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Um, Did Pop Secret Just Make the Worst Commercial of the Year? It's like a sad, seizure-inducing nightclub for corn

You can almost picture the marketing meeting that led to this ad. "OK, we need to get millennials to like our popcorn. What are they into? What kind of ad would…

July 10, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

German Radio Station Sums Up the Destruction of Brazil in This Simple 9-Second Ad Adding more insult to injury

Just when we thought we'd seen enough reaction to Germany's shellacking of Brazil in Tuesday's World Cup match, here is German radio station Radio Bayern 3 with a concise metaphorical…

July 9, 2014, 12:43 PM EDT

Thailand Does It Again With an Ad That Will Leave You Bawling Like This Baby Grab some tissues and your phone charger

We've all been there, as a father, family member or designated baby holder. Mom hands off her bundle of joy to you as she grabs four minutes of alone time…

July 9, 2014, 9:07 AM EDT

Shock Top Beer Is One Smooth Talker in Fun Series of Bar and Liquor Store Stunts Citrus mascot has some tart lines

The next time you're perusing the shelves at your local beer shop and you hear a voice coming from the cooler, there's a chance it's a sixer of Shock Top…

July 8, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT

Nescafé Print Ads Include Pop-Up Paper Mugs for Two, So You Can Both Scald Yourselves Yet you'll be less painfully alone

Ahh, the morning paper. You've just settled into your seat on the train, or perhaps a park bench, to enjoy the morning light and digest the news of the day.…

July 7, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

PSA Cleverly Ties Together the Tragic Consequences of Drunken Driving Everything is quite literally connected

When we were kids, playing a game of Mouse Trap was a joy. The Rube Goldberg machine-based game helped us understand on a basic level (through a complicated and convoluted…

July 3, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

Every Brand Is Making the Same Dumb Joke About Today's USA-Belgium Game There's no waffling in football

Leave it to brands to jump on Twitter and show their patriotism and support of American footballers today. The USA is playing Belgium at 4 p.m. ET in the World…

July 1, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

South African Brewer Uses Ads to Declare an All-Out War on Hipsters Hands off our limited-edition beer

We've reached peak hipster. And we've also reached peak anti-hipster. But South Africa's Garagista Beer Co. is barging ahead anyway with a campaign that positions the brand as absolutely not…

June 25, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT

If Hangry Animals Emerge From Your Belly, You Might Need Jack Link's Beef Jerky Or see a doctor immediately

Ads are most beautiful when they speak to us in a language we understand—when they tap into our subconscious and make us feel like they empathize, like they are one…

June 24, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

McDonald's Mascot 'Happy' Becomes Even More Terrifying in Horror Poster Contest Fear the teeth

Turns out we weren't the only ones that found McDonald's newest Happy Meal mascot, "Happy," just a tad on the frightening side. Online marketplace DesignCrowd challenged its graphic design community to…

June 3, 2014, 10:45 AM EDT

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