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Topic: Subaru

In an Unusual Upfront Pitch, IFC Says Its Viewers 'Don’t Stink'

Network caters to 'responsible rebels,' not hipsters

For a network that prides itself on comedy with a twist, it's not surprising that IFC also has been shaking up the standard upfront meetings this year. As Vanessa Benfield, svp…

How Subaru and Shazam Helped Make Odessa a Star

Music exec used app to discover folk singer

It's rare that ads make the artist, but in the case of singer-songwriter Odessa, it was in fact just that—a TV commercial for Subaru launched her career. The automaker's "Flat Tire"…

Ad of the Day: How Subaru Perfectly Poked Fun at Itself With Its Great Tree-Hugger Ad

Laughing at, but also loving, a stereotype

Subaru's "Memory Lane" ad from Carmichael Lynch, with the hippie grandma teaching her granddaughter to love nature, has been out for more than a month. But it's still airing, and…

David Hasselhoff Just Wants to Have Fun in His Zany Ads

Can you fault the guy?

There is something undeniably nostalgic about David "The Hoff" Hasselhoff that makes me feel as if I'm back in the '80s. His perfectly coifed hair. His overly dramatic one-liners. The…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: April 25-May 2

These new spots were all about overcoming obstacles. Vote for your favorite

This roundup of the week's best ads speak to the various obstacles we encounter in our lives—both the small hurdles and those that at first may seem insurmountable. The lesson…

Russian Subaru Ad Expertly Veers From Shocking and Sad to Hilarious

Reversal of fortune on a quiet road at night

If you've been paying attention to Subaru's ads lately, you know that dogs love driving the brand's cars. But you probably don't know how far they'll go to do so. This…

Subaru Gets Trashy With Trailer for Grindhouse-Style Movie

Drifter and his WRX give a girl 'The Ride of Her Life'

Subaru is going for the lowest common denominator of dudes with this new grindhouse-style trailer for a movie that hopefully will never really exist. The title, The Ride of Her Life,…

Samsung Steals the Show With Demo of New Galaxy S5

Brand has 2 of the best YouTube brand videos this week

Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is off and running, with a basic demo spot showcasing the phone's features easily the most-viewed brand video on YouTube this week. With a whopping 10.6…

Watch This Miniature, 3D-Printed Subaru Race Against a Ton of Exploding Sticks

Quite a feat of RC driving prowess

If you ever need to outrun an elaborately exploding array of wooden tongue depressors, a remote-controlled Subaru might just be the vehicle for you. The brand's two-minute spot, "WRX STI vs.…

Weird, Giant Monsters Chase a Forester in Subaru Ad That's Totally Bonkers

Tie-in with Attack on Titan

If you need to outrun giant monsters that want to eat you, drive a Subaru Forester. This Subaru ad from Japan draws its villains from Attack on Titan, the forthcoming live-action…

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