Grand Prix can’t buy you love

Sure, winning the Grand Prix at Cannes seems great at the time, but as far as ensuring your client’s love, it often doesn’t last very long. Case in point: A […]

Not exactly in Internet time

Everyone can rest easy. We finally have a definition for the online ad impression and a global standard for measuring it—a mere 10 years after the first ad banners ran […]

Warning: This promo spot bites

In a world where shows like Jackass and My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiance offer prime opportunities for laughing at others’ mishaps (there’s even a word for such a phenomenon in […]

It ain’t easy being the Greens

We thought the political-advertising season had come to an end—and mercifully so. But no. Here comes the Green Party with its first-ever advertising campaign—and what it calls “a cure for […]

They don’t write ’em like that anymore

AdFreak must cop to being a pretty large Barry Manilow fan. And who could resist his sold-out performance at Anaheim’s Arrowhead Pond on Saturday night? On hand to see what […]

Enough with the chick awards already

Do we really need yet another award pointing out how special and, by extension, how different working women are from, say, working men and, even worse, stay-at-home moms? I know […]

That kooky, krazy Kevin Kringle

As a holiday-themed public service, AdFreak will now clear up the mystery behind Kevin Kringle, who has bought banners on several sites around the Net as though he were some […]

Billy the Kid and his Pantene Pro V

Guns and girls may mix in R. Kelly videos, but they make for lousy ad buys. Last week, David Carradine took over for little brother Keith on the History Channel’s […]

Following the bouncing BBHer

Try to keep up. This, as best we can tell, is the behind-the-scenes, back-and-forth, up-and-down of TBWA’s “hiring” of Bartle Bogle Hegarty’s David Terry. First there was the job offer […]

Serena makes WTA ad campaign come true

The WTA Tour Championships is thrilled with Serena Williams. The tournament, which marks the last event of the year on the women’s tennis circuit, focused on Williams and the Russian […]