Jesse Palmer Parlays NFL and Bachelor Fame Into Entertainment and News Gigs

As a football player at the University of Florida, Jesse Palmer figured he’d become an ambassador to his home country of Canada–he grew up outside of Ottawa–if a career in the NFL didn’t work out. So how did the college athlete end up becoming a well-known TV host instead? After spending four years as a…

Why Normal Ads Suddenly Looked Blurry and Hard to See on the U.K.’s Channel 4 Tonight

Channel 4 viewers, there is nothing wrong with your television sets. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. Tonight, as part of National Eye Health Week, the British broadcaster joined with the Royal National Institute of Blind People for a series of unusual ad breaks designed to let folks experience various sight-loss conditions. Channel 4…

RIP, Harry Dean Stanton. Here’s a Newly Found 5-Minute Version of His Great 1996 Guess Ad

“Let’s not mistake me for someone who gives a shit.” That great line, delivered with a dark chuckle by Harry Dean Stanton in a newly discovered five-minute version of the celebrated “Cheat” ad for Guess Jeans, could sum up Stanton’s outlook on advertising throughout his career. He didn’t do many ads. But he did find…

The American Cancer Society Gets Personal in Frank First Ads From The Richards Group

The American Cancer Society has launched its first brand campaign since 2015 with stark, earnest and personal ads aimed at differentiating the organization from other cancer charities. In January, the organization selected The Richards Group as its agency of record following a review launched late last year. In November 2015, American Cancer Society hired longtime…