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Lease-to-Own Retailer Promises You'll Go From Rags to Riches in No Time Aaron's sells the American Dream

Can't afford that furniture, those appliances or those electronics? Sure you can. Aaron's, the lease-to-own retailer, has unveiled a new ad campaign that suggests leasing products from the company isn't just…

April 17, 2014, 4:02 PM EDT

Dodge Celebrates 100 Years With Great New Ad Starring Centenarians Here's what they've learned

Elderly people tend to get short shrift in commercials, much as they do most everywhere in life. Kudos to Dodge and The Richards Group, then, for celebrating the automaker's 100th…

April 17, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

Klondike Bar Plays Doctor With a Hot Candy Nurse, and a New Product Is Born Sex sells, even with ice cream

Best ice-cream bar ever conceived? That would be the Klondike Kandy Bar, born an indeterminate number of months after an illicit tryst between a regular Klondike Bar and a tall,…

April 15, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

Agency Stages the Most Charming Car Wreck Ever in an Ad for Chamomile Tea DLV BBDO's lovely set piece

IDEA: TV commercials frozen in time, with a camera moving through and surveying the scene, have an undeniable charm and style. Even the horror of Philips' ultra-violent "Carousel" spot was…

April 15, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

24 People Who Applied for the World's Toughest Job Were In for Quite a Surprise A brand's great gotcha videos

Here's a pretty cool project from Mullen for a client we won't immediately reveal, lest we spoil the surprise. (Scroll down to the bottom of credits, or watch the video…

April 14, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

Kevin Spacey Joins E*Trade's New Ad Campaign as a 'Type E*' Talent Scout What would Frank do?

When Kevin Spacey appears on screen these days, you expect him to speak to camera in a South Carolina drawl, assess his chances at screwing over a rival, and perhaps…

April 14, 2014, 11:27 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Speeding Drivers Are Invited to Their Own Funerals in Surreal Prank PSA Grim fantasy comes to life

Unless you're Phil Shifley, you probably haven't been to your own funeral. But some Belgians have, as you can see below in a bizarre stunt PSA for a safe-driving awareness…

April 11, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

Ad Guys Make Popsicle Stick Jokes That Are So Sad, They're Hilarious (GIFs) W+K creatives explain themselves

You probably remember popsicle stick jokes as a fun, charming, innocent part of your childhood. Jason Kreher and Matt Moore are here to wreck those memories. The pair of creatives at…

April 10, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

Would You Help a Freezing, Abandoned Baby? This Ad Stunt Isn't So Sure Counterpoint to earlier bus-stop video

Humans are so empathetic and caring. No, wait, they're selfish and horrible! Advertising stunts can't seem to decide. Six weeks ago, we were impressed by several humans who helped a smaller…

April 10, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

Devastating Gun-Control Ad Reminds You That Kids and Firearms Don't Mix Grey's follow-up to Lion-winning 'Ed' spot

Grey New York and its client, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, won a silver Lion in Film at Cannes last year for "Ed," their brutal spot about gun violence,…

April 9, 2014, 10:24 AM EDT

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