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Topic: Animals

Ad of the Day: Burger King Is Letting a Live Chicken Determine Who Gets Chicken Fries

Gloria chooses which towns will eat her own kind

At Burger King, a hen named Gloria tops the pecking order when it comes to deciding which restaurant will serve Chicken Fries. In an unusual marketing stunt designed to get tongues…

GoDaddy Pulls Super Bowl Ad After Complaints About 'Puppy Mill' Humor

CEO says spot 'missed the mark,' but the brand has a backup plan

On the same day it released its 2015 Super Bowl ad online, GoDaddy quickly responded to a wave of criticism from dog advocates and said it would not air the…

Super Bowl Ad Tracker: Everything You Need to Know About 2015's Big Game

An up-to-date roster of the brands, spots and celebs to watch for

Welcome to Adweek's 2015 Super Bowl Ad Tracker, a frequently updated roster of the brands and agencies taking part in the year's biggest advertising event. Leading up to the Big Game…

Ad of the Day: It's Hump Day All Over Again in Geico's New Commercial

Classic spot has unforeseen repercussions

Spoofing your own ads. It's what you do. The Martin Agency's work for Geico has often been hilariously self-aware. The whole "So easy, a caveman can do it" thing was advertising…

Ad of the Day: Stressful Week? Watch This Beautifully Serene Ad About Urban Deer

Canon's quiet, mesmerizing look at nocturnal explorers

Sometimes, the most attention-grabbing thing you can put in an ad is silence. That's definitely the case with this lovely ad from Canon Europe and agency JWT London. The 90-second spot…

Ad of the Day: Adorable Australian Ad With People Helping Ducks Goes Megaviral

88 million views in 10 days

We've become accustomed to animal rights videos that are so brutal and depressing, you feel like you've been hit by a bus. But this spot from Australia shows a little…

Ad of the Day: John Lewis May Have Already Won Christmas With Its Adorable Penguin Ad

Story of magic and love through a child's eyes is almost perfect

There's enormous pressure on John Lewis and adam&eveDDB to deliver an incredible Christmas ad every year—Christmas, after all, being Britain's version of the Super Bowl when it comes to advertising. This…

Ad of the Day: Morris the Cat of 9Lives Leaps Into the Future With Wearable Tech

Website gives 'cat's eye view'

Morris the Cat, whose 9Lives cat food ads from the '70s and '80s are all over YouTube, shakes off the cobwebs and joins the 21st century in the brand's new…

Ad of the Day: Dead Mice Act Out Plays in the Strangest Pest-Control Spots Ever

Barton F. Graf's darkly comic 'Dead Mouse Theatre'

You'll laugh! You'll cry! You may cringe a bit, too. Barton F. Graf 9000's first campaign for Tomcat mouse-killing bait takes an off-off-off-Broadway approach with the introduction of "Dead Mouse Theatre."…

Ad of the Day: Big Lots Does Focus Groups With Animals Because They're People, Too

Pet cajolers, enjoy

Attention, pet owners. Do you indulge in the perfectly reasonable habit of talking to your cats and dogs as if they could grasp human ideas? Of course you do. Does…

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