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Korean Dramas Hook Millennial Viewers Who Speak Spanish and English DramaFever viewership jumped 440% in a year

Is Korean—even for those who need subtitles—the language of love? DramaFever, which claims to be the largest importer of prime-time soap-styled dramas from South Korea, would say so. The lion's share…

May 15, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT

Verizon Hangs Rivals' 4G Coverage Maps in a Gallery Because They Look Like Abstract Art Not like a map of the U.S.

Remember the "map wars" of 2009, when AT&T and Verizon spent a combined $4 billion on ads (and went to court) to claim coverage-area supremacy? Well, it looks like Verizon…

November 25, 2013, 1:28 PM EST

Verizon's Star Wars Fan Family Puts Other Halloween Costumes to Shame Jabba dad, Death Star daughter and more

There's a lot for Star Wars fans to love—and for nerdy parents to envy—in this new Halloween-themed spot from mcgarrybowen for Verizon. The highlight is definitely the eccentric costume selection,…

October 17, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT

Bottle of Susie's Lemonade From Verizon Ad Is Auctioned for Charity

You may remember McCann Erickson's wonderful Verizon Wireless spot from April in which a little girl named Susie builds her little lemonade stand into a powerful business. Now, the agency…

June 9, 2011, 4:21 PM EDT

Silent for a Decade, the Verizon Guy Finds His Voice

The Atlantic has published a profile of Paul Marcarelli, Verizon's "Can you hear me now?" guy. What's next, a three-part series on Flo from Progressive Insurance? But actually, it turns…

April 15, 2011, 9:17 AM EDT

Apple wants all its iPhones to just get along

It's inevitable that older and younger siblings will fight for affection, as is now the case with the AT&T and Verizon iPhones. And like any good parent, Apple is professing…

January 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

Tick, tock goes the first Verizon iPhone spot

Here is Verizon's first commercial for the iPhone 4, available on the carrier's network on Feb. 10. They go the obvious route, with ticking clocks counting down to the release…

January 21, 2011, 4:41 PM EST

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

Ad casts Verizon as cure for racism, sexism

Verizon has dumped its oft-parodied "Can you hear me now?" tagline in favor of "Rule the air." To visually show just how much their network rulz, they've got the…

August 18, 2010, 10:21 AM EDT

Droid X proves a bit rough on sensitive skin

The launch ad for the Droid X, from mcgarrybowen, reveals the phone's origin story. Considering the brand's connection to LucasFilms—the name Droid is a Lucasfilm trademark that's been licensed…

July 20, 2010, 1:57 PM EDT