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Sprint continues its mockery of the holidays

In September, Virgin Atlantic sought your awkwardest vacation photos in a collaboration with the blog Awkward Family Photos. Now, Sprint has gotten on the awkward wagon and is giving you…

December 2, 2010, 11:44 AM EST

Sprint's customers lacking the holiday spirit

Sprint and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners aren't going to get all sappy because the holidays are here. No, they're going to stay with the thrifty, oblivious assholes in their advertising.…

November 16, 2010, 12:05 PM EST

Talking bees bumble about in Vodafone ads

I think we've all wondered what would happen if giant bees with Michael Caine accents roamed the streets in search of phone plans. Well, now we know, thanks to this…

November 15, 2010, 10:51 AM EST

T-Mobile needles iPhone with Apple parody

T-Mobile skewers the iPhone with this cheeky send-up of the "Get a Mac" campaign. It touts the myTouch 4G device as better and faster and blah blah blah ... but…

November 4, 2010, 10:55 AM EDT

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