When Major League Soccer began play in 1996, those of us who lived in New York City had only one team to root for—the New York/New Jersey MetroStars. But despite their odd hybrid name, they were pretty solidly a New Jersey team. They...Show More Summary
One December day at the International Scene of Contemporary Dance in Stockholm, Sweden, a man named Olle, one of the best air acrobats in the world, did a triple-somersault jump. It was a jump like hundreds of others he'd done before, but this time was different. He fell on his head. "Within that second I heard my neck break. Show More Summary
Summary: A zero margin, performance-related pay model might seem more beneficial for McDonald’s than Omnicom but both advertiser and agency are confident it’s the best way to balance the small agency intimacy with the cost efficiency and breadth of a big agency, write Natalie Mortimer and Seb Joseph. It’s a model its creators...
U.S. Cellular sets a new standard for tedium with this preroll ad that lasts seven hours. It's about as exciting as watching grass grow. In fact, that's mostly what happens during its 420-minute running time: Grass grows... and grows... Show More Summary
It's not every day that an automaker launches a new, brightly colored car based on social media demand. Or names the model after the hashtag that helped bear it. The 2017 Special Edition Volkswagen #PinkBeetle (its official name) hits...Show More Summary
It remains the most notorious night in advertising history—June 13, 1991. The Clio Awards were scheduled to hand out their radio and print awards. But as Adweek later told the story, "what ensued was less an ad-award show than a tawdry...Show More Summary
You could probably use a little levity after last night debate's, so here's some political comedy from Katy Perry, who suggests that you vote in November no matter how you look or what you're wearing (or not wearing). read more
Travel can be rough on animals. So, to celebrate National Dog Week (Sept. 19-25) and promote its 600,000 pet-friendly homes, Airbnb shined a light on social media star Marnie the Dog, a senior pet who just moved from New York to sun-soaked Beverly Hills. Fame is packed with perks... Show More Summary
The lottery may not have much to do with fate, but it's a lot like love—if you don't play, you won't win, says a new ad from Spain. The three-and-a-half minute commercial for EuroMillions, the country's national cash raffle, offers a...Show More Summary
Rosie Batty is the new face of the Love Your Age series, and is using the platform to bring awareness to a prevalent and deadly problem
Summary: Thank you for inviting me here tonight. I’m not usually invited to speak at high class affairs like this. I usually get invited to horrifying events like the “The Programmatic Real-Time Digital Insider Summit” or some other majestically titled festival of horsesht.
Summary: Nostalgia marketing is the advertising equivalent of comfort food. In a time when most marketing focuses heavily on the future, it transports us back to a simpler place where our current problems don't matter and the hustle and bustle of modernity just melts away. Instead of anticipating the next great thing, nostalgia marketing...
Can Will and Grace convince you to cast your vote for Hillary Clinton this November? A new mini-reunion episode of the sitcom that starred Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally appeared just hours before tonight's debate. read more
No creative departments, No account execs, no Big Ideas, but Sir Martin Sorrell, one way or another, will still be chairman of WPP. Read the story on Digiday—LINK.
Prostitution has always been fraught with the risk of violence, but today the internet provides broader scope and anonymity. Alongside the sense of entitlement that some people get when they pay for something, this both strengthens the...Show More Summary
An initiative in Stockholm is trying to keep streets clean while satisfying hunger
If you're looking for a low-calorie dessert that mixes avocados and chocolate, then Oreos has a video for you. To promote new special-edition mint and strawberry-cheesecake flavors of the classic sandwich cookie, packaged-foods conglomerate...Show More Summary
There's one thing almost everyone watching Monday night's first presidential debate will be able to agree on—that this new Audi commercial, "Duel," airing during the telecast, is a brilliant bit of perfectly timed entertainment. read more
Tecate thinks building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico is a great idea—as long as it's 3 feet tall and is used as a meeting place for guys from both sides of the border (and all sides of the political spectrum) to get together and...Show More Summary
If you don't know jack about the townsfolk of Lynchburg, Tenn., that's about to change. Lynchburg's most famous resident, Brown-Forman brand Jack Daniel's, puts the spotlight on some of its less-renowned neighbors in new ads from Arnold...Show More Summary