Does Unlimited Vacation Time Sound Like a Dream? It’s Becoming Reality at Some Ad Agencies

Project: WorldWide staffers received a late holiday gift this year when they returned to work and were given unlimited paid vacation time. The independent employee-owned network of 12 agencies is moving from the more traditional policy of accruing vacation days for personal time off, to flexible time off where there is now no limit.

Jamaica’s Appleton Rum Gets Gritty in New Ads

The budget-friendly rum category doesn’t have many choices liable to leave the buyer feeling like he’s just bought something artisanal.

Ad of the Day: Volkswagen Gets Its Wings in 2014 Super Bowl Ad

Volkswagen of America's minute-long 2014 Super Bowl spot from ad agency Argonaut, released online this morning, sports a pretty lofty concept: Every time a VW vehicle hits 100,000 miles, a German engineer gets his wings. Indeed, we see feathered appendages sprout from engineers' backs, and some of the guys float around a VW factory like angels in lab coats.

Goodby Alumni Launch Argonaut in S.F.

Meet Argonaut, the latest San Francisco agency to be launched by alumni of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners.The shop, which opens this week, is led by chief creative officers Rick Condos and Hunter Hindman and president Jordan Warren. Condos and Hindman were most recently executive creative directors at Goodby.