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How a CAA Agent's Living Room Became One of Today's Hottest Music Venues

Brian Loucks makes marketers and artists feel at home

On a crisp February evening in Los Angeles, at a sprawling home in Laurel Canyon, Annie Lennox launches into a passionate version of "The Nearness of You," a classic love…

Salt-N-Pepa Finds a Whole New Generation of Fans

'90s icons talk about how an ad put them back in the Zeitgeist

No '90s playlist would be complete without such Salt-N-Pepa hits as "Shoop," "Whatta Man" and "Let's Talk About Sex." A slightly earlier hit, "Push It," was appropriated by insurer Geico…

Why We're All So Stoked for the '90s

Marketers and TV execs join the cultural obsession with a calmer time

Beck wins the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Missy Elliott plays the Super Bowl halftime show, and Suge Knight is up to no good. The cool kids are…

Won't You Get in Alan Thicke's Bed for a Good Cause?

Perfectly coiffed former Growing Pains patriarch Alan Thicke rolling around on a luxurious king­-size bed: dream or nightmare? It's for a good cause, so be a sport and play along. Thicke…

Carl's Jr.'s Latest Sexed-Up Burger Eater Is Less Classically Beautiful Than You Might Expect

If you thought there was no way to top a Paris Hilton-Hannah Ferguson slow-motion car-washing, sex-eating burger-palooza, you'd be wrong, Carl's Jr. wants to tell bros. Supermodels and celebutantes don't have…

Peeps Do Their Best to Get Scary for Halloween

More sweet. Less scary. That's the promotional campaign, not the ingredient list. The perennial Easter favorite Peeps continue to try to become a year-round candy with these "peepified" illustrations for Halloween.…

Cheerios' Camille Gibson Champions Diversity

2014 Brand Genius winner for CPG/food

It’s not that Camille Gibson thinks people get sentimental about their breakfast cereal exactly—though she’s not averse to tugging at a few heartstrings to market Cheerios, one of the most…

How Between Two Ferns Landed Obama

Zach Galifianakis never thought he’d interview the president

The Originator Award Programming - Gold Rumpled comedian turned movie star Zach Galifianakis couldn’t believe his good fortune—seriously, he couldn’t grasp it. After being ushered through the White House gates this spring, he…

A+E Nets' New Lifestyle Channel Is Using Recognizable Stars to Take on Scripps

FYI will also use homegrown talent

Its nickname is the Little Bread Corvette, and it’s an edible car, though it might not be appetizing to anyone other than the quirky characters behind the YouTube megahit videos,…

If You Can Sit Through This 7-Minute One Direction Perfume Ad, You're a Better Tween Than I

They pout, they preen, they shill. And more than likely, they score. The members of One Direction, boy band and global merchandising phenomenon, star in a new video that's not a…

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