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Wieden + Kennedy Wasted This Client's Money on Awful Ads, but That Was the Point Billboard made of hair, anyone?

Hiring a fashion designer to make a T-shirt for a rat. Sponsoring a soccer team best known for its embarrassing losses. These seem like particularly odd ways to spend an…

May 19, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

These Sharks Are the OGs of Venice Beach Zambezi aims to turn consumers into fans

Specs Who Brian Ford (l.), co-founder, ecd, and Chris Raih, co-founder, managing director What Full-service creative agency Where Venice, Calif. What if not all sharks live in the water? A block east of the…

May 15, 2014, 6:52 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Heineken Unlocks the Secrets of a City in Latest Blockbuster Also, special new bottle designs

For Heineken's peripatetic "Man of the World," it's time for a staycation. In this new spot from Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam—the seventh film in "The Legends" series—the charming, resourceful and worldly…

May 12, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

Reckitt Benckiser Adds 3 Shops to Its Creative Roster W+K, Droga5, McCann come aboard after global review

After a global review of a handful of its biggest brands, Reckitt Benckiser has added three agencies to its creative roster. Droga5 has picked up creative responsibilities on Air Wick and…

May 12, 2014, 10:58 AM EDT

Old Spice Lets Its Fingers Do the Walking in Real-Time Twitter Campaign 'How many fingers am I holding up?'

Idle hands are the devil's playthings, and those hands look particularly evil when they have 14 fingers or the heads of chickens. Earlier today, Old Spice posed a simple question on…

May 8, 2014, 4:43 PM EDT

Crispin Porter + Bogusky Taps Spence Kramer for New Global Managing Director Role Joins from Wieden + Kennedy

Spence Kramer has joined Crispin Porter + Bogusky as global managing director, a newly created role.  He will work on global business across the agency's eight offices (Los Angeles, Boulder, Miami, São…

May 8, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: It Wouldn't Be Mother's Day Without P&G Making You Weep Revisiting Molly Hincka and her mom

Procter & Gamble, the self-described "Proud sponsor of moms," always has something special planned for Mother's Day. Last year, it was the spot with Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Maria Shriver.…

May 7, 2014, 11:44 AM EDT

The World Cup Is All Anyone Wants to Talk About in ESPN's New Ad W+K starts the conversation

If World Cup fever is getting to you, well, you're not alone. This new 30-second spot from Wieden + Kennedy in New York, shot mostly in New York, shows American soccer…

May 2, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

Woman Actually Enjoys a Vacation Without a Man Around in Booking.com Ad It's a great feeling to be Brianless

A woman's love for her boyfriend is compared to her love for resort amenities while vacationing without him in Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam's latest ad for Booking.com. The man doesn't fare…

April 28, 2014, 2:20 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Nike Reaches High and Low in Perfectly Gleeful 4-Minute World Cup Spot Ronaldo, Neymar and Rooney, but also Kobe and the Hulk

Nike's launch spot for its "Risk Everything" campaign around this summer's World Cup was somber and serious—with the darkness of Jonathan Glazer's direction in some ways running counter to Nike's…

April 25, 2014, 1:57 PM EDT

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