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How Two CW Rejects Became the Masters of Branded Web Video Meet the Mad Men of YouTube

Back in 2007, when the idea of YouTube stars was still dubious, a pair of friends, Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal, Natives of Spookway, North Carolina, struck gold with a…

June 6, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Deutsch Produces Radio Ads for a Dollar to Promote Taco Bell's Dollar Cravings Menu Bad robot voice is good fun

Taco Bell's Dollar Cravings Menu is a low-budget option, so naturally it needs low-budget advertising. Enter Deutsch/LA, which claims to have produced radio ads for a dollar promoting the menu.…

May 29, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

Taco Bell Explodes in Your Face With 3-D Cinema Spot Finally, you get your Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco

Doritos go boom on the big screen! Never mind what they do when they land in your belly. As part of an all-out commercial assault for its newest hybrid taco,…

March 14, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

Taco Bell Gives Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Big Poppa' the Spanish Treatment, Too Another job for Google Translate

By its own admission, Taco Bell agency Deutsch in Los Angeles used Google Translate to put together Spanish lyrics for the version of Notorious B.I.G.'s "Big Poppa" in this ad—much…

February 8, 2013, 1:23 PM EST

Taco Bell Agrees to Send Facebook Fan a Custom 'Think Outside the Buns' Speedo High-school swimmer asks, and shall receive

Taco Bell's Twitter feed is notoriously lively. Whoever's manning its Facebook page is a bit of a wiseacre, too, but not in a bad way. When a high-school swimmer from…

January 7, 2013, 12:18 PM EST

Taco Bell and Old Spice Mix It Up on Twitter A spirited debate over sauce, spices and volcanos

[Note: This item has been updated. We initially thought the fight was abandoned early on, but we mistakenly had @ replies turned off.] Everyone loves it when brands mix it…

July 12, 2012, 11:43 AM EDT

Taco Bell Airlifts a Ton of Tacos Into Remote Alaskan Village Kodiak is getting Pitbull, but Bethel scores too

With the pungent, gut-grinding scents of Taco Bell wafting on the icy breeze and the bass-heavy beat of Pitbull soon to shake snow from the trees, rural Alaska is getting…

July 10, 2012, 9:35 AM EDT

Taco Bell Whips Up QR Codes From Lemons and Avocados Print ads tout new Cantina Bell menu

Taco Bell has just launched a new Cantina Bell menu, partnering with chef Lorena Garcia to create gourmet-inspired bowls and burritos featuring new ingredients for Taco Bell (including whole black…

July 9, 2012, 4:39 PM EDT

Taco Bell shrimp ads remain totally random

If you thought Taco Bell was getting obscure with its "Shrimp Blogger" ad last year, then you're probably downright baffled by Draftfcb's new "Shrimp Crashers" spot, shown below. An entire…

March 9, 2011, 10:11 AM EST

Employees offer impartial Taco Bell defense

Taco Bell keeps swearing its seasoned beef is 88 percent real meat, and its latest ads—touting the Crunchwrap Supreme, on special this week for 88 cents—feature employees who were ground…

February 28, 2011, 9:59 AM EST