Long before Jared was a spokesman, the sandwich chain was touting the freshness of its products.
This black & white spot for the Mars brand helped propel the now-famous "Melts in Your Mouth, Not in Your Hand" tagline.
"Mad Men" storylines don't always square with history.
The Kool-Aid pitcherman (and pitchman) is getting a makeover after nearly 60 years. Oh yeah!
Fred and Co. hold the crown as the most popular cartoon characters ever used to sell products, from smokes to hair products.
A look back at one of Budweiser's most popular beer campaigns, by the now-defunct D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles in St. Louis.
Ed Koch, who died today, is rightly being remembered as a great mayor who saved New York City from financial failure.
Back in 2010, Michelob said Lance Armstrong was a model for "beer drinkers who lead active lifestyles."
Before the Tinseltown awards and epic speeches, Jodie Foster was a Madison Avenue darling.
No pale losers for this video-game ad, an aesthetic crossroads of "Fast Times at Ridgemont High," "Porky's" and "Tron." Or something.
As brand prepares to celebrate 140 years, we take a look back at the first spot, which aired in the Netherlands in 1968.
Web sensation Sam 'Sweet Feet' Gordon brings back memories of Walter "Sweetness" Payton, who showed off his musical chops in this KFC ad.
The snack-cake mascot was one of several iconic characters repping the company, which is headed for liquidation.
Can you do an almost-tripod -- roll upside down onto shoulders and tuck in knees -- while solving a math problem? Sounds pretty easy, but try it in a pair of tight, high-waisted jeans.
Carvel's Cookie Puss, an ice-cream cake come to life, was the embodiment of the brand's low-budget, home-brewed ad approach.
For the housewife portrayed in this old coffee ad, the best part of waking up wasn't the Folgers in her cup -- it was having her husband finally quit berating her for making an awful cup of joe.
Polly-O's "best part of the pizza" spot made string cheese a huge hit. But why were the kids in its ads speaking French?
Before "The Master" and before Tom Cruise, there was "Dianetics."
Mobile technology has come a long, long way since 1989 -- and it's gotten a heck of a lot cheaper, too.
The same year that Advertising Age published its first issue, Clarence Birdseye had just begun peddling his first batch of quick-frozen veggies to Americans.