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'World's Strongest Coffee' Has 200% More Caffeine Death Wish turbocharges your daily drip

Here's a fun competitive niche: An upstate New York roaster has created what it calls "the world's strongest coffee," an eco-friendly gourmet brew with 200 percent more caffeine than the…

August 1, 2012, 9:16 AM EDT

Elaine's Closes Doors After 48 Years Adweek's Michael Wolff on proprietress Elaine Kaufman

I used to think that a particularly cruel act of condescension and mockery was involved in the embrace by writers and editors of Elaine Kaufman, the most celebrated restaurateur of…

May 17, 2011, 12:36 PM EDT

Manwich Ads Yanked for Slapping Girly Men

You can strike a man a thousand times in the crotch in your commercial for being a moron. But don't slap him in the face for being effeminate. That's the…

April 11, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT

Be extra manly with bacon-scented cologne

Are you American? Are you a white male between 18 and 30 who loves taking jokes way past the point where they're funny or interesting? Do you want to smell…

April 7, 2011, 11:52 AM EDT

Dipping Quiznos sandwiches isn't this hard

Quiznos keeps putting out weird ads that make its food look unappealing with a delightful series for the Chicken Bacon Dipper, which comes with cheese sauce for dipping. In this…

April 1, 2011, 1:26 PM EDT

French Tropicana ad is powered by oranges

If you've ever been to a high-school science fair, you probably know that citrus fruit can produce electricity. DDB Paris put that knowledge to clever use recently with an electric…

March 30, 2011, 11:44 AM EDT

Mac & Cheese will turn your tweets into ads

On Monday, Crispin Porter + Bogusky began holding quick-fire Kraft Macaroni & Cheese contests, in which anyone who tweeted about Mac & Cheese had a chance at getting his or…

March 29, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT

Tom Colicchio camps out in HBO food truck

HBO's Game of Thrones has hired celebrity chef and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio to be the bread to its circus. All this week, Colicchio is serving free food (including…

March 29, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

JWT Pressing the Barbecued Flesh at SXSW

JWT wants to satisfy your cravings for saucy cow and pig flesh at SXSW Interactive this year. To do so, the agency will be hauling tangy, basted animal carcasses (from…

March 10, 2011, 9:25 AM EST

Jinx, give me some free Kraft Mac & Cheese

Crispin Porter + Bogusky has developed a fun new Twitter game called "Mac & Jinx" for Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. It's based on the old children's game of Jinx, which…

March 9, 2011, 12:19 PM EST