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Cee Lo Green Sips on Sake

Cee Lo Green and sake? The combination seems a like bit of a stretch for the eccentric Georgia native, but is it really? The singer-songwriter, Voice coach, and member of both hip-hop group Goodie Mob...

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How Subaru Fell in Love and Never Looked Back

IDEA: Subaru owners knew it almost before the company did. It was always about love. "If you ask a Subaru owner what they think of their car, more times than not they'll tell you they love it," said...

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Old Spice Cleans Up With Hilarious Parodies of '80s Soap Ads

Few brands have mastered the marketing non sequitur quite as well as Old Spice, which just rolled out two new, fascinatingly bizarre ads for its Fiji Bar Soap. Parodying similar spots from the 1980s,...

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W+K Writer David Neevel's Latest Harebrained Project: Writing Emails With a...

First, Wieden + Kennedy physicist and copywriter David Neevel broke the laws of God and man by using weird science to separate Oreo cookies from their creamy filling. Now, he's changed his tune,...

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Michael Bolton Makes Everything More Juicy, Particularly Starburst

Michael Bolton follows up his Optimum campaign with a cameo in the Starburst ad below, part of a new campaign from DDB Chicago that offers theories on why the candy is so "Unexplainably juicy." In...

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Ad of the Day: Holiday Inn Express

Holiday Inn Express may not have stayed smart, but it is trying to get smart again. The brand is reviving its popular, long-running "Stay Smart" message with two new spots from Ogilvy & Mather,...

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Carl's Jr. Reacts to Banning of Racy TV Ad by Describing It in a Radio Spot

Carl's Jr.'s notorious Memphis BBQ Burger commercial, which features two half-dressed women fighting over pulled pork on a cheeseburger—aka, "barbecue's best pair"—recently arrived in New Zealand. It...

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J.B. Smoove Joins Peter Stormare as Replacer Wingman for Call of Duty: Black...

Activision needed some high-impact firepower to tout its downloadable Black Ops 2: Uprising content, which is set for release next week on Xbox 360. Two riotous "replacers" answered the Call of Duty....

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McDonald's Apologizes for Mental-Health Parody Ad It Says It Didn't Approve

Are you addicted to the Big Mac, or can you stop anytime you want? Whatever your emotional issues with the burger, McDonald's is distancing itself from the mental-health parody ad above, which...

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Ad of the Day: Bank of America

This lovely "Portraits" spot for Instagram really does wonders with the fuzzy yellow filter that just screams late '70s/early '80s, and the casting and direction bring you into this family's world...

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Leon Sandcastle Signs Fake but Funny Endorsement Deal With Under Armour

Leon Sandcastle isn't real, but that doesn't mean he's not going places. In fact, the imaginary Hall of Fame cornerback, played by Deion Sanders in Grey New York's amusing Super Bowl spot for the NFL...

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Kit Kat Breaks, Melts, Paints Candy Bars Into Lovely Posters

Over in Australia, Kit Kat decided to commemorate its limited-edition white-chocolate Kit Kats by taking the last 50 and getting illustrator Mike Watt to melt them down and create 50 original...

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The Marlboro Man Still Sells Cigarettes

It’s one of branding’s eternal truisms that when you find an idea that works, you stick with it. It’s why fatherly CEO Dave Thomas appeared in over 800 TV spots for Wendy’s, why Aflac has stuck with...

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Isaiah Mustafa Not Killing Himself Trying to Branch Out With Ad Roles

Isaiah Mustafa seems perfectly content simply being the Man Your Man Could Smell Like—or drink beer like, or do another manly activity like. And who can blame him? This new two-minute spot for an...

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Ad of the Day: Diet Coke

Taylor Swift's beverage preferences, like everything else in her life, have been well documented. There was that time she and Jake Gyllenhaal strolled through Brooklyn while drinking "specialty maple...

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Kmart Says It's Totally Fine If You Want to Ship Your Pants Right There

Juvenile humor reigns supreme in this new Kmart commercial from Draftfcb, featuring store workers encouraged stunned shoppers to not be shy and just go ahead and "ship your pants." The shoppers take...

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Australian Road Trip Ends Badly for You, and Horribly for Your Facebook Friend

The Transport Accident Commission of Victoria in Australia hits the road once again to promote safe driving. TAC has taken many different, well, tacks in its previous efforts—ranging from goofy humor...

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Mr. T Returns for Old Navy, Is Very Proud of Store's Upgraded Tees

Mr. T guest-stars as a living pun in this Crispin Porter + Boguksy ad for Old Navy Best Tees, which are more stylish and durable than their previous ones. That's not a huge accomplishment, but...

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Ad of the Day: Dos Equis

"He gave his father The Talk." Dos Equis tries different things with The Most Interesting Man in World, but the campaign's strength lies, and will always lie, in those inspired one-liners—the ones your...

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Ad of the Day: Philips Norelco

Almost-obscenities are having a good run in ads this month. First, we had Kmart's "Ship My Pants" spot, which has made millions of people laugh like 9-year-olds. Now, it's Philips Norelco's turn—with...

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