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Why Jolly Rancher and Anomaly Are Telling Frustrated Millennials to 'Keep on Sucking!'

The Hershey hard candy finds an ownable silver lining

Some things in life unquestionably suck. Middle seats. Traffic jams. Rain delays. And young people, due to their limited means, are forced to put with even more things that suck.…

Campbell's Cleverly Used Star Wars in Gay-Themed Ad, but the Comments Are on the Dark Side

Brand heads into Honey Maid territory

Campbell Soup Company's newest ad, featuring its Star Wars inspired soup, is centered around a popular line from the movie, although maybe not in the way that you'd think. The…

Ad of the Day: Extra Gum Wraps Up One of the Year's Sweetest Love Stories

A worthy sequel to 'Origami'

It took an extra long time—more than two years—for Wrigley's Extra Gum to release a follow-up its massively popular "Origami" ad, which, you may recall, told the story of a…

The 'Ugliest Building' in Rotterdam Is Transformed Into the World's Coolest McDonald's

Quite an upgrade by Mei Architects

A building that was once voted the ugliest in Rotterdam, Holland, has been transformed into a striking McDonald's that some are likening to an Apple Store. The original structure, from the…

Tony the Tiger Helps Out a Prostitute in What Looks Like an Elaborate Prank Campaign

It's not just for kids anymore

In what is surely an unauthorized prank campaign—and a brazenly offensive one at that—Kellogg's Frosted Flakes spokescat Tony the Tiger claims to have turned his attention to adults rather than…

'Got Milk?' Broadens Its Palate, Pairing With Sweet and Spicy Foods in Beautiful New Ads

Plus, the first ad soundtrack by Flight of the Conchords

Remember when you took the first bite of that rich, face-melting curry, and boy was it delicious—but pretty please, would somebody hurry up and get you a glass of milk,…

Ad of the Day: McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Is Here, and People Are Losing Their Minds

Leo Burnett spots capture real, ecstatic social-media reactions

McDonald's all-day breakfast launches today, and with it, three new spots from Leo Burnett—to go with one that's already been airing—in which actors deadpan actual tweets and Facebook posts from…

Cheerios' Latest Gem Is This Ad With a Grandpa Who Can No Longer Live Alone

Matt Smukler directs another winner

Cheerios, Saatchi & Saatchi and Community Films director Matt Smukler have teamed up for a number of memorable ads—most notably, the Cheerios spot with the interracial family that caused such…

Pepsi Perfect, From Back to the Future, Finally Becomes a Real Thing in the Present Day

Bottles will set you back more than $20

It only took going to the future and back, but Pepsi Perfect is now a real thing. For a limited time, Pepsi will sell the Back to the Future soda made…

Chipotle Dresses Up as Scary Fast-Food Chain Cheapotle for Halloween

Flavor-injected chicken with decorative grill marks, anyone?

Chipotle always has fun on Halloween with its annual Boorito fundraiser—offering a $3 burrito, bowl, salad or tacos from 5 p.m. until closing to those wearing costumes, with proceeds (up…