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Topic: Subaru

Ad of the Day: Subaru Just Made Another Great Father-Daughter Tearjerker

Pass on the car, keep the memories

Does any advertiser do father-daughter storytelling better than Subaru? The automaker and Minneapolis agency Carmichael Lynch have been churning out emotional "Daddy's girl" spots for years. Most famously, of course, there…

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…

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…

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…

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 17-24

Doggies to selfies, controversy to optimism—vote for your favorite spot

This week's matchup of the best commercials pits an uplifting Honda spot against comedy and real-life controversy, plus the Governator dons a disguise for a good cause and Dove's "Real…

Ad of the Day: Subaru's Road-Tripping Dogs Are Cute, Funny and Almost Human

Meet the Barkleys

Chances are you've already got an idea of what the typical Subaru owner looks like: They enjoy L.L. Bean, buying granola at Whole Foods and being very involved in their…

Boston Terriers Are the Latest Breed to Get the Star Treatment

Dog days of advertising

Every dog has its day—and today definitely belongs to the Boston terrier. After starring in a rash of ads back in the early aughts, the breed is back in a big…

Gay Advertising’s Long March Out of the Closet

Same-sex imagery is much older than you think

James Cash Penney, the son of a Baptist minister and founder of one of America’s enduring retail empires, probably rolled over in his grave. Tucked in the glossy pages of JCPenney’s…

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