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Porn Stars Lose Their Partners in French Cable Ads That Would Never Fly Here (NSFW)

Share the GIFs with caution

Mainstream American marketing doesn't like to touch pornography at all, but this French campaign for pay-cable TV provider Canal+ revels in it—in amusingly offbeat fashion. The agency, BETC, wanted to communicate…

Apple Revels in Beautiful, Rich Color in Its Latest Global 'Shot on iPhone' Billboards

Individual shots, as well as series

Apple and TBWA\Media Arts Lab are back with more "Shot on iPhone" billboards. And this time, the focus in on the color—deep reds, oranges, yellows, blues, purples and greens, all…

Orangina's Ingenious Upside-Down Can Forces You to Mix Up the Pulp

BETC's packaging solution to the beverage's unusual problem

Lots of Orangina's marketing is about shaking up bottles of the stuff—to mix up the pulp, which makes the carbonated citrus beverage taste better. "An advertising guy told me there was…

Danny Glover Races Against the Clock in Samsung's Epic Action Comedy About Time

Philosophy, physics ... and a fast-charging phone

Time is always running short, so Samsung is offering to help you save some. In a fun new action-comedy ad, created by Wieden + Kennedy and starring Danny Glover, the tech…

Skittles Sheds Its Rainbow to Celebrate London Pride

Candy clears the colorway for LGBT revelers in Britain

Much of Skittles advertising is built around the candy's rainbow profile. But to honor the LGBT pride celebrations in London this past weekend, the brand stripped off its colors.  "So this…

Love, Grit and Hypothermia: The Real Story Behind Xbox's Insane 'Survival Billboard'

McCann London goes through heaven and hell

Last November, Xbox celebrated the launch of Rise of the Tomb Raider in the U.K. with quite a sadistic stunt in London. It challenged eight Lara Croft fans to stand…

Always Urges Girls to 'Keep Playing' and Not Quit Sports in Olympic 'Like a Girl' Spot

Battling another bleak statistic

When it comes to sports, girls are often discouraged from continuing to play because of their gender. That's a message that's not worth listening to, says this new Olympic-themed spot from…

RAPP CEO, Accused of 'Destructive' Behavior in Lawsuit, Resigns

Successor says agency remains 'on a great trajectory'

Digital marketing agency RAPP, whose lawyers recently defended global CEO Alexei Orlov as a victim of "outrageous allegations" raised in a recent lawsuit, announced today that its top executive is…

Ad of the Day: French Toast Crunch Adds Star Power to Its Amusing Tiny Soap Opera

Year two of the campaign brings a celebrity hamster

How do you make a soap opera, acted out by Ken and Barbie-style plastic dolls, even nuttier? By adding viral sensation Tiny Hamster to the cast, of course! French Toast Crunch's…

Not Even Sex Can Get in the Way of People's Love for Cats, Says This Sheba Ad

Heeding the call of the wild

Cats have been known to wield an almost hypnotic power, controlling human behavior with a flick of the tail or the merest meow. Case in point—the feline fiend in "What Cats…

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