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Here's the Extended Version of Nationwide's Dead Child Ad, as Imagined by...

Thanks to Sunday's downer Super Bowl spot, we all learned that Nationwide isn't exactly on the side of the angels. Now, the divine comedy of this "extended cut" parody from Funny or Die and director...

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Anna Kendrick Meets Amy Schumer, and Won't Soon Forget It, in MTV's New Ad

We know how much you love Anna Kendrick, so here she is in yet another commercial where she gets to be funny and charming—this time at Amy Schumer's expense. Schumer is hosting the MTV Movie Awards in...

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Poo-Pourri Flushes All Rivals With the Most Popular Radio Ad of the Super Bowl

While you were loving and hating the Super Bowl TV commercials on Sunday, there was a whole other game going on—the radio ads on Westwood One. And now, AdFreak has an exclusive look (or rather,...

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Ad of the Day: Newcastle's 2016 Super Bowl Ad Teaser Is Here, and Whoa Is It...

We're still technically more than a year away from the 2016 Super Bowl, but the first ad teaser is here. And of course, it's from Newcastle Brown Ale. The brewer and its agency, Droga5, evolved their...

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McDonald's Finally Selling Bottles of Big Mac Secret Sauce, but They're Going...

For a company no one actually likes, people sure are interested in McDonald's food. This interest often takes shape as vulgar curiosity and conjecture about specific menu items. I still remember...

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Ad of the Day: Old Spice Walks on the Wild Side in an Outdoorsy New Campaign

Anything can happen when you're out and about in the wilderness. And these new Old Spice ads prove it.  The latest kooky campaign from Old Spice, courtesy of Wieden + Kennedy, has everything you never...

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SI's Swimsuit Issue Finally Includes a Plus-Size Model, at Least in Its...

This year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue will make history by featuring a plus-size model—in its advertising, anyway. The gorgeous model, Ashley Graham, will not be posing in the editorial...

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Common Follows Up His Super Bowl Voice Work for Microsoft With This NBA Ad

Common is a busy man these days, winning a Golden Globe (for the song "Glory" from Selma), getting nominated for two Grammys and an Oscar (also for "Glory"), and providing the voiceover for two...

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Trojan Mocks 50 Shades of Grey with Ad About an Average Couple Trying to Get...

Trojan is jumping on the 50 Shades of Grey movie hype bandwagon. But the condom brand doesn't seem all that impressed by the franchise's BDSM-light theme. A new two-minute slapstick ad (directed by...

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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Feb. 1-6

We already picked our five favorite Super Bowl commercials, so for this week's list of best spots, we'll focus on everything that didn't run on the Big Game. Check out our picks below, and vote for...

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Truth's Tinder-Themed Anti-Smoking Music Video Baffles, Delights and Terrifies

Truth is out with a new anti-smoking ad, and it's a long way from stacking body bags outside the offices of tobacco companies. "Left Swipe Dat," created by 72andSunny, features a parade of young pop...

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Ad of the Day: Android Celebrates Unlikely Animal Buddies in Maybe the Cutest...

Dogs and cats living together. Mass hysteria! The latest ad for Google's Android is hysterical, and adorable, as it features various pairings of different animal species playing and frolicking with...

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An Egg McMuffin Rises With the Sun on This Tasty McDonald's Billboard

You probably remember McDonald's famous, Grand Clio-winning sundial billboard, created by Leo Burnett almost a decade ago, which used the sun's shadows to suggest what you should be eating and...

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Natalie Portman, a Runaway Bride, Gets a Helicopter Rescue in Miss Dior Ad

In this attractive new Miss Dior spot, Natalie Portman outdoes Julia Roberts' runaway bride by nabbing a helicopter after she ditches her groom at the altar. Portman's escape, soundtracked by Janis...

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Airbnb Turns a Ski Lift Above the French Alps Into a One-Night Crash Pad

For most people, spending a night in cable car 9,000 feet above sea level probably doesn't sound that relaxing. But if you're a ski buff or a sucker for a view, you might enjoy the prize in Airbnb's...

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Merrell Thrills and Frightens People With a Crazy Oculus Rift Mountainside Hike

You know you've designed a good Oculus Rift virtual reality experience when people emerge from it squealing in delight and with their knees trembling. Hiking boot brand Merrell did one such activation...

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U.S. Media Agency of the Year: MediaCom's Team-First Approach Landed a Ton of...

Last August, during final presentations for Anheuser-Busch InBev's $575 million domestic planning and buying assignment, Sasha Savic took his vow to raise the creative bar at MediaCom to a whole new...

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Carl's Jr. Has Some Voluptuous Data on the Charlotte McKinney Ad, Its Biggest...

Its agency is one of the more sophisticated out there. And ads about female empowerment are on the rise. So why does Carl's Jr. remain stubbornly Neanderthal, continuing its now decade-long obsession...

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Mad Men Chops Its Pilot Episode Into 154 Clips and Wants Fans to Reshoot Each...

Ahead of Mad Men's final episodes on AMC this spring, the series has launched The Fan Cut, a contest that lets would-be auteurs remake scenes from the show's pilot episode in (almost) any way they see...

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Ad of the Day: Cartier Tells Three Love Stories in Dazzling Short Film for...

Cartier rocks Valentine's Day with "The Proposal," a six-minute meditation on modern romance directed by Sean Ellis, whose 2006 short film Cashback was nominated for an Oscar. Here, we meet three...

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