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

Teen wolves just not as carefree these days

In 1985, being a Teen Wolf meant surfing on the roof of a van and showboating at high-school basketball games. But judging by the trailer for MTV's series reboot of […]

Preakness spokes-centaur is ready to party

If you’ve been longing for some good centaur-centric advertising in the three years since Old Spice’s showering man-horse, then you’re going to love Kegasus. The new spokesbeast for Preakness Stakes […]

Old Navy bops with Michael Jackson dancer

Old Navy has released another original song, “Layer Player,” that it hopes will soon infect your brain and iPhone. It’s about on par with the saccharine “Super C-U-T-E” we were […]

Did Groupon’s ads cause revenues to tank?

In one month, Groupon’s skyrocketing revenues suddenly tanked by 30 percent—and it just happened to be the month of the site’s widely hated Super Bowl ad, according to data compiled […]

Tiny Giraffes From DirecTV Ads Now for Sale


Lecherous Non-Human Pitching Ford Focus


Crispin’s 15 best campaigns for Burger King

Whatever your opinion of the relationship between Burger King and Crispin Porter + Bogusky—and their abrupt break-up late last week—it’s hard to deny that their work together helped usher in […]

Crispin’s 15 Best Campaigns for Burger King

Whatever your opinion of the relationship between Burger King and Crispin Porter + Bogusky—and their abrupt break-up late last week—it’s hard to deny that their work together helped usher in […]

This week’s 5 most-read stories on AdFreak

    1. Aflac cans Gilbert Gottfried for Japan jokes     2. Adidas fires up its largest ad campaign ever     3. Is Fancy Feast spot the 'WASPiest' ad […]

Detroit News regrets caving to its advertiser

The Detroit News got a pretty bad black eye yesterday, when Jalopnik reported that the paper had tried to appease a dealership by watering down a review of the Chrysler […]