre Christmas commercial from Russia is under fire for showing Santa Claus trying to teach a single mother a lesson in being a better parent—by abducting her and dragging…

Agency Holiday Cards 2016: The Coolest, Funniest and Silliest Season's Greetings

Creative farewells to 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year, when agency people push all the client work to the side and try to make a cool, funny, sweet or poignant holiday…

This Hilariously Campy Fake Movie Trailer Is the Best Ad of 2016 That You Never Saw

The story of Robert Graham's 'Second Sound Barrier'

In this last week before Christmas, we're catching up on a few ads from 2016 that slipped through the cracks. And foremost among the advertising films we didn't cover is…

The 10 Most Viral Holiday Ads of 2016

Britain rules the list, but one spot has been airing a lot in the U.S.

We're 10 days out from Christmas now, and Unruly has some numbers on which holiday spots really got people in the spirit this year. Not surprisingly, Britain fared well. The country…

These 3 Commercials Show Brand Storytelling at Its Finest

Droga5's Juliana Cobb picks her favorite work ever

  brightcove.createExperiences(); A lot of great advertising is just about storytelling. And the more compelling, clever, insightful or entertaining the stories…

The One Show Made a 360 Video Inside a Shower So You Can Have Great Ideas Anywhere

People notoriously have some of their best ideas in the shower. There's just one problem. You can't jump in the shower whenever you need inspiration. You probably don't even have…

16 Brilliant Outdoor Ads That Rocked the Real World in 2016

Intriguing, amazing and hilarious executions from all over the world

Out-of-home remains one of our favorite advertising mediums. Yes, so much of it is an eyesore, but when it's great, there's almost nothing better. There's something particularly delightful about great…

Ad of the Day: Nike Rips Into TV and Social Media in Ads About Getting Outside to Run

W+K's 'Time Is Precious' wonders if you're spending it wisely

Television is enjoying a golden age, and social media is empowering and entertaining us like never before. Unless they're actually slowly killing us, Nike seems to suggest in this stressful,…

Fleabag Star Phoebe Waller-Bridge Narrates Anomaly's Twisted Take on 'The 12 Days of Christmas'

Phoebe Waller-Bridge had an amazing year. The British actress and playwright created and starred in not one but two TV shows—the groundbreaking sitcom Crashing and the brutally funny and tragic…

The Year in Creativity: 20 Trends That Drove Some of 2016's Best Marketing

The year's best recurring themes, from live ads to clever packaging

We've chosen the 10 best ads of 2016, led by Droga5's brilliant spot for Under Armour with Michael Phelps. Now, let's look at some of the major creative trends of 2016—the…

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