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Tim Nudd

Men Cherish Their Beer-Belly Babies in These Stupidly Funny German Ads

Beer bump watch! Jung von Matt/Alster made these idiotic but amusing print ads for Bergedorfer beer, showing men posing with their beer bellies, Demi Moore style, as though they're pregnant. Fact…

Droga5 Brought Some Wild Tech Bells and Whistles to This Interactive Hennessy Site

Some of the best marketing embodies the brand promise you're trying to communicate. This is especially true of well-crafted products, whose advertising had better be well-crafted, too. Droga5 takes that…

Porn Stars Lose Their Partners in French Cable Ads That Would Never Fly Here (NSFW)

Mainstream American marketing doesn't like to touch pornography at all, but this French campaign for pay-cable TV provider Canal+ revels in it—in amusingly offbeat fashion. The agency, BETC, wanted to communicate…

Apple Revels in Beautiful, Rich Color in Its Latest Global 'Shot on iPhone' Billboards

Apple and TBWA\Media Arts Lab are back with more "Shot on iPhone" billboards. And this time, the focus in on the color—deep reds, oranges, yellows, blues, purples and greens, all…

Orangina's Ingenious Upside-Down Can Forces You to Mix Up the Pulp

Lots of Orangina's marketing is about shaking up bottles of the stuff—to mix up the pulp, which makes the carbonated citrus beverage taste better. "An advertising guy told me there was…

Love, Grit and Hypothermia: The Real Story Behind Xbox's Insane 'Survival Billboard'

Last November, Xbox celebrated the launch of Rise of the Tomb Raider in the U.K. with quite a sadistic stunt in London. It challenged eight Lara Croft fans to stand…

2 New Old Spice Guys Kick Off Hilariously Weird 'Smell 'Em Who's Boss' Campaign

After so many years of its signature quirky advertising, it's tempting to think of the Old Spice work as dated. But then "Rocket Car" plays for a full house at…

Donald Trump Will Probably Love This Insane Ad Where He Rules (and Destroys) the World

The U.S. presidency is fine and all, but would Donald J. Trump stop there? Surely he would realize there's a whole yuuuge world out there waiting to be dominated. This fake…

This Do-It-Yourself Store's Ads Scoff at Those of Us Who No Longer Work With Our Hands

When my son was about 5, and was asked what he thought I did for work, he replied: "Pushing letters." That was pretty painfully accurate—and describes so many modern middle-class…

Why Are There Errors in the White House Logo, and How Did They Get There?

The White House doesn't publicize changes to its brand identity. But something fishy has been going on with its logo over the past decade, according to a design agency that…

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