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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."…

October 7, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

Strongbow Cider Goes for Newcastle-Style Humor With 'Slow-Motion Horse' Droga5 thumbs its nose at more category clichés

Droga5 has won raves for its Newcastle Brown Ale work, which skewers beer-marketing clichés. Now, the agency is bringing a similar sensibility to another Heineken-owned brand: Strongbow Hard Apple Cider. The…

October 3, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT

KLM Warms 9 Million Hearts With Adorable Beagle Who Returns Lost Items But don't be that impressed by this little guy

Anyone who says flying is a terrible experience hasn't had a missing carry-on item returned by KLM's lost-and-found delivery beagle. Say what, you say? It's simple, says KLM: Its trained beagle traces…

September 30, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

Friends or Food? Skittles' Giant Spider Ad Plays Out in Two Different Ways Halloween spot's extended version has a few twists

Skittles gives arachnophobes even more ammunition for their fears with a new ad featuring a giant, talking spider and his run-in with Halloween trick-or-treaters. The story actually comes in two versions:…

September 25, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

This Dog's Road Trip Stretching Routine Might Be the Best Reason to Buy a Citroen Well, or maybe the fuel efficiency

Citroen puts on the dog once again in this commercial with an anthropomorphized mutt who charmingly works out the muscle kinks and stiffness of a long drive when its owner…

September 18, 2014, 10:50 AM EDT

The 'Apparently' Kid From That Viral Newscast Apparently Just Made His First Ad Fresh talent for Fresh Pet

Last month, a video of a 5-year-old went viral (15 million views and counting) after a local news station interviewed him at Pennsylvania's Wