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This Ad About Dangerous Driving Is 100% Not Headed Where You Think It Is

A 'road without rules' that already exists

Imagine a road without rules—one where you can drive like a madman, cut people off at will, and stop wherever you want for an impromptu selfie. That might sound either awesome…

This Documentary About Rick Ross Is Actually a Pretty Impressive Ad for Checkers

Buying a franchise, then selling a story

It's not often you get to realize a childhood dream. And rapper Rick Ross just bought his—a Checkers franchise in his hometown, Carol City, Florida. Curiouser still, the purchase has led…

This Grocery Chain Just Mocked Amazon Go as a Latecomer With a Snarky Remake of Its Ad

Monoprix gets passive aggressive

Four years ago, we started to wonder—what would shopping look like if you could walk into a store, grab what you want and just ... go?  That's how the ad for…

Ikea Renamed Products After Frequently Googled Problems That Those Products Solve

The answer to unrequited love, just $14.99

Swedish agency Åkestam Holst has spent the past year using Ikea to explore family dynamics in all shades—from relationship longevity to divorce, and most recently, a troubled passage between a father…

These Adorable Print Ads for Nutcase Helmets Show Protective Headgear Through Time

Love your brain like these folks did

Bike helmets aren't exactly sexy items, but helmet brand Nutcase is hoping to at least make them fun.  In a straightforward series of print and out-of-home ads, helmets throughout history are…

James Corden Sings for Sainsbury's in the Chain's Sweet Stop-Motion Christmas Ad

Another plea to spend time with family

Last week, in the ongoing Super Bowl of U.K. Christmas ads, Sainsbury's released "The Greatest Gift." This sweet stop-motion animation story is about Dave, a working cog who just wants…

A Robin Makes an Epic Journey Home for Christmas in Waitrose's Holiday Ad

Birds haven't had an easy year, either

British grocer Waitrose on Sunday launched #HomeforChristmas, a holiday ad that follows a robin—apparently the U.K.'s favorite bird—trying to make it home to those he loves.  The voyage is based on…

Into Bondage but Not Leather? This Line of BDSM Accessories Is 100 Percent Vegan

Why should fetishes be irresponsible?

Ever want to play 50 Shades of Grey, but can't swallow the thought of all that leather and man-pandering?  There is hope. Bijoux Indiscrets—the Spanish sex-toy retailer that recently gave us…

The John Lewis Christmas Ad Is Here. Does It Ease the Pain of 2016, or Add to It?

Buster the boxer just wants to have fun

It's not easy making a lighthearted commercial to cap off 2016. Not with Brexit and President-elect Trump leaving a path of scorched earth behind them—or more to the point, ahead of…

This Christmas Ad From Australia Takes Perhaps the Dimmest View Ever of Horrible Americans

Meet the Tinkletons (or really, don't)

Last year over the holidays, Australian grocer Aldi released a brutally honest ad about the stress people endure to make around-the-table magic happen. This year, it's focusing on a very…

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