Topic: Axe

The World's Best Commercials, 2012-13

See the top 21 winners in Film and Film Craft from Cannes

It was a long haul of judging for Sir John Hegarty, Joe Pytka and their jury teams at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last week. Hegarty's Film Lions jury…

Even Home Intruders Get the Girl in Campaign for Axe's New Hair Products

Quite the first impression

'Tis the season for male-grooming brand extensions. Old Spice introduced its shaving gel last week. And now, Axe has updated its range of hair products for men. It's advertising them…

One Small Schtup for Man, One Giant Leap for Axe's Astronaut Campaign

Hero crash-lands in woman's driveway

Dude's got the right stuff! Talk about a payload specialist! No "Houston, we've got a problem" for this rocket jockey! Etc.! BBH London and Blink director Tom Tagholm score with…

CollegeHumor Creates Breakout American Eagle Ad—for a Fake Product

Site rejiggers business around branded entertainment videos that are actually good

Brands as publishers, native advertising, branded entertainment. Sometimes digital advertising sounds like a bad joke. But when done well, it can be the funniest stuff on the Web. As long as…

Syfy Bets $105m on a TV Series and Video Game [Updated]

Takes big swing on apocalyptic space Western

At the risk of stating the obvious, $105 million is a lot of money. That’s about what Comcast and NBCUniversal have shelled out on the new Syfy series and video…

The World's Buzziest Brands

Products we can't stop talking about

NBCUniversal Integrated Media launched the Brand Power Index (BPI) in 2010 to pinpoint the 500 brands consumers are talking about the most. The BPI’s methods for measuring the impact of…

Super Bowl Teams' Fans Pick Favorite Brands

Baltimore likes BlackBerry, San Fran digs Calvin Klein

Social media data around the Super Bowl is becoming part of the big game fun—especially in the marketing world. So with that in mind, what can the brands "liked" on…

Astronaut Outsexys Lifeguard in Axe's First-Ever Super Bowl Ad

:30 pitches Apollo line, offers trip to space

Not surprisingly, Axe's first-ever Super Bowl commercial features a woman in a skimpy bikini jogging rather bouncily along a beach. Also not surprisingly, she's running toward a geeky dude who…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 11-18

Rory becomes Tiger, people become sushi, and William Shatner becomes Kaley Cuoco's dad

This week, Hertz fooled people with a hot new ski accessory, Axe compared the relative attractiveness of firemen and astronauts, and Samsung showed that its washing machine holds up to…