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Do You Like This Incredibly Bubbly Ad for Coca-Cola Light, or Do You Love It?

Coca-Cola is really having a go at social media this week. Earlier, we had the Coke video that offered a fashionably questionable solution to social-media addiction. And now we have this ultra-peppy...

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Why Do Big Agencies Struggle In Southern California?

Earlier this month, Ogilvy & Mather Los Angeles cut 33 jobs, all but eliminating its ad agency presence (already drastically down from its 350 level in 2000). In December, DDB L.A. parted with...

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LG Advertises Ultra-Thin TV on Magazine Spine That's Exactly the Same Width

Here's your clever media placement of the day: M&C Saatchi in Stockholm has advertised LG's OLED-TV, which is 4 millimeters thick, on the spine of electronics magazine Lyd & Bilde (Sound &...

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Ad of the Day: P&G Surges at Olympic Finish Line With CoverGirl's 'Girls Can'...

Of all the attempts at making inspirational Olympic ads this year, one of the most successful and unexpected came in the closing moments. CoverGirl's "#GirlsCan" spot, by Grey in New York, brings...

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Meet the Superhuman Moms in P&G's Stirring Ad for the 2014 Paralympics

Procter & Gamble's "Tough Love" ad, which celebrates the pride and determination of athletes and their moms ahead of next month's Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, manages to play on the...

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Agency Improves Whittling Skills, Carves Faces of New Hires Into a Totem Pole

Philly-based ad agency Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners is back to carving likeness of its new employees, but it's graduated from crayons to wooden totem poles. The details of the faces are pretty...

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PSA Tells the Popular Kids in High School: 'It Doesn't Get Better'

Hey, it's filmmaker Jason Headley! You might remember him from such short films as "It's Not About the Nail," and now he's lampooning the "It Gets Better" project with this mock PSA from people who...

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Cuervo Imagines What Its Website Would Have Looked Like in 1795, 1880, 1945...

How does the world's oldest tequila maker introduce a brand-spanking-new website? By keeping one foot firmly in the past. McCann New York has launched a new site for Jose Cuervo that's actually five...

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Mila Kunis Puts Her Love of Bourbon to Work as the New Face of Jim Beam

The new face of Jim Beam, the iconic bourbon brand, might not be quite what you expect. While a rough-around-the-edges cowboy or country rock star might seem to fit the bill—Jim Beam has used Kid Rock...

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The World's Weirdest Supermarket Ad Is Both Super Cool and Super Crazy

This wonderfully warped three-minute music-video commercial for Germany's Edeka supermarket chain certainly lives up to its title, "Supergeil," which can mean both "super cool" and "super sexy" (or...

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Honda Goes Inside the Civic Tourer, and Everything Else, in Brilliantly...

IDEA: You hear it often—it's what's inside that counts. That's especially true for an automaker touting a roomy vehicle, like Honda has with its new Civic Tourer wagon in Europe. To advertise it,...

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Jennifer Lawrence's New Dior Ads: Totally Gorgeous, or a Photoshopped Mess?

You might think that Dior, after paying Jennifer Lawrence a lot of money to be an endorser, would want the woman in its new ad to look pretty obviously like Jennifer Lawrence. But not everyone is...

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Ad of the Day: Charity Airs Shock Ad With Real Footage of a Woman Giving Birth

In what's being called a first for British television, charity organization Save the Children will air a PSA beginning Tuesday night that includes actual footage of a woman giving birth—and it opens...

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Small Agency's Devious Recruiting Ads Invite You to Apply to Droga500 and...

Droga5 is great and all, but it stands to reason, mathematically, that Droga500 would be one hundred times as awesome. Nail, a small agency in Providence, R.I., invokes the hallowed names of Droga,...

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Ikea's Amazing RGB Billboard Is One of the Coolest Ads It's Ever Made

Outdoor ad geeks, here's your latest bit of brilliance, courtesy of Ikea. German ad agency Thjnk and production studio I Made This teamed up to create Ikea's "RGB billboard," which—much like Ikea...

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Bourbon Ad Shows You the Peculiar Way People Get Around in Woodstock, Ky.

Woodstock Bourbon's ad showing its hometown's enthusiasm for the brand is pretty funny (well, besides that "Barrellel Parking" sign—groan). But it's right on the brink of being one of those fake...

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There Is Frying in Baseball, as Phillies Triple-A Team Unveils New Bacon Logo

Bacon is everywhere. (No, not Kevin Bacon.) And it seems everyone loves it—even pigs! It's so great, it once helped a man negotiate his way across the nation dealing exclusively in bacon. Thanks,...

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Your Moment of Zen: Krispy Kernels Returns With Another Hilariously Strange Ad

Canadian snack maker Krispy Kernels had a sleeper hit a couple of years ago with its "Couch" commercial, a delightful bit of oddvertising that absconded from Cannes with a bronze Lion. Now the brand...

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Ad of the Day: Jägermeister's New Commercial Deserves a Great Big Bro-Hug

When alcohol brands try to broaden their reach beyond their core crowd, the results can often be awkward or even laughable. The best ads are those that acknowledge the brand's base but create a story...

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Wonderful Subway Ad Shows a Woman's Hair Blowing Around Whenever a Train Arrives

Here's more billboard crack for you out-of-home addicts. This fun digital subway ad in Sweden for hair-care products was rigged up to recognize when trains entered the station—and then showed a...

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