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Will Ferrell Hates Cancer and Will Fight It by Playing Video Game With You This is kind of a big deal

Great Odin's Raven! If you ever wanted to play video games with self-proclaimed video game wiz Will Ferrell, here's your chance to do so—and support a great cause. The Saturday Night…

September 10, 2014, 3:12 PM EDT

Funny or Die Reveals 10 Percent of Its Kik Fans Click on Video Messages 'Never seen that kind of number'

Funny or Die found a new way to boost video views. All it takes is a little Kik—help from the messaging apps' new Promoted Chats product. The digital comedy crew…

August 18, 2014, 4:39 PM EDT

7 Memorable Moments in the Dubious History of Product Placement Decades after E.T., brand mentions still feel awkward

Remember when you had to wait until the commercial break to be bombarded with brand marketing? Probably not, since product placement has been a Hollywood addiction since the 1980s. Ever since…

August 11, 2014, 8:09 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: March 7-14 Strangers kiss, Will Ferrell takes on Robert Redford, and a tribute to dad-kind. Vote for your favorite

As winter winds down, spring fever takes over. And no one is more in the mood than Wren, the small fashion label that had the week's breakout viral advertising hit…

March 14, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Robert Redford and Will Ferrell Ludicrously Debate How to Help the Colorado River Delta Fun way to tackle a dry subject

Robert Redford wants to restore the Colorado River Delta, which has dried up severely over the past century, to its former lush glory through the "Raise the River" project. Will Ferrell…

March 13, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

Ron Burgundy Co-Anchors an Actual Local News Broadcast in Bismarck, N.D. Anchorman 2 crosses over

The Ron Burgundy blitz continues. Now, instead of congratulating movie stars on landing porny roles or hawking Dodge Durangos, Will Ferrell is making your wildest dreams come true by co-hosting,…

December 2, 2013, 5:18 AM EST

Will Ferrell’s Anchorman 2 Is Changing the Way Movies Are Marketed The wide-reaching social push is unlike anything done before

In a video that will soon be making the rounds in Ireland and beyond, Ron Burgundy—as if he had been cryogenically frozen since the late ’70s—offers his congrats to Irish…

November 24, 2013, 9:55 PM EST

Strange Ads Promote an Author Who Isn't Real and a Book That Doesn't Exist Who is Eric Jonrosh?

IFC's upcoming The Spoils of Bablyon, a comedy miniseries that spoofs serious miniseries, is based on a book that seems to be sold out in Hudson News stores around the…

November 15, 2013, 8:21 AM EST

Ron Burgundy Really Gets in Your Face in His Latest Dodge Spot The extremely hard sell

Dodge was taking a bit of a risk in hiring Ron Burgundy as pitchman—the ads, after all, promote Anchorman 2 at least as much as they sell any car. But…

November 4, 2013, 10:56 AM EST

How Ron Burgundy Learned to Love Dodge, and Vice Versa Inside the Will Ferrell campaign with W+K, Gifted Youth

IDEA: Fictional '70s anchorman Ron Burgundy doing parody ads, which double as real ads, for a 2014 sport utility vehicle? Olivier François, who has broken the mold before as CMO…

October 13, 2013, 11:01 PM EDT

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