Mother Launches A Pirate Ship

The bad boy wins again, care of Stella Artois. [via AdFreak] Share

Microsoft Believes It’s Time To “Bing & Decide”

Drop that search engine, or I’ll shoot. That’s the thinking in Redmond apparently. After all, search–an area dominated by Google and Yahoo–is just too good to pass up. Hence, it’s time to use a “decision engine” to “Bing and decide.” Ad Age reports on the motivations for the new product launch and the ad campaign […]

Fake Boy Band Promotes Real Frosty

See more at The Frosty Posse, or not. Share

Bert & Ernie Get Some Hops

[via Common] Share

The Little People Who Live Inside Your Car Get Hungry For Grease

The spot above is new work from Biscuit’s Tim Godsall and DDB/Chicago. Share

The Right SUV for the Times

When your client wins an industry award and wants to tell everyone about it, it can be a hellish assignment because sane people tend to not like chest beating ads. Thankfully, Subaru and its agency didn’t fall into that trap here. Share

Boxes Are For Breaking Out Of

I don’t know if this is the best way to sell a new Audi Q5, but it might generate some decent click through. Share

Silicon, Money & Rock ‘n’ Roll

By now, we’ve all heard the “Intel inside” audio cue about a million times. It’s deeply lodged. Now, a new brand campaign from Venables Bell & Partners takes us inside Intel. Adfreak mentions that Ajay Bhatt, who helped develop the USB, is portrayed by an actor in the “Rock Star” ad above, but I’m not […]

When Your Racquet Is Fast, It Leaves Time For Other Important Things

To promote their new tennis racquet the “Speed,” HEAD has teamed up with Serbian tennis champ Novak Djokovic and Berlin-based agency Aimaq Rapp Stolle to create a new online video. Share

“You Get What You Pay For” Is The Wrong Argument For Starbucks

Ad Age is showing a preview of what’s to come from Starbucks and BBDO/New York. Clearly, Starbucks has McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts in their rear view mirror. “We have more traditional mass marketers coming into the coffee category and trying to commoditize it,” Starbucks Chief Marketing Officer Terry Davenport said. “It’s just taking brewed coffee […]