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Two (Very) Old Friends Recall the Glories of 1934 in Charming Ads for Steak 'n Shake

Percy and Walter's journey through the past

Nothing sells fast food like cranky old people reminiscing and/or bickering with each other. That's what GSD&M is hoping, because their three new spots for Steak 'n Shake depend on it.…

This Brewer Made the World's Most Expensive Potato Chips to Go With Its Fancy Beer

Five chips for a mere $56

You sit down to enjoy a lovely, high-quality craft beer. And then you ruin the gourmet experience by shoving a bunch of Pringles into your gob. One brewer in Sweden is…

If You're Scared of Clowns, Do Not Watch This Candy Ad. You've Been Warned

Plus, Trump and Clinton monsters for Halloween

Texas confectionary Atomic Candy is getting into the Halloween spirit with a creepy new commercial that capitalizes on the current wave of clown mass hysteria. The spot, from Innocean USA, features…

John Cena Is Not an Elephant, but Now He's Playing One on TV for Wonderful Pistachios

Voices 'Ernie' in new campaign

Hey, that elephant sounds awfully familiar! WWE superstar and commercial pitchman extraordinaire John Cena, named to Adweek's Creative 100 this year, voices Ernie, an animated mascot debuting today in a new…

Pete Campbell Lands the KFC Account, as Vincent Kartheiser Is Your New Colonel

The Nashville Hot Colonel, in fact

Darrell Hammond, Norm Macdonald, Jim Gaffigan and … Vincent Kartheiser? Yes, the 37-year-old Mad Men star is the latest (and most unlikely) actor to dress up as Colonel Sanders for KFC's…

Chance the Rapper Meets Chance the Wrapper in Weird, Awesome Kit Kat Ad

And he tries out the classic jingle

In advertising's best pun so far this year, Chance the Rapper encounters Chance the Wrapper in this new Halloween-themed Kit Kat commercial by agency Anomaly. The 23-year-old hip-hop star is seen…

Need a Little Sausage Support? Johnsonville Experts Are Now Just a Phone Call Away

With recipes, meat-themed jingles and more

Sooner or later, everyone's sausage needs some support. If you find yourself in such straits between now and this Friday—say, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central time—go ahead and call…

Oreo Is Now Making Tasty-Style Recipe Videos for Some of Its Stranger Flavors

With help from U.K.'s Twisted

If you're looking for a low-calorie dessert that mixes avocados and chocolate, then Oreos has a video for you. To promote new special-edition mint and strawberry-cheesecake flavors of the classic sandwich…

Jack Daniel's Puts the Townspeople of Lynchburg Front and Center in Its New Ads

Town of 600 has plenty of colorful characters

If you don't know jack about the townsfolk of Lynchburg, Tenn., that's about to change. Lynchburg's most famous resident, Brown-Forman brand Jack Daniel's, puts the spotlight on some of its less-renowned…

David Ortiz Shows Off the JerkyBot, a Drone Snack Tray That Follows You Around

Chef's Cut Real Jerky's aerial feedbag is perfect for America

There are lots of current applications of drone technology, but not many of them are very useful to the average consumer. But what's this? A drone that allows you to…