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Stars Trace Their Path to Success in Ogilvy's Grand New American Express...

American Express tells four heartfelt stories of celebrity struggle, and ultimate success, in these spots from Oglivy & Mather. The ads—featuring queen of soul Aretha Franklin, sitcom star Mindy...

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Cottonelle Wants You to 'Go Commando' With a Butt So Clean It Doesn't Need...

Cottonelle wants you to "go commando." That's right, the toilet paper brand says you should walk around without underwear because its CleanRipple texture imparts a superior clean. In fact, they've...

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Snickers Turned Marcia Brady Into Danny Trejo on 'Hungerlapse' Billboard, Too

BBDO New York's "Brady Bunch" Super Bowl campaign for Snickers had a great out-of-home teaser element that not too people saw—but now you can, as video of it was posted Tuesday to the brand's YouTube...

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Whoa, This Weird Retro Ad Imagines Birdman as a Real Action Figure

Last fall, Fox Searchlight gave away limited-edition Birdman action figures as part of its marketing for the movie. Now, the Best Picture Oscar winner is reopening in cinemas—and getting a dose of new...

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Ad of the Day: Coke Spreads Joy to Some Seriously Unlucky Coke Drinkers

Coca-Cola knows that sometimes life straight up sucks. But Coca-Cola also wants you to realize that you, sir, are not the only one with problems. This new spot from Wieden + Kennedy, which broke on...

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Tiffany's Gorgeous New Ad Tells Many Love Stories but Asks Only One Question

A gay couple appears in this Tiffany & Co. spot from Ogilvy & Mather featuring various duos on the brink—or in the process—of getting engaged. (A print ad from the jeweler featuring a...

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Bill Lumbergh of Office Space Is Back, and Still a Clueless Prick, in Ads for...

Given how much advertising loves office humor, it's a bit surprising that characters from Office Space haven't been revived more often for commercials. Bill Lumbergh, in particular—the 1999 film's...

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Twerking Butt Cheeks Slap Out Phat Beats in Seriously Jiggly Ad for Headphones

My late grandfather once told me, "There's an ass for every seat." Not until today did I truly know what he meant. Just when you thought Miley had ruined twerking for everyone, the folks at AIAIAI...

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Sonic's Weird Drink Flavors Come to Life as Strangely Riveting Mouth Cartoons

Sonic is pretty serious about playing with its food. A new campaign from Goodby, Silverstein & Partners transforms actors' mouths into zany little characters using face paint, à la makeup artist...

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Agency Creatives Need to Shut Up About Entering Ad Contests, and Here's Why

Attention, creatives: You have actual paying clients, and shouldn't be pissing your time away working on briefs for some cockamamie ad contest. But if you do, at least keep it quiet. That's the...

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Apple Watch Gets Its First Advertising With a Stylish 12-Page Spread in Vogue

Apple Watch gets a 12-page spread in the March issue of Vogue, part of the run-up to the wearable device's launch in April. Rate-card value: north of $2.2 million. All three versions of the watch—the...

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Ad of the Day: Facebook Just Made Some of the Truest Ads Ever About Friendship

Facebook, in its advertising, used to get all caught up in lofty and tortured metaphors for friendship. But its latest ads—gritty, immediate, powerfully evocative—show how far the social network has...

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Mark Mothersbaugh Traces His Life From Blind Kid to Visionary in Great Google...

Google Play has been running a great branded content series from BBH Los Angeles called "California Inspires Me," featuring interviews—which are then set to animation—with famous Californians talking...

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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Feb. 20-27

It was an uplifting week in the week's best commercials, as Facebook, Apple and Comcast all delivered inspiring ads about friendship, passion and imagination. Those three spots are joined by a lovable...

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Ad of the Day: Epic Audi Spot With Marauding Mechanics Is Ridiculously Fun

Getting your car serviced by a dealer, rather than some random mechanic, isn't just a smart idea. It's a triumph of good over evil. That's the message of this entertaining, intentionally over-the-top...

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Every Brand Wanted a Piece of #TheDress, but Who Wore It Best?

What a day the Internet had yesterday. First we watched llamas on the loose. Then, just after 6 p.m., BuzzFeed posted what might be its single most-shared article ever: "What Colors Are This Dress."...

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'15 Sounds Nice?' Nike Golf Has Some Fun With 14-Time Major Winner Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods has been having a rough time for about half a decade. He's been stuck on 14 major championships since 2008, but it's good to know he can poke a little fun at himself. Tiger gives his...

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Do Competing Bottled Water Brands Actually Taste Different? Rhett & Link Find...

Rhett & Link will slake your thirst for goofy, brand-inspired comedy in the "Ultimate Water Taste Test," a wonderfully wet episode of their "Good Mythical Morning" YouTube show. The guys, best...

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Jose Cuervo Mixes a Margarita in Space and Parachutes It Back to Earth

Brands are obsessed with space, getting to space, and anything that's been to space. This week, it was Jose Cuervo's chance to boldly go where no tequila brand had gone before—and hopefully make it...

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Gripping Powerade Spot With Derrick Rose Includes First Ad Narration by Tupac...

In this inspirational ad from Wieden + Kennedy for Powerade, a boy who represents a young Derrick Rose rides through the south side of Chicago to a voiceover by Tupac Shakur—the late rapper's first...

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