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OK Go's First Official Ad Is for Chinese Furniture, and It's Full of Optical Illusions

Lead singer Damian Kulash directs

OK Go has collaborated with plenty of brands—including Chevrolet, Google, Samsung and State Farm—on its own music videos. But here is the first truly traditional commercial the band has ever…

Pets Are Exciting Multi-use Tools in These Fantastic Infomercials for an Animal Shelter

Every house needs one

Cats aren't just great alarm clocks. They're also excellent sleeping masks. Two gag infomercials for the Animal Foundation animal shelter in Las Vegas (created by agency R&R Partners) hawk exciting new…

McDonald's Launches the Big Mac Lifestyle Collection for Fans of Beefy, Cheesy Everything

Wallpaper, bed sheets, clothes and more

Taco Bell is calling McDonald's a disgusting communist pig, but McDonald's doesn't care, because McDonald's still has the Big Mac. And now, the Big Mac is getting its very first…

This Audi Emits Nothing but Water Vapor, So Its Billboards Are Made of That Too

More innovative outdoor from thjnk

Innovative products deserve advertising that itself is innovative—embodying the promise of what's for sale in the way it's being sold. This Audi campaign from German agency thjnk does a nice…

For the Right Price, These Two Guys Will Add a Penis to Your Competitor's Logo

Yes, this is a real business

Ever wonder how the BP logo would look if its sunflower petals were replaced by penises? What if a phallus stood in for the "I" in AIG, or the slanted…

Can an Ad Campaign Get Egyptian Men to Speak the Names of Their Mothers?

UN Women targets a taboo

Stripping away someone's name goes a long way toward dehumanizing that person. UN Women and Impact BBDO Dubai poignantly drive home that point in a two-minute film that was timed…

A Boy Discovers the World's Greatest Superpower in This Remarkable French Ad

Astronaut, rock star and more

Here is a really beautifully filmed commercial from France featuring a boy named George who has remarkable powers. It would spoil the ending a bit to tell you the advertiser,…

The Internet Is United in Despising Starbucks' 'Race Together' Cup Campaign

It got people talking, but not positively

Starbucks is encouraging its baristas to write the words "Race Together" on cups to get customers talking about racial issues. The idea started internally when about 2,000 Starbuckians attended a…

Problems in the Bedroom? Ikea Shows You Exactly What to Do With Your Junk

'Shelf discovery' from BBH

Ikea does a ton of marketing worldwide, but its looniest ads come from one agency—BBH Asia Pacific. Just in the past year, it made the hilarious "Bookbook" ad, imagining the…

3 Salty Old Wives Shout Lies About Diesel in Sweet, Silly Ads From Volkswagen

The Golden Sisters weigh in

Your cranky straight-talking grandmother might not think much of diesel engines, but Volkswagen would like her—and you—to reconsider. "Old Wives Tales," a new campaign from Deutsch LA for the automaker's Passat…

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