Alfred Maskeroni
Ad of the Day: Tim & Eric Made an Ad for Totino's Pizza, and It's So, So, So Weird No, seriously, you should probably sit down

There's literally nothing better than pizza. So, it stands to reason pizza brands shouldn't really need to advertise. But if you're a brand trying to rise to the upper crust…

November 7, 2014, 10:29 AM EST

There's Already a Parody of the John Lewis Penguin Ad, and It's Painfully Hilarious A darker take on an adorable spot

This year's John Lewis Christmas ad was released today, and it's super good—it'll be hard for anyone to top. And in one of the quickest turnarounds ever, Redshirt Films has…

November 6, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

All the Best Fake Commercials From Movies in One Amazing Supercut Some are better than the films themselves

In building a reality that suspends disbelief, moviemakers must pay attention to the smallest details—to make sure the world they've created is consistently styled. This means not only creating an…

November 6, 2014, 9:37 AM EST

Gap Made a Bunch of Short Art Films, and They're Weird but Very Good A case for artists to get into advertising

If there ever were a case for injecting fine-art theory into advertising, and vice versa, it's these latest short spots from Gap. The 10 mini-spots, from Wieden + Kennedy in…

November 5, 2014, 2:27 PM EST

Brilliant YouTube Banner Ads in Peru Cover Subtitles to Promote English Lessons 'The action's up there, not down here'

Learning a new language is never easy, and for many Peruvians, it's a lot easier to just read the Spanish subtitles on their favorite U.S. movie trailers. Armed with that insight,…

November 5, 2014, 10:07 AM EST

The 6 Futuristic Inventions in This Electrolux Design Contest Will Blow Your Mind The Jetsons would approve

A few weeks ago, we were super excited to hear news of a real working hoverboard. And now that we've tackled Back to the Future, Electrolux has its sights set…

November 4, 2014, 10:18 AM EST

Pepsi Max Did the One Halloween Prank That Was Pants-Crappingly Awesome You like clowns, don't you?

Welp, it's basically Christmas now, but we've got one more Halloween ad to share with you. Yeah, it's November now, but this gem is still as fresh as that stash…

November 3, 2014, 2:51 PM EST

GoPro and Taylor Swift Are the Butt of SNL's Jokes in Latest Parody Ads Probing spots were just what the doctor ordered

Last week, we were treated to Jim Carrey's spot-on parody of Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln ad. This week, in addition to Prince's epic, face-melting musical performance, we were delighted by a…

November 3, 2014, 9:39 AM EST

Hootsuite's Great Halloween Ads Try to Calm Your Fears About Social Media Fun horror-movie parodies

It's that time of year again, when we can escape our average selves, don clever costumes and get all hopped up on Fireball shots—I mean, gummy worms. And it's always…

October 31, 2014, 10:26 AM EDT

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But when it comes to parodies of Matthew McConaughey's earnestly enigmatic Lincoln campaign, something tells me people are just making fun of the guy.