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David Griner

David Griner is Adweek's international editor and host of the Adweek podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad." He's been covering agencies, creativity, technology and marketing innovation for more than a decade.

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In Apple’s Delightful Chinese New Year Ad, It Takes a Village (to Go to Mars)


When you’ve left home with big dreams, sometimes returning without soaring success can feel like its own form of failure. That’s the situation a stuntman and aspiring filmmaker finds himself [...]

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His Pabst Tweet Got Him Fired. But That’s Not the Part He Regrets Most


After his 'eating ass' brand tweet blew up, Corey Smale saw how a joke can affect co-workers 'up and down' an organization.

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These Dramatic Movie Moments Are Actually Fun Apple Ads for iPhone 13 Pro Features


Resting comfortably? Or spiraling into madness? Optical zoom makes all the difference.

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Ryan Reynolds on How His Peloton Ad Collaboration Came Together in 48 Hours

Ryan Reynolds

After Sex and the City's Mr. Big had his high-profile moment, the cycling brand brought in Maximum Effort.

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Ryan Reynolds Just Made an Official Peloton Ad About Its Big ‘And Just Like That’ Moment

Ryan Reynolds

Chris Noth stars in Maximum Effort's spot referencing his character's run-in with the brand.

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Here Are the Surreal Retro Ads That Ran During the Diff’rent Strokes, Facts of Life Reboot

Creative Disruption

Maximum Effort revives the '80s with Jack in the Box, Kraft Heinz and more during live event's ad breaks.

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Booming Agency Rethink Opens New York Office, Its First Location Outside Canada

Independent Agencies

The independent shop has seen strong growth and an increasing number of international opportunities.

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The 25 Best Ads of 2021

Ads of the Year

Work from around the world that made an impact.

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This Magazine Cover Boosted Calls to an Abuse Hotline by 500%


Laisha and agency Havas Tel Aviv aimed to help more Israeli women learn about the service.

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Cannes Lions Adds ‘Creative B2B’ Category for 2022

Cannes Lions

Creative festival will also expand Media awards and tweak Commerce Lions.