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Kids on Vine Are Weirdly Obsessed With Spoofing 'I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up'

If the true measure of an ad's popularity is the afterlife it enjoys through parody and satire, then this 1989 LifeCall ad—featuring Mrs. Fletcher and her infamous line, "I've fallen and I can't get...

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Ad of the Day: Ballerina Misty Copeland Stars in Jaw-Dropping Spot for Under...

Under Armour is shifting creatively from brawny footballers to ballerinas. Pivoting from its usual focus on men's athletic apparel, UA CEO Kevin Plank announced the brand's biggest-ever women's ad...

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Art Takes Over 50,000 Outdoor Ad Spaces in the U.S., and Wow Is It Beautiful

The next Campbell's Soup billboard you see might just be a masterpiece. In fact, it could be Andy Warhol's iconic "Campbell's Soup Can" from 1964. Reproductions of that particular work, along with 57...

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Five Red BMWs Drift Together in Automaker's Latest High-Octane Stunt

If you like watching pretty cars dance with each other, check out this new stunt driving ad from BMW South Africa. Five cherry red M235i coupes spin around each other in a tightly choreographed...

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Ad of the Day: Is Toyota's Swagger Wagon Sequel Good Cringey or Bad Cringey?

Swagger Wagon, Toyota's white-hot viral hit of 2010 (or at least the whitest viral hit of 2010), has pulled back into the cul-de-sac for a new round of awkward suburban rap. This time, a new family...

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Apple's New iPhone Ad Shows You More Incredible Ways You'll Never Use Your...

Apple's new ad for the iPhone 5S is called "Dreams," though it might have been called "In Your Dreams." Like other recent iPhone spots (and iPad spots, for that matter), it shows people using the...

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Millions Are Thankful for This Feel-Good Bank Ad and Its Overly Generous ATMs

TD Canada Trust proved it knew its customers better than most banks by turning a few of its ATMs into Automated Thanking Machines and rigging them to hand out more than cash. A single mom got two...

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Red Bull's Danny MacAskill Rides the Playboy Mansion in the Best Action It's...

Traditionally, the Playboy Mansion's main attraction has been the small army of Playmates who hang around it. But professional cyclist Danny MacAskill manages to overshadow even the bunnies, as he...

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See the Ad That Just Eclipsed Volkswagen's 'The Force' as the Most Shared Ever

The mighty Empire has fallen … thanks to some yogurt. Deutsch/LA's 2011 Super Bowl spot "The Force" for Volkswagen, which enjoyed an astonishing 41-month reign as the most shared ad of all time, has...

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Honda Accosts Twitter Users With Videos, Memes, GIFs and Other 'Morsels of...

It's a special week in Honda land, as ad agency RPA is enacting a sweeping plan to spread good cheer—online and off—as part of a five-day "Summer Cheerance" event. A key part of the campaign involves...

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Scottie Pippen Says He's the Greatest Chicago Bull Ever in Foot Locker Ad

Michael Jordan's Hanes must be in a twist now that Scottie Pippen has proclaimed himself the greatest player in Chicago Bulls history in this Foot Locker commercial. Pippen's cheeky claim comes toward...

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Bud Light on Secretly Creating Its Own Party Town: 'This Is Content Marketing...

Bud Light had a major success with its 2014 Super Bowl campaign from BBDO, in which it ditched its traditional gameday dog and bro jokes for a real-world stunt that rewarded a random Bud Light drinker...

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Ad of the Day: A Girl Faces Her Monstrous Fears in Old Navy's Back-to-School...

Old Navy has become famous for its quirky TV spots over the years. But the apparel retailer is branching out for this year's back-to-school season with an ambitious four-minute music video titled...

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Maybelline's 'Ideal Woman Rubber Mask' Makes All Cosmetics Obsolete

Maybe she's born with it. Maybe it's a horrifying latex mask. The Onion just rolled out this spoof Maybelline ad mocking conventional standards of beauty. In it, the brand introduces a new product,...

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Ad of the Day: AT&T Makes You a Detective and an Astronaut for U-verse

Lots of advertising for television-related products—from HD screens to DVR recorders—immerses an everyman viewer into chaotic scenes from film and TV as a metaphor for how real the experience feels....

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Kids' Ideas for the Car of the Future Will Warm Your Cold, Old Heart

Live long enough and you just might see an automobile that sucks up discarded plastic bottles anteater-style through its front and spits them out the back as recycled plastic bricks that can be used...

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Ad of the Day: Penélope Cruz Drives Models to a Desert Striptease for Agent...

Penélope Cruz is back to hawk L'Agent, the lingerie line she and her sister Monica developed for Agent Provocateur. And in the least surprising news of the year, the ad features a lot of almost-naked...

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Adweek's Top 5 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 1-8

Advertisers kept us at arm's length, then wanted to give us a hug, in this somewhat schizophrenic collection of the week's best commercials. Dodge was the standoffish one, while TD Bank wanted to...

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Did Penguin Just Design the Worst Book Cover of All Time on Purpose?

The 50th anniversary publication of Roald Dahl's children's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is leaving a bad taste in some mouths. Controversy surrounds the cover of the Penguin Modern...

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British Ads Remember World War I Dead Who Aren't as Famous as Their Names

The Royal British Legion is behind a weighty ad campaign called "Every Man Remembered," featuring soldiers from World War I who share names with famous people a century later (although "Tom Jones"...

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