‘OG Influencer’ Paris Hilton: ‘How I Work With Brands Now’
The global star talks brand disruption and going from reality TV to real business exclusively with Adweek.
Bruce Willis Is Back in a New Die Hard… Battery Ad
Advance Auto Parts created a cinematic rug-pull with agency The Marketing Arm.
‘What’s Happened at The Richards Group Sends a Message to All Agency Executives’
By the time The Richards Group founder Stan Richards had publicly apologized for calling a campaign idea “too Black,” the damage had been done. The staff had reportedly been incensed […]
What the People Behind NYC’s Polarizing New Medusa Statue Want You to Know About It
It turns a demonized victim into a victor, but the artist and backers know that not all applaud the metaphor.
Pornhub’s Ad Implores You to Stop Using Household Objects as Sex Toys
Hey, we all get bored. And a little lonely. But that’s no reason to take your sexual frustrations out on the innocent objects scattered throughout your home. There are devices […]
This Unnerving Political Ad Uses a Visual Metaphor That Will Stay With You
The bald eagle has always been a complicated icon of the United States. Ben Franklin famously referred to it as a “bird of bad moral character” due to its nature […]
To Sell a Microwavable Burger, These Ads Celebrate Things That Are ‘Better Than Expected’
The thought of putting a hamburger in the microwave is pretty unsettling to most Americans, and judging by the U.K. ads we’ve seen in recent years for British brand Rustlers, […]
Dodge’s New Ad Is a Perfect Prequel to Talladega Nights
Did your 2020 Bingo card include “a branded prequel to Will Ferrell’s 2006 film Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby”? No? Ah, too bad, because that would have been […]
Bare-Ass Hugh Jackman Proudly Swears to ‘Only Wear’ the Boots He’s Now Endorsing
R.M. Williams finds a truly committed spokesman in painfully funny ad from Ryan Reynolds' Maximum Effort studio.
Bumble Bee Tuna Effortlessly Brushes Off Trump Comments About Its Cans Being Anti-Police Weapons
The brand had opposed the administration's tariffs in 2018, so some see a presidential grudge.