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See Heineken's 15-Second Film Based on a Fan's Tweet About an Evil Abe Lincoln 'Linclone' was even screened at Tribeca

Fifteen seconds is short for an ad, never mind a film. But Heineken and Wieden + Kennedy New York premiered just such a movie at the Tribeca Film Festival on…

April 24, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

The Women in This Tequila Commercial Only Have Time for One Kind of Bro He's the one not acting like a jackass

This new ad for Mezcal El Silencio tequila by agency Pablo Escargot starts off the same way many beer/liquor ads do—i.e., like from a clip of Ocean's Eleven, with bunch…

April 21, 2014, 10:04 AM EDT

Miller High Life Celebrates the Least Interesting Man in the World 'I Am Rich' ads go for everyman appeal

Miller High Life would like you to meet Rich, the least interesting man in the world. The champagne of beers, absent on national TV since 2012, is returning to the airwaves…

April 15, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

Brewer Goes for Adorably Terrifying With Half-Pony, Half-Dinosaur Mascot Baldwin& designs Ponysaurus logo

Durham, N.C., resident Keil Jansen may have quit his job as a teacher to start a nanobrewery, but judging by its name, Ponysaurus Brewery, his old profession clearly rubbed off…

April 11, 2014, 1:17 PM EDT

Don Draper Buys a Round for Everyone Giant highball drains as Mad Men Season 7 approaches

The seventh and final season of AMC’s Mad Men premieres this Sunday. What’ll Don Draper do about his wrecked marriage? What’ll fans do when this skirt-chasing, smoke-filled show is finally…

April 11, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Alison Brie and Adam Scott Host a Socially Awkward Party With Smirnoff Vodka maker mocks mixologists and 'VIPeeing'

If there's one age-old trick that's worked for mid-priced brands, it's poking fun at the pretentiousness of their costly competitors. Smirnoff's new campaign is no exception, though it somehow accomplishes…

April 10, 2014, 12:57 PM EDT

First Wine in a Box, Now Wine in a Can? Agency promotion puts Beaujolais in paint packaging

Raise your brushes and rollers to toast Lithuania's McCann Vilnius, which recently packaged France's famed Beaujolais Nouveau in limited-edition paint cans for a fun self-promotion. McCann says it wanted to show…

April 9, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

Infographic: The Incredible Taxonomy of Almost Every Beer in the World Pop Chart Lab's latest masterpiece

Pop Chart Lab makes some impressive taxonomy charts. Following last year's complete taxonomy of college sports mascots, the poster company has turned to everyone's favorite subject—alcohol—for its latest mind-boggling creation:…

March 18, 2014, 9:02 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Jägermeister's New Commercial Deserves a Great Big Bro-Hug Richer story than you'd expect

When alcohol brands try to broaden their reach beyond their core crowd, the results can often be awkward or even laughable. The best ads are those that acknowledge the brand's…

February 26, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

Bourbon Ad Shows You the Peculiar Way People Get Around in Woodstock, Ky. That's just how they roll

Woodstock Bourbon's ad showing its hometown's enthusiasm for the brand is pretty funny (well, besides that "Barrellel Parking" sign—groan). But it's right on the brink of being one of those…

February 25, 2014, 4:50 PM EST

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