Topic: Old Spice

YouTube's 10 Most-Watched Ads in September

Three spots break the 10 million mark, as Chipotle finishes fourth

Chipotle's "The Scarecrow" may have been the most lavishly constructed ad posted to YouTube in September. But the CAA Marketing production could manage only fourth place on Adweek and YouTube's…

Hunkvertising: The Objectification of Men in Advertising

Some wish they’d just keep their assets covered

Call it hunkvertising. The objectification of men in advertising (as with women) is not new. Consider icons like the Marlboro Man and Old Spice’s sexy pitchman Isaiah Mustafa. And yet, a…

8 Types of Real-Time Marketing, and the Brands That Got It Right

Being great in the moment

Like Mother Goose's girl with the curl on her forehead, real-time marketing can be very, very good—but when it is bad, it is horrid. "Just because you can doesn't mean you…

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week

Lots of comedy, lots of fear, and lots and lots of animals

Plenty of prankvertising stunts have cruelly ambushed people over the past year. But LG's latest spot takes the genre's sadism to a new level—if it's real and not staged.

Ad of the Day: Old Spice Perfects the Stupid-Funny Parody Jingle in NFL Spots

Wes Welker, Jerod Mayo star

Here's a sentence I never thought I'd write: The bar for deodorant ads has gotten really, really high over the last few years. Don't look at me. I didn't decide this…

Dos Equis Spokesman Does the Most Interesting 'Ask Me Anything' in the World

Jonathan Goldsmith stops by Reddit for mine-clearing charity

You might think Dos Equis' mind-bendingly classy pitchman was too busy saving supermodels on the far side of the world to spend any time answering to the dweebish hoi polloi…

Wieden + Kennedy Takes on Tax Preparation

TurboTax leaves Dailey after 11 years

The agency that found a way to contemporize an old deodorant brand is venturing into tax preparation software. Wieden + Kennedy, famous for its award-winning rebranding of Procter & Gamble's Old…

Architect Sweats, and for Good Reason, in Old Spice's Latest Bar-Soap Ad Parody

He means well

Old Spice had a couple of hits back in April with its "Shower" and "Watermelon" ads for its Fiji Bar Soap. Now, the brand's Swagger Bar Soap gets some play…

The World's Best Commercials, 2012-13

See the top 21 winners in Film and Film Craft from Cannes

It was a long haul of judging for Sir John Hegarty, Joe Pytka and their jury teams at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity last week. Hegarty's Film Lions jury…