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June 26: Activists in Tons of of Cities Throughout the Globe Stage Actions Calling for Drug Coverage Reform

‘Assist. Don’t Punish’ Actions a Counter-Demonstration to United Nations ‘Anti-Drug Day’, Usually Utilized by Governments to Tout Punitive Insurance policies NYC Motion: Rally in Entrance of United Nations Headquarters On Tuesday, June 26, activists will collect at 1:30 pm at Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza, reverse the United Nations Headquarters in New York, to name for world […]

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Drug Coverage Alliance Assertion: State of the Union Addresses Opioids, Jail Reform

President Trump’s State of the Union Remarks Embrace Discredited Insurance policies Confirmed to Worsen Mass Incarceration and the Overdose Disaster The next is a press release from Grant Smith, deputy director of nationwide affairs for the Drug Coverage Alliance, in response to tonight’s State of the Union remarks on the opioid disaster: “President Trump repeatedly […]

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Pete Rose Enters a Hall, Just Not THE Hall, in Skechers’ Super Bowl Commercial

After a year away, Skechers will return to the Super Bowl on Sunday with a 15-second spot starring Pete Rose, who good-naturedly pokes fun at his continuing exclusion from baseball's Hall of Fame—with help from fiancée Kiana Kim. See the ad, which promotes the brand's Relaxed Fit footwear, below. "Pete isn't just a baseball legend, […]

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Mini: Door

Advertising Agency: Ogilvy, Melbourne, Australia Executive Creative Director: Brendon Guthrie Creative Director: Cameron Mitchell Copywriter: AnnaTara Clark-Sneddon Art Director: Scott Zuliani Producer: Brendan Hanrahan Account Director: Candice Koffke Group Account Director: Patrice Bougouin Retoucher: Steve Simmonds Account: Michael Beard

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Ikea Loved This Artist’s Fantastical Doodles on Its Catalog So Much, It Hired Her

Some companies might take exception to your scribbling all over its catalog. But not Ikea. For a while now, British illustrator Sarah Horne has found the Ikea catalog to be an inspiring canvas on which to draw fantastical scenes—with mythical creatures all relaxing in minimalist Swedish homescapes. Well, Ikea saw the drawings—and loved them. And […]

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Artist Draws on Starbucks Cups, Making the Mermaid the Heroine of Countless Amazing Scenes

You know when you've had just a little too much coffee? No? I certainly do. And let's just say I may or may not start seeing things on the cups. Well, it looks like I'm not alone. Korean artist Soo Min Kim draws the most insanely detailed and perfectly clever scenes on Starbucks cups and […]

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Mr. Bean Is a Hopeless Ninja in the Most Hilarious Snickers ‘You’re Not You’ Ads Yet

You're familiar with the joke at this point. Someone is super hungry, turns into a celebrity, eats a Snickers and goes back to being a normal person. Punch line: "You're not you when you're hungry." Now, though, London agency AMV BBDO has made perhaps the best ads yet in the global Snickers campaign, by tapping […]

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The #IAmARepublican Campaign Isn’t Exactly Going as Planned

The #IAmARepublican campaign was meant to show Americans that Republicans can be normal, reasonable people. However, it's become the latest case of snarktivism, as social media users hijack the hashtag to mock members of the political party. The attempt to humanize Republicans was created by Vinny Minchillo, who had worked on Mitt Romney's ad campaigns […]

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Cheerios: The Cheerios Effect

Advertising Agency: Cossette, Toronto, Canada Chief Creative Officer: Glen Hunt Creative Directors: Glen Hunt, Jennifer Wilson, Ed Lea Art Director: Lucyed Hernandez Copywriters: Dan Cummings, Jennifer Wilson Agency Producer: Sharon Kosokowsky Account Supervisor: Jamie Artkin Group Account Director: Wendy Morgado SVP, National Business Leader: Janis Lindenbergs Production House: Descendants Director: John Cullen DOP: Kris Belchevski […]

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Yes, Barbarian Group Has a Waterless Hot Tub. But Look What Barton F. Graf Has

