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Friends or Food? Skittles' Giant Spider Ad Plays Out in Two Different Ways Halloween spot's extended version has a few twists

Skittles gives arachnophobes even more ammunition for their fears with a new ad featuring a giant, talking spider and his run-in with Halloween trick-or-treaters. The story actually comes in two versions:…

September 25, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

This 2,400-Pack of Krispy Kreme Donuts Is a Glazed Gift From Heaven Just don't try to lift it

Krispy Kreme has long been associated with the more diabetic parts of the American Southeast. But Krispy Kreme U.K. has outdone the Yanks with the Double Hundred Dozen, which is…

September 23, 2014, 9:39 AM EDT

Jennifer Garner Returns to TV as Capital One's Newest Spokes-Celebrity And she won't stand for airline seat rip-offs

Jennifer Garner is back on TV and very upset with chairs in two new ads for Capital One's Venture Card. The visuals in the two spots, titled “Seats” and “Musical Chairs,” are…

September 16, 2014, 9:58 AM EDT

One Bite of Chocolate Puts Everything in Perspective in This Lovely Spot From Norway Freia creates a modern Proustian moment

This video spot for Freia chocolate shows a young, impressively bearded Norwegian man living by the "full life, empty fridge" principle in New York City. His hectic lifestyle as a…

September 12, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

MAC Unveils Line of Simpsons Cosmetics, in Case You Want to Look Like Marge Itchy & Scratchy & Sexy lip gloss, anyone?

MAC Cosmetics is producing a Simpsons-themed cosmetics line—including eyeshadow, lip gloss, blush, mascara and nail stickers—to honor the show's 25th anniversary. One can only imagine the challenges they faced getting this…

September 9, 2014, 8:28 AM EDT

Cutest Goth Ad Ever? It's Super Bleak, but You'll Be Smiling by the End Alienation never felt so good

Ad agency Heimat in Berlin has made the cutest teenage goth ad since Kodak film taught my generation that cheerleaders and dudes in fishnet shirts could be friends. In this spot…

September 4, 2014, 9:47 AM EDT

Is This the World's First Unstealable Bike? Yerka Project hopes to make locks obsolete

For decades, urban cyclists have been seeking the ultimate bike lock, only to find each one's vulnerabilities eventually demonstrated on YouTube. But what if the answer were in the bike…

August 29, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT

Nike and AKQA Create an LED Basketball Court to Help Kids Learn Kobe's Moves Visual display fueled brand's search for Chinese talent

Global design firm AKQA and ubiquitous shoe manufacturer Nike have collaborated on a full-size LED basketball court for Nike Rise, a program designed to train Chinese youth based on the…

August 20, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT

Now Your Whole House Can Be a Shrine to Fenway's Green Monster, Thanks to Benjamin Moore Red Sox fans, rejoice

For many Red Sox fans, the only thing more iconic about Fenway Park than chanting "Yankees suck" is the Green Monster, and now you can bring a taste of that…

August 13, 2014, 9:11 AM EDT

A man sings while driving a car.
Sweet, Goofy Toyota Spot Transforms Prague Streets Into a Choose-Your-Own Musical Adventure Lots of enthusiastic, off-key singing

In today's episode of “Fun Public Marketing Stunts That Aren't Firmly Connected to the Actual Product,” Saatchi & Saatchi Europe turned Prague into a giant karaoke machine on behalf of…

August 12, 2014, 1:26 PM EDT

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