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Big Spaceship Hires First COO Cutwater alumnus to help pilot Brooklyn digital shop

Digital indie Big Spaceship is adding to its leadership ranks, hiring Alasdair Lloyd-Jones as the Brooklyn-based agency's first chief operating officer. Lloyd-Jones last served as co-president and chief strategic officer at…

October 19, 2011, 4:42 PM EDT

Using the Force, Big Spaceship Overhauls New site is more visual and interactive

Brooklyn creative agency Big Spaceship recently got a plum digital assignment—helping Lucasfilm completely overhaul "We were posed with a unique brand challenge," says Big Spaceship founder and CEO Michael…

September 22, 2011, 4:20 PM EDT

Craziest Local TV Ads Ever Made: Meet Your Winners

To what depths will local business owners sink to shill for their products and services? Rhett & Link, the YouTube darlings who just can't get enough of whack local ads,…

July 27, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT

Volkswagen Turns to the Dark Side in Greenpeace's Little Vader Parody

Greenpeace has jumped on the Volkswagen Little Vader spoof bandwagon, mocking the automaker's much-feted Super Bowl spot "The Force" with a new environmentally friendly online campaign. Marvel already parodied the…

June 28, 2011, 2:05 PM EDT

Darth Vader Goes to Disneyland to Check Out 'Star Tours'

Most of Disneyland is fun and all, but it doesn't quite cut it for Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers. That much is evident from this new Disney Parks video heralding…

June 6, 2011, 2:05 PM EDT

First Mover Interview: Jim Lanzone When CBS Interactive bought Clicker, it also gained a president

Adweek: So what’s a digital-media tyro like you doing at a fusty old-media company like CBS? Jim Lanzone: I don’t really think of it that way at all. People think the…

May 2, 2011, 6:33 AM EDT

Old Star Wars Commercials Sold Everything Under the Sun

People who complain about the relentless consumerism of today's media franchises should consider the amount of crap Star Wars produced, back in a supposedly simpler time. Just check out BuzzFeed's…

April 18, 2011, 12:18 PM EDT

Volkswagen's Mini Vader meets Darth Vader

The Max Page story continues, as the 6-year-old little Darth Vader from Deutsch's Volkswagen spot meets James Earl Jones, the real Darth Vader. Max to Jones: "What is thy bidding,…

February 8, 2011, 5:01 PM EST

Darth Vader Set to Lord Over Super Bowl Ads

In the old days, advertisers guarded their Super Bowl ads like state secrets. Nowadays, many want pre-game Internet buzz to stretch their big investment. Forecasts are dangerous, but it looks…

February 3, 2011, 8:45 AM EST

R2-D2 and C-3PO raid U.K. electronics store

R2-D2 and C-3PO break into a Currys & PC World Megastore (the British version of Best Buy, near as I can tell) for some harmless mischief in this M&C Saatchi…

November 1, 2010, 9:04 AM EDT