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Topic: Old Spice

By the Numbers: How Do Terry Crews and Isaiah Mustafa Really Stack Up?

A career-spanning comparison of the Old Spice rivals

For years, Old Spice has used quirky spokespeople—robots, moms, fingers, or whatever else the brand could cook up—but Terry Crews and Isaiah Mustafa, with their wildly different personas, are certainly the two…

Terry Crews and Isaiah Mustafa Are Now Battling for the Hearts of Old Spice Fans

The brand's best pitchmen, together at last

For the first time, Old Spice's two resident ad stars, Terry Crews and Isaiah Mustafa, are appearing in commercials together. In a new campaign to help customers choose a scent to…

Old Spice Creates a Loony Sci-Fi 'Choose Your Own Adventure' Game on Instagram

Hacking the photo network's tags, with a wink

Wieden + Kennedy has hacked the tagging function on Instagram to create an amusingly absurd "Choose Your Own Adventure" social game for Old Spice, filled with robots, retro monsters and…

The 'Great Concoction' of Creatives, Marketers and Open Minds Is What Makes Cannes Work

Jim Stengel tells how P&G met W+K

Jim Stengel's history with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity dates back to 2003, when, as global marketing chief of Procter & Gamble, he and a team of colleagues…

American Greetings' Mother's Day Video Takes Top Prize at Effie Awards

'World's Toughest Job' ad made by Mullen Lowe

After a strong showing at last month's One Show, Mullen Lowe's "World's Toughest Job" ad for American Greetings claimed the top prize tonight at the Effie Awards. The Grand Effie winner…

Old Spice Will Drop a Man in the Woods and Let Twitch Viewers Control Him for 3 Days

Crowdsourced gaming from nongaming brand

Old Spice is tapping into the gamer community, which clearly overlaps with its own target, with an interesting campaign on Twitch—the live social video platform for gamers—in which viewers get…

Deposit Bits of Nature Into Old Spice's Weird Vending Machine, Get Even Stranger Stuff Back

Got a pinecone? Trade it for a Sega Genesis

To promote a new collection of scents—Timber, Amber and Citron—Old Spice has placed a rather generous and oddly specific machine in Grand Central Terminal's Vanderbilt Hall. Nestled behind fake pine trees…

Ad of the Day: Old Spice Walks on the Wild Side in an Outdoorsy New Campaign

Just spray for a crazy outdoor adventure

Anything can happen when you're out and about in the wilderness. And these new Old Spice ads prove it.  The latest kooky campaign from Old Spice, courtesy of Wieden + Kennedy,…

Terry Crews Screams Again for Old Spice, Particularly When He Sees Mrs. Terry Crews

Electric shavers ad is a real nightmare

Ready for more screaming, twitchy muscles, explosions and horrifying hallucinations? Good, because Terry Crews just made another Old Spice commercial. The ad, by Wieden + Kennedy and directors Fatal Farm, continues…

How the Music Company on Old Spice's 'Dadsong' Got the Ad's Twisted Genius Just Right

Scoring the sequel to 'Momsong'

Old Spice this week unveiled "Dadsong," its second lunatic 60-second musical via Wieden + Kennedy—the sequel to the award-winning "Momsong" from a year ago. Clearly, the music on a commercial…

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