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Honda's Double-Sided Story on YouTube Is Mind-Bendingly Brilliant

Well, this might just blow your damn mind. Honda and Wieden + Kennedy London have created a rather incredible "double-sided story" on YouTube to promote the Civic and its sportier sibling, the Civic...

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20 Years Before It Was Cool to Cast Gay Couples, Ikea Made This Pioneering Ad

The mini-wave of brands casting gay couples in TV ads this year continues to rise, with the likes of Honey Maid,Cheerios and DirecTV all diving in. More power to them. But Ikea was the first marketer...

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Brand of the Day: Petco Picks the Year's Cutest Pet Costume for Halloween

After poring over roughly 5,000 entries in the chain's third annual Halloween pet costume contest, Petco found a winner in a Yorkie named Jack. You see, Jack's owner June Harper created a Mork costume...

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And Here Is Nike's Grand, Gritty Salute to LeBron James and His Return to...

LeBron James can go home again. And again. And again. The NBA star's return to Cleveland from Miami was always going to be fodder for numerous ad campaigns. And indeed, we've already seen spots from...

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Netflix's Fun Outdoor Ads Use 100 Awesome GIFs From Shows and Movies

GIFs have left the nest! The digital video files first made a jump to TV a while back, thanks to Fiat. And now they've ventured all the way outside in a fascinating Netflix campaign from Ogilvy Paris....

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1960s Adman Makes a Hilarious and Obscene Visit to a Modern Agency (NSFW)

We've already seen how Joan Harris (aka, Christina Hendricks) might adjust to life at a modern ad agency. Well, this guy is way more of a train wreck. Canadian ad agency Zulu Alpha Kilo put together...

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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Oct. 24-31

Happy Halloween! Unfortunately, we could only scare up one spooky spot for this week's collection of best spots. But don't worry, the other four ads are a treat. Check them out below, and vote for...

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What Makes a Great Creative Director? Here's How 10 of Them Answered That...

Ask what makes a great creative creative director, and you'll probably get as many different answers as there are creative directors. The 3% Conference recently went around asking a bunch of cds about...

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The Best Video Ever About the Sheeplike Insanity of Real-Time Marketing

Ever feel like real-time marketing is all about being first, and not about being good? You're not alone. John St., the Toronto agency that regularly produces scathing parody videos about the ad...

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Asics Salutes 500 NYC Marathon Runners by 3-D Printing Statues of Them

Asics and ad agency Vitro always do something special around the New York City Marathon, whether it's having people race against a virtual Ryan Hall in the subways or daring you to remain upright on...

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Chobani Dresses Dogs Up in Costumes in Adorable Ad for Halloween

Petco had a whole Halloween contest around dressing up pets this month, but you don't have to be a pet brand to get in on that action. Droga5 did this cute ad for Chobani, featuring pooches in their...

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The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Hated Clothing Brand

You may not have heard of Lasse Hansen, Carter Czech or James Flook, but chances are you’ve seen them naked. Or nearly so. How? You’ve seen their chiseled torsos in the stores, bags and ads of...

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This Texas-Based Agency Sets Up Shop In a Bar

SpecsWho Executive creative director Craig Mikes (l.) and president Bryan ChristianWhat Full-service agencyWhere Austin, Texas Some of Proof Advertising's most creative work takes place at Proof Annex,...

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Pitching New Business? Don't Behave Like These Imbeciles in the Meeting

Next time you go into a pitch meeting, you probably want to know what the client's business actually is. Such is the helpful moral of this comedy video from Smartypants, a new branded content...

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Creatives Talk About Their Biggest Fears, and How They Overcame Them

Halloween is over, but the terror continues. Creatives—especially freelancers—rely on a cornucopia of clichés to help navigate a career path defined by fear and uncertainty, and a new video packs them...

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Carl's Jr.'s Latest Sexed-Up Burger Eater Is Less Classically Beautiful Than...

If you thought there was no way to top a Paris Hilton-Hannah Ferguson slow-motion car-washing, sex-eating burger-palooza, you'd be wrong, Carl's Jr. wants to tell bros. Supermodels and celebutantes...

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Ad of the Day: Lowe's Rolls Out 8 More Charming and Useful 'Fix in Six' Vines

Is Lowe's "Fix in Six" the best-ever use of Vine by a marketer? You can ponder that question over more delightful creative from the campaign, as BBDO New York has released eight new looping videos in...

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Seduced by an Idea? Go All the Way and Register the Domain Name, Says Verisign

It's official: Internet domain-name company Verisign has launched one crazy (and at times creepy) campaign. Which of the four videos from FCB Chicago is the most self-consciously bizarre? You've got...

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Nick Offerman's Hilarious Fake Home Depot Ad Pokes Fun at Lowe's Robot Helpers

Lowe's must have known its human-size robotic "shopping assistants," which are rolling out this holiday season, would be mocked, right? They couldn't possibly have believed that people would just let...

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The 6 Futuristic Inventions in This Electrolux Design Contest Will Blow Your...

A few weeks ago, we were super excited to hear news of a real working hoverboard. And now that we've tackled Back to the Future, Electrolux has its sights set on the Jetsons.  The Electrolux Design...

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