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Topic: Barton F. Graf 9000

Is Kayak's 'Stairlift' Commercial Bringing You Down? Critics cry elder abuse but other viewers think it's great

Some folks are finding Barton F. Graf 9000's latest advertising excursion for travel site Kayak.com a less than uplifting experience. In the 30-second spot, a middle-aged man commandeers his elderly mother's…

January 21, 2014, 1:38 PM EST

The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in December Kobe and Messi destroy the competition

Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi have always been world beater, and it's no different on Adweek and YouTube's Ads Leaderboard for December. Teaming up for a sequel to their staggeringly successful…

January 10, 2014, 12:56 PM EST

2 Ad Agencies Produce This Holiday Season's Most Anti-Consumerist Toy Give the gift of Bawx

Leave it to a couple of ad agencies to upend the holiday season with the year's most radical toy. Independent shops Barton F. Graf 9000 in New York and TDA_Boulder…

December 12, 2013, 2:34 PM EST

Ian Reichenthal, Scott Vitrone Reunite With Gerry Graf at Barton F. Graf 9000 Exit W+K to focus on making ads

Gerry Graf is getting the old team back together. The founder and chief creative officer of Barton F. Graf 9000 has hired Scott Vitrone and Ian Reichenthal, his former key lieutenants…

November 7, 2013, 2:18 PM EST

Ad School Grads Crack Up Conductors on NYC Subway Little-known 'pointing' rule put to good use

Halfway down each subway platform in New York City hangs a black-and-white striped sign. Before opening the train doors, a conductor is required to point at the sign to acknowledge…

October 31, 2013, 12:59 PM EDT

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

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