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The Curse of the Sale

Summary: Many of you have had this experience: You are walking around and visit a store where you've purchased an item before. Something catches your eye, and you take a look at the price. You could buy it now, but you know that the business will have a sale on it later. So you wait.

This Target Store Just Got Trolled by Black Friday Ads With Hilariously Fake Deals

Target was the benefactor of an online troll in August, when Mike Melgaard came to the retailer's defense on Facebook, telling commenters off for criticizing its move away from gender-based labels for children's products. But now Target has been totally played by an offline troll. Show More Summary

Why This New York Agency Is Taking All 42 of Its Employees to Japan for the Holidays

New York agency Chandelier Creative is known for many things: its ads for retailers like Target and Old Navy; its founder and creative director Richard Christiansen's taste in interior design; and its legendary holiday parties, for starters. Show More Summary

Quality Street Celebrates the Holidays With the Most Epic Littering You've Ever Seen

Around the holidays, one item you'll find in a British home is a Quality Street tin, packed with chocolates whose flavors vary by wrapper color. The appearance of the tin—developed in the 1930s, when only the wealthy could afford fancy...Show More Summary

Can We Improve Our Internal Communications?

Summary: The update meeting. The status briefing. The daily brief. Whatever you call it, there is a meeting or conference call in your work life that you have to go to…that you cannot stand. We know, we've been there too. We all have those days where we could get more done if we didn't have to go to these meetings. Yet people still want to have them.

Samsung Choreographs an Awesome Human Kaleidoscope for Its Gear S2 Watch

If Busby Berkeley were alive today and choreographing commercials for tech products, he might have come up with something like this two-minute mini-movie by R/GA for Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch. About 150 performers—musicians, yogis,...Show More Summary

Coca-Cola's 'Share a Coke' Campaign Gets Festive With Holiday Names on Bottles

Coca-Cola isn't releasing a new Christmas commercial this year, choosing instead to recycle the "Make Someone Happy" spot from last year. But to make up for it, the soda giant is rolling out some festive packaging—putting holiday-themed names on bottles as an extension of its popular "Share a Coke" campaign. Show More Summary

Creator of Beanie Babies Just Made Its First-Ever TV Spot, for This Brand-New Product

Beanie Babies, introduced in 1991, were once the hottest toys in the world. Yet they managed to get so popular without benefiting from a single TV commercial (aside from a McDonald's Happy Meals tie-in). But now, Beanie Babies maker Ty Inc. Show More Summary

This Ad With People Reciting the Lord's Prayer Is Blocked From Screenings of Star Wars

An ad for the Church of England, featuring people from all walks of life reciting the Lord's Prayer, won't be screened in theaters before the new Star Wars film, according to the Digital Cinema Media agency. The DCM, which regulatesShow More Summary

Katy Perry Is a Nutcracker, a Fairy Godmother and More in H&M's Loony Holiday Extravaganza

H&M has hired the perfect celebrity endorser for its over-the-top, candy-coated holiday spectacular: Katy Perry. The pop star and walking acid flashback anchors a new two-minute commercial for the clothing chain, grinning and prancing through every imaginable Christmas trope while her new single, "Every Day Is a Holiday," plays in the background. Show More Summary

Samantha Bee Just Made the Most Comically Violent Star Wars Ad of the Season

Hold on, Samantha Bee is a Jedi? Fans of The Daily Show already know Bee, of Jon Stewart's dear departed Best F#@king News Team, as an intellectual badass. But now she's laying waste to an entire bar full of space aliens in a parody of the Star Wars cantina scene. Show More Summary

Who's Right: Advertisers or Doctors?

Summary: In case you haven't heard, the American Medical Association (the less-fun AMA) called for a TV ban on drug advertising. Yes, the group said that direct-to-consumer messaging is attributing to the rising costs in medicine, and is a main cause for expensive and unnecessary procedures.

Stove Top's Millennial Hipster Pilgrim Implores You to Eat Stuffing All Day Every Day

It must be frustrating to be a brand whose product is so closely associated with a single holiday that it seems odd to have it any other time. Stove Top stuffing is in that boat, but it tends to take out its frustrations through comedy—including...Show More Summary

Sorry, Britain, but This Lovely Christmas Ad From Spain Is the One to Watch This Year

Britain was the country that turned Christmas into an advertising showcase. But this year, a Spanish ad from Leo Burnett Madrid might just beat anything the U.K. turns out. The holiday season in Spain unofficially kicks off with the much-anticipated annual ad for the Christmas lottery. Show More Summary

This Bike Maker Wants Videos of the Parts of Cities You Can Explore Only on Two Wheels

Foldable bike brand Brompton Bikes has launched #MyUnseenCity, a worldwide effort to commission videos exploring the hidden parts of people's cities. Created for the launch of its limited-edition Brompton Black Edition, of which only...Show More Summary

HBO's New Teaser Poster for Game of Thrones Has Fans Absolutely Freaking Out

If you watched the most recent Game of Thrones finale, you're probably going to be a bit shocked to see the poster for next season. (I'm not really sure how to avoid potential spoilers here, so if you're not caught up on the series,Show More Summary

Honey Nut Cheerios Living Billboard Filled With Bees

The cereal brand built a three-story structure that spells out "Made with Real Honey" using working hives

This Interactive Honda Ad Lets You Send a Couple on Increasingly Extravagant Dates

Great. Greater. Greatest. Those are your viewing choices in RPA's new interactive video for the Honda Civic, which lets you toggle between a couple's three date scenarios and check out vehicle features along the way. You have to watch it here on the Honda website. Show More Summary

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Tries Robbing Snoop Dogg in Old Navy's Wacky Black Friday Campaign

Julia Louis-Dreyfus scores some new co-stars in her latest for Old Navy, and the ensemble suits her well. The Veep and Seinfeld actress ties up rapper and marijuana poster boy Snoop Dogg in an attempt to strip him of a million dollars in this heist-themed ad for Old Navy's Black Friday sweepstakes, which promises the same sum for its prize. Show More Summary

A Navy Crew Recreated the Force Awakens Trailer on an Aircraft Carrier, and It's Most Impressive

Using everything from state-of-the-art fighter jets to a charismatic mop bucket, the crew of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower has pulled off quite an homage with its version of a Star Wars trailer. Created by Mass Communication Specialist...Show More Summary

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