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Costumed Man Sexes Up a Giant Ear in Very Strange Ads for Headphones Sensual massages and candlelit baths

After an inexplicable quiet period, we have a resurgence of giant ears in advertising, thanks to this incredibly silly McKinney campaign for Sennheiser's Urbanite headphones. A scraggly-bearded guy with a German…

September 16, 2014, 3:33 PM EDT

Why This BBDO Creative Director Is Lying on the Ground and Licking a Screen for You Carlos Moreno salutes his own work

You can be proud of your ads. But reenacting them in real life? That can get awkward. Carlos Moreno, though, takes one for the team in the video below—a promo for…

September 16, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

Watch GoDaddy's New Ads, and Tell Us What on Earth You Think You Just Saw Barton F. Graf goes full-on crazy

GoDaddy has tried various things to break out of its reputation for sleaze. First, it kept the attractive women but added some geeky guys. Then it had an attractive woman…

September 15, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

Kotex Tells You to Be Gentle With Your Cat (What's Another Word for Cat?) Putting tape on them isn't very nice

Cats are very sensitive. And when you apply sticky tape to them, they tend to walk funny. Just like when your pad won't stay in place and decides to adhere…

September 12, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

Save the Children Follows Up Its Brutal Syria PSA With a Similar One About Literacy Escape a life of misery, for only 10 minutes a day

Attention, dads. If you take a nap instead of reading with your son, he will grow up to be the kind of illiterate, all-around failure who gets misspelled tattoos about…

September 11, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT

It's Worth Holding Your Breath, as This Kid Does, Until the End of This Great Ad Waiting to exhale

When I was a kid, my sister and I would play a car game where we would hold our breath in the back of our parents' minivan every time we…

September 11, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT

Tinder-Like App Helps Clients Find and Fall in Love With New Agencies See profiles, set up a shortlist and more

Relationship with your agency on the rocks? Looking for love with a new one? Just want to check out the playing field? A just-released app is like Tinder for clients…

September 10, 2014, 11:56 AM EDT

Right on Cue, Beats by Dre Smashes an Ace of an Ad With Serena Williams Not all trophies and glamour

It's a good time to make an ad with Serena Williams, and Beats by Dre has done a particularly good job of it. Hot off the tennis star's sixth U.S.…

September 10, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

You Get Half Off Products If You Can Screenshot Them in Retailer's Fast-Moving Instagram Videos Ingenious social game

Here's a clever little social game—involving just Instagram video and your phone's screenshot function—from ad agency Forsman & Bodenfors for a Swedish department store. The retailer, Åhléns, posted three stop-motion Instagram…

September 9, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT

Corona Brings Glorious Sunshine to a Shaded Patio in Clever Outdoor Stunt Beer brand sees the light in Toronto

The stars really aligned for Corona—well, one did, anyway—in this clever outdoor stunt from Toronto agency Zulu Alpha Kilo. Check out the video to see how the brand brought extra hours…

September 8, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT

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