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Editor of /Creativity Editor at Advertising Age

AT&T and DirecTV Show That Peyton Manning Really Has Nothing to Do Now That He's Retired — Now that Peyton Manning has retired, he doesn't have a whole lot to do on Sunday mornings but sit around in his bathrobe and listen to Lionel Richie. At least that's how AT&T and DirecTV imagine the former Indianapolis Colts quarterback's weekends in this funny new campaign promoting DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket service, which allows users to stream any live, out-of-market NFL game on digital devices without a DirecTV satellite subscription.

The Hot Dog-Wearing Princess Who Won Internet Hearts Just Got a Huge Upgrade — Last year, a little U.K girl named Ainsley Turner won over the internet when she attended Princess Week at her dance class -- wearing a hot dog costume. This year, to celebrate National Hot Dog Day, Illinois-headquartered restaurant chain Portillo's decided to celebrate Ainsley's singular move with a special gift.

This Quiet Swiss Town Was Home to a Wildly Inventive Tourism Idea — The quiet Graubunden region of Switzerland has been muse to some pretty inspiring creative. For example, agency Jung von Matt Limmatt came up with this clever Facebook campaign in which people from all over the world who liked the region's town of Obermutten on the platform got their real-life pics placed on the village's official notice board.

Brad Hall, Master of 'Boring' YouTube Sneaker Reviews, Unboxes Venmo's Newly Enhanced Payment App — Brad Hall, the YouTube sneaker reviewer like no other who is known for his deadpan, offbeat unboxing videos of much-anticipated kicks like the Yeezy Boost 350 and various Air Jordan models has stepped out of his comfort zone to unveil something different -- a payment app.

Tommee Tippee Promotes Its Ultra Bottle With the Cutest Cause Ever — Baby brand Tommee Tippee is playing kind of dirty with its new campaign to promote its new Ultra Bottle. Surely, the brand knows that the interrnet's a sucker for cute little furry things with big eyes, so with the help of McCann New York, it's enlisted the help of orphaned baby cheetahs and even an infant panda and koala to convince you to buy the latest addition to its feeding lineup.

Everyone Speaks Food at Google's Pop-Up Restaurant — Back in April, Google opened Small World, a curious pop-up restaurant in NYC. Manning the kitchen were celebrity chefs including Mission Chinese's Danny Bowien, Balaboosta's Eina Admony and The Cecil's JJ Johnson. But, there was one catch: diners could only order their food using Google Translate.

Twitter Announces Marketing Push to School Non-Twitter Users on What It's All About — Apparently a ton of people know the Twitter brand, but not all of them have a clue on how to use it or what it's really about. So today, Twitter has embarked on a marketing push to make sure they do.

Portland Agency Sockeye Debuts First Commercial for Legal Edible Cannabis Product — Washington-based Mirth Provisions has debuted what it's billing to be the first-ever commercial for a marijuana edible, a hilarious music video showing partiers under the influence of the various varieties of the company's "Legal" brand tonics.

Chevy Brings in Poster-Child Millennials to Critique Millennial Advertising — In a funny meta move, the latest of Chevy's "Real People. Not Actors" ads puts millennials on stage to critique millennial-style advertising. The campaign has involved hilarious focus group scenarios starring everything from zombies and male strippers to a killer clown.

Rhys Darby and Anna Faris Play Out Every Hollywood Cliche in Air New Zealand's Latest Safety Video — Air New Zealand travels to Hollywood for its latest in-flight safety laffer starring Rhys Darby ("Yes Man," "Pirate Radio") and Anna Faris ("Scary Movie" franchise, "The Hot Chick," "The House Bunny"). The airline continues its legacy of slapstick videos with the help of the comedic actors, who explore practically every classic silver-screen scenario as a pair of ANZ flight attendants interject some important traveler safety tips along the way.
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