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BPN Tells Fish Tale for Oregon Lottery

Portland-based full-service agency Borders Perrin Norrander (BPN) launched a new spot for the Oregon Lottery, entitled “Sustainable Economy.” The ad takes a different approach for the category, eschewing the usual focus on the enticements of personal wealth for the effect the lottery has on the state’s economy. Show More Summary

How to Keep Zombies Out of Your Office

The statistics read like the script for a horror film: 70% of employees are disengaged at work. The working dead haggardly hack away at their computers and drag their lifeless bodies through the motions. We are experiencing an epidemic of toxic workplaces, with 17.5% of employees so actively disengaged that they may be purposefully sabotaging […]

The Expertise Gap is Real and Employees Need Your Attention Now

The biggest challenge is not in the understanding or expertise associated with new technology. We can learn that. The biggest problem is our inability to recognize that the experience we have today is not the experience we need going forward. A notable separation exists between the expertise people have or are learning and the jobs […]

Darkly Comic Ads for ZocDoc Illustrate the Utter Hell of Calling Your Doctor

ZocDoc knows how much it sucks trying to deal with doctors over the phone. Now, the online medical-care scheduling service positions itself as the cure for such headaches in a pair of humorous spots from Goodby Silverstein & Partners in New York. Show More Summary

Grenadier Slams Some ‘Radical’ Sunny D

Today in Reviving an Old Brand news, Boulder’s Grenadier won creative duties for the classic lunchbox essential Sunny D (formerly short for “delight”) back in November 2014. The account had previously been with Exopolis, the company’s first...Show More Summary

Dancing YouTube Star Gets Lost in the Rhythm for Bose

Freeform jazz fills and frenetic dance moves converge in a new spot from London-based content crowdsourcing company MOFILM for Bose and its almighty noise-cancelling headphones. In this clip, directed by OPC’s Max Sherman, we’re reintroduced...Show More Summary

Tuesday Morning Stir

-Creatives Without Borders launched “Projections From the World to Nepal” (video above). -Adweek explains why “Mini Is the New Supersized.” -Tic Tac unveiled its new line of flavor-changing varieties, Tic Tac Mixers. -YouTube asks viewers...Show More Summary

Kristen Bell, Dax Shepard Kill You With Cuteness in Their Latest Samsung Ads

For those who couldn't get enough of Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard in their hit Samsung Galaxy Tab S holiday ad, the hyper-cute Hollywood couple—married in real-life—have returned for an encore, this time plugging the company's high-tech home appliances. Show More Summary

W+K Amsterdam Mines Lionel Messi’s Tears for FIFA 15

W+K Amsterdam launched a spot starring Lionel Messi promoting the release of EA Sports’ FIFA 15, entitled “The Bitter-Sweet Taste of Football.” The spot sees Messi hooked up to a bizarre machine mining his tears of joy from victory and sadness from bitter defeat. Show More Summary

Zimmerman Sends Potential Nissan Drivers on a Test Ride In 2015 Altima

As in earlier campaigns for PepsiMax and Chevy before them, Zimmerman’s latest for Nissan sends unsuspecting test drivers on a racetrack in a campaign to promote the latest Altima model. The Fort Lauderdale-based, Omnicom-owned agency...Show More Summary

The Def 6 Social Skim: Looks May Be Deceiving.

  See below for what’s happening this week in the social sphere! When Your Ex Starts Dating The Quarterback. Its bro code – something Meerkats know nothing about. meow.   Twitter: “Dude, wtf – just because I’m not...

Snickers Found Amusing Fails All Over NYC and Put These Stickers Next to Them

BBDO New York continues its run of great work for Snickers with this irresistible out-of-home campaign, in which the candy brand found goofy mistakes all around New York City—and put stickers next to them that read, "You make mistakes...Show More Summary

Newsletter #1036: The “Throwback” Issue

[Welcome back to the Damn, I Wish I’d Thought of That! newsletter. This is text of the great issue all of our email subscribers just received. Sign yourself up using the handy form on the right.] Everyone loves some good ol’ nostalgia. Just think of all the BuzzFeed articles about the 90s, Throwback Thursdays, and Timehops. All […]

Anna Kendrick Will Gently Blow Your Mind With Her Take on Reddit's 'Shower Thoughts'

Glamour magazine isn't known for it's Internet-savvy marketing. But when you put Anna Kendrick on the cover, you have to do something special to celebrate the occasion. So, they had the Pitch Perfect 2 star recite some of Reddit's "Shower Thoughts," which are pretty much the same as SNL's old "Deep Thoughts" by Jack Handey—but on the Internet. Show More Summary

Why the Next Phase of Marketing to Women is Marketing with Women

Whether it’s Gisele punching mean tweets or children showing us how they throw “like a girl,” female empowerment campaigns are one of the biggest trends in advertising today. Marketers are beginning to understand what women want to see...Show More Summary

Why we should aim to build a forever company, not just a unicorn

“Unicorn company.” It’s the latest bit of jargon that’s infected our conversations here in the Bay Area, to the point where both WSJ and Fortune have clever infographics and lists of the top companies. In pitches, entrepreneurs are asked...Show More Summary

Justin Timberlake Plays a Lime Who Goes From Hero to Zero in This Hilarious Tequila Ad

Justin Timberlake is a chamelion of sorts, a former boy-bander turned solo pop star turned comedic actor turned serious actor. And he multitasks quite nicely—and hilariously—in this 901 Sauza tequila ad. Not only does he star as an anthropomorphic lime, he came up with the concept and has a major stake in the business. Show More Summary

Here's the Story Behind Those Idiotic 'Plastique' High-End Plastic Pants

Maybe you saw the billboard, or the documentary about Frank La Rant, or the lookbook. If so, you were probably disappointed to learn that Plastique, the high-end plastic pants supposedly designed by La Rant, aren't real. And that the whole thing was a spoof by Fruit of the Loom. Show More Summary

I didn't see it because I wasn't looking

My friend Alan came over to dinner the other night. Unbeknownst to me, he had a few plastic scorpions in his pocket (a reminder of a recent adventure). I saw a plastic scorpion on the bowl of nuts, but I...        

Sylvester Stallone Backs Mayweather for Tecate

John Rambo did indeed state his belief that Mayweather will win Saturday’s fight in a campaign for the event’s sponsor Tecate earlier this month. But we’re more interested in work by Mexican/Argentinian agency Nómades and productionShow More Summary

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