Top 10 Commercials of the Week

1

FEMA ‘Ready’

FEMA reminds us that, at any time, "Today is the day before" a potential major disaster. How many heeded the agency's advice ahead of Hurricane Sandy is, of course, unknown.

2

Google Chromebook ‘For Halloween’

Google shows how it's "for everyone" with this short-and-sweet 30-second spot for its Chromebook laptop, set in Halloween's honor to Slayer's 1986 song "Raining Blood."

3

Steiff ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’

In this spec ad for German teddy-bear company Steiff, a stuffed animal is a superhero ready to do battle with the fearsome night monsters stalking your children's dreams. 

4

Arby’s ‘Slicing Up the Truth About Freshness’

Bo Dietl, former NYPD detective and current private investigator, is there to tell you the cold, hard truth about your cold cuts from Subway: They're not as fresh you think.

5

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 ‘Suprise’

Robert Downey Jr. is among the popular personalities making cameos in this new 72andSunny spot for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, directed by Guy Ritchie.

6

Litter Genie ‘I Haz a Pie Row Tek Nik’

The newest Litter Genie music video sobers up from the trippy, herb-induced antics of its predecessor and goes full hairball, er, hair band with heavy-metal felines. 

7

Music for Sleeping Children ‘Georgia’

Tom Kuntz directed this music video from visual artist Charlie White and electronica artist Boom Bip's art project about teen-girl experiences set to hypnotic dance beats.

8

War Child Canada ‘Jam’

This PSA for War Child Canada uses arrestingly sunny twist endings to heart-wrenching war-zone setups to efficiently illustrate the charity's child-centric mission.

9

Joss Whedon ‘On Romney’

Geek-culture god Joss Whedon has an interesting take on why to vote (or not) for Mitt Romney: He's the candidate most likely to bring about the zombie apocalypse.

10

Acer ‘VoxFox’

In this new Acer spot by Mother London, a laptio helps sex-object-turned-scientist Megan Fox explore her secret passion for marine biology ... and speak to dolphins.