T.L. Stanley

T.L. Stanley is a frequent contributor to Adweek.

Lipton Brisk does a very abridged ‘Machete’

Funny, but I don’t remember nearly as much hand washing in Machete as happens in this one-minute recap, brought to us by Lipton Brisk. The Claymation clip, which hit YouTube […]

Man proposes via LG’s good-news billboard

What is it about a public forum—a Jumbotron at a ballpark or a digital billboard anywhere—that makes guys pop the question? Granted, it's holiday time, when the pressure to drop […]

Isaiah Mustafa hosting TBS funny-ads show

Think the 30-second spot is dead? Cable channel TBS does not agree, and intends, with more flourish this year, to draw an audience to watch an entire hour of advertising. […]

Domino’s Cooks Up New Pizza, TV Spot

The hardest part of creating the new Domino’s commercial might have been hauling unsuspecting focus groups into the middle of a cow pasture. The spot, dubbed “Truttman Dairy,” launches Domino’s […]

Hollywood Can’t Get an Amen From Church Crowd

On the face of it, Disney’s feel-good drama Secretariat seemed to have all the makings of a hit with the God-fearing crowd: Its writer and director are devout Christians, it […]

Walmart Tests ‘Virtual Mirror’ for Cosmetics

Girlfriend, if you could see what you looked like in that eye shadow, you’d leave it on the shelf. Or, better yet, you’d pick out a much more appropriate shade […]

Unhappy Meals? S.F. Toy Ban Gains Momentum

A San Francisco ordinance that would ban toys from McDonald’s Happy Meals inched closer to reality this week as it passed a committee on its way to the full city […]

SF Moves Closer to Happy Meal Toy Ban

A San Francisco ordinance that would ban toys from McDonald’s Happy Meals inched closer to reality this week as it passed a committee on its way to the full city […]

Facing Criticism, KFC Intros Eco-Friendly Packaging

KFC, perhaps best known these days for the excessive Double Down fried chicken sandwich, is replacing its old Styrofoam side dish containers with reusable eco-friendly ones to cut down on […]

Russell Weiner, Domino’s

Photograph by Dwight Cendrowski In many ways, Russell Weiner was the target customer for his own ad campaign. After all, Weiner, who became CMO for Domino’s two years ago, says […]