Kayak Finds Its New Creative Partner in The Martin Agency

Shop known for Geico ads will handle upcoming campaigns

After several years of decidedly unusual ads from New York's Barton F. Graf, travel aggregator Kayak is going in a new direction, choosing The Martin Agency for its next big…

Kayak Can't Help Everyone in This New Pair of Perfectly Awkward Ads

Barton F. Graf's off-kilter spots strike again

In recent years, Barton F. Graf 9000 has created some hilariously absurd and sometimes controversial commercials for Kayak. These two new ads are more subtle and less flat-out wacky, but… Chooses TBWA for Europe

Annual media spending is estimated at $25 million has hired TBWA as the travel search engine's first lead creative agency for the European market. The Omnicom Group shop will run the business out of its office in Amsterdam.…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 11-18

Rory becomes Tiger, people become sushi, and William Shatner becomes Kaley Cuoco's dad

This week, Hertz fooled people with a hot new ski accessory, Axe compared the relative attractiveness of firemen and astronauts, and Samsung showed that its washing machine holds up to…

Roommates Get a Little Too Close in Kayak's Latest Spot

Tempers flare between intra-sweater rivals

When looking for great travel deals, make sure to wear a small sweater, not some great tent-like monstrosity. That's one lesson learned from this latest Barton F. Graf 9000 spot…

Priceline Buys Kayak for $1.8 Billion

Kayak sells after going public four months ago

Grab a paddle, Shatner. bought rival travel site Kayak for $1.8 billion in cash and stock, doling out $40 per share to Kayak’s shareholders, the firms said in a…

Avert Your Eyes From Kayak's Crazy Dilated-Pupils Guy

Haunting vision in BFG 9000's latest spot

Goofy pupils aside, this new commercial for travel website Kayak—the latest in a series of absurd spots from ad agency Barton F. Graf 9000—has a bit of a blurred vision.… Deals So Good, You Just Have to Fire That Flare Gun

More goofy fun from Barton F. Graf 9000

Creating a great ad campaign isn't brain surgery. Or is it? Surely it's a complex, demanding operation, and many well-intentioned efforts flatline. Barton F. Graf 9000's recent work for,…

Ad of the Day:

Finding great deals on flights and hotels isn't brain surgery

For its latest commercial, Barton F. Graf 9000 and director Harold Einstein fall back on that timeless old comedy chestnut—the grotesque medical experiment. Seems our brain-surgeon hero doesn't have the…

Don't Be a Dummy: Simplify Your Travel Search With Kayak

Still, points for ingenuity

This latest commercial from Barton F. Graf 9000 demonstrates the virtue of working smart instead of working hard. That said, the human-dummy pantograph setup is a pretty impressive engineering…