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You Get Half Off Products If You Can Screenshot Them in Retailer's Fast-Moving Instagram Videos Ingenious social game

Here's a clever little social game—involving just Instagram video and your phone's screenshot function—from ad agency Forsman & Bodenfors for a Swedish department store. The retailer, Åhléns, posted three stop-motion Instagram…

September 9, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT

Kmart Rolls Out Christmas Commercial That Insists: 'This Is Not a Christmas Commercial' 'Merry birthday, everyone'

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Isn't it? Less than a week after Labor Day, Kmart has launched a cheeky holiday spot from FCB Chicago touting its layaway program.…

September 5, 2014, 10:29 AM EDT

Scottie Pippen Says He's the Greatest Chicago Bull Ever in Foot Locker Ad Tall guy, short memory

Michael Jordan's Hanes must be in a twist now that Scottie Pippen has proclaimed himself the greatest player in Chicago Bulls history in this Foot Locker commercial. Pippen's cheeky claim comes…

August 6, 2014, 8:52 AM EDT

Amy Poehler Goes From Lawyer to Fast-Food Worker in Old Navy Campaign Want fashion with that?

Amy Poehler is back to grilling strangers about their Old Navy outfits. Last month, she played a high-powered lawyer questioning a job applicant about her checkered pants. Here, she plays a…

April 21, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

Kobe Bryant Handcrafts Pianos and Sneakers in Ad That Makes Lionel Richie Cry Nike and Foot Locker's latest

Kobe Bryant doesn't just play pianos. He makes them. Or so it would appear from the opening scenes of this new ad from Wieden + Kennedy pitching "The Kobe Piano," from…

March 12, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

The World's Weirdest Supermarket Ad Is Both Super Cool and Super Crazy Meet Friedrich Liechtenstein

This wonderfully warped three-minute music-video commercial for Germany's Edeka supermarket chain certainly lives up to its title, "Supergeil," which can mean both "super cool" and "super sexy" (or "horny") in…

February 25, 2014, 9:16 AM EST

New Attention-Grabbing Mannequins Are Modeled After Disabled Public Figures 'Because who is perfect?' advocacy group asks

It was Junot Diaz who said, "If you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves." So Pro Infirmis,…

December 4, 2013, 9:55 AM EST

Amazon Plans 30-Minute Delivery via Massive Squadron of Unmanned Drones What could go wrong?

It sounds like an April Fools' joke, but this is totally real. Amazon just revealed a shock-inducing plan to get delivery times down to a mere 30 minutes by using…

December 2, 2013, 9:43 AM EST

Target Defends Homepage Redesign but Still Won't Say Who Did It Retailer says traffic and sales have been 'very positive'

Since late last week, when we pointed out the not-so-positive reaction many people had to Target's homepage redesign, we've been trying to answer two seemingly simple questions: Who did the…

November 27, 2013, 10:22 AM EST

Gap Moves Quickly After One of Its Ads With a Sikh Model Is Vandalized Impressive social response

Gap earns some serious points for its quick, classy response after Arsalan Iftikhar, senior editor at The Islamic Monthly and founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, alerted the retailer that vandals had defaced…

November 27, 2013, 9:52 AM EST

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