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David Kiefaber

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…

A Cisgender Guy Learns to Love His Transgender Buddy in One Sleepless Night for Absolut

Absolut Vodka's #AbsolutNights campaign centers on archetypes that don't get much attention in traditional advertising—including a widow, a woman attracted to other women and now a transgender person. The newest ad in the series,…

McDonald's Makes Green and Red Angry Birds Burgers, Just Makes People Angry

Time was, McDonald's put toys in their Happy Meals to promote movies. Now they just dye their burgers, we guess. McDonald's China is making chicken and pork sandwiches with special…

BBDO's Latest Ad for Snickers Ice Cream Bars Is a Real Scream

Can discordant screaming sell ice cream? Snickers sure hopes so, because that's the angle it's going with this new spot for Snickers ice cream bars. Playing on the "I scream, you…

Nike's Coffee-Looking Shoe Will Go Nicely With the Krispy Kreme One

There's probably a sizable crossover between people who drink Starbucks regularly and people who wear Nikes. But unless they also like ugly shoes, the Nike SB Dunk Low sneaker is…

Sainsbury's Asked Artists for Free Work, So Artists Asked Sainsbury's for Free Food

A Sainsbury's supermarket in England recently put out an ad seeing an "ambitious artist to voluntarily refurbish our canteen." But what they really need is a scotobiologist, since all they…

Champion Swimmer Ian Thorpe Pitches Thorpedo Pool Cleaning Service to Australians

Ad agencies will eventually tire of fake documentary videos, we promise—but not before Optus has a chance to reveal that, yes, Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe's Thorpedo Pool Cleaning ad was…

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