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Nissan Versa Has Plenty of Room for Hipster Haircuts

Here's a pretty clever visual trick, especially for a car ad focused on something as banal as headroom. Nissan and TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles have crafted two commercials that create a video effect by stringing together what looks like a series of casual snapshots. (Check out one spot below and another after the jump.) This funky approach to animation helps show that the Versa has just as much room for silly hipster fashion choices as it does for heads and feet. UPDATE: My Adweek colleague Gabriel Beltrone points out that Canon used a similar visual style way back in 2008.

GOP Candidate Takes to Field as ‘Donkey Whisperer’

Here's a refreshing twist on the typical Democrat-bashing political ad from a GOP primary candidate. Texas congressional hopeful Roger Williams styles himself as "The Donkey Whisperer" in this lighthearted clip that never even mentions either party by name.

This Japanese Milk Ad Will Creep You Out

Hey guys, do me a big favor and remind me NEVER to run out of milk in Japan. I mean, here in the States, I would just drive to the store. But over there, my demon-possessed mother would make me breakdance-cartwheel all the way across town. If you're worried you'll have nightmares about the mom in the clip below, I have good news.

Teen wolves just not as carefree these days

In 1985, being a Teen Wolf meant surfing on the roof of a van and showboating at high-school basketball games. But judging by the trailer for MTV's series reboot of […]

Preakness spokes-centaur is ready to party

If you’ve been longing for some good centaur-centric advertising in the three years since Old Spice’s showering man-horse, then you’re going to love Kegasus. The new spokesbeast for Preakness Stakes […]

Old Navy bops with Michael Jackson dancer

Old Navy has released another original song, “Layer Player,” that it hopes will soon infect your brain and iPhone. It’s about on par with the saccharine “Super C-U-T-E” we were […]

Did Groupon’s ads cause revenues to tank?

In one month, Groupon’s skyrocketing revenues suddenly tanked by 30 percent—and it just happened to be the month of the site’s widely hated Super Bowl ad, according to data compiled […]

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Lecherous Non-Human Pitching Ford Focus


Crispin’s 15 best campaigns for Burger King

Whatever your opinion of the relationship between Burger King and Crispin Porter + Bogusky—and their abrupt break-up late last week—it’s hard to deny that their work together helped usher in […]