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David Griner

David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's 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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Any Tips on What This Underwear Ad Means With Its ‘Turtlenecks’ Metaphor?

Brand Marketing

Let’s cut to the chase: This is an ad about circumcision. Why is this spot for Australian underwear brand Bonds about circumcision? Ostensibly, it’s because their underwear is comfortable for […]

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John Stamos Will Knit You a Scarf If Geico’s Savings Aren’t Enough for You

Brand Marketing

He joins Idina Menzel and DJ Khaled in Martin Agency's campaign about truly personal service.

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Nathan Young Steps Down as President of Diversity Advocacy Group 600 & Rising

Agencies

After divisive comments on Twitter, the organization will shift to a "bottom-up structure."

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Apple Brilliantly Imagines a Parallel Universe Where Hollywood Always Used Vertical Video

Ad of the Day

La La Land's Damien Chazelle directs a 9-minute celebration of a long-maligned format.

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What’s Going on With TikTok? Here’s a Quick Podcast Primer

Adweek Podcasts

How a fun video platform became a political lightning rod that Trump threatened to ban.

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Audi Apologizes for Ad’s ‘Insensitive Image’ and Says It Will Investigate How It Happened

Brand Marketing

Critics say the photograph was evocative of accidents involving children.

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With Poetic Optimism for the Future, Coca-Cola Returns After Months Away From Advertising

Brand Marketing

Open Like Never Before campaign from 72andSunny Amsterdam asks how the lockdown will have changed us.

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Inside the Cinematic, Incredibly Detailed Rebirth of Halo Marketing

Ad of the Day

Joining forces with the creators of Westworld's intro, Microsoft and 215 McCann ask gamers to 'Step Inside.'

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Trump Ad About ‘Chaos’ in U.S. Actually Used Photo From Pro-Democracy Rally in Ukraine

AdFreak

The 2014 image showed clashes that became a revolution, ousting Russian-backed president Viktor Yanukovych.

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Apple’s New Ads Capture the Creative Processes of James Blake, Samin Nosrat and More

Ad of the Day

"Behind the Mac" campaign lets you watch a song, art, architecture and a recipe come together.