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Create Your Own Overly Emotional, Click-Baiting Headline With the Upworthy Generator Parody site captures all the cliches

You've undoubtedly seen them: the saccharine-slathered headlines of Upworthy.com, promising you'll "never see the world the same again" after watching some YouTube video about bullied kids or racism or whatever.…

November 20, 2013, 10:12 AM EST

Famous Photos Reimagined as Selfies in Newspaper's Wonderful Print Ads 'You can't get any closer to the news'

Lowe South Africa developed a campaign for the Cape Times newspaper last spring in which famous photographs—the wartime kiss, Beyers Naude and Desmond Tutu, Winston Churchill smoking, etc.—were reimagined as…

November 13, 2013, 10:06 AM EST

Condé Nast's GQ, Bombay Sapphire Launch Boozy Video Series America's Bartender is a reality competition

Guys who are looking for boozy video content don't have to look far these days, from shows like Three Sheets to the newly launched Esquire Network. Now comes America's Bartender, the…

October 24, 2013, 4:15 PM EDT

Two Almost Entirely Blank Pages in Today's New York Times Are an Ad for a Movie Less is more

Here's a pretty expensive way to say (almost) nothing: Buy two consecutive pages in the A section of The New York Times, and leave them completely blank except for a…

October 23, 2013, 12:25 PM EDT

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

3 Ad Agencies Try to Rebrand Feminism. Did Any of Them Get It Right? Brave, Mother, W+K

Does feminism need rebranding? Elle U.K. thinks so, and invited three British ad agencies—Brave, Mother and Wieden + Kennedy—to work on it with three feminist groups. The results, published in November's…

October 3, 2013, 9:36 AM EDT

Ad-Free Issue of September Vogue Is an Engineering Marvel, but It Will Cost You Fashionably fuzzy math

For anyone who avoided picking up this year's September issue of Vogue because it would cause back trouble to carry around, here's another option—an ad-free version is for sale on…

September 30, 2013, 10:01 AM 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

AP Invests In Company Specializing In User-Generated Video Content News agency uses UGC for major stories on a daily basis

The Associated Press is deepening its commitment to surfacing user generated content (UGC) with a six-figure investment in Bambuser, a Stockholm-based company that enables people around to the world to…

June 20, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT

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