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Five Red BMWs Drift Together in Automaker's Latest High-Octane Stunt Great driving, hokey storyline

If you like watching pretty cars dance with each other, check out this new stunt driving ad from BMW South Africa. Five cherry red M235i coupes spin around each other in…

August 4, 2014, 9:47 AM EDT

Swarmed by Government Drones? This Ad Suggests Blasting Them With a Silenced Shotgun Meet Johnny Dronehunter, privacy enforcer

Sometimes when you watch an ad, you can't quite believe it's real. Then you learn about the backstory, and you watch it again, and you still can't wrap your head…

July 31, 2014, 9:47 AM EDT

Self-Driving Car Wreaks Havoc, but Not for the Reasons You Think, in Hilarious Dutch Ad Boon for an insurance company

Some aspects of the techno-utopian fantasy are especially worth skewering, and Dutch insurer Centraal Beheer does a pretty nice number on one of them: the self-driving car. The brand has a…

July 30, 2014, 10:27 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Shifting Gears, Smart Makes the Biggest City Car Ever A dumb idea, brilliantly presented

German compact-car maker Smart is so smart, it's playing dumb. And that, as it turns out, makes for some pretty entertaining marketing. A new campaign from BBDO Berlin rests on the…

July 29, 2014, 8:14 AM EDT

Ad Creatives Launch 'ManServants,' Offering Hunks for Hire Who Aren't Just Strippers For the woman who wants more than junk in her face

Ladies, if your idea of a good time doesn't involve a male stripper waving his junk in your face, you might want to consider instead getting a dapper hunk to…

July 28, 2014, 9:09 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Paris Hilton Is Back to Wash Cars and Sex-Eat Some Burgers Carl's Jr. returns to the socialite who started it all

Paris Hilton has almost come full circle, returning to the hypersexualized Carl's Jr. ad campaign that began when she sudsed up a Bentley in 2005. The fast-food chain's strategy of selling…

July 25, 2014, 11:53 AM EDT

Sure, You Could Bubble-Wrap Your Kid, but This PSA Has a Better Idea U.K.'s St. John Ambulance takes a break from being bleak

The joke that an overprotective parent might make a child walk around in a cumbersome padded suit might not be a new one, but it certainly still has legs. U.K. health…

July 24, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

McDonald's Launches 'Chicken Legend' With World's Least Dangerous Daredevil Stunt Yet it's still rather suspenseful

Chickens might not fly much in life, but in death, a few of them got some pretty good air time with this odd U.K. stunt for McDonald's new Chicken Legend…

July 23, 2014, 12:11 PM EDT

Lawyer Quits to Become an Illustrator With Brilliant Cartoon Telling the Whole Sordid Story Another great sign-off

There's something particularly satisfying about a resignation letter that tells an old, boring career path to piss off in the very format of a new, fun one. A former corporate lawyer…

July 22, 2014, 12:22 PM EDT

Adman Is Selling More Than His Crappy Old Car in This Ridiculous Faux-Epic Ad A bit of agency self-promotion, too

Entertainingly overblown homemade ads for used cars are now part of a burgeoning tradition. But an Australian adman, backed by his agency, is throwing his hat into the ring to…

July 21, 2014, 10:11 AM EDT

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