The Best (and Worst) Super Bowl Ads of 2014

Last night advertisers of all brands and commodities shelled out millions to get their ads in the coveted Super Bowl commercial break. So what did these million dollar spots produce? A whole lotta 80s nostalgia and a few tears. Here's our list of the best and worst commercials from the 2014 Super Bowl. » 2/03/14 8:20am 2/03/14 8:20am

Scientific evidence that booth babes don't sell products

There's been a raging debate over "booth babes" in the tech community for years. Should companies hire sexy models to work in their sales booths at events like CES, or is this an outdated, degrading practice? But nobody had ever asked whether booth babes were good for sales. So Frontback head of marketing Spencer Chen… » 1/16/14 10:33am 1/16/14 10:33am

Make Doritos a Super Bowl commercial, win a job on the Avengers 2 set

Every year Doritos manages to scam free ads for the Superbowl by crowd-sourcing the public. The winners get a Super Bowl spot and 30 seconds of fame. But this year they've upped the rewards big time, and the two bests Super Bowl commercial creators will win jobs on Avengers 2. » 9/16/13 8:20am 9/16/13 8:20am

The Worst Badvertising and Best Radvertising of Comic-Con 2013

The bigger Comic-Con gets, the more the marketing madness spreads across the whole city of San Diego. And this year, the promo craziness was everywhere. Some good, and some really freaking disgusting. So we picked through the swag and the handouts and the interactive experiences, to find the very best, and the very… » 7/23/13 4:15pm 7/23/13 4:15pm