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Man Uses Grappling Hook and Rope to Flee Michael Wolff in USA Today Ad 'This is off the record!'

USA Today has begun promoting several columnists in short YouTube videos—the most entertaining of which stars Michael Wolff, erstwhile Adweek editor and current writer for USA Today's Money section. In…

October 14, 2013, 2:07 PM EDT

Buy the Guardian and Observer, or Your Weekend Will Be a Complete Disaster BBH ads get more blunt

BBH London expands its "We Own the Weekend" campaign for the Guardian and Observer's Saturday and Sunday newspapers with a pair of dark-humored spots that focus on the "Tech Monthly"…

September 13, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

Racy Ad Claims Newspaper's New Website Is Better Than Sex (NSFW?) Spot draws fire from women's groups

Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz has ruffled some bedspreads with this truly odd (and probably NSFW, though it's not really explicit) commercial positioning its new website as way more exciting than boring…

August 20, 2013, 11:21 AM EDT

The New York Times Defends Putting Ad With Bloodied Man Next to Bombing Coverage Too soon?

The New York Times took some heat from readers on Monday for allowing an online ad showing a bloodied man lying on the ground to appear next to coverage of…

April 24, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune Buys Pizza for Boston Globe After Last Week's Hell Week Gesture of thanks for 'tenacious coverage'

The Chicago Tribune really, really loves Boston. Following the moral support it showed last week in the wake of the bombings at the marathon (via an impressive stunt on the…

April 22, 2013, 1:37 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune Honors Boston With Amazing Tribute From One Great Sports Town to Another We're all Boston fans now

Here's a pretty incredible piece of editorial from the front page of the sports section in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune—a tribute to Boston following Monday's bombings that turns all Chicago sports…

April 16, 2013, 11:43 AM EDT

Game of Thrones Soars With Dragon Ad in New York Times Watch your back, Season 3 is coming

HBO placed this wonderful ad in Monday's New York Times, with the shadow of a dragon looming over two pages of fake stories. It's a shame they couldn't advertise over…

February 27, 2013, 9:03 AM EST

DDB Tribute Ad Honors Visionary McDonald's CEO Fred L. Turner Turner died last week at age 80

McDonald's agency DDB Chicago ran this newspaper ad in The Wall Street Journal last week honoring Fred L. Turner, who died Jan. 7 at age 80. Turner joined McDonald's in…

January 17, 2013, 11:33 AM EST

British Journalist Puts Ad in Chicago Tribune Telling Oprah What to Ask Lance David Walsh's continuing quest

Lance Armstrong is reportedly ready to confess to drug use in an interview being taped today with Oprah Winfrey. In the lead-up to the interview, David Walsh, sports editor of…

January 14, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

Toothless Girl Just Wants You to Smile in New Ad for 'The Sun' Winter joy from Grey London

Grey London has followed up last summer's great commercial for The Sun with this ad in which a little girl with a mouth like an old hockey player (her missing…

January 4, 2013, 11:07 AM EST

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