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Ad of the Day: Rob Gronkowski Ushers in New NFL Season With a Nod to Youth...

Grey New York juxtaposes the pre-game rituals of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski with those of a Hispanic neighborhood schoolboy in this understated 60-second launch spot for the NFL's...

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Raunchy Old Women Hawk Vintage Handbags in These Cheeky, Campy Ads

If you're lucky enough to live into your golden years, you've earned the right to act as ridiculous as you want. This campaign for Ethel + Frank, a new online store for vintage handbags, charmingly...

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Leinenkugel's Beer Tricks Out Homes in Brooklyn and Austin, and Rents Them on...

As if the hipster havens of Brooklyn and Austin weren't already funky—and beery—enough, Leinenkugel's has transformed vacation properties in each location into Northwoods, Wis.-style "Leinie Lodges,"...

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A Fascinating, Step-by-Step Look at How This Trippy, Drippy Ice Cream Logo...

The process of logo design is pretty intriguing, particularly when a designer takes you step by step through the development of a mark. The video below is a great example, as Kath Tudball of design...

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VW Designed a Baby Stroller With Automatic Braking After Joking About It in...

Volkswagen Netherlands aired a TV spot in April in which VW owners had great expectations for their other possessions—including one mother who couldn't understand why baby strollers don't have...

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Everyone Is an Emoji in This Bizarre and Terrifying French McDonald's Ad

What are we all but a bunch of emoji with arms and legs and a hankering for McDonald's? An insane new French ad for fast-food chain shows a city full of people going about their daily lives—driving...

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Any Idea What These Remarkably Subtle Mercedes-Benz Ads Are Trying to Say?

Subtlety is a valuable thing in advertising, as consumers will always feel better about a brand that lets them connect the dots instead of hammering them over the head. But there is such a thing as...

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Yahoo Is Bringing Back Its San Francisco Billboard, but It Won't Be as Iconic...

Yahoo is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, it's reviving the iconic billboard that welcomed (or repulsed) San Franciscans driving on Interstate 80's eastbound approach to...

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Ad of the Day: Sea Monster Terrorizes Golf Course in Geico's New 'It's What...

If you're Geico, you whip up another comically goofy commercial and make sure everyone sees it by taking over the YouTube masthead before rolling it out to TV. It's what you do. While it recently...

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This Guy Just Made the Most Hilariously Insane Political Campaign Ad Ever

If crazy political ads are their own kind of art form, this one is something of a masterpiece. Wyatt Scott is an independent candidate for Canadian parliament. And taking his new spot as evidence, his...

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Wheaties Is Now Making Beer, for Those Who Want a Different Breakfast of...

Wheaties is wheat cereal. Hefeweizen is wheat beer. Now, General Mills has done the inevitable and created a Wheaties-branded Hefeweizen in partnership with Minneapolis craft brewery Fulton. "We were...

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Ad of the Day: Capital One Makes 150 Ads for Small Businesses Starring Their...

Capital One delivers a big campaign for small business with its "Spark Plug" initiative, shining a spotlight on 125 entrepreneurial companies in a whopping 150 advertisements created by Mullen Lowe....

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This Designer Brilliantly Re-creates Classic Ads as Single 8-Bit Images

Graphic artist Michael Myers (not to be confused with the Wayne's World guy or the killer from Halloween) was hired by Copypop to recreate images from classic ads as retro pixel art, and the finished...

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Bic Apologizes for Women's Day Ad That Mostly Just Made Women Furious

Bic continues to have trouble talking to women. The pen maker, which was the object of ridicule a few years ago for its absurd "Bic for Her" pens, failed spectacularly in South Africa this week,...

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Here's an 8-Bit Video Game That Every Ad Agency Intern Should Be Playing

Ad agency interns love to get real-world experience. Sometimes that means actually working for real clients. Other times it means sitting around playing 8-bit video games. The interns at Ottawa,...

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Factory Farming Playset Encourages Kids to Be the Worst Farmers Ever in...

Lots of kids play with barnyard toys, but the reality of factory farms isn't as rosy. A new anti-factory-farming campaign takes that probably obvious truth to the extreme, with a series of online...

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Ad of the Day: Agency Invents GPS That Switches to a Child's Voice Around...

Forsman & Bodenfors has found a clever way to insert a safety feature into GPS satellite navigation: Have the app switch to a child's voice near schools, day-care centers and other areas where...

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Amazon Gets Shamelessly, Ridiculously Cute in Prime Ad Starring a Dog With a...

My heartstrings are getting awfully sore, Amazon U.K.! Last month, it was the "Nursery" ad with that bespectacled, mop-topped kid struggling to fit in on his first day of school. I wept for a week....

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Ad of the Day: Wieden + Kennedy Shoots for the Stars in Grand 'Ignition' Film...

We have "Ignition." That's the title of Wieden + Kennedy London's new pan-European campaign for Honda, which uses spaceflight as a visual metaphor for bold innovation. Actually, the metaphors are...

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Kevin Durant Goes Nuts for a Street Baller's Dunk in Ad for Nike and Foot Locker

Kevin Durant may be a basketball star, but he knows how to cheer for the little people, too. In this new co-branded ad for Nike and Foot Locker, the Oklahoma City Thunder player gets so excited while...

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