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This Clever Volkswagen Ad Is Exactly as Long as the Time You Can Spend With It

Copywriting makes it easy to skip ahead

If you don't have time to watch this whole new commercial for Volkswagen Trucks, you can just skip to the end for a quickie version—no matter where you are in…

Only One Thing Can Save the Grumpy Monster From His Hellish Day in This Cute Ad

Evan Fry's passion project

In "Shed the Monster," the brief, pleasingly silly film below, some guy in a brutish latex mask—he looks like Geico's caveman—grunts a lot in pissed-off fashion, as all of life's…

Baristas Are Terrible Therapists, Warns This Hilarious Ad for Online Counseling

From the HelloFlo writers

If you're relying on your local barista to talk you through life's challenges, stop right now, says this amusing video for a text/video-chat counseling service called In Your Corner. The spot…

Why Domino's Went Nuts and Wrote Hundreds of Tweets Almost Entirely in Pizza Emojis

No, there isn't a decoder

On Tuesday, Domino's flooded its Twitter feed with a heap of tweets written almost completely in pizza emojis. They looked like sentences. They were even punctuated. Not only that, but…

Crazy Youngsters Break Out in a Worldwide Dance Party for Pitch Perfect 2

Fan service with a social edge

Never underestimate the promotional power of feel-good fan service. More than 100 fans were featured out of a whopping 1,500 total submissions for this Pitch Perfect 2 promo. Together they created…

Cold Drinks Give the Women on These Bar Coasters Sudden Cuts and Bruises

Japanese fight alcohol-fueled violence

A new Japanese campaign aims to combat domestic violence in the country with inventive coasters that hope to tame excessive drinking, which can contribute to the problem. Yaocho, a bar chain,…

Watch Out, New Hamburglar, Old Hamburglar Is Out of Jail and on the Road Again

A parallel adventure

If you're underwhelmed by the new Hamburglar's antics so far—and are pining for the original criminal himself—you're in luck, thanks to a spec campaign from production company Whiskey Tongue. The #OGHamburglar…

These Creepy Ads for Synthetic Humans Have Britain All Freaked Out

Channel 4's futuristic TV promos

People in Britain who had settled in for a nice viewing of Prometheus this weekend were distressed, to say the least, when a realistic 30-second spot aired—completely unexplained—that advertised synthetic…

WWF Now Lets You Donate by Tweeting the Emojis of Endangered Animals

W+K pitched the idea as a one-off project

Among the gajillion emoji campaigns out there right now, here's a clever one. Wieden + Kennedy London creatives Jason Scott and Joris Philippart recently had an idea for how to use…

After All That, the Hamburglar's First Video Is One Big Joke About His Nagging Wife

His McDonald's Twitter takeover

Are we sure we want the Hamburglar back? The cartoon character, who was reincarnated after a 13-year hiatus as a real live human man—whom the Internet simultaneously reviled and love—took over…

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