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Infographic: a Historical and Data-Driven Look at Will Ferrell’s Branding Genius

Brand Marketing

Will Ferrell last week got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which was nicely timed to promote his hit movie Get Hard, where he co-stars with fellow comic [...]

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Old Milwaukee Makes Funny Ads. Too Bad No One Can Find Them

Creativity

Old Milwaukee has the most random approach to putting its content online. The classic Will Ferrell spots from last year mostly appeared as amateur uploads (although an HD version of [...]

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Jose Canseco Celebrates Not Cheating in Old Milwaukee Ads

Creativity

After airing a handful of great Will Ferrell ads in a few small cities last year (and one more during the Super Bowl in a single Nebraska town), it appears [...]

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The Breast of Advertising

Brand Marketing

Sales were “crazy, crazy,” at Sal Ali’s grocery and news shop in Manhattan, where issues of Time magazine featuring a controversial cover on attachment parenting were selling off the rack.

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Will Ferrell on Old Milwaukee: ‘I Just Love a Good, Crappy Beer’

Creativity

Will Ferrell has never really explained his hilariously random Old Milwaukee ads, which began airing in Davenport, Iowa, in December and culminated with a Super Bowl spot that ran only [...]

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Old Milwaukee Airs Will Ferrell Super Bowl Ad in North Platte, Neb.

Creativity

Will Ferrell's series of local Old Milwaukee ads—which were shot and aired only in Davenport, Iowa, Terre Haute, Ind., and Milwaukee—was one of the funnier and more peculiar campaigns of [...]