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Nothing sells fast food like cranky old people reminiscing and/or bickering with each other. That's what GSD&M is hoping, because their three new spots for Steak 'n Shake depend on it. The three ads star Percy and Walter, whose recollections of 1934 (the year Steak 'n Shake was founded) are dim at best. Show More Summary
Summary: It's a sad day for Snoopy: The "Peanuts" character is being fired as a mascot for MetLife, a relationship that has lasted more than 30 years. MetLife announced Thursday that it's phasing out use of Snoopy to promote the brand, Bloomberg News reports. The insurance company first looked to the character in the 1980s...
In his delightful and insightful documentary "Remember Those Great Volkswagen Ads?" British filmmaker Joe Marcantonio explores the transcendent power of advertising to help brands overcome their limitations and—in the case of DDB's groundbreaking 1960s work for the German automaker—establish an enduring, vibrant image in the hearts and minds of consumers. read more
Ken Bone, America's favorite mustached-man-turned-meme of the 2016 presidential campaign, has teamed up with the very brand that made him famous in the first place—Izod. The Belleville, Ill., resident became an internet celebrity this month after he asked a question of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at their debate in St. Show More Summary
The Hubbub Foundation has created a set of themed bins meant to inspire recycling on a large scale
McCann New York is taking a satirically Swiftian approach with its latest PSA for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. read more
Virgin America's First Class Shoe isn't just some plain old sneaker. Hand crafted in Milan, Italy, this snazzy high-top was assembled to reflect the amenities of Virgin's first-class cabins. White leather. Wifi. Mood lighting. Video display. Show More Summary
The cosmetics brand has developed a series of audio tutorials for Brazilian consumers with reduced sight
The Emoji Book will be comprised of different artist interpretations of the ubiquitous symbols
Summary: Snapchat wants to be like TV, and publishers need to adapt. That’s the message from the news that Snapchat no longer wants to share ad revenue with its Discover media partners, according to a report from Recode. Instead, the company will pay licensing fees for the content and keep all the ad revenue — the approach TV networks take.
Viewers tuning in for coverage of the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday night will see both sides working together for the greater good, blazing new trails toward a brighter tomorrow. Alas, we're not talking about the candidates for our nation's highest office. Show More Summary
If you've ever wanted to try to climb inside the head of a drug addict willing to shoot up a flesh-rotting, mind-melting opioid, now may be your chance. A surreal six-minute video from Europe is aiming to battle the use of krokodil—a...Show More Summary
Uber is doing huge business in Mexico City, to the point where they feel comfortable using drones to taunt people who aren't using their service yet. A recent ad stunt for UberPOOL saw the company fly drones over gridlocked traffic.Show More Summary
In September, Hillary Clinton released a devastating attack ad on Donald Trump, in which young girls are seen looking at themselves in the mirror while Trump's offensive remarks about women—in particular, their looks—are heard in the...Show More Summary
Summary: Rich Silverstein is an ad industry legend. But legends are made, not born. The co-creator of the “Got Milk?” campaign never intended to go into the agency world. Silverstein began his career in graphic design and...Show More Summary
Joss Whedon has directed a few more ads in for his pro-Hillary Clinton Super PAC called Save the Day since this star-studded effort back in September. In one, released on Oct. 6, a British man still upset over the whole #Brexit thing asks the U.S. Show More Summary
Has watching too much anime on your phone left you with painful hand cramps? Then you're in luck, because Japanese anime network Animax made a hands-free, crotch-harness smartphone holder that looks like a huge swan growing out of your private parts. Now you can watch all the anime you want! read more
In Austin, Texas, they don't miss a beat—or a tweet—thanks to a giant outdoor metronome created by classical music station KMFA-FM and ad agency Archer Malmo. read more
The lavish shoes wrap the comfort of upscale travel around your feet