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T.L. Stanley

T.L. Stanley is a Los Angeles-based senior editor at Adweek, where she specializes in consumer trends, cannabis marketing, meat alternatives, pop culture, challenger brands and creativity.


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Brave Brands Are Invited to Sign up for a Brutal (but Insightful) Roasting by Comedians

Agencies

Agency Humanaut, known for satire and trope busting, based its new program on celebrity roasts.

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How an Agency Cut Through ‘Purpose Clutter’ With Its Bookstore Campaign Trolling Amazon

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In this David-versus-Goliath battle, mom-and-pop bookstores wrapped themselves in Amazon’s familiar brown cardboard as a protest against the retail giant and a plea to shop local. The Instagram-ready stunt, with […]

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Queens Create Pageant-Worthy Fashion Inspired by Barefoot Wine

Brand Marketing

The alum of RuPaul’s Drag Race modeled their show-stopping ensemble on YouTube recently as part of a promotion with Barefoot Wine, dubbed "House of Barefoot."

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Jack in the Box Debuts Its First Faux Meat Sandwich, the ‘Unchicken’

Brand Marketing

Jack in the Box is targeting millennials and Gen Z flexitarians with the new plant-based sandwich.

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Fighting Back Against Amazon, Indie Bookstores Wage a Cardboard-Wrapped Protest

Brand Marketing

Mom-and-pop bookstores around the country are taking on Amazon in a sharp-elbowed stunt that uses lookalikes of the retail behemoth’s ubiquitous cardboard boxes as a trolling medium. The program, called […]

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Aaron Paul on the Keys to Dos Hombres’ Marketing: Creative Control and a Quality Product

Brand Marketing

Before last summer’s launch of Dos Hombres mezcal, actor-director Bryan Cranston started dropping hints about a new project on his social media channels. That included photos taken with his former […]

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Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul Celebrate People’s 2020 Birthdays as Socially Distant Bots

Brand Marketing

Covid-safe stunt partnership with Drizly gives away Dos Hombres mezcal.

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Mealtime Is ‘Less Wasteful, More Graceful’ in Ikea’s Elegant Ode to Kitchen Choreography

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For this elegant, eco-minded couple, whipping up a meal means raiding the refrigerator for last night’s leftovers and working in complete sync to put dinner on the table. And alongside […]

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Fake Cheese, Long a Flavor Failure, Is Growing as Brands Like Daiya Refine the Recipe

Food & Beverage

Campaign from TDA Boulder focuses on craving and simple moments rather than selling veganism.

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Scream Remake Doubles as a Get-Out-the-Vote Ad, With 2020 as the Scary Movie

Creativity

Classic line, 'Do you like scary movies?' leads to twist ending.