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This Demo of a Real-Life Hoverboard Is Incredible to Watch, Even If It's Fake Tony Hawk leads an all-star promo

Fake product demos are getting harder to spot, what with reality-bending products like NeverWet and Oakley's hovercraft golf cart. Here is the latest video in that vein—a hypnotizing four-minute demo…

March 4, 2014, 3:33 PM EST

Home-Improvement Chain Makes Delightful Billboards by Fixing Up Small Parts of Buildings Showing, not telling

Here's some more great out-of-home work. German home-improvement chain OBI is advertising its renovation products by actually renovating homes. Well, parts of them. Ad agency Jung von Matt/Elbe measured out billboard-size…

March 4, 2014, 1:28 PM EST

Kids Dream of Being Racecar Drivers as Ogilvy Fine-Tunes Its Repositioning of Nascar Boys and girls, start your engines

IDEA: Astronaut? Firefighter? Movie star? All fine professions. But it's the dream of being a racecar driver that gets kids' pulses racing in many homes across America. A new 60-second Nascar…

March 4, 2014, 9:08 AM EST

Google Turns Andrew Stanton's TED Talk Into an Inspiring Oscars Ad Pixar master on the power of stories

Those who stayed up to the (figuratively) bitter end of Sunday's Academy Awards telecast were treated to one of the strongest ads of the night—this one-minute spot from Google celebrating…

March 3, 2014, 3:50 PM EST

Endless Winter Isn't So Bad If You're Doing Outdoor Ads for Dandruff Shampoo Selsun Blue lets it snow in Montreal

Montreal agency lg2 found a goofy but practical use for all the snow this winter—it made it look like dandruff gone berkserk on outdoor ads for Selsun Blue. Pity the…

March 3, 2014, 11:36 AM EST

Jimmy Fallon Invades Your Living Room in Time Warner Cable's Latest Ad See NBC shows anytime

Late-night talk-show hosts already commandeer your living room in the wee hours. Now they're expanding their purview. Following Jimmy Kimmel's bit before Sunday's Oscars in which he pretended to climb through…

March 3, 2014, 11:02 AM EST

Jeff Gordon 'Really Wanted to Show His Stuff' in PepsiMAX's Test-Drive Sequel Q&A with the creative director

It might seem strange that PepsiMAX based its second "Test Drive" prank video with Jeff Gordon around doubts some people had about the first one. But it turned out to…

February 27, 2014, 3:58 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Jeff Gordon, PepsiMAX Get Revenge on Writer Who Said 'Test Drive' Was Fake Sequel to viral smash

PepsiMAX had an enormous viral hit last year with its "Test Drive" video, in which Jeff Gordon, in disguise, took a car salesman for the most terrifying ride of his…

February 27, 2014, 10:44 AM EST

Wonderful Subway Ad Shows a Woman's Hair Blowing Around Whenever a Train Arrives Simple, great idea for hair-care products

Here's more billboard crack for you out-of-home addicts. This fun digital subway ad in Sweden for hair-care products was rigged up to recognize when trains entered the station—and then showed a…

February 27, 2014, 8:25 AM EST

Your Moment of Zen: Krispy Kernels Returns With Another Hilariously Strange Ad Oddvertising done right

Canadian snack maker Krispy Kernels had a sleeper hit a couple of years ago with its "Couch" commercial, a delightful bit of oddvertising that absconded from Cannes with a bronze…

February 26, 2014, 10:25 AM EST

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