These agency tours of The Barbarian Group are pretty impressive. But you know who's not that impressed? Fellow New York agency Barton F. Graf 9000. When Barbarian Group released its Vimeo video showing off its giant, snake-like, resin-poured "Superdesk," Barton F. Graf responded with its own video about its own enormous piece of continuous furniture—called […]

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Yatra.com: Egypt

Come back richer. Advertising Agency: McCann Erickson, India Chief Creative Officer: Prasoon Joshi Executive Creative Directors: Raylin Valles, Akshay Kapnadak Creative Director: Anshumani Khanna Art Directors: Harshada Shinde, Soumen Nath Copywriters: Anushree Chaitanya, Anshumani Khanna Illustrator: Antoni Tudisco

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These Are the Top 18 Names That People Really, Really Want on Their Coke Bottles

Sparking people to collect, hack and do all kinds of things with them from earnest to cynical, Coca-Cola's #ShareaCoke promotion has taken on a life of its own. And now there is some interesting data on which names are most sought after.  Terapeak, an eBay analytics firm, has scoured the site to uncover behavioral trends […]

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4 Things Marketers Should Know About This Season of Dancing with the Stars

By David Schwab, managing director of Octagon First Call Entering its 19th season tonight, ABC's Dancing with the Stars features a new judge (former pro dancer turned actress Julianne Hough), a large crop of new pros, and of course, a brand new cast. As marketers tune in this season, here are four things to keep […]

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Burger King Japan Comes Out With the Blackest Black Burger Yet

Want a burger to match your soul? Burger King Japan's black burgers may fit the bill. The Kuro Burger—translation, "black burger"—and deluxe sibling the Kuro Diamond Burger don dark trimmings, including a black bun made from squid ink and bamboo charcoal, as well as black cheese infused with bamboo charcoal (or possibly from emo cows). […]

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Chicken Keyboard Is One of Many Prizes in Finger-Lickin’ Weird KFC Contest

Because fried chicken is the greatest thing in the history of the world, and considering Japan is from the future, it's surprising they got their first KFC only 30 years ago. To celebrate that anniversary, the franchise is currently holding a contest on Facebook and Twitter with probably the most amazing prizes ever. OK, none […]

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ASB Bank: Robot

Advertising Agency: Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand Executive Creative Directors: Corey Chalmers, Guy Roberts Production Company: Goodoil Films Director: Hamish Rothwell Producer: Anna Kennedy Executive Producer: Sam Long DoP: Crighton Bone

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Anthropologie Learns a Lesson in How Not to Treat Breastfeeding Moms

It's World Breastfeeding Month, but Anthropologie doesn't want to see your boobs. Ingrid Wiese Hesson claims she was unceremoniously escorted off an Anthropologie sales floor and into a stock-room bathroom for breastfeeding her baby. (Remind you of any ads?) Here's the email she sent to the company, and then posted to Facebook: I'm writing to […]

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EA Games / Madden NFL 15: Madden Season

Advertising Agency: Heat, San Francisco, USA Executive Creative Director: Steve Stone Creative Director / Copywriter: Warren Cockrel Creative Director / Art Director: Anna Rowland Senior Copywriter: Ryan Hartsfield Senior Art Director: Jeff Fang Executive Content Producer: Brian Coate Content Producer: Jonathan Matthews Business Affairs: Kathy Brooks President: John Elder Director of Client Services: Aaron Lang […]

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WWII Video Game Will Pause for 1 Minute Today to Remember the Warsaw Uprising

A video game set amid the resistance to Adolf Hitler's war machine and played globally 24/7 will pause for 60 seconds today to commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War II's Warsaw Uprising. Enemy Front, created by Polish game studio CI Games, will halt at 1 p.m. Eastern, coinciding with an annual minute of silent […]

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Holden Cruze Z Series: New Light

A midnight drive through beautiful Tasmanian landscapes in the new Holden Cruze Z-Series range. Not your typical car ad, in fact not really a car ad at all… We just wanted to show the world the real beauty of Tasmania. Using the stylish new Holden Cruze Z-Series range and some pretty cool time-lapse techniques, we […]

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