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Heidi Klum Is Mrs. Robinson in Carl's Jr.'s Weird Spoof of The Graduate

Heidi Klum is the latest person who doesn't eat Hardee's/Carl's Jr. to film an ad for the fast-food chain. The spot, from 72andSunny, which spoofs The Graduate for whatever reason, has Klum chowing...

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Driving School: Director Peter Atencio on Pepsi's Wildly Popular Jeff Gordon...

Pepsi stormed YouTube last week with one of the year's most popular videos: a clip featuring Jeff Gordon, in disguise, taking a car salesman on the most frightening test drive of his life. The video...

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Ad of the Day: Anti-Defamation League

The Anti-Defamation League celebrates its centennial year with this lovely, simple video from Publicis Kaplan Thaler that imagines what the world would be like if Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Anne...

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Three's Company in Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's New Prada Short Film

From flatulence to fancy perfume, I've had a fragrant week at AdFreak. Prada has commissioned a short film by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola to tout its Candy L'Eau scent. Two guys star with Lea...

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Justin Timberlake Surprises Biggest Fans on Set in New Target Commercial

Advertising has been obsessed lately with scaring the crap out of people. So here, for your Friday enjoyment, is a more benign prank. Target, which is the exclusive retail partner for the release of...

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Agency Sends Briefs Back to Clients as Elaborate Paper Sculptures

When it comes to paperwork, the designers at TBWA\South Africa in Johannesburg are a cut above. As an exercise in self-promotion, the design group transformed some of the agency's creative...

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British Restaurant Bakes Customer Stories Directly on Its Dinner Plates

In our age of virtual sharing gone berserk, here's a refreshingly tactile effort by a British ad agency. For new restaurant Dishoom, OgilvyOne U.K. is collecting customer stories through the Internet...

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Ford Apologizes for Tying Women Up in Indian Ads

If you've been under a rock, violence against women in India has been all over the news since last December following the horrific gang rape of a young woman who had the audacity to take a bus. She...

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Ad of the Day: Spotify

Music tends to resist attempts to define it. But Spotify tries to do so anyway in its first-ever advertising campaign—a dark, atmospheric effort for the streaming-music service from Droga5 in New...

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Google Chrome Turns Any Website Into a 3-D Marble Maze Game

Google's latest innovation in time-wasting fun—this time out of Japan—is the Chrome World Wide Maze, a browser experiment that turns any web page of your choosing into a 3-D marble maze. You need a...

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Robot Copters Hovering Over London Form Starfleet Logo to Promote Next Star...

Considering how much you hear about drones these days, it's surprising we haven't seen more marketing stunts using remote-controlled hoverbots. But Paramount Pictures pulled off an interesting trick...

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Three Brands That Used Data to Transform Their Media Strategies

We all know consumers have never been so digitally connected, generating a limitless amount of data as they click, search and scan throughout each day. So it’s no wonder Big Data dominates the...

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IBM's Long-Form Content Shows Its Technology in Action

IDEA: Technology for elder care has come a long way since "I've fallen … and I can't get up!" IBM is pioneering sensors that monitor seniors' homes in real time—temperature, carbon dioxide levels and...

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Droga5's 'Recalling 1993' Project Turns NYC Pay Phones Into Geo-Located Time...

Do you remember what life was like in Manhattan in 1993? The rats, the graffiti, the parties, the drugs, the … pay phones. Fear not. The East Village-based ad agency Droga5 and the New Museum have...

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Silent Film Festival's Trailers Use Instagram Scrolling to Simulate Look of...

I'm sure some folks will enjoy Cossette's Instagram campaign promoting the Toronto Silent Film Festival, but I think it works better in theory than in practice. The flipbook-style fusion of old and...

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Use Dove's Shampoo for Men, and Don't Have the Lustrous Flowing Hair of a Woman

This Brazilian ad by Ogilvy & Mather for Dove's Men + Care shampoo line puts the tropes of women's shampoo commercials in a new, and weird, context. Apparently, using women's shampoo makes your...

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Ad of the Day: FreeCreditScore

There may be some things that could make checking your credit score a little less boring. There are definitely a lot of things that could make watching a commercial about checking your credit score a...

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Autistic Actor Stars in SunTrust Ad About Parents Planning Retirement for Three

SunTrust has released an interesting new ad from Agency D7 about parents who are planning retirement for three, including their live-at-home autistic son. It's notable because the actor playing the...

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Tiger Woods and Arnold Palmer Deliver a Kung-Fu Ass Kicking in EA's New Golf Ad

Tiger Woods is a golf nerd, right? Right. But in fantasy video-game land, he destroys you and all your hoodlum friends, fake kung-fu style, because you're trying to steal his trophies. His charming...

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Nike's New Tiger Woods Ad Says More About Us Than Him

Now that Tiger Woods has regained the top ranking on the pro golf tour, Nike is celebrating its star endorser's comeback with an online ad emblazoned with one of Woods's favorite soundbites, "Winning...

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