Topic: Griner

Welcome to your first dizzying day at W+K

Here's an absurd but cuttingly appropriate introduction to life at Wieden +Kennedy, as featured in a recent episode of IFC's Portlandia. (Sorry to say, we haven't been watching, so thanks…

March 15, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

Overthrow your totalitarian thirst with Sprite

If your country's despotic strongman isn't swayed by peaceful protests, you might want to try offering him a bottle of Sprite. Odds of success are slim compared to the odds…

March 14, 2011, 2:43 PM EDT

Corning's glass video shatters expectations

In one of those weird twists of viral fate, a six-minute corporate video aimed at large-scale investors has become a mainstream YouTube sensation. Now with more than 8 million views,…

March 14, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

Sun Drop shakes its thing before the nation

What do you get when you mix a second-tier soda, Snoop Dogg and a marketing agency owned by MTV? The funniest white girl on television. The new ad for Sun…

March 14, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

Is Hyundai itself doing a bit of propaganda?

"Do compact cars run on gas or propaganda?" That's the question posed by Hyundai in this month's Wired. The full-page ad gets even more confrontational in the body copy, chastising…

March 14, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

Egypt, Tunisia appeal to tourists in new ads

The recent revolution may have battered Egypt's tourism industry, but it might also hold the key to bringing international visitors back. On Thursday, Egypt unveiled a new ad campaign that…

March 11, 2011, 10:58 AM EST

Taco Bell shrimp ads remain totally random

If you thought Taco Bell was getting obscure with its "Shrimp Blogger" ad last year, then you're probably downright baffled by Draftfcb's new "Shrimp Crashers" spot, shown below. An entire…

March 9, 2011, 10:11 AM EST

15 great jingles for fake brands. Sing along!

Creating an addictive jingle has long been one of the most prized skills in advertising. It's especially impressive when a memorable jingle doesn't even promote a real product. To celebrate…

March 2, 2011, 1:53 PM EST

Iñárritu's meth spots get return engagement

He came up short for best foreign-language film at the Oscars, but Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu is still getting some mainstream attention in the U.S. this week thanks to…

March 1, 2011, 8:57 AM EST

McKinney makes game about homelessness

If you were $10 away from living on the streets, would you pocket money from your kid's birthday card? If you could only afford to pay one bill, would it…

February 14, 2011, 12:24 PM EST