This summer Mountain Dew kicked off an epic competition for its die-hard fans. Dew fans had spent years asking for two flavors, Baja Blast and Pitch Black, to be sold permanently in stores. Mountain Dew was only going to bring one flavor...Show More Summary
Virtual reality was the talk of the 2016 Cannes Lions festival. But in truth, most VR entries were underwhelming. The Film jury, for example, gave out just one Lion (a bronze) to a VR project, and jury president Joe Alexander openlyShow More Summary
Strong trash bags at a low price point make John Cena's pecs dance with excitement in a new campaign for Hefty from Havas Worldwide Chicago. The new campaign also marks the return of the iconic "Hefty!, Hefty!, Hefty!," chant, used in the brand's marketing in the 1980s and a revival of the Hefty/Wimpy spots but for a modern audience. Show More Summary
The 2016 national political conventions stand to be the most broadcasted, most consumed, most shared conventions of all time. But that may have less to do with the candidates and more to do with the attendees in both Cleveland, homeShow More Summary
The athletes gathering next month in Rio may be dazzling spectacles of human achievement, but getting there took a lot of ugliness. A new Olympic ad from Gillette tackles a familiar angle on sports-themed marketing—the grueling road to greatness. Show More Summary
On November 24, 1971, a United Press International reporter named Clyde Jabin pulled the evening shift at the wire service’s bureau in Portland, Oregon. From his home in the Hollywood District to his downtown office, it was about a half-hour drive. He got there about 3pm, settled in, and began making his calls. Jabin, a 43-year-old married father of four,...
Sports commentator Jason Whitlock apparently believes African-Americans have more to fear from lightning than police shootings. After two tours of duty with ESPN, Jason Whitlock — the former Kansas City Star columnist — is back with Fox Sports. Show More Summary
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is currently facing a sexual harassment lawsuit from former Fox & Friends host Gretchen Carlson. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Carlson filed suit against Ailes several weeks ago, alleging “sexual and/or...Show More Summary
Grocery shopping is no mean task. Most women, however, including moms can be considered pros in this aspect. With patience and some budgeting skills, they can easily accomplish their task without much stress. These days, men and women who want to do grocery shopping in a shorter period than usual can get help using technology. […]
Unlike many of her Fox News colleagues, ex-corporate lawyer Megyn Kelly has remained silent about the sexual harassment allegations against network boss Roger Ailes. She, of course, has the “right to remain silent,” as it were, but some believe her silence could be speaking volumes. Show More Summary
Zipcar is rolling out a campaign in Seattle and Washington D.C. that blends an old-school advertising technique with new technology—it's wrapping ads around cars and tracking how many people see them. The company partnered with Wrapify, a San Diego startup that pays drivers to cover their cars with branding and data-tracking technology. Show More Summary
The Pokemon Go phenomenon has swept the nation at a record pace since its release on July 6. In just a matter of days the app has moved to the top of the iOS App Store's chart, and we've seen droves of people gathering in common places...Show More Summary
BBDO Atlanta has hired Robin Fitzgerald to serve as chief creative officer in Atlanta, making her the first woman to hold that position within the Omnicom agency's network in the United States. During an earnings call in April, Omnicom CEO John Wren promised to double female leadership within BBDO's creative department over the following 12 months. Show More Summary
The U.K.'s Channel 4 pulls out all the stops, as well as a a few prosthetic limbs, for this joyous, awesomely over-the-top three-minute musical film celebrating the broadcaster's upcoming coverage of the Paralympic Games in Rio. Propelled...Show More Summary
In the years since officials in Chicago began to demolish the city’s troubled public housing projects, people in the region have become accustomed to hearing stories about where the former residents of Cabrini-Green, the Robert Taylor Homes, and other developments ended up. They all moved to the suburbs south of the city, the stories went, or even relocated to places...
D.L. Hughley ripped into Fox News over their views on police brutality and denial of racism, leaving host Megyn Kelly visibly stunned as she was forced to end the segment, Yahoo! News reports. The segment was supposed to focus on the recent police shootings, including that of Philando Castile, but instead, quickly launched into an... Show More Summary
As Edward R. Murrow wrapped up his now-famous special report condemning Joseph McCarthy in 1954, he looked into the camera and said words that could apply today. “He didn’t create this situation of fear--he merely exploited it, and rather successfully,” Murrow said of McCarthy. Most of Murrow’s argument relied on McCarthy’s own words, but in the end Murrow shed his...
There's a photo of me from my high school prom from 1994. I'm wearing the traditional tux, paired with bug-eyed Bono-style sunglasses, muttonchops and a bushy goatee. And if you could see my lower half, there'd be a chain wallet and pair of Airwalks. Eric Gillin, Epicurious.com Elizabeth Lippmann At the time, I'm sure I was the height of fashion. Show More Summary
Gatorade and Snickers are Emmy nominees for a second straight year, as five spots were announced Thursday as contenders for the 2016 Emmy Award for Best Commercial. Gatorade is a nominee for "Dear Peyton" by TBWA\Chiat\Day, and Snickers for "Marilyn" by BBDO. Show More Summary
OK, don't let your heads explode, people. Even though Smart USA is running an effort that melds concepts from the mobile game that just will not leave the waking world alone—Pokemon Go—with the buzziest digital platform in recent months,...Show More Summary