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Topic: Ad of The Day

Ad of the Day: Jordan Himself Finally Appears in Gatorade's 'Be Like Mike' Revival

Along with a slew of stars from Serena Williams to Cam Newton

Gatorade has saved the best for last in its nostalgic, eight-week-long "Be Like Mike" campaign revival. In a 60-second video that went live this morning, we finally see present-day Michael Jordan…

Ad of the Day: A Heroic Dweeb Doesn't Quite Get the Girl in This Funny French Breakfast Ad

5 more minutes?

If you like a good twist ending, check out this French action-comedy spot for Mondelez's Tassimo coffee and Belvita breakfast cookies. It plays on classic (hackneyed) tropes—a nerdy guy makes for…

Ad of the Day: Neil Patrick Harris Comically Pitches Heineken Light Money Back Guarantee

With much ambivalence

The comically reluctant celebrity endorser can be a fun character, when done right. Ricky Gervais practically perfected it last week for Optus and Netflix in Australia. Now, Neil Patrick Harris…

Ad of the Day: OPI Brilliantly Creates a Whole Alphabet From Drops of Nail Polish

Color becomes language

Color can communicate a lot of information, but not as clearly as if it were an actual language. So OPI made it into one. A sassy, gorgeous new campaign from the…

Ad of the Day: Knorr Sends Mom to the Arctic to Surprise Daughter With Home-Cooked Meal

Bringing the 'flavor of home'

Advertisers are in love with short branded documentary films these days that are built around some sort of surprise for one of the main characters. The idea, in fact, has…

Ad of the Day: PNC's Dreamy Commercial Imagines the Ultimate Fairy-Tale Wedding

But are you buying it?

Fairy-tale weddings aren't seen as particularly cool in advertising these days, not since the industry discovered girl power. (As those famous Mercy Academy ads reminded girls back in 2013, when…

Ad of the Day: Taco Bell Launches Cold War Against McDonald's With Propaganda Imagery

That despotic clown

Egg McMuffins aren't just mediocre pastries stuffed with microwaved eggs, bright yellow cheese and ham product. They are a form of tyranny. That, at least, is the upshot of "Routine Republic,"…

Ad of the Day: United Healthcare Reminds Us Why Dirty Dancing Is Best Left to the Pros

Might not be the time of your life

We've all been there—the opening chords of "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" from the Dirty Dancing soundtrack begin to play, and there's only one appropriate thing to do. Whether you're…

Ad of the Day: Burger King Is Letting a Live Chicken Determine Who Gets Chicken Fries

Gloria chooses which towns will eat her own kind

At Burger King, a hen named Gloria tops the pecking order when it comes to deciding which restaurant will serve Chicken Fries. In an unusual marketing stunt designed to get tongues…

Ad of the Day: This Dog's Incredible Journey Shows Why Family Vacations Should Include Pets

HomeAway shares the same story from 2 perspectives

Any obsessive dog lover, or pet lover of any stripe, knows how leaving a furry friend behind can be the worst part of going on vacation. How can you part…

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