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Vintage ads capture VCRs in all their glory

Remember when VCRs were the centerpiece of home-theater technology? Of course not, because the continents hadn't broken apart yet. Good thing we can learn about those primitive times with…

June 9, 2010, 7:57 AM EDT

25 epic commercials that aren't called '1984'

Leo Burnett once said great advertising could be boiled down into three simple messages: "Here's what we've got. Here's what it will do for you. Here's how to get it."…

May 5, 2010, 8:58 AM EDT

Six TV-commercial clichés that refuse to die

Cracked continues its once-unthinkable trend of being funnier than Mad magazine with its list of The 6 Most Baffling Things Every TV Ad Assumes Are True. All of the…

March 29, 2010, 9:08 AM EDT

66 greatest film taglines of the past 30 years

In celebration of Sunday's Academy Awards, we've combed through the last 30 years of movie marketing and selected our 66 favorite film taglines from that period. See the…

March 5, 2010, 7:19 AM EST

Grey NY tops 'Fast Company' innovative list

Fast Company is at it again. It's weighing in on the most innovative companies in various sectors. Its list of the top 10 innovators in advertising includes some…

February 18, 2010, 3:54 PM EST

Six gassy commercials that really let her rip

Nothing brings together otherwise disparate elements of society quite like a good fart joke. In fact, advertisers have used them enough times to warrant a ranking, courtesy of Daily Fork,…

January 12, 2010, 9:35 AM EST

Killer campaigns you probably missed in '09

Just when you thought all the 2009 wrap-ups were behind us, here's one that's still worth a look. Osocio, the blog that covers nonprofit advertising, has compiled its…

January 7, 2010, 10:56 AM EST

The 10 most-read AdFreak posts of the year

Looking back on 2009, certain topics really struck a chord with AdFreak readers. Specifically: terrorism, loose women, Jesus, old computer ads, condoms and genital shaving. Below is a list of…

December 24, 2009, 12:28 PM EST

AdFreak selects the 30 freakiest ads of 2009

It's the most wonderful time of the year—time to look back at the oddest, creepiest, quirkiest and downright freakiest commercials that we covered on AdFreak this year. Click here to…

December 17, 2009, 1:41 PM EST

10 most stupidest marketing blunders of '09

Media maven and former Brandweek journalist Constantine Von Hoffman, on his Collateral Damage blog, serves up his annual list of the worst marketing blunders of the year. Jay…

December 14, 2009, 11:14 AM EST