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Benedict Cumberbatch Gets Wet, Mr. Darcy Style, for Charity Campaign Because there's nothing quite like a grumpy wet Cumberbatch

There are moments in cinema when a collective wetting of panties results in an advertising ripple heard through the decades, as marketers struggle to give the people what they want. One…

September 17, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

Awesome Beer Cans Show the Pantone Color of the Brew That's Inside Drink it up, designers

If you always suspected that a pale ale would rate a shimmering, golden 604C on the Pantone color system, have a pint on me. Spanish agency Txaber matches brew types with…

September 17, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT

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

Smart Car Makes Crosswalks Safer (and More Fun) With Dancing 'Don't Walk' Guy Grumpy red icon loosens up

How do you get people to stop for the "Don't walk" guy in the crosswalk? Make the "Don't walk" guy a little more interesting to look at. That's what Smart car…

September 15, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT

Here's How Samsung Gloatingly Responded to Apple's Larger iPhone Screens New ad says I told you so

This Samsung ad, which debuted over the weekend, teases the October release of its Galaxy Note 4—and also, more mercilessly, teases Apple for being late to the phablet game at…

September 15, 2014, 9:21 AM EDT

Chicken Keyboard Is One of Many Prizes in Finger-Lickin' Weird KFC Contest Take a byte

Because fried chicken is the greatest thing in the history of the world, and considering Japan is from the future, it's surprising they got their first KFC only 30 years…

September 12, 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

The 'Apparently' Kid From That Viral Newscast Apparently Just Made His First Ad Fresh talent for Fresh Pet

Last month, a video of a 5-year-old went viral (15 million views and counting) after a local news station interviewed him at Pennsylvania's Wayne County Fair. Noah Ritter's raspy voice,…

September 12, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

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