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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 1-8 Furry monsters to sweet dreams. Vote for your favorite spot

Advertisers kept us at arm's length, then wanted to give us a hug, in this somewhat schizophrenic collection of the week's best commercials. Dodge was the standoffish one, while TD Bank…

August 8, 2014, 8:34 AM EDT

Missing Mad Men? Here's Christina Hendricks Trying to Work in a Modern Office Though the '60s aren't totally over

The final half of the seventh and final season of Mad Men won't premiere until next spring (although filming has wrapped—and according to Elizabeth Moss, there was a lot of…

August 7, 2014, 2:12 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: AT&T Makes You a Detective and an Astronaut for U-verse Immersive viewing from BBDO

Lots of advertising for television-related products—from HD screens to DVR recorders—immerses an everyman viewer into chaotic scenes from film and TV as a metaphor for how real the experience feels. But…

August 7, 2014, 1:42 PM EDT

Unwitting Star of Burger King's 'Blow Job Ad' Finally Lashes Out at the Company Likens treatment of her image to rape

UPDATE: BK has responded to this story. Scroll down for more. Five years after a famously suggestive Burger King ad ran in Singapore, the woman who appeared in it—without her permission,…

August 7, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

Bud Light on Secretly Creating Its Own Party Town: 'This Is Content Marketing on Steroids' The brand reveals what it can about Whatever USA

Bud Light had a major success with its 2014 Super Bowl campaign from BBDO, in which it ditched its traditional gameday dog and bro jokes for a real-world stunt that…

August 6, 2014, 10:08 AM EDT

Honda Accosts Twitter Users With Videos, Memes, GIFs and Other 'Morsels of Cheer' Summer 'Cheerance' event has real-world surprises, too

It's a special week in Honda land, as ad agency RPA is enacting a sweeping plan to spread good cheer—online and off—as part of a five-day "Summer Cheerance" event. A key…

August 5, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

See the Ad That Just Eclipsed Volkswagen's 'The Force' as the Most Shared Ever Activia ends Darth's three-year run

The mighty Empire has fallen … thanks to some yogurt. Deutsch/LA's 2011 Super Bowl spot "The Force" for Volkswagen, which enjoyed an astonishing 41-month reign as the most shared ad of…

August 5, 2014, 11:18 AM EDT

Apple's New iPhone Ad Shows You More Incredible Ways You'll Never Use Your iPhone But you can dream

Apple's new ad for the iPhone 5S is called "Dreams," though it might have been called "In Your Dreams." Like other recent iPhone spots (and iPad spots, for that matter), it…

August 4, 2014, 12:39 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Jude Law Dances for Johnnie Walker Blue in Jake Scott's Short Film Betting the house (or the boat)

Jude Law hasn't had the best of luck on boats in the past. But he puts that behind him for this stylish short film for Johnnie Walker Blue, directed by…

July 30, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

Adman Writes His Own Hilarious Obituary, and It Goes Viral 'Please, don't email me, I'm dead'

Leave it to an ad guy to write his own hilariously entertaining obituary, and have it go viral in the days after his death. Kevin J. McGroarty, who died last Tuesday…

July 29, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

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