The Week on AdFreak

Nivea vs. black people, A&F vs. The Situation, Goodby vs. originality: the week's top posts

It was a week for confrontation, as Abercrombie & Fitch challenged Jersey Shore's The Situation to stop wearing its clothes; Nivea was attacked for a racist ad; and people piled on Goodby, Silverstein & Partners for stealing (or rather, "appropriating") a 100-year-old logo. There were also lawsuits (Vampire Weekend settled one involving the album-cover model above), sex, awesome billboards, and one Mercedes-branded prosthetic arm.

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