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This Crazy, Entertaining Skincare Ad Throws Everything at You to See What Will Stick

Adult acne is no fun, but it can be hilarious, especially when tracked around the clock for nine solid days via a head-mounted camera. That's the stunt at the heart…

A NYC Folk Hero and a German Car-Rental Brand Teamed Up for This Bizarre Election Ad

Did you think you'd heard the last of Jimmy McMillan, hirsute founder of the Rent Is Too Damn High party? Just because he "retired" late last year, calling New York voters…

Ad of the Day: Andy Daly Brilliantly Reads 3.5 Hours of Real Insults About Laphroaig Scotch

And riffs on each one, in a remarkable ad-libbing performance

What happens when you mix mean tweets, improv comedy, political satire and user-generated content? This new ultra-long-form ad from scotch brand Laphroaig that's so entertaining, you might actually find yourself…

Kit Kat's Halloween Ad Shows You How to Fend Off a Homicidal Maniac in a Forest

Could Michael Myers or Jason Voorhees be dissuaded from their homicidal ways by a candy bar? Could a sugar fix be a cure for their mass-murdering tendencies? It's likely no one's…

Arnold Schwarzenegger Wishes He Were Running for President This Year

Adweek's 2016 Brand Visionary on his life in movies, politics and advertising

If he had his druthers, Arnold Schwarzenegger would continue his 30-year-plus streak of voting Republican in the upcoming presidential election. In his perfect world, he'd be casting a ballot for himself. That…

This Ad's Hilarious View of Motherhood Comes From the Makers of Squatty Potty's Pooping Unicorn

Don't pity the matriarch of this chaotic household, even though her kids are jumping off the roof, shooting arrows through the living room and tossing silverware down the disposal. Just…

These New Outdoor Ads in L.A. Capture the Insidious Nature of Domestic Violence

Here's a jarring disconnect—hearts and flowers, boxes of chocolates and hand-written love notes mixed with threats and violence. A new outdoor campaign from the Los Angeles Police Department and mayor Eric…

Zambezi's Strategy Chief Looks Back on Her First Year on the Job

Kristina Jenkins is overhauling old brands and ideas

Specs Current gig Chief strategy officer, Zambezi Previous gig Culture intelligence officer, mcgarrybowen Twitter @KJxCulture Age 42 Adweek: You spoke on a recent Advertising Week panel about Los Angeles as a creative epicenter. As a…

Infographic: Interns at Agencies Across L.A. Are Optimistic About Their Futures

Surprisingly, only half report wanting to work at startups

Interns at ad agencies in Los Angeles are a curious bunch—deeply concerned about the industry's future and keenly aware of the threats it faces, yet still professing interest in making…

Meet the 12 Most Successful Media Agency Execs in Southern California

They're Adweek's inaugural L.A. Media Stars

Some things in Los Angeles always remain: palm trees, the Santa Ana winds, convertibles, In-N-Out Burger. But the country's second-largest media market has also witnessed its share of change, much…

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