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Rob Lowe Is Ugly, Creepy and Hilarious as a Cable Customer in DirecTV Ads 'Don't be like this me,' he implores

DirecTV has gotten lots of actors to poke some fun at themselves over the years—notably Charlie Sheen in the Platoon spot. Now, it's Rob Lowe's turn to look hilariously foolish. A…

September 23, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

Kevin Smith's New Movie Was Inspired by This Insane Ad Seeking a Part-Time Walrus Classified offered free housing

Hollywood movies aren't usually based on prank ads, but Kevin Smith's latest proudly is. The comedy-horror hybrid, titled Tusk, is about a crazy person (played by Michael Parks) who wants to…

September 22, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

Iceland's Police Have One of the World's Cutest Instagrams Kitties, kids and much more

What is it about law enforcement that makes it so delightful when they actually try to have fun in social media? It's probably just enjoyable to see the softer side…

September 22, 2014, 12:01 PM EDT

MLB Rolls Out Its Derek Jeter Tribute Ad, and It's Amazing in Its Own Way Capturing the Captain's real legacy

This ad from Major League Baseball honoring Derek Jeter is perhaps the simplest, least epic tribute we've seen to the Yankees captain, who, barring an unlikely postseason appearance by the…

September 22, 2014, 8:47 AM EDT

Cheerios Tugs at the Heartstrings Again With a Dad Working the Third Shift And his kid, who wants time with him

Oh man, grumpy dad who's working weird hours in this new Cheerios ad from Saatchi & Saatchi. Don't get mad at your kid. Take a lesson from Peanut Butter Cheerios…

September 19, 2014, 12:01 PM EDT

Guinness Takes You Inside Its Storied Dublin Brewery in Almost Mystical New Ad '255 years into a 9,000-year lease'

By celebrating its Irish roots, Guinness subtly sails into the mystic with "In Pursuit of More," a campaign that bows with this 90-second spot from Philadelphia agency Quaker City Mercantile. St.…

September 19, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT

As Scotland Counts Votes, Groundskeeper Willie Offers Himself Up as the Nation's Leader Simpsons character's ambitions grow

Should today's vote lead to an independent Scotland, the country will need a fearless leader to represent it on the world stage. Obviously, Groundskeeper Willie of The Simpsons is that…

September 18, 2014, 8:16 PM EDT

Travel Ad Features Singing Fart Bubbles, and That Might Be Its Least Crazy Part The wonderful world of Wotifia

OK, you world-wise travel people. Ever been to Wotifia? Never heard of it? It's right next to Freedonia, that fake country invented by the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup. Wotifia is…

September 18, 2014, 4:31 PM EDT

Stunning PSA Shifts Time to Undo the Killing on a Syrian School Playground NGOs band together in appeal to UN

Martin Stirling already directed one powerful PSA about Syria—Save the Children's incredible spot from last spring, which imagined if the crisis were taking place in London. But the Unit 9…

September 18, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

Old Spice's Man-Robot Sits Down With Drew Brees, and It's Awkwardly Amusing Cue the jazz, the laughs, and the pain

If watching Drew Brees talk to a hyper-awkward robot for six minutes is your kind of thing, then Old Spice has an ad for you. The New Orleans Saints quarterback keeps…

September 18, 2014, 7:52 AM EDT

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