Topic: Griner

Nissan Versa Has Plenty of Room for Hipster Haircuts New ads use series of snapshots to show off space

Here's a pretty clever visual trick, especially for a car ad focused on something as banal as headroom. Nissan and TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles have crafted two commercials that create a video…

August 26, 2011, 8:13 AM EDT

GOP Candidate Takes to Field as 'Donkey Whisperer' Congressional hopeful tries to win over stubborn crowd

Here's a refreshing twist on the typical Democrat-bashing political ad from a GOP primary candidate. Texas congressional hopeful Roger Williams styles himself as "The Donkey Whisperer" in this lighthearted clip…

August 25, 2011, 8:01 AM EDT

This Japanese Milk Ad Will Creep You Out Next time you run low, don't tell mom

Hey guys, do me a big favor and remind me NEVER to run out of milk in Japan. I mean, here in the States, I would just drive to the…

August 24, 2011, 8:16 AM EDT

Teen wolves just not as carefree these days

In 1985, being a Teen Wolf meant surfing on the roof of a van and showboating at high-school basketball games. But judging by the trailer for MTV's series reboot of…

March 31, 2011, 1:23 PM EDT

Preakness spokes-centaur is ready to party

If you've been longing for some good centaur-centric advertising in the three years since Old Spice's showering man-horse, then you're going to love Kegasus. The new spokesbeast for Preakness Stakes…

March 30, 2011, 7:53 AM EDT

Old Navy bops with Michael Jackson dancer

Old Navy has released another original song, "Layer Player," that it hopes will soon infect your brain and iPhone. It's about on par with the saccharine "Super C-U-T-E" we were…

March 29, 2011, 9:24 AM EDT

Did Groupon's ads cause revenues to tank?

In one month, Groupon's skyrocketing revenues suddenly tanked by 30 percent—and it just happened to be the month of the site's widely hated Super Bowl ad, according to data compiled…

March 24, 2011, 12:23 PM EDT

Tiny Giraffes From DirecTV Ads Now for Sale

Gregor the Russian billionaire might be the lead in DirecTV's "Opulence" and "Epic Win" ads from Grey New York, but we all know who the real star is—the miniature giraffe.…

March 24, 2011, 8:22 AM EDT

Lecherous Non-Human Pitching Ford Focus

Two of television's funniest Pauls—writer/director Paul Feig and comedian Paul F. Tompkins—have teamed up to create Ford's newest marketing icon: a lascivious "spokespuppet" named Doug. In a series of online…

March 22, 2011, 9:54 AM EDT

Crispin's 15 best campaigns for Burger King

Whatever your opinion of the relationship between Burger King and Crispin Porter + Bogusky—and their abrupt break-up late last week—it's hard to deny that their work together helped usher in…

March 21, 2011, 9:08 AM EDT