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Topic: Animals

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…

Temptations Made a Collar That Finally Gives Your Cat a Human Voice, So It Can Talk to You

After all these millennia, a breakthrough?

Since the dawn of time, humans have been confounded by cats, those mystifyingly aloof creatures whose inner thoughts are famously inscrutable. But no longer! Temptations Cat Treats has invented a…

A Giant Chocolate Hen Lays Sweet Easter Surprises in Supermarket's Ad Campaign

Just don't make it angry

Which came first, the 30-foot-tall chocolate chicken or the 200-pound candy egg? Both appear in VCCP's wacky Easter-themed campaign for Asda. Apparently believing Brits' teeth aren't bad enough already, the U.K.…

VW's 'Connected Dog' App Lets Your Best Friend Walk Himself, So You Don't Have To

Achtung!'s latest prank for the automaker

Volkswagen has been having trouble with cars lately, so it's moved on to dogs. Or so it would appear from this latest prank video from the automaker's Dutch division and ad…

If You Love Cat Videos, You Need to Stop Smoking Now, Says Latest 'Truth' PSA

Here's why

The venerable anti-smoking initiative Truth has tried just about everything to get people to stop smoking: edgy teens, cowboys with electronic voiceboxes, even earnest appeals to our health and vanity.…

Glad's Billboard Made of Oranges Is Honored Among the Year's Freshest Advertising

Ziploc also wins gold as Epica judges fall for packaging wrap

BERLIN, Germany—Not many U.S. ad campaigns were big winners Monday at the Epica Awards judging, and two that did score golds came from a surprising category. Packaging wrap competitors Ziploc (owned…

Say Sorry for Dressing Up Your Cat at the Holidays, With Temptations Cat Treats

Overdecorated felines star in comic ads

There aren't too many ways to mitigate the confusion, embarrassment and despair your cat may feel upon being dressed up in festive costumes, photographed and paraded about on human social…

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