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Tim Nudd

This Agency Ran a Print Ad About How Angry It Was That No One Ran Its Print Ad

Here's the moment when spec advertising finally digests its own tail. The Open Collaboration (aka, OpenCo), a South African agency majority owned by TBWA, whipped up what it apparently considers a…

Why L'Oréal Made 100 Women Cry in a Movie Theater, and What Brought Them to Tears

Fun stunt from McCann Mexico

Here's a fun and inventive before-and-after test from L'Oréal and McCann Mexico. The cosmetics company invited 100 women to a movie. Before the screening, they had their makeup done by L'Oréal…

Orange Is the New Black's Latest Inmate Is a Character From a Virgin Ad Campaign

Last year, Virgin Media in the U.K. introduced an ad character who's literally a night owl, staying up late to binge-watch show after show on Netflix. Now, that owl—who goes…

How an Organic Food Company Tried to Make the Most Eco-Friendly Ad Campaign Ever

Biocoop goes low-fi

The best marketing embodies the message it's trying to impart. And in the case of French organic food retailer Biocoop, that means trying to be as environmentally friendly as possible…

Housewives Get Hot and Heavy With Their Books in New Ads for Harlequin Romances

Desperate housewives enjoy illicit entertainment right under their oblivious husbands' noses in this campaign for Harlequin, the romance novel publisher, from BBDO Toronto and Someplace Nice director Pete Henderson. The campaign,…

Ad of the Day: Harrowing Abortion Tutorials Show How to Violently End a Pregnancy

Grey Chile's PSAs back legislation to ease ban

Chile is one of only a handful of countries in the world where abortion is illegal in all its forms without exception. New legislation could ease that restriction in cases…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: June 1-5

Subaru, Corona and Miller Lite headline a week of sentiment, spectacle and wry humor

Three beverage brands, including two beers, gave us some refreshing advertising this week. They were joined by a breakfast cereal and an automaker. Check out all five spots below, and…

Ad of the Day: Subaru Just Made Another Great Father-Daughter Tearjerker

Pass on the car, keep the memories

Does any advertiser do father-daughter storytelling better than Subaru? The automaker and Minneapolis agency Carmichael Lynch have been churning out emotional "Daddy's girl" spots for years. Most famously, of course, there…

YouTube Crowns Its Ad of the Decade

Kobe and Messi's Turkish Airlines spot outruns Little Vader

Celebrities taking selfies is a hallmark of the modern entertainment age. And in the end, even "The Force" is powerless to stop it. Turkish Airlines' "Kobe vs. Messi: The Selfie Shootout"…

Ad of the Day: Ballantine's Publishes a Magazine About Whisky Entirely on Instagram

Tapping on image posts leads to the articles

Instagram publishing is all the rage. Earlier this week, we wrote about RPA's Jason Sperling releasing his new book on the photography app. And now, Ballantine's is publishing a new…

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