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Gerry Graf Explains Why Getting Paid by the Hour Is Nuts How do you bill marketers for a moment of inspiration?

Midway through his anecdotal talk today on the value of big ideas, Gerry Graf reflected on the creation of a monkey ad for E-Trade—the one that Goodby, Silverstein & Partners…

September 23, 2013, 4:11 PM EDT

Voice Actor Gives Himself a Shout-Out in Little Caesars Radio Ad Tell 'em Alan Varner sent you

OK, Alan Varner, you probably think it's real cute that you broke through the "fourth wall" in this Little Caesars radio ad from Barton F. Graf 9000, inviting listeners who…

September 20, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week Mountain Dew gets high, Kia gets skinny, and Guerlain gets very, very big

Be careful what you say about Taco Bell in Canada. The chain is liable to etch your angry rants on taco shells and force them down your throat. That's what…

August 30, 2013, 9:56 AM EDT

Barton F. Graf 9000 Denies Involvement in Horse Stunt Outside Wieden + Kennedy No poaching here

Barton F. Graf 9000 says it wasn't involved in a stunt early Thursday when a guy in a horse suit appeared to be trying to poach staff for the agency…

August 29, 2013, 9:24 AM EDT

Environmental Campaign Suggests Naming Vicious Storms After Climate-Change Deniers 'Marco Rubio threatens everything in his path'

New York ad agency Barton F. Graf 9000 has turned its roguish attention to the issue of climate change, and helped activist group 350 Action with the amusing video below.…

August 26, 2013, 12:31 PM EDT

Little Caesars Pulls Off the Most Explosive Twitter Stunt in World History July 4 was a bang

Barton F. Graf 9000 just sent around this amusing case study outlining its social-media activity for Little Caesars during the week of July 4. Without giving too much away, let's…

July 8, 2013, 3:52 PM EDT

Dish Network's Search for a Digital Agency Down to Finalists Unclear if incumbent is participating

Dish Network confirmed it is in the midst of a digital agency search, which is in its late stages. The incumbent is Booyah Advertising, of Westminister Colo. A Dish spokesman declined…

May 22, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT

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McCann in Melbourne Wins at One Show Train-safety PSA 'Dumb Ways To Die' takes 'Best of Show'

McCann in Melbourne took the top honors at the 2013 One Show with its charmingly macabre  "Dumb Ways to Die," an animated public-safety announcement (watch it below) for client Melbourne Metro. The…

May 9, 2013, 6:55 AM EDT

Finlandia Creates Epic World 'Where Cheese Reigns' and Oddballs Abound Barton F. Graf campaign gets painterly

Finlandia cheese may come from Finland, but its new ad campaign from Barton F. Graf 9000 takes a detour through Flanders with its comical paintings of a land "where cheese…

May 7, 2013, 3:40 PM EDT

Barton F. Graf 9000 Flies a Plane Around NYC With Banner Announcing New Hires Because the whole city needs to know

Why send out an email about your new hires when you can rent a plane, attach a banner to it announcing the additions, and fly it around New York City?…

April 24, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT