The Scavenging Raccoons From Geico's New TV Ad Are Doing Gross Cooking Demos Online

The Martin Agency dreams up Raccookin'

Usually when a brand unveils a TV spot, any related content online is, at best, a marginal value-add. But lately, Geico's online extras have been at least as good—and in…

Will Fox Finally Find Some Consistency in Marketing the Latest Wolverine Movie?

Character's third solo film follows two that were very different

When Fox was marketing X-Men Origins: Wolverine in the lead-up to its 2009 release (which went super well, as you'll remember), we were just a few years removed from the…

Terry Tate Checks Donald Trump in Timely Throwback to Classic Reebok Ads

Funny or Die nails parody

Terry Tate, the fictional office linebacker from Reebok's famous ads a decade ago about proper behavior, is back to weigh in on the 2016 election. And the result is spectacular. A…

Wieden + Kennedy Has Been Selling 'Donald Trump's BS' Out of a Food Truck in Portland

Baloney sandwiches, with a side of fact-checking

Fact-checking Donald Trump has been a full-time job for a lot of election observers this year. And Wieden + Kennedy has been doing its part, with a food truck in…

Is This Texas Republican's Campaign Ad the Most Charming of the 2016 Election?

A pitch that won't make you stab your ballot and cry

The race for president has been characterized by negativity, partisan extremism and a "lesser-of-the-two-evils" attitude. As the race to the ballot boxes heats up, things are only getting more insufferable. So…

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 Short Documentary Tells the Story of the Great Volkswagen Ads of the '60s

Joe Marcantonio's passion project

In his delightful and insightful documentary "Remember Those Great Volkswagen Ads?" British filmmaker Joe Marcantonio explores the transcendent power of advertising to help brands overcome their limitations and—in the case…

Ken Bone Gets a Second Shot at His 15 Minutes by Telling Americans to Vote in This Izod Ad

He and the red sweater tour Washington, D.C.

Ken Bone, America's favorite mustached-man-turned-meme of the 2016 presidential campaign, has teamed up with the very brand that made him famous in the first place—Izod. The Belleville, Ill., resident became an…

Guns Don't Kill People. Toddlers With Guns Kill People, Says This PSA From the Brady Campaign

Satire, informed by a grim reality

McCann New York is taking a satirically Swiftian approach with its latest PSA for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence. Titled "Keep America Safe," the ad highlights toddler gun violence…

Virgin America's Snazzy New Sneaker Has All the Amenities of Its First-Class Cabins

What, no wingtips?

Virgin America's First Class Shoe isn't just some plain old sneaker. Hand crafted in Milan, Italy, this snazzy high-top was assembled to reflect the amenities of Virgin's first-class cabins. White leather.…

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