Has anyone else seen Windows's new "Start Something" magazine ads? The swirly, colorful mix of vectors, 3D, clipart, engravings, pencil art, and other media, has never been pulled off so gracefully. From a graphic design standpoint, it's genius. And when standing up to Apple, that's pretty important.
This one (high resolution) isn't the best example - the site's got some nicer, animated ones... but just look at all that stuff that's going on there, and it isn't too overwhelming or complicated.
I dunno. I just spent all breakfast just looking at one of these ads in Newsweek. I think they're great.