Creative editor @Adweek @AdFreak. Attempted Mainer.

A British Candy Brand Will Air This Funny Ad Entirely in Sign Language With No Subtitles

adweek.com — Channel 4 in Britain recently made one of the greatest ads ever about disability with "We're the Superhumans." The spot, timed to the 2016 Paralympic Games, was a follow-up to 2012's "Meet the Superhumans" but went well beyond the original to create its own brilliant, freewheeling world of fun.

Ad of the Day: Australia Just Made the Most Diverse Ad Ever … to Sell Lamb

adweek.com — Diversity has been an explicit theme of more progressive advertising for some time. But this ad takes it to a new level-featuring a parade of Australians from different religions and cultures, and with various physical looks and abilities, all to sell, oddly enough, Australian lamb. "What's the best thing about diversity?

This Playboy Model Had the Best Response After Her 'Vulgar' Lingerie Ad Was Banned

adweek.com — An ad for Playboy lingerie from Australian retailer Bras N Things has been deemed by the country's ad watchdog to be too risqué to be shown on digital billboards. But the model in the spot has some choice words for critics who called the ad "vulgar" and likened it to "amateur porn."

Nick Offerman and Michelle Obama Take You Through Six Decades of Exercise Fads

adweek.com — No single decade in recent memory has a monopoly on style. Or questionable exercise methods. A new video, "The History of Exercise," stars Nick Offerman and Michelle Obama looking back on past-and present-contraptions for working out, as a way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Mother N.Y. Staff Posed for Hairdo Pics That Their Local Barber Shop Is Using for Real

adweek.com — It's gotta be the hair. Mother New York staffers have quietly pulled off a very fun agency selfie project, helping to replace the dated hairdo pics in the window of their favorite local barber shop with stylish portraits of the Mother employees themselves.

Fake girl plays in traffic to scare bad drivers

adweek.com — (3-d-girl) Here's a bizarre campaign allegedly promoting safe driving. Starting next Tuesday, drivers on 22nd Street in West Vancouver, Canada, will be startled by a 3-D image of a girl chasing a ball in the street. The girl is an optical illusion, but the drivers won't know that.

JWT Damages Sacred Inca Sun Clock While Shooting Beer Ad at Machu Picchu

adweek.com — Advertising rule No. 1: When filming, try to avoid damaging sacred Inca sun clocks. Machu Picchu, the fabled lost city of the Incas in Peru, was unscathed by the plundering of the Spanish in the 1500s, but the same cannot be said of its experience with J. Walter Thompson.

Props No More, Ikea's Catalog Models Have Become Delusional Fame Seekers

adweek.com — The humans sprinkled throughout the Ikea catalog traditionally have been pure background material, a supporting cast to the furniture and other brand goods for sale. But no longer!

DavidAndGoliath.com Is Held for Ransom by Masked Villains. Will David Angelo Pay Up?

adweek.com — Ever since Los Angeles ad agency David&Goliath opened its doors in November 1999, it has suffered the indignity of not being able to get its hands on davidandgoliath.com, which was being used by another company. Founder David Angelo and his shop-best known for its Kia advertising-were forced to settle for dng.com, a depressingly acronymic substitute for such a mythic name.

Von Miller, Noted Chicken Farmer Who Also Plays Football, Is Your New Old Spice Guy

adweek.com — From raising chickens to tackling the world's biggest men to dancing for the nation, it seems there is nothing Von Miller can't do. And now, he's adding the revered title of Old Spice guy to his résumé. Procter & Gamble today announced that the Denver Broncos linebacker and Super Bowl 50 MVP will be the face of Old Spice for the 2016 season.
More Articles →
Sep 23, 2016

Photos: Leo DiCaprio's $11 Million Malibu Beach House And The Soul-Crushing Agony Of Being Human https://t.co/Iamapne71e https://t.co/SjcJdeZ12b

Sep 22, 2016

My first time hosting our new podcast. Lots of interesting and fun insights from @jasonlynch @kristinamonllos @aneyafernando https://t.co/ki5L3SuT95

Sep 22, 2016

Peak suburbia fortysomething dad group bro texting. https://t.co/bP715LwEsu

Sep 21, 2016

RT @IanSams: NEW --> The gang is getting back together: the cast of The West Wing will campaign for @HillaryClinton in stops across Ohio th…

Sep 21, 2016

The new Euro 2020 logo is ... a little bland? (The tournament will take place in 13 cities in 13 countries across Europe.) https://t.co/KYWVTnm6rt

Sep 21, 2016

On-point FB comment about Seat and Cosmo designing a car especially for women.  http://adweek.it/2dgEN3R  https://t.co/q40C2WYqGw

Sep 20, 2016

@Neelbert Or even just a regular sunglass monocle at CVS.


Are You a Journalist?

Create a free Muck Rack account to customize your profile and upload a portfolio of your best work.

Create a Portfolio