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This Dewar's 'Live True' Profile With Zio Ziegler Is Excruciatingly Painful to Watch

14 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : Adrants

If you're a marketer and you're going to do a thing where you highlight an artist or a musician or an actor in a way that supposed to come off as natural and un-staged then for God's sake, don't make it look painfully unnatural and completely...Show More Summary

Samsung Scares the Crap Out of Shoppers With 'Zombie Switch' Stunt

14 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : Adrants

You have to wonder about this one. If you're TV shopping and suddenly tour TV salesperson turns into a freakish looking zombie and scares the shit out of you, how likely are you going to be in a mood to buy a TV? But, who really cares. Show More Summary

Agency Mocks Real-Time Marketing With Hilarious 'Reactvertising' Video

14 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : Adrants

From the crazy folks at Toronto-based john st. -- the ones who brought us Catvertising and Exfeariential -- comes Reactvertising, a whole new kind of real-time marketing. The video is a hilarious send up of the industry's obsession with real-time marketing. "It's not about being funny or smart. It's about being fast."

Dos Equis Does Interactive 'Eyes Wide Shut' With Most Interesting Man

This might be what the trailer for the 1999 Tom Cruise film Eyes Wide Shut might have looked like if it were made today...as a beer commercial...with another man as equally important as Tom Cruise, Dos Equis' Most Interesting Man inShow More Summary

5 Campaign Tips Inspired by the 2014 World Cup

This year's World Cup was, perhaps, the biggest, most exciting, most watched World Cup ever. At least here in the United States where we are still coming to the realization that real football involves a round, usually white ball that players move by kicking it with their foot. And, of course, marketers were all over the scene. Show More Summary

According to This Glue Maker Fixing Things Is As Joyful As Sex

Here's a brilliant example of creativity. To tout the benefits of Sugru glue, the brand has created The Joy of Fix. Yes, it's a knock off of the famed 1970's book, The Joy of Sex. The work comes complete with diagrams on how to "enjoy the fix." There's also a second poster that gets all sexual innuendo on us. Show More Summary

40 Brand Logos With Hidden Messages

Here's an infographic from UK agency Oomph that details the hidden imagery and meaning in 40 big brand logos. Many, like the arrow in the FedEx logo, you may already be aware of. Some you may not. Take a look.

Job-Seeking Miami Ad School Students Create Fake LinkedIn Profile of Dead Ad Guy And Tell Ad Professionals They Should Spend More Time With Their Kids

In the most twisted path towards getting parents to spend more time with their kids -- and look for a job, three Miami Ad School New York students, Frank Garcia, Giulia Magaldi and Begona Mas created a fake LinkedIn profile for MarkShow More Summary

OK, So Spearmint Rhino Strip Club Created An Online Video Ad Filled With 'Naked' Strippers

Given the continuously sex-addled mind of the human male, you wouldn't think a strip club would have to advertise at all. Yet they do. Apparently even horny men need motivation from time to time. One such strip club -- yes, the prefer to be called a gentleman's club -- Spearmint Rhino has decided its time to do an online ad. Show More Summary

Victoria's Secret's 'Body' Bra Line Comes In Many Sizes But You'd Never Know It From This 'Perfect Body' Ad Campiagn

Pity the poor woman who doesn't live up to Victoria Secret's definition of perfection which probably hovers somewhere around 5'8", 34C-22-34. If you don't come close to those measurements, it appears you should should shop elsewhere. A new campaign for the brand is touting a line of bras they call Body by Victoria. Show More Summary

If You Thought Your Wet Dreams Were Weird, Wait Until You See This One!

This nugget is spec work. And we can see why. It's so off-the-wall weird that you can't even wrap your head around it to realize it just might be an ad for for some bank. Entitled Wet Dream, is a visual onslaught of the sorts of things...Show More Summary

Hopeless Romantic Presents Elaborate Anniversary Message to His Wife Using WeMo Home Automation

OK if there were one example of how technology can actually intertwine itself with love, life and the pursuit of happiness, this CP+B-ceated spot for WeMo would represent. In the ad, a woman returns home. Her husband isn't there butShow More Summary

Jim Carrey Spoofs Matthew McConaughey Lincoln Ads on SNL

In a hilarious send up to those excruciatingly awkward Lincoln commercials featuring Matthew McConauhey, Jim Carrey unleashes his inner goofball in a Saturday Night Live spoof that will have you never rubbing your two fingers together...Show More Summary

BREAKING: Snark Master AdWeak Teams With Stock Footage Company to Launch Advertising Insider

Over the years you've probably seen the AdWeak Twitter account. In fact, the dude behind AdWeak was up to his shenanigans long, long before Twitter took over the world. For the uninitiated, AdWeak pumps out brilliant ad industry-related...Show More Summary

Agency's Pavlovian 'TapServer' To Eradicate Time Sheet Problem With Free Beer

Colle + McVoy has discovered the solution to getting agency employees to complete their timesheets; free beer. Yes, free beer. The agency's creative technologist and IT team collaborated to create a "never-before-seen" tech solution that rewards free beer to employees with up-to-date timesheets. Show More Summary

Strawberry Frog PSA Calls Attention to Need For Ebola-Fighting Medical Supplies

New York-based humanitarian aid organization AFYA Foundation has teamed with Strawberry Frog to create a video campaign which aims to raise awareness of the need for medical supplies to combat the spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone. The...Show More Summary

Volunteer Effort Garners Support For Ukrainian Armed Forces

Kyiv-based ad agency Banda and Radioaktive Film are out with a video which aims to garner support for the Ukranian Armed Forces who have had to leave their families, their friends and their jobs to combat Russians in Eastern Ukraine. The...Show More Summary

If You Think You Deserve A Lion, You Probably Deserve A 'Slashie'

In a hilarious send up to the obscene amount of awards in the advertising industry and the ridiculous length of credits connected to those awards, we have The Slashies. Yes, The Slashies. What's the award for? According to the introShow More Summary

Have You Seen This Crazy Travel Agency Ad Yet? MUST. WATCH. NOW!

Who knew? Apparently travel agencies do still exist. If you aren't one of the almost 1 million people who have viewed this so-bad-it's-so-good long form ad from Thorne Travel Agency then you need to stop what you are doing this very moment and watch. Show More Summary

This (No, Really), This (Honestly), This (Seriously) Is the Weirdest (THE WEIRDEST) Life Insurance Ad You Will Ever (EVAR) See

Well after that headline there's not much we can write to further our point about this odd Beagle Street Life Insurance ad created by The Corner. It's like a troll farts and then turns into one of those cute little furry creatures from Gremlims. Show More Summary

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