Inspiration and empowerment are key themes in Q3's top ads
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Inspiration and empowerment are key themes in Q3's top ads

Nike's "Unlimited" ads, Frosted Flakes and Olive Garden commanded viewer attention, according to Ace Metrix

Lessons from Advertising Week: How to lead the charge on gender equity
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Lessons from Advertising Week: How to lead the charge on gender equity

As advertisers, we need to constantly question how unconscious bias shapes our content, writes a senior communications strategist at Droga5

KBS, Microsoft help ALS-stricken NFL star write with his eyes
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KBS, Microsoft help ALS-stricken NFL star write with his eyes

Steve Gleason returns to the site of "The Rebirth" to raise money for a cure

The 12 best McDonald's ads from Leo Burnett's 35-year run
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The 12 best McDonald's ads from Leo Burnett's 35-year run

From Michael Jordan to Mac Tonight and beyond, Leo Burnett produced some of its best work while it labored for the fast food giant

Without McDonald's, what will become of Leo Burnett?
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Without McDonald's, what will become of Leo Burnett?

The loss of its marquee account is just the latest blow for one of adland's most celebrated brands. Is there a future for the Chicago stalwart?

My career in 5 executions: Vida Cornelious
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My career in 5 executions: Vida Cornelious

Walton Isaacson's CCO, a keen observer of life, has fought to make her voice heard in the agency world

Does sex still sell in 2016?
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Does sex still sell in 2016?

Culture has redefined the rules for what's acceptable and what gets attention, writes the founder and creative director of Lloyd & Co.

How amputees became the disabled darlings of Madison Avenue
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How amputees became the disabled darlings of Madison Avenue

After more than a decade of war, veterans with severed limbs are making their presence known in advertising

My career in 5 executions: Eric Springer
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My career in 5 executions: Eric Springer

From relaunching Volkswagen to redefining Levi's, Innocean's first CCO goes beyond the ask

Gatorade honors Serena Williams with first-ever Snapchat ad video game
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Gatorade honors Serena Williams with first-ever Snapchat ad video game

As Williams goes for her 23rd Grand Slam title at the US Open, the sports drink and TBWA\Chiat\Day revisit her career in 8-bit format

Why size matters with mobile ads
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Why size matters with mobile ads

Social platforms are providing longer ad units, but bigger isn't necessarily better, writes a strategy team from Possible

NFL players draft regular Joes for Chunky Soup in Drew Brees' basement
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NFL players draft regular Joes for Chunky Soup in Drew Brees' basement

Athletes chow down on bowls of soup in farcical fantasy football spot from Y&R New York

Von Miller spoofs Justin Bieber in EA's Madden NFL 17 launch spot
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Von Miller spoofs Justin Bieber in EA's Madden NFL 17 launch spot

A chorus of the Broncos linebacker begs players to "start" him in music video by Heat

BMW Mini's head of US marketing on Olympics glory, election year advertising and trusting your agency
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BMW Mini's head of US marketing on Olympics glory, election year advertising and trusting your agency

"One thing agencies don't understand are the pressures that the clients actually have," says Tom Noble

Construction flies by in Rio Olympics spot for Honda Ridgeline
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Construction flies by in Rio Olympics spot for Honda Ridgeline

RPA taps stop-motion director PES for follow-up to Super Bowl spot

Russell Athletic campaign inverts the sportswear storyline with tales of defeat
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Russell Athletic campaign inverts the sportswear storyline with tales of defeat

The high school stars of a new campaign from Barkley may not be winners, but don't call them losers

My career in 5 executions: Eric Silver
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My career in 5 executions: Eric Silver

From advertising to TV and back, McCann's North American CCO relies on a rebellious streak for inspiration

The history of Yahoo in 7 ads
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The history of Yahoo in 7 ads

The future is uncertain for the battered tech giant, but its advertising heyday is long gone

Best agency you've never heard of: MeringCarson
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Best agency you've never heard of: MeringCarson

Even with an impressive client list and frequent celebrity collaborations, the shop is happy to stay in Sacramento

Ad of the Week: Mercedes-Benz drives to 'The Future' with style and grace
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Ad of the Week: Mercedes-Benz drives to 'The Future' with style and grace

The 30-second spot featuring a self-driving car outperformed nearly 100 ads tested in the category, writes Ace Metrix's VP of marketing

Five ways to reverse advertising's 'less for more' trend
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Five ways to reverse advertising's 'less for more' trend

Spend is up, and recall is down. It's time to adopt new approaches to content distribution, writes Heat's managing director

World's most creative partnerships: Snickers & BBDO
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World's most creative partnerships: Snickers & BBDO

After a breakup, this dynamic team is reunited and changing how we think about global campaigns

CMOs are 'lazy' and 'don't take risks,' says ABInBev marketing chief
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CMOs are 'lazy' and 'don't take risks,' says ABInBev marketing chief

Jorn Socquet was speaking at a Cannes panel of CMOs: "We don't want to have tough conversations with our bosses"

Snickers' Marilyn Monroe isn't herself when pedestrians stare
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Snickers' Marilyn Monroe isn't herself when pedestrians stare

BBDO New York turns Super Bowl spot into interactive billboard

Ad of the Week: Droga5's 'employee-made' Johnsonville spot scores big in the Midwest
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Ad of the Week: Droga5's 'employee-made' Johnsonville spot scores big in the Midwest

A winning combo of comedy and authenticity, right down to the accents

Ad of the Week: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard deliver again for Samsung
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Ad of the Week: Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard deliver again for Samsung

The adorable real-life couple help propel latest appliance ad to one of the highest Ace Metrix scores ever

Jon Bond's Tomorro joins forces with Aussie hot shop Cummins&Partners
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Jon Bond's Tomorro joins forces with Aussie hot shop Cummins&Partners

Sean Cummins' agency will become the go-to creative shop for consulting clients

Fox summons 'The Exorcist' to dispel the ghost of 'Idol' in Fall 2016
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Fox summons 'The Exorcist' to dispel the ghost of 'Idol' in Fall 2016

Facing its first post-"American Ido"l season in a decade, Fox goes heavy on midseason shows, including a horror remake and Lethal Weapon

Interruption is the new black
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Interruption is the new black

Battery's CCO says it's time for the next wave of interruptive digital advertising ... and a return of the creatives who know how to make it compelling

The year's best politically themed ads... so far
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The year's best politically themed ads... so far

There's no getting away from them, so brands embrace the madness

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