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Boost shrinkage is great for unhappy giants

In this new spot, 180LA and Boost Mobile present a giant grocery-store manager who knocks over shelves, ogles cute gals in the aisles and generally makes a nuisance of himself.…

November 2, 2010, 9:35 AM EDT

T-Mobile wows fliers with Heathrow concert

Continuing its impressive series of flashmob stunts, T-Mobile recently held an a cappella concert welcoming travelers arriving at London's Heathrow Airport. The performers bust out a diverse array of lyrics,…

November 1, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

AT&T's service covers 97% of paper people

BBDO was clearly going for cute and whimsical in this spot touting AT&T's mobile coverage, but there's something a bit creepy about those countless paper dolls multiplying in our midst.…

October 14, 2010, 11:00 AM EDT

Windows phone doesn't like to be looked at

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 introductory campaign, by Crispin Porter + Bogusky, shows folks who are so immersed in what's on their mobile screens, they're blissfully disconnected from the world around…

October 11, 2010, 4:06 PM EDT

Orange turning around singing tweetagrams

Right on schedule, advertisers are drawing up campaigns straight out of the Old Spice social-media playbook. U.K. telecom Orange is putting its own real-time twist on the Old Spice…

October 4, 2010, 11:38 AM EDT

Sony Ericsson's spots skewer focus groups

Most people in advertising have been subjected to the drudgery known as focus groups. Now, Sony Ericsson is mining silly focus-group situations in new ads created by Dare's New…

September 15, 2010, 3:22 PM EDT

Jack Black in Orange's fake 'Gulliver' trailer

I've been wanting to see Jack Black turned into a giant puppet for a couple of years now, and this U.K. cinema spot for Orange, by Fallon London, has…

September 1, 2010, 9:35 AM EDT

Orange loves your goofy self in Saatchi ads

Saatchi & Saatchi in Switzerland and European telecom powerhouse Orange get it right in this new campaign, which is amusing and filled with fun bits while not going totally…

August 27, 2010, 9:31 AM EDT

Sprint makes it easier to be a major asshole

The new Sprint commercials from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners are amusing. They portray Sprint customers as oblivious jerks who use their unlimited Web, e-mail and text to deliver terrible…

August 24, 2010, 1:53 PM EDT

Droid 2 also quite hazardous to human flesh

Fears that the Droid 2 won't be shoved down our throats as far as the Droid X was have been eased. A big push for Droid 2 is planned,…

August 18, 2010, 3:00 PM EDT