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David Griner

David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad." He's been covering agencies, creativity, technology and marketing innovation for more than a decade.

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Here Are 2020’s Best Ads, Packed Into 3 Minutes

Ads of the Year

Before we declare this brutally unforgiving year over, we might as well take a moment to think back on one of the few positives: the wide range of creative ways [...]

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Nickelback Just Remade the Video for ‘Photograph’ as a Hilarious Ad for Google Photos

Platforms

Singer Chad Kroeger pokes plenty of fun at his own hair with the branded "lyrical refresh."

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Adweek Podcast: How Brands Turned to Social Media in 2020

Adweek Podcasts

If you felt more dialed into (and emotionally invested in) social media this year, that’s almost certainly because you didn’t have a whole lot of options in terms of where [...]

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Iggy Pop Looks Ahead to When We Can All Meet on the Beach in This Touching UK Ad

Life in Quarantine

It was only a year ago that Iggy Pop narrated a darkly humorous campaign about why we all needed to get out to the beach as soon as possible. But [...]

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Adweek Podcast: Revisiting 2020’s Best Ads, Stunts and Bold Marketing Ideas

Adweek Podcasts

A tough year to be a marketer? Heck, it was a hard year to be a human. But as the world went into pandemic-fueled lockdowns that upended all the rules [...]

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The 25 Best Ads of 2020

Ads of the Year

In a year like no other, only the most adaptive and bold marketers thrived.

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Every Other Holiday Offers Advice to Christmas in This Wonderfully Weird Ad for Channel 4

AdFreak

It’s a tough holiday season, with surging Covid-19 infection rates leading many to (wisely) cancel their parties and family gatherings. But could Christmas be canceled altogether? Facing just such a [...]

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The Christmas Spirit Is More Than a Feeling in Coors Light’s Ad About a Rocking Snowman

Food & Beverage

Given that Coors Light has been embracing the tagline “Made to Chill,” it only makes sense the beer brand would embrace the snowy days of Christmastime. In its holiday ad [...]

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Adweek Podcast: How We Picked 2020’s Agencies of the Year

Agency of the Year

Some years, it’s pretty obvious to those within and outside the walls of Adweek which shop should be an Agency of the Year. But this, as we all know, is [...]