Not Everyone Found Tina Fey’s “Sheetcaking” Funny, And Here’s Why

Maternity wear for 12-year-olds, The Incredible Carsaleshulk, and OtterBox overprotects Peyton Manning. There are times when I look around and can’t imagine what it would be like to have even half the technology available to teens in 2017 when I was growing up. Sure, I had the internet (sort of), but the freedom and fun wrought by the almighty smartphone is unprecedented. But this new Toyota app stopped my GETOFFMYLAWNing the young folk immediately. As a piece of utility marketing it’s fantastic, but the fact it links up the smartphones of parents and teens so adults know where the kid is and how fast they’re driving while controlling incoming calls and texts doesn’t spark even one hint of generational techno-jealousy. Onward!Read Full Story

Not Everyone Found Tina Fey’s “Sheetcaking” Funny, And Here’s Why

Tina Fey appeared on SNL’s Weekend Update last night to introduce ‘sheetcaking,’ a response to white supremacists that many thought sent the wrong message. There have been ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

Toyota Shames Teen Drivers, Ikea Goes “Game Of Thrones”: Top 5 Ads Of The Week

Maternity wear for 12-year-olds, The Incredible Carsaleshulk, and OtterBox overprotects Peyton Manning. There are times when I look around and can’t imagine what it would be like to have ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

The Ad Agency Behind “Virginia Is For Lovers” Says “Virginia Is For Everyone”

The Martin Agency helped create the iconic state slogan more than 40 years ago, but wanted to update that message in reaction to Charlottesville. Back in 1969, a Richmond, Virginia-based advertising ...

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

Still Deciding If What Trump Said Was Racist? Watch This PSA By Marvel Director Taika Waititi

Originally released in June for a New Zealand campaign, the Thor: Ragnarok director’s clever take outlines how it only takes a little to give racism a lot. What: A hilariously accurate ...

Wed 16 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

Late Night TV Hosts Raced to Condemn Trump’s Late-Breaking Press Conference

Colbert leads the charge on a night when late-breaking Trump news made all the hosts scramble to craft a proper last-minute response. Yesterday afternoon, Donald Trump held an apparently ...

Wed 16 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

Hulk Becomes The Incredible Car Salesman In This Renault Ad From Brazil

The big green Avenger is aggressively expanding his brand portfolio ahead of “Thor: Ragnarok.” What: A new car ad out of Brazil featuring the Hulk saving a city from imminent destruction, ...

Tue 15 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

Peyton Manning May Have Retired From The NFL But Not Goofy Ads

The former football superstar adds to his impressive ad career stats in this funny, new campaign for OtterBox. What: Peyton Manning enjoys the great outdoors in this new campaign for smartphone ...

Mon 14 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

Why Supercell Brought The Builder From “Clash Of Clans” Into The Real World

His farewell has more than 51 million views, now after after a statue appeared in Brooklyn, fans are on the look out IRL. It takes a certain kind of person to dedicate themselves to ephemeral ...

Mon 14 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

This Fine Jewelry Brand Puts A (Better) Ring On It

A search for conflict-free diamonds led one jeweler to rethink the engagement process. Last year, Vanessa Stofenmacher wanted to expand her three-year-old direct-to-consumer fine jewelry brand, ...

Mon 14 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

This Egyptian Cartoonist Is Taking A Stand On Women’s Rights Through Her Art

Doaa el-Adl has consistently challenged political and patriarchal structures–and despite past brushes with the law, she’s showing no signs of stopping. There’s a long, troubling ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Fastcompany Tech

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