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Topic: Week in Review

The Week on AdFreak: Oct. 7-14, 2011

Bitchy PR people, giant QR codes, wine-label infographics, perfect pours: the week's top posts

The 10 most-read AdFreak stories from the past week: 1. Oops. PR Exec Calls Blogger a 'F*cking Bitch' in an Email 2. Australian Wine Uses Infographics as Its Bottle Labels 3. Australians Getting…

The Week on AdFreak: Sept. 23-30, 2011

Idiotic ad bans, funeral snacks, condom wrappers, and fiery billboards: the week's top posts

The 10 most-read AdFreak stories of the past week: 1. Dodge's Hidden-Vehicle Contest Doesn't Quite Go as Planned 2. Doritos Inventor Dies, Will Be Buried With His Beloved Chips 3. Ireland Bans Powerful…

The Week on AdFreak: Sept. 16-23, 2011

Clooney's wedding, Ikea's mancave, offensive coupons, disputed balls: the week's top posts

The 10 most-read AdFreak stories of the week: 1. Ikea Debuts Mänland, a Daycare for Men While Women Shop 2. Which Is Your Favorite Poster From the Fall TV Season? 3. Probably the…

The Week on AdFreak: Sept. 9-16, 2011

Great and terrible ads of 2011, Nike MAGs, lawsuits, and Kenny Powers: the week's top posts

Our two top stories were night and day this week: the Emmy win for Wieden + Kennedy's Chrysler spot, and the year's most awful ad campaign so far, for Sheets…

The Week on AdFreak: Sept. 2-9, 2011

Vintage trains, Google boyfriends, magic tricks, and one truly viral billboard: the week's top posts

HBO ruled the rails this week with a vintage NYC subway train it brought back into service as a Boardwalk Empire promotion. Elsewhere, Google engineered the perfect boyfriend, Tom Brady…

The Week on AdFreak: Aug. 26-Sept. 2, 2011

Sinéad and Willie, a Steve Jobs tribute, Twitter's first ad: the week's top posts

Musicians made the biggest waves this week, for very different reasons. Sinéad O'Connor published what amounted to a personal ad seeking a sex partner, while Willie Nelson earned plaudits for…

The Week on AdFreak: Aug. 12-19, 2011

Nivea vs. black people, A&F vs. The Situation, Goodby vs. originality: the week's top posts

It was a week for confrontation, as Abercrombie & Fitch challenged Jersey Shore's The Situation to stop wearing its clothes; Nivea was attacked for a racist ad; and people piled…

The Week on AdFreak: Aug. 5-12, 2011

Zombie bowling balls, nude models, Titanic ad fails, and physics problems: the week's top posts

It was a fairly ugly week on AdFreak, from disembodied-head bowling balls to a nude-photo artist's scuffle with Zappos to Levi's poorly timed rebellion-themed commercials in Europe. On the flip…

The Week on AdFreak: July 29-Aug. 5, 2011

Prada teens, Twitter billboards, apartment sex, robot daycare: the week's top posts

The week was grand, glittery and goofy, as we looked at some larger-than-life billboards, giant pudding faces, and underage models seductively showing off their Prada. Ashton Kutcher and Leonardo DiCaprio…

The Week on AdFreak: July 22-29, 2011

Candy sex, Gmail man, Isaiah vs. Fabio, and Netflix relief: the week's top posts

Isaiah Mustafa and Fabio dominated the week with their online Old Spice duel, but three parody videos also did well—an extremely NSFW Skittles spoof, Microsoft's punking of Google, and Jason…

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