Topic: Animals

Ad of the Day: This Superb Stop-Motion Film Pleads Heartbreakingly for Wildlife Conservation

DDB's masterful work for the WCFF

There are things we just don't see—remote places under the sea, in the savannah or covered in snow, whose joys, dramas and tragedies we aren't privy to. And yet we…

Pedigree Salutes Guide Dogs With a Scary and Emotional Ad About Blindness

One woman's journey from 'Dark to Light'

Pedigree's latest "Feed the Good" video is timed to Blindness Awareness Month, which it's observing with "Dark to Light," a long-form ad about single mom Liz Oleksa's struggle with sight…

John Cena Is Not an Elephant, but Now He's Playing One on TV for Wonderful Pistachios

Voices 'Ernie' in new campaign

Hey, that elephant sounds awfully familiar! WWE superstar and commercial pitchman extraordinaire John Cena, named to Adweek's Creative 100 this year, voices Ernie, an animated mascot debuting today in a new…

This Japanese Ad With an 18-Year-Old Grandpa Has a Clever and Quite Beautiful Twist

A meditation on aging

This story about a young woman and an old man probably won't end the way you think. The duo sit and have a conversation about the elder's health. His spirits are…

Tommy John Put Live Ferrets Inside Men's Shirts for This Shockingly Squirmy Ad

'Fortunately, we had no bites'

Ad agency Preacher shoved live ferrets down actors' shirts for the latest Tommy John commercial. It did so to illustrate the indignities men often suffer owing to ill-fitting undershirts, and…

Ad of the Day: Temptations Rewrites 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' as an Ode to Your Cat

And the video is glorious

Maybe you haven't had enough Keyboard Cat or '80s throwbacks. Or maybe, over the course of your day, you thought, "Whatever happened to those delightful Meow Mix ads?" Have we got…

Ad of the Day: Kia Hamsters Give Deliverance a New Spin, and a Happier Musical Ending

Rodents and humans make beautiful music together

That prize banjo scene from the film Deliverance gets a CG-infused makeover in Kia's latest ad, featuring its trademark hamsters, who have basically become the Barbie doll of brand mascots—they…

PETA Opened a High-End Leather Store, but Inside the Goods Was Something Horrible

Impressive stunt isn't just empty shock tactics, for a change

Today in Horrible Things that Defy Imagining, Ogilvy & Mather Bangkok teamed up with PETA to give leather shoppers the fright of their lives.  In "Behind the Leather," we're introduced to…

The Fish at This Grocery Store Are So Fresh, They're Still Rattling Around in Their Boxes

Fun Y&R stunt reels in shoppers

Nothing says fresh fish quite like the anguished death spasms they exhibit upon being caught, which Y&R Poland recently simulated in amusing fashion for a grocery-store prank. The agency, working with…

DDB Turned Lonely Island's 'I Just Had Sex' Into a Song About Endangered Species

Wildlife campaign celebrates procreation

Yeah, they hit that. Want to hear the deets? Some swaggering cartoon pandas sing a slightly more animalistic version of Lonely Island's viral blockbuster "I Just Had Sex" in a new…