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India's First Ad With a Lesbian Couple Goes Viral

An Indian clothing company is out with an ad that news reports are billing as the socially conservative country's first to feature a lesbian couple. Anouk and Ogilvy & Mather Bangalore created the...

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Now You Can Get Driving Directions From the Terminator, Thanks to...

Move over Siri, here comes Ahh-nold. For the next three weeks, drivers who use the navigation device Waze can get directions from the voice of the Terminator. They won't be able to find their way to...

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Ad of the Day: This Bug Spray Made Glorious Blood Portraits From Squashed...

Cormac McCarthy gave us Blood Meridian. Jay Reatard gave us Blood Visions. And now BBDO Russia has given us the equally badass "Blood Portraits" to promote mosquito repellent Glorix. The name, as it...

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Havas Chicago Is Loaning Out Its Summer Interns to Local Businesses That Need...

I asked Havas Worldwide Chicago to #GimmeAnIntern for this post. They sent me three. Along with honing their skills in various agency departments, the 14 lucky folks in Havas's 10-week summer...

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Toyota Japan Tells the Same Story Twice in This Really Lovely Father's Day Ad

Toyota is celebrating Father's Day with a sweet ad about a dad and his daughter's relationship through the years—told from both perspectives. The three-and-a-half minute montage first tells the story...

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Tylenol Further Explores the Changing Face of the American Family in New Ad

Tylenol is continuing its celebration of diverse families with a new commercial from J. Walter Thompson in New York featuring same-sex and interracial couples. Titled "How We Family," the ad is part...

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Ad of the Day: A Driver Looks Back Once, and Then Forever, in This...

It's been a while since we've seen a really brutally depressing road-safety PSA. But Ireland obliges—with help from master craftsman director Martin Stirling—in the spot below, which warns against...

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'Holiday's Over' for Germs in These Awesomely Gross Ads for a Unilever...

Attention, germaphobes. Here are your worst nightmares realized. Unilver cleaning brand Domestos is out with three new print and poster ads in the U.K. that vividly imagine microorganisms as gross...

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Denver Water's Outdoor Campaign Gets Even Cooler With These Incredible...

The well of inspiration apparently never runs dry for Denver Water's long-running "Use Only What You Need" campaign. And while Sukle Advertising's lauded conservation initiative often features...

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Ad of the Day: How One Travel Agency Fell in Love With a Giant Beached Sausage

If you want to see a contender for the year's most bizarre ad, here's one about a bunch of people stroking a giant sausage on a beach. McCann Mexico created the spot for online travel agency Best Day....

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Loverboy Frontman Recants 'Working for the Weekend' in This Throwback Job...

If you were wondering what the frontman of '80s Canadian rock back Loverboy is up to these days, the answer is second guessing the lyrics to "Working for the Weekend" in an ad for job listings site...

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180LA Tries to Recruit a New Creative Director With a Sneaky Award Entry at...

CANNES, France—Where can you find the world's best creative directors? They're sitting on Cannes Lions juries. So, if you're looking to hire a great new CD, why not approach those juries directly—with...

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How Jessica Walsh and Gerry Graf Turn Data Into Art in Their Advertising

CANNES, France—Two well-respected creatives preached the gospel of jumping in, and then letting go, as they described their personal process of making advertising at a Cannes Lions seminar presented...

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Ad of the Day: McDonald's Just Invented Pretty Cool Takeout Packaging for...

CANNES, France—Advertisers are pretty obsessed with cycling lately, judging by a number of remarkable campaigns that have been entered in the Cannes Lions festival here. (Look for a couple of...

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Grey London Takes Promo Grand Prix for LifePaint, Which Lights Up Cyclists at...

CANNES, France—Grey London, which has joined the ranks of the elite creative agencies in recent years, won its first Cannes Grand Prix here tonight, topping the Promo & Activations Lions content...

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U.S. Wins Press, Mobile and Direct Grand Prix on a Dreamy First Day in Cannes

CANNES, France—U.S. advertising is off to a flying start at this year's Cannes Lions, with The Community, Google and Grey New York each winning a Grand Prix in separate contests here tonight, as...

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Looking to Network at Cannes? This Tinder-Like Site Matches You With Other...

In case your meeting calendar at Cannes isn't already jam-packed enough, one company created a mobile site modeled on Tinder to help foster casual (business) encounters on the Riviera. "Cannes We...

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Ad of the Day: Beauty Brand Invents the First Skin Cream That Gives You Wrinkles

There are scores of breast-cancer awareness campaigns each year, but this one from Colenso BBDO in New Zealand combines clever product development with a wonderful print ad to memorably break through,...

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Chevrolet Just Wrote a Press Release Entirely in Emojis. Can You Decode It?

We may be nearing peak emoji, as Chevrolet has become the latest brand to play around with the familiar icons—writing a press release almost entirely in emojis to announce something (who knows what?)...

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Here's What Happens When You Attend the #WorstCannesLionsTalkEver

CANNES, France—Nicolás Pimentel, co-founder and innovation director of +Castro, pretended to be surprised (or maybe really was surprised) that the small-movie-theater-sized Audi A hall in the Palais...

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