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Return to Rushmore: Best Buy's Back-to-School Ad Channels a Wes Anderson Classic Sadly, no Bill Murray

Wes Anderson's Rushmore was a clear inspiration for Best Buy's back-to-school spot, which, like the 1998 film, focuses on a student juggling an excess of extracurricular interests. Created by Crispin Porter…

July 25, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph Help Best Buy Stave Off Showrooming Storybook celebration of brick and mortar

Halloween is here, which means it's time for Christmas ads to appear. And Crispin Porter + Bogusky's "Your Ultimate Holiday Showroom" push for Best Buy helps usher in the season…

October 31, 2013, 8:37 AM EDT

Useless Plastic Box Going for $99.99 at Best Buy, Thanks to Rascally Artist Fake product reaches store shelves

A street artist named Plastic Jesus (picking an artsy pseudonym in 2013 is like picking an AOL screen name in 1997) stuck it to the man by leaving a fake…

August 19, 2013, 10:05 AM EDT

Best Buy's Super Bowl Ad Will Salute Innovators of Mobile Instagram's Kevin Systrom among those featured

Crispin Porter + Bogusky has revealed some details of its upcoming Super Bowl spot for Best Buy—the electronics retailer's second straight appearance in the big game. Last year's spot, starring…

February 1, 2012, 10:33 AM EST

Best Buy Turns Geek Squad Into Human Backpacks Wearing other humans is OK for a change

Crispin Porter + Bogusky has taken Best Buy's Geek Squad, removed them from their adorable little black-and-white Volkswagen Beetles, and turned them into human backpacks for the chain's latest back-to-school…

August 29, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT

PlayStation's Kevin Butler now unstoppable

He was powerful before, but PlayStation's vp of everything, Kevin Butler, has found new reserves of awesome thanks to a deal with Best Buy to sell a Sony Bravia TV…

December 2, 2010, 4:46 PM EST

Best Buy's corporate elf screws co-workers

Santa's newest elf, Kenneth, channels Steve Ballmer in a motivational speech to get Santa's workshoppers excited about providing tech support—even on Christmas Day—in this first of a series of Crispin…

November 11, 2010, 9:53 AM EST

Old electronics get a new life in Best Buy ad

Best Buy is going the "show, don't tell" route by using discarded electronics to promote its recycling program. A billboard in Times Square spells out "e-cycle" with old…

February 10, 2010, 11:05 AM EST

'War on Christmas' army attacking Best Buy

The holiday season means traditions. One of the more recent that's fun to watch is the "war on Christmas," with advertisers taking flak for being too inclusive in…

November 24, 2009, 9:05 AM EST

Best Buy feels bad about Circuit City, really

More than a few people have detected a whiff of sarcasm in this Best Buy sign, in which the electronics retailer pretends not to be pleased as hell over…

February 4, 2009, 1:00 PM EST