Gabriel Beltrone

Adweek contributor
Gabriel Beltrone is a frequent contributor to Adweek.

OK Go and Google Dance to HTML5 in New Music Video

Oh, hi there, spandex-clad crotches. There sure are an awful lot of you staring at me from my computer screen. You'd like to crouch down for a slightly more intimate conversation? Sure, why not. This band that's playing right now is pretty good, but to be honest, you're a little distracting.

Pampers Ad on Racy App Reminds You Sex Can Lead to Babies

Procter & Gamble appears to have stumbled into the business of unintentional PSAs. TechCrunch caught this Pampers ad running on the "300+ Sex Positions" iPhone app. The iAd directs users to the diaper brand's "Hello Baby" app, a tool to help you track your pregnancy.

KFC Builds Multimedia Online Shrine to Colonel Sanders

To those who worship buckets of tasty, deep-fried drumsticks, KFC's Colonel Harland Sanders is their patron saint. The iconic Colonel, through his good works, brought crispy, greasy joy to the masses. He delivered the weak and the needy from the wicked temptation of hamburgers and grilled alternatives.

Ad of the Day: McDonald’s

Hey there, puny human. Get your fleshy self into gear and over to the nearest McDonald's, stat. If you're late, you might find your jones for a frugal soda will go unquenched. Not because the special deal you saw on TV is going to expire, or anything trite like that. No, you're going to be foiled by a pack of marauding aliens who raided the joint and stole the fountain machine.

BBH Plugs N.Y. Managing Director Hole

Bartle Bogle Hegarty has installed Richard Stainer as the new managing director at it’s New York office, the agency announced Monday, moving quickly to fill a key post left vacant when its previous occupant jumped ship for a startup agency.

If Running Is an Addiction, Nike Wants to Be Your Dealer

Imagine a trailer for a horror flick about heroin junkies. Then pretend it's a commercial for Nike running gear. That's pretty much the gist of this creepy, compelling spot from F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi in São Paolo. They've nailed the eerie vibe, complete with maniacal laughter, heavy breathing and the shaky, grainy camera treatment.

Ad of the Day: Lenovo

Frustrated with the sluggish boot speed of your laptop? Lenovo suggests chucking it out of an airplane with an elaborate parachute rig set to deploy if, and only if, the machine can get itself going before smashing into pieces below. We'd speculate that most contemporary computers, given the proper flight equipment, could make the fall in one piece.

Rob Lowe Mocks Hollywood Horror for Butterfinger

After almost 30 years of churning out Hollywood flicks, Rob Lowe has more insight than most into the behind-the-scenes shenanigans of the movie business. For the past two months, he's been using some of that experience to hawk candy bars for Butterfinger.

Detox Looks Fun in Greenpeace’s Challenge to Nike and Adidas

Last month, an ad spoof from the Ewoks at Greenpeace informed us that Volkswagen operates a Death Star that's about to pulverize the earth with a giant laser beam.

Levi’s Blows Up Berlin Walls in Attempt to Look Cool

Watching things explode on camera is really cool. Just ask Michael Bay. Or Levi's and Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam. The agency turned to Portuguese street artist Vhils to help create murals in cultural hotspot Berlin promoting the brand's "Go Forth" campaign, which declares its denim to be the "Uniform of Progress" and its wearers to be pioneers.