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David Kiefaber

Best Ad of 2016 That You've Never Seen? It's Japan's Weird, Wonderful 'Firefly Man'

A man who can't keep the lights on for his family leaves home on a five-year quest, and returns as a human firefly who lights up his entire village.  That is…

Jaguar Gave People the Craziest VR Experience Ever With This Sneaky Prank

Jaguar's "Actual Reality" prank from a few months ago just won big at Cannes, taking home four Lions (a gold, two silvers and a bronze). It also would have probably…

12 Women Replied to Man's Horrifying Full-Page Ad Seeking Wife for 48-Year-Old Son

Hey, remember Baron Brooks, the guy whose weirdo Republican dad made an "I need a wife ad" for him without his permission? Well, the plot weirdens.  Turns out that Baron's dad Arthur…

Man Secretly Runs Horrifying Full-Page Newspaper Ad Seeking Wife for 48-Year-Old Son

Father's Day was very likely a tense affair for Salt Lake City resident Baron Brooks, whose dad Arthur made a full-page, $900 personals newspaper ad for him without his permission.…

Alberta Tells Youth to Keep Their Vajayjays Yay-Yay in Slang-Filled STD Campaign

With sexual transmitted diseade rates ascendant in Alberta, Canada, how can a provincial health department reach young people who clearly aren't practicing safe sex?  The answer, it turns out, is an…

NYC Launches U.S.'s First Public-Funded Ads Supporting Gender Identity Bathroom Use

New York City finds no shortage of reasons to pat itself on the back, but the city's groundbreaking ad campaign for transgender bathroom rights actually justifies it. The print and video…

This Unskippable PSA Illustrates How Getting Stoned Affects a Driver's Reaction Time

Concerns about "drugged driving" have prompted the Colorado Department of Transportation and Amélie Company to create an ad campaign, "Dangerous Combinations," about the dangers of driving under the influence of…

Intriguing or Insulting? Some Russians Object to This Penguin Ad Quoting Turgenev

Penguin is running a series of posters in the London Underground featuring quotes from classic literature. But the quote it's pulled from Ivan Turgenev's Fathers and Sons has led to…

Fox Apologizes for X-Men: Apocalypse Billboard Showing Jennifer Lawrence Getting Choked

Social media has not been kind to this Twentieth Century Fox billboard for X-Men: Apocalypse, which shows the titular villain, Apocalypse, choking Mystique, with Rose McGowan urging others to yell…

Lucasfilm Ran This Ad in an Irish Paper to Thank the Locals After Filming Star Wars There

In an infinitely classy and gracious move, Lucasfilm took out an ad in the Irish Examiner to thank the communities of Crookhaven, Goleen and the Brow Head peninsula, where parts…

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