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BBH's David Kolbusz Heads to Wieden + Kennedy Fills one of the top ecd roles in New York

David Kolbusz, the Bartle Bogle Hegarty creative leader that TBWA\Chiat\Day tried to recruit, has landed at Wieden + Kennedy instead. TBWA\C\D sought Kolbusz to help lead its office in Playa del…

April 7, 2014, 12:11 PM EDT

You've Never Seen a Food Commercial Quite as Otherworldly as This One Lurpak butter gets all 2001 on us

"As we stand on the edge of possibility, we choose the path less traveled." Set to to the grandiose tune of Richard Strauss's "Thus Spake Zarathustra," aka the theme from 2001:…

April 4, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

Sorry, Cats. Cravendale Falls in Love With a Cute but Creepy Cookie Puppetry meets animation

Barry the Biscuit Boy splashes onto the scene in a slam-dunk spot for British dairy Cravendale, a cautionary tale from Wieden + Kennedy in London and production house Blinkink. The heady…

April 2, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Nike Launches 'Risk Everything' Campaign Ahead of the 2014 World Cup Jonathan Glazer directs Neymar, Ronaldo and Rooney

It's a World Cup year, which means only one thing for soccer's major international stars. They're about to feel an almost unbearable amount of hellish pressure. Nike—which isn't a World Cup…

April 1, 2014, 1:56 PM EDT

Andrew McCutchen Loves His Lox in SportsCenter Ad for Opening Day Pirate lives up to his team's nickname

Are you ready for some baseball? ESPN has Major League Baseball's Opening Day covered today with a new "This Is SportsCenter" spot starring the reigning National League MVP, Andrew McCutchen of…

March 31, 2014, 2:33 PM EDT

Wieden + Kennedy Finds Its First Ads Ever, Made for Nike, on Dusty Old Tapes Client's first national broadcast work had been lost for decades

Nike running: So easy, a caveman can do it? Wieden + Kennedy made quite the discovery earlier this month. The agency says it's "pretty damn pumped" to have finally found the…

March 25, 2014, 11:25 AM EDT

Gap Taps Wieden + Kennedy as Lead Creative Agency Agency's first work is expected in September

Wieden + Kennedy's first campaign for Gap is set to launch in September, following the retailer's hiring of the agency this week. The shop will handle global creative responsibilities—a role previously…

March 20, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT

Electronic Arts Reviews Its U.S. Media Account Search comes amid split with WK Media

Electronic Arts is searching for an agency to handle its media business in the U.S. The search comes amid a split with longtime incumbent WK Media. WK had handled the business…

March 19, 2014, 7:53 PM EDT

Terry Crews Can Shave Anything With His Old Spice Razor, Including Tiny Terry Crews Spokes-screamer returns to launch new line

It's been almost a year since we've seen Terry Crews psychotically scream his way through an Old Spice sales pitch. So, to make up for lost time, we get twice…

March 17, 2014, 9:49 AM EDT

Kobe Bryant Handcrafts Pianos and Sneakers in Ad That Makes Lionel Richie Cry Nike and Foot Locker's latest

Kobe Bryant doesn't just play pianos. He makes them. Or so it would appear from the opening scenes of this new ad from Wieden + Kennedy pitching "The Kobe Piano," from…

March 12, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

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