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Topic: The Via Agency

VIA Agency's Jam Sessions Inspire the Creative Spirit

Using playtime to foster better work

Specs Who From left: John Coleman, founder, CEO; David Burfeind, chief knowledge officer; Leeann Leahy, president; Greg Smith, CCO What Full-service ad agency Where Portland, Maine The VIA Agency built a business by thinking…

Golden Corral Finds Its Lead Agency in Maine

The VIA Agency prevails in 3-horse race

Golden Corral has completed its search. The VIA Agency is the new lead creative agency for the casual dining chain, according to sources. The independent shop in Portland, Maine, prevailed in a pitch against…

Ad of the Day: Masha Sings a Sultry Remake of 'Werewolves of London' for Three Olives Vodka

A beast on the prowl

So, you're a werewolf, and it's your night to howl. Your drink of choice would be … a Bloody Mary? A piña colada at Trader Vic's? A Coors Light, aka…

Concord Grapes Become Chatty Sitcom Characters in Welch's New Campaign

Message of heart health

Is the time ripe for a sitcom starring a bunch of grapes? The VIA Agency's new campaign for Welch's mimics/spoofs the prime-time sitcom format to deliver the message that grape juice…

Reggie Watts Has Created Truly Odd Greenpeace Ads Aimed at the Tech Industry

'My grandma clicks dirty'

Reggie Watts yodels, raps, hangs with woodland fauna, floats on a giant leaf and generally goofs around in a quartet of new videos from Greenpeace. The environmental group is sending a…

Klondike Bar Plays Doctor With a Hot Candy Nurse, and a New Product Is Born

Sex sells, even with ice cream

Best ice-cream bar ever conceived? That would be the Klondike Kandy Bar, born an indeterminate number of months after an illicit tryst between a regular Klondike Bar and a tall,…

Agency Writes Original Holiday Album, Pleads With David Bowie to Cover a Song

VIA's year-end quest

Speaking of Christmas miracles, The VIA Agency would like to make one of its own happen. The Portland, Maine, agency's house band recorded a six-track album of holiday music, and…

Ad of the Day: Ray Liotta Says It All by Saying Nothing for 1800 Tequila

VIA signs up the ultimate tough guy

Michael Imperioli was tough. Ray Liotta is tougher. The 58-year-old Goodfellas actor stars in a new international campaign for 1800 Tequila that carries the theme "Enough said." And indeed, he says…

Ad of the Day: Republic Wireless Sticks to the Facts With a Rascal of a Spokesman

H. Bud Chadwickson tells it like it is

Is your wireless carrier working you over like a Carolina Bearded Tick on a baby hog's ankle? Might be time to switch to Republic Wireless. That's the advice from one H.…

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