David Gianatasio

David Gianatasio is a longtime contributor to Adweek, where he has been a writer and editor for two decades. Previously serving as Adweek's New England bureau chief and web editor, he remains based in Boston.


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A Dark and Gripping PSA Shows How ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ Breeds Toxic Masculinity

Creativity

White Ribbon's short film about the seeds of violence highlights Canada's Anti-Bullying Day.

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ASMR Marketing Is Officially Dead After This Soothing 4-Minute Clip About Shaving Your Balls

Creativity

Lynx gets up close and personal with three surprisingly entertaining 'shavetorials.'

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Subaru Highlights the Joys, Anxieties and Lifelong Memories of Owning a Forester

Creativity

Carmichael Lynch captures different stages of ownership in 3 vignettes.

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Nothing Says Love More Than a ‘Beef Bucket’ KFC Cooked Up in France

Creativity

Hoax causes Valentine's Day mayhem among chicken fans.

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Need a Temporary Cat? These Odd U.K. Ads Encourage You to Lure Away Your Neighbor’s Pet

Creativity

Adam&eveDDB stumbles into weird insight for Mars Petcare brand.

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In Amusing New Ads, Deutsch Revives the Refreshing Sound of Buschhhhhhhhhhh

Creativity

Two years later, the can still sends out a siren's call—to animals, the blindfolded, camo masters and more.

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These Comical Cartoon Spots Cut Through the Clutter of Dull Energy Advertising

Agencies

Anomaly’s debut for U.K. startup Bulb is quirky and fun.

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A Nonprofit’s Powerful Video Tackles the Stigma Around Menstruation in Developing Countries

Creativity

Care France and CLM BBDO show how period taboos can derail education.

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Veggies Are Monsters You Must Eat to Defeat in This Fun Ad Urging Kids to Snack Healthy

Creativity

British spot from adam&eveDDB shows a world in peril, plagued by produce.

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Gamers Get Dropped Offline at the Worst Possible Moments in This Brutal Marketing Prank

Creativity

Promoting a Danish app that detects Wi-Fi weak spots, the ad shows teens losing their minds over lag.