Why Fashion Publishers Are Taking Over Coachella

In the 16 years since music fans first gathered in Indio, Calif., for two days of performances by artists like Beck and Morrissey, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has morphed from an indie event into a celebrity-filled mega party. It has also become a major draw for publishers and brands.

Ad of the Day: PETA and Morrissey Team Up in Powerful Plea for Veganism

At its worst, PETA can be preachy, hypocritical and gratingly annoying. But at its best, the animal welfare group is a savvy emotional storyteller that can make even the most voracious omnivore take a pause.

Harley breaks cage in first crowdsourced ad

This should get picked over a bit more than your regular TV commercial. Harley-Davidson today breaks its first crowdsourced advertising since linking up with Victors & Spoils. The minute-long spot […]

Y&R’s ad awards now selling at flea markets

The ad industry's seemingly irrational obsession with creative awards has a rational basis: It can mean big bucks for the lucky winners. Now, it turns out some spare change can […]

Will Crispin survive Tibet-gate at Groupon?

Groupon has wended its way through several of the stages of Kübler-Ross grieving process, finally arriving at acceptance that its Tibet ad just isn't going to fly. The company said […]

Egyptians actually want Kenneth Cole shoes

Finally. The philosopher/shoe salesman Kenneth Cole has weighed in on the Egypt uprising. The Great Man finds an angle nobody else thought of when he cheekily interprets the Cairo "uproar" […]

Darth Vader Set to Lord Over Super Bowl Ads

Would Times Square be better without ads?

Filmmaker and corporate provocateur Morgan Spurlock has teamed with The Barbarian Group in an effort to crowdsource away the ads in New York's Times Square. The inspiration for this was […]

Enjoy Twitter ad links without all the Twitter

A common and persuasive argument against Twitter is: "Who has the time?" It's true that Twitter can be a rabbit hole that sucks up big chunks of a day. On […]

Google brings world’s great artworks to you

Google sure is currying favor with creative agencies lately. It has gotten many shops to do projects showing off its vast array of products and technologies. The latest is a […]