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Ad of the Day: Kia Hamsters Give Deliverance a New Spin, and a Happier Musical Ending

Rodents and humans make beautiful music together

That prize banjo scene from the film Deliverance gets a CG-infused makeover in Kia's latest ad, featuring its trademark hamsters, who have basically become the Barbie doll of brand mascots—they…

These 'Commitment Rings' Stop You From Watching Netflix Unless Your Partner Is Around

Cornetto's high-tech solution to streaming cheating

Sick of your significant other skipping ahead and watching your favorite streaming shows without you? Lock them into a faithful TV-viewing relationship with a high-tech pair of series commitment rings,…

This Gun Control Campaign Lets You Sign a Yearbook for Kids Who'll Never Have One

An emotional twist on petitions

Tragically, the youngsters in this yearbook will never graduate from high school. In fact, they'll never grow up at all to reach their potential, or experience the fullness of life.…

South Bend Apologizes for Lifting Salt Lake's Tourism Campaign Almost Wholesale

'There's Nothing to Do' work is practically a carbon copy

There are imitations, and then there are copies. Unfortunately, Visit South Bend's new tourism and convention advertising is the latter—a pretty blatant knockoff of a well-received 2015 campaign by Visit…

McDonald's Makes Green and Red Angry Birds Burgers, Just Makes People Angry

China stunt is tied to the movie

Time was, McDonald's put toys in their Happy Meals to promote movies. Now they just dye their burgers, we guess. McDonald's China is making chicken and pork sandwiches with special…

BBDO's Latest Ad for Snickers Ice Cream Bars Is a Real Scream

Cover your ears for these 15 seconds

Can discordant screaming sell ice cream? Snickers sure hopes so, because that's the angle it's going with this new spot for Snickers ice cream bars. Playing on the "I scream, you…

Google and Levi's Unveil a Connected Jean Jacket. See How It Works in Action

Touch-sensitive cuff coming to market

Fashion futurists, rejoice! Google and Levi's first smart garment has arrived, and it's a jean jacket that connects to your smartphone. The tech giant's Project Jacquard, focused on developing touch-sensitive fabrics,…

Ad of the Day: Droga5 Has Johnsonville Employees Dream Up Their Own (Ridiculous) Ads

With just a little polishing from the pros

Undoubtedly eager to take a break from stuffing ground-up meat into sausage casings all day long, employees at Johnsonville try their hand at creating commercials in a new campaign from…

Snickers 'Hungerithm' Sets the Candy's In-Store Price Based on the Internet's Mood

The angrier we are, the cheaper it gets

Snickers has dreamed up one of the cooler online/offline advertising-meets-point-of-sale hybrid campaigns of the year, introducing a "Hungerithm" that gauges the mood of the Internet and adjusts the price of…

This West L.A. Shop Designed Its Offices to Be Quirky, Charming and Modern

Clever Creative provides work-inspiring aesthetics

Clever Creative, a 14-person branding and design firm located in the West Los Angeles neighborhood of Mar Vista, is entrusted by clients like Sephora, Ritz-Carlton and American Girl with creating…

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