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Advertising Jobs: Verso Advertising, SERINO/COYNE, The Ad Council

This week, Verso Advertising is hiring an art director, while SERINO/COYNE needs a digital media planner/buyer. The Ad Council is seeking a project manager, and Wells Fargo & Co. is on the hunt for a senior copywriter. Get the scoopShow More Summary

Biggest Posts of the Past 7 Days

Infiniti May Have Chosen CP+B We Hear: Cuts at Translation Little Girls Drop F-Bombs for FCKH8 Blind Item: They Stole Our Deck! Grey NY Gets Painfully Awkward with Rob Lowe for DirecTV GSP Director of Talent Heads to Google Olson Acquired; No Real Changes to Report New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Friday Odds and Ends

-BBH Singapore released this parody of The Shining for IKEA (video above). -These vintage ads are super misogynistic, disturbing and often creepy. -J.C. Penney to launch media agency review. -Haberman launches “Modern Storytellers” for...Show More Summary

adam&eveDDB Shows Beauty of ‘Ice Bubbles’ for Sony

adam&eveDDB has a new broadcast spot promoting Sony’s 4K Ultra HD TV with a new spot called “Ice Bubbles.” The 60-second spot takes a look at the majestic beauty of bubbles freezing in mid-air. As the bubbles freeze, intricate crystalline...Show More Summary

W+K New York and Jordan Go West Looking for Sketch Comedy

Here’s some new work from Wieden+Kennedy New York for a client listed as “Jordan” (note the lack of “Air” there). The story: Blake Griffin and Chris Paul, both of whom happen to play for the LA Clippers and both of whom happen to be launching new shoes around the same time, have scored a couple of sketch comedy shorts on Adult Swim. Show More Summary

GSD&M Targets Wedding Season for Southwest Airlines

GSD&M is launching its fall campaign for Southwest Airlines with a new spot, entitled “Wedding,” which debuts this Sunday during NFL programming. The ad touts Southwest Airlines as the perfect partner for wedding season. While it may...Show More Summary

Olson and Trulia Scare Up Some Halloween Laughs

Olson may have been acquired by consulting firm ICF International this week, but this new, extended spot for client Trulia shows that the no-longer-independent agency is still doing what it does. The agency tells us that the fear inShow More Summary

Johnnie Walker Calls for Global Review

Diageo-owned whiskey brand Jonnie Walker is in the early stages of a review for its global advertising account, having just sent out requests for information to agencies, BrandRepublic reports. Incumbent agency BBH, who has held theShow More Summary

CP+B Gets Sweet for WeMo

CP+B has just launched the first ever marketing campaign for home automation company WeMo, taking aim at viewer’s sweet sides with a 60-second broadcast spot. The spot, entitled “The Big Anniversary Rig” tells the story of a couple separated on their first wedding anniversary. Show More Summary

Friday Morning Stir

-Agency Duval Guillaume crafted this spot promoting organ donation for Belgian nonprofit Reborn to Be Alive (video above). -U.S. newspapers made over $40 billion less in 2013 than in 2000. -Movember Foundation kicked off its annual drive...Show More Summary

Thursday Odds and Ends

-GoPro has your 30-seconds of cuteness overload for the day (video above). -Edmunds.com pulled its “The Absurdity of Haggling” ads after auto dealers threatened to leave the site. -Coca-Cola names Marcos de Quinto as its new chief marketing...Show More Summary

DDB California Built This City for Brita Water Filters

It’s pretty fair to assume that people know by now that people know that soft drinks have a lot of sugar in them, yet it’s easy to forget just how much you’re putting into your body. So DDB California found a clever way to visualizeShow More Summary

GS&P NYC Wins The New York Post

Way back in January 2013, we confirmed rumors that West Coast-friendly GS&P was indeed opening a New York City office — and today the client behind its “first major account” approved the release of the news to the trades. That client...Show More Summary

PKT Launches Learning Disability PSA Campaign

Publicis Kaplan Thaler teamed up with the the Advertising Council to launch a PSA campaign for various groups dealing with children’s learning and attention issues. The campaign is designed to direct parents to the new website Understood.org,...Show More Summary

Cutwater Brings Intel to the Coffee Shop

Agency Cutwater teamed up with production company Cap Gun Collective for a series of comedic shorts promoting Intel’s Chromebook. Set in a coffee shop, the shorts are based around the premise of computer problems happening in the real world. Show More Summary

Zambezi, Hungry Man Release Another Awkward fruitwater Spot

Last month, vitaminwater’s fruitwater  brand got a little weird with Christina Applegate in the first of its new ads in a campaign created by Venice agency Zambezi and production studio Hungryman. Today the company released its follow-up, another entry in the “painfully awkward” genre. Show More Summary

Patrón Review Down to Two Finalists

Patrón is nearing the end of its search for a new lead agency to handle both creative and media, as only Mullen and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners remain in its creative review, sources told Adweek. Patrón launched the review back in August, and according to Adweek it originally consisted of about “half a dozen” agencies. Show More Summary

Doner Illustrates ‘Epic Fails’ for JBL

Here are a couple of spots that actually demonstrate the functionality of the product they’re promoting. This work by Doner of Michigan, launched earlier in the week, demonstrates the many (sometimes excruciating) pains caused by old-school...Show More Summary

Dutch Top Model Doutzen Kroes Stars in Cheel’s Latest for Samsung Netherlands

Cheel has released a new campaign for Samsung’s new Galaxy Alpha smartphone, featuring top model Doutzen Kroes. The campaign is centered around a 30-second broadcast spot capitalizing on Kroes’ popularity. In the spot, Kroes is shown out clubbing with friends (according to the PR release, these are her actual friends, in real life!). Show More Summary

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO Crafts Choreographed Spot for Currys PC World

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO has anew 60-second spot for Currys PC World featuring carefully choreographed household goods and computers. In the charming spot, everything from refrigerators and vacuum cleaners to smart phones and computers engage in a tightly choreographed dance routine reminiscent of old-school Hollywood. Show More Summary

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