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Atlanta's Most Infamous Stripper Pimps Charity Advertising Contest

The Creative Circus, Atlanta's advertising school, has hired the most famous, perhaps infamous, stripper in town to pimp its do-goody-goody advertising contest known as A+, where all the winners...

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Microsoft Humiliates Siri in Biting Parody of Apple's iPad Ads

Microsoft says a mouthful in this ad from Crispin Porter + Bogusky. And—surprise!—those words are spoken by Siri, Apple's voice assistant, from an iPad sitting next to a Windows 8 tablet. As the...

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Ad of the Day: Dodge

It's the rare commercial that you wish went on longer. But such is the case with this 30-second Dodge Charger spot advertising the Chrysler brand's tie-in with the groundbreaking TV show/video game...

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Pepsi Re-Ups Protagonist, Keeps Getting Social

In recent years, Pepsi has basked in the glory of industry-lauded moves like sponsoring Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime show and the social-media-and-goodwill-focused Pepsi Refresh Project. For all the...

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Hearst Is the Latest Publisher to Jump On Native Ad Trend

Hearst Magazines is the latest publisher to join the native ad gold rush, with new products that will let advertisers run their messages into editorial real estate and, if desired, incorporate...

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Tempur-Pedic Turns That Crazy, Vicious Animal Back Into Your Mom Again

IDEA: Mattress ads usually promise you the best eight hours of sleep you've ever had. Tempur-Pedic's new campaign looks at the other 16 hours. "You've got sheep trying to put you to sleep. You've got...

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What Is 'Mudvertising' and Why Are Marketers Diving In?

Most marketers wouldn’t want to have their names dragged through the mud. But not some brands. After years of prodigious growth, “mudventure” obstacle racing has oozed into the mainstream, with top...

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Ad of the Day: Apple

Some observers are going all Abraham Zapruder over Apple's new commercial for the iPhone 5, painstakingly analyzing several frames around the 30-second mark in an effort to identify a bulky black...

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Streaking Baby Flaunts Pixelated Privates for Seventh Generation Diapers

Seventh Generation tips a hat to its hippy heritage with this new streaking-themed spot for its chemical-free diapers. Lest you get uppity about naked babies, don't worry. The trick of the spot, by ad...

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Unable to Catch a Break, JCPenney Puts Up Billboard Showing Tea Kettle That...

Poor JCPenney. The retailer, which lost gobs of money last year and could very well die this year, simply cannot catch a break. This time it put up a seemingly harmless billboard in California. But...

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Real Criminals Star in Excellent Commercial for Van Nuys Bail Bondsman

Better call Saul? Actually, try Harry Kassabian first. The proprietor of People's Bail Bonds in Van Nuys, Calif., co-stars with some real-life criminals in this great commercial produced by local-ad...

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Google's New Chrome Games Are a Dream Come True. Is That a Good Thing?

Visiting the video arcade at my neighborhood mall in the '80s was both exhilarating and a bit scary. On the one hand, I feared that bigger kids would try to take all my change. (And I mean a physical...

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Cruzan Rum's Great New Campaign Takes Its Time and Gets You Buzzed

Cruzan Rum welcomes you to "The Don't Hurry," an island paradise where no one is busy, people enjoy zero-kilometer runs and sleep yoga, and every minute lasts 64 seconds. (The brand hails from the...

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Facebook's Like Button Fights Evil Dressed Up as Different Superheroes

Graphic designer/illustrator Jaime Calderón's "Super Likes" series dresses up the Facebook "Like" button in a variety of superhero costumes, including Spider-Man, Batman, The Thing, Wolverine and The...

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Deutsch Produces Radio Ads for a Dollar to Promote Taco Bell's Dollar...

Taco Bell's Dollar Cravings Menu is a low-budget option, so naturally it needs low-budget advertising. Enter Deutsch/LA, which claims to have produced radio ads for a dollar promoting the menu. The...

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Ad of the Day: Subaru

Subaru, the Happiest Automaker, continues apace with its blitzkrieg of cheerfulness in this spot about a very game couple who, in the spirit of Subaru owners everywhere, are up for pretty much...

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A Glimpse Into Bay Area Agency Venables Bell & Partners

SpecsWho (l. to r.) Lucy Farey-Jones, partner, executive strategy director; Bob Molineaux, founder, president; Paul Venables, founder, executive creative director; Paul Birks-Hay, managing director;...

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After 16 Years of Agency Life, Copywriter's First Solo Ad Is an Instant Hit

When longtime Richards Group copywriter Matt Bull finished his first highly visible solo gig in Dallas this week, it felt like a pretty big deal to him. And apparently Redditors agreed, giving his...

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Solar Panel Inside Nivea Print Ad Generates Power to Charge Your Cell Phone

A print ad that uses solar power to charge cell phones? At long last, mankind's prayers have been answered! Giovanni + Draftfcb in São Paulo, Brazil, developed the ad, which includes a wafer-think...

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Bradley Cooper Is Hot, but Not Quite Cool Enough, in Team One's...

That hunky Bradley Cooper can do anything he wants, you understand, including strolling into an elegant cocktail party eating ice cream straight out of the container. Lapses in etiquette be...

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