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Man 'Cleans His Lenses' in Public in Marc Jacobs Ad

Dude, cut that out. Right now. It's unseemly, wrong and so very public. And as any purveyor of fine eyewear will tell you, wiping your sunglasses on your shirt is just plain dumb. You'll scratch the...

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Portrait: Cornerstone

SpecsWho Co-CEOs Jon Cohen (l.) and Rob StoneWhat Marketing and PR agencyWhere New York offices When it comes to mixing music with marketing, Cornerstone may be king. This summer it created the Pepsi...

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Samsung Gets Overly Attached Girlfriend to Play a Possessive PC

It. Does. Not. Compute. Or does it? Laina Morris, who became an overnight sensation with the Overly Attached Girlfriend video she made for Justin Bieber, stares wide-eyed and creepy from your screen...

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Ad of the Day: Morrisons

Christmas is a lot of work. For those brave souls whose job it is to decorate the house, trim the tree, send the cards, stuff the stockings, wrap the presents and cook the meal, pulling off a...

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Greg Jennings Is Going Nowhere in His Latest Old Spice Ad

Old Spice feels more like Skittles in this latest "Believe in your smellf" spot from Wieden + Kennedy for the brand's Champion line. This time, speedy Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings...

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Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan Lead Gap's Love-Themed Holiday Ads

Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan represent "true love" in a holiday print ad for Gap, part of the retailer's "Love Comes in Every Shade" campaign via Peterson Milla Hooks in Minneapolis. Musician Rufus...

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Snoop's Druggy Pistachios Ad Drives the Networks Nuts

Having your latest commercial in a long-running campaign dubbed "too hot for network TV" can only be a good thing. So, congrats to Paramount Farms' Wonderful Pistachios for its cheeky collaboration...

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Insult Your Co-workers This Holiday With the Perfect Gift From HBO

Box sets of HBO programs are probably a little pricey as gifts for co-workers. But if you've got the extra cash, they can make the perfect passive-aggressive presents. That's according to BBDO's new...

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Corcoran Will Find You the Perfect Luxury Home, If You're a Dog

Corcoran is the real-estate broker for dogs. Not just any dogs, mind you. Dogs with taste. Upper East Side dogs like Marcel who have summer places in the Hamptons. Marcel likes a good shiatsu. Also a...

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'70s Ad Hinted That Twinkies Were Not of This World

Hostess, which is going out of business after a crippling strike, had a proud history of weird ads, particularly back in the 1970s. This one for Twinkies is a classic. Note the ongoing fascination...

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Ad of the Day: Scrabble

Gimme a P! Gimme a Q! Gimme a blank square! What's that spell? Nothing. It spells nothing at all. You're useless. If you had an I, you could spell "quip," but that's it. And you don't. You have to sit...

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Dying Is Dumb and Hilarious in Adorable Australian PSA

Not since The Gashlycrumb Tinies has there been so much exquisitely hilarious death on display as in this animated PSA from McCann Australia for the Melbourne Metro train system. Described aptly by...

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Nicki Minaj Becomes the Bride of C-3PO in New Fragrance Ad

Perfume ads are often total nonsense, especially when they're for celebrity fragrances. So, it's no surprise that Nicki Minaj has tweeted out a baffling new commercial for her first signature scent,...

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Media All-Stars

In an expansive, ever-morphing multimedia world, never has the media buy been more complex—and never have media buyers worn as many hats. Negotiator. Analyst. Cultural guru. Digital expert....

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Voice: Your Helveti-topia Awaits

You’ve seen them. Those videos that giant technology companies create to demonstrate their vision. In the spots, people do ordinary things—they fly places and use parking meters and do stuff at work...

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Hyundai's Veloster SR Turbo Handles Brilliantly, at Least in Video Games

Hyundai's three-door Veloster SR Turbo looks darn attractive. Not so much in real life, actually, but it's certainly a cutie when reimagined as a toy car tearing around an amazingly detailed urban...

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Ad of the Day: Old Navy

There are a few ways to approach Black Friday commercials. You can go all heartwarming in the spirit of the season. You can go heavy on the sale specs. Or you can get George Takei to sing an epic...

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El Ojo de Iberoamérica Honors the Best of Latin American Creative

Almap BBDO, Ogilvy & Mather and Coca-Cola were among the big winners at the 2012 El Ojo de Iberoamérica festival of creativity, which wrapped up Friday after honoring the best creative work in...

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T-Mobile Taps Industry Vet as New CMO

T-Mobile named Michael Sievert chief marketing officer over the weekend, filling a position that's been open since Cole Brodman retired from the telecom in May. Sievert was was most recently the CEO of...

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The Spot: eBay Ponies Up

IDEA: A live pony, the pet every little girl dreams of, is lovely and sweet and the perfect Christmas gift. But no—actually, it's a violent little monster who will tear your home apart, then gallop off...

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