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Progressive and Inspirational Advertisements From Over the Years

Taylor Griffith | Posted 07.22.2015 | College
Taylor Griffith

The media holds a large influence over our culture and society. Not only does it provide entertainment and advertisement, but it also acts as a reflection of our values, beliefs, and self-understanding.

You Can Plant This Children's Book And It Will Grow Into A Tree

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

Need a tree? Plant this book. Publishing company Pequeño Editor created a hand-stitched children's book made from acid-free paper, ecological ink...

Freedom to Discriminate? Michigan Business Under Fire for Anti-Gay Ad

Brian Stone | Posted 05.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

Most people believe in freedom of speech. Most people also believe that a business shouldn't have the right to discriminate against customers for their religious and political beliefs. But what if you were faced with a situation where you had to choose?

The Most Iconic Faces Of Men's Grooming | Posted 05.27.2015 | Style

How do brand ambassadors reflect men's evolving attitudes toward grooming? I decided to take a closer look at some of the most iconic faces from the past 30 years of marketing grooming products to men.

Strangers Learned Sign Language To Give Deaf Man A Sense Of Belonging

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.27.2015 | Good News

A man who has a hearing impairment was able to enjoy a day free from obstacles, in the video above. A moving, new advertisement from Samsung featur...

The State Bar of California Intends on Silencing Its Members

Mark Baer | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics
Mark Baer

If the Bar does decide to require certain disclaimers in lawyer blogs, how does that impact previously published blogs over which the attorney does not have editorial control?

Interview With Social Media Advertising Strategist, Daniel Reed

Christina Scribner | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Christina Scribner

As a club promoter in Baltimore, Daniel Reed quickly learned how powerful of a marketing tool social media can be. After reaching out to his thousands of followers on various sites, he saw dance floors become more crowded than they had ever been before.

Meet One Of The Real 'Mad Men,' 1950s Ad Artist Mac Conner

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts

Thanks in large part to Matthew Weiner and his penchant for the 1960s, the glorious graphic design of post-war America has been resurrected. "Mad Men"...

The Gap's Strange New Ad Campaign

Tom Silva | Posted 11.09.2014 | Media
Tom Silva

Ad agencies are notable for their skewered logic but the new Gap campaign is particularly fascinating because of the way it attempts to build a semiotic grid about authenticity and self-knowledge out of images and tag lines that actively contradict that.

Sassy Pants

Amy Mullis | Posted 10.06.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

My husband doesn't look like Zac Efron. But he looks like Prince Charming to me. And he does the dishes. And brings me a cup of tea every night.

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Used Doctored News Headlines In TV Ad

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Bruce Rauner (R), an Illinois businessman and gubernatorial candidate, is being called out for running a television ad with some altered news headline...

The End Of This Guinness Commercial Will Melt Your Heart

Posted 07.04.2014 | Business

Guinness is back with another heartwarming advertisement this Fourth of July. To create the video, the beer maker again teamed up with BBDO New York, ...

Is Pro-Marijuana Pro-Propaganda?

Theodore Caputi | Posted 08.17.2014 | College
Theodore Caputi

There's a lot of buzz going around about marijuana legalization. Now that Colorado and Washington state have legalized recreational marijuana use, mar...

Scott Brown Ad Focuses On Physical Abuse

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Scott Brown's campaign for senator from New Hampshire released a new ad Wednesday focusing on the Republican's family experience with physical abuse. ...

Bizarre Hyundai Ad References 70 Movies In 10 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

Ready for your daily dose of weird? Because Hyundai’s got 10 minutes of it for you. Uploaded Tuesday by the YouTube channel ShortCuts -- a channe...

Japanese Gum Ad Makes Us Think About GIANT GODZILLA-LIKE CAT, No Reason

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

What comes to mind when you think of chewing gum? If you said a GIANT GODZILLA-LIKE CAT carrying a man around the streets of Tokyo, then you and the c...

WATCH: Guinness Did Yet Another Beer Commercial.. And It Will Make Your Heart Melt

Sarah Barness | Posted 02.22.2014 | Good News

We don't often give advertisers free promotion, but this Guinness commercial had us utterly captivated. Created by BBDO New York, the ad features a...

WATCH: Vintage KFC Commercial Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Fifty

Who knew Colonel Sanders could be so...sinister? The vintage KFC ad above reveals a totally obscure side of the famously smiley chicken spokesman....

Rankings: The Best B-School Advertisements

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 09.02.2013 | College
Preetam Kaushik

B-School rankings, for the last few decades, have determined admissions, salaries, grants, publications in major journals and other factors linked clo...

LOOK: Man Takes Out Ad For Very Personal Reason

Posted 04.23.2013 | Weddings

One English man's marriage proposal made headlines -- literally. Groom-to-be Steve English bought a full-page ad in Norfolk, England's local newspa...

The Best 2013 Super Bowl Ads Compilation (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

More and more brands are putting their biggest Super Bowl ads up on YouTube before the big game is even played. What's Trending has gone around and found all the hottest, must-see Super Bowl 47 commercials and put them all together in one massive compilation.

Study: Do Supermarkets Promote What's Good for You?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A new study in Appetite is among the first to evaluate the types of foods promoted by U.S. supermarkets and compare them with current dietary guidance.

Homophobic Ad FAIL

Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy

Sure, we're all mildly suspicious about targeted advertising. But if your browsing habits indicate that you're a raging homophobe who really thinks Ob...

Are Subway Footlongs Really a Foot Long?

Quora | Posted 11.13.2012 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Matthew Baldwin, Student and Subway Lover Okay, so after some delicious research, I have decided to...

40 Is the New 70

Dr. Cheryl Pappas | Posted 09.09.2012 | Media
Dr. Cheryl Pappas

Let's face it. Getting older is so frowned upon that there is a billion-dollar business in the removal of any trace of that frown line.