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Ad of the Day: Gaming Spot Makes Horrifying Use of Robert Frost's 'The Road Not Taken'

Poem repurposed as a chilling voiceover

Robert Frost has been frightening lit majors for years. For the rest of us, however, the American poet's thoughtful 1916 masterpiece "The Road Not Taken," with its quiet lines about…

Ad of the Day: Norm Macdonald Is Colonel Sanders, as KFC Campaign Quickly Gets Meta

W+K swaps ex-SNL stars

Darrell Hammond out, Norm Macdonald in. Wieden + Kennedy shook up the musty image of Col. Harland Sanders in its first work for KFC back in May, with Hammond being memorably…

Ad of the Day: Wieden + Kennedy Shoots for the Stars in Grand 'Ignition' Film for Honda

Brand celebrates 'daring and human endeavor'

We have "Ignition." That's the title of Wieden + Kennedy London's new pan-European campaign for Honda, which uses spaceflight as a visual metaphor for bold innovation. Actually, the metaphors are mightily mixed…

Ad of the Day: Agency Invents GPS That Switches to a Child's Voice Around Schools

Forsman & Bodenfors' ingenious app for If Insurance

Forsman & Bodenfors has found a clever way to insert a safety feature into GPS satellite navigation: Have the app switch to a child's voice near schools, day-care centers and…

Ad of the Day: Capital One Makes 150 Ads for Small Businesses Starring Their Biggest Fans

Mullen Lowe tries a fresh approach to testimonials

Capital One delivers a big campaign for small business with its "Spark Plug" initiative, shining a spotlight on 125 entrepreneurial companies in a whopping 150 advertisements created by Mullen Lowe. The…

Ad of the Day: Sea Monster Terrorizes Golf Course in Geico's New 'It's What You Do' Spot

Announcers remain unfazed

If you're Geico, you whip up another comically goofy commercial and make sure everyone sees it by taking over the YouTube masthead before rolling it out to TV. It's what…

Ad of the Day: Rob Gronkowski Ushers in New NFL Season With a Nod to Youth Leagues

Football's powerful present meets its uncertain future

Grey New York juxtaposes the pre-game rituals of New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski with those of a Hispanic neighborhood schoolboy in this understated 60-second launch spot for the…

Ad of the Day: Check Out Geico's First Spots in a While Not Made by The Martin Agency

New work from IQ is still worth a few chuckles

Geico is out with its first commercials that aren't from The Martin Agency in a good long while, but they do continue the brand's tradition of absurd, offbeat humor. Four 15-second…

Ad of the Day: Droga5's Clever Energy Ad Lets People Choose Their Fuel Source

NRG asks travelers to think twice

If you had the option to use sunshine, wind or fossil fuels to charge your cellphone, which would you choose? Droga5's first work for its newest client, energy company NRG, shows…

Ad of the Day: Eli Manning and Tony Romo Do Their Best Rob Lowe for DirecTV

NFL stars line up against lame versions of themselves

DirecTV killed its long-running Rob Lowe campaign in April after more than six months of spots in which the actor introduced pathetic versions of himself—the kind of guy who has…

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