Gambling does not enslave you, it frees you

Ad agency Cactus posits that winning the Colorado Powerball jackpot would break the chains of dreary, workaday depression. The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 146 million. […]

Cactus ads boil down classics of the theater

Prying people away from social media and computer games for live theater is tough. And these posters from Cactus for the Denver Center Theatre Company won't make it any easier. […]

Westwood College jazzes up career training

These ads from Cactus for Westwood College aren't your typical continuing-education spots. The backgrounds constantly change while the protagonists remain in the middle of the screen—a technique the agency calls […]

Cactus taking fresh look at Colorado’s balls

Let's look at this ballsy campaign by Cactus for the Colorado Powerball lottery. The agency was told to refresh the existing digital-signage campaign while maintaining the motif of six big […]

Colorado unleashes packs of smoky beasts

Cactus's work for Colorado's State Tobacco Education & Prevention Partnership (STEPP) filters (ha!) your standard scary warnings about second-hand smoke through a Hitchcock/X-Files/CGI fantasy lens, producing PSAs with considerable visual […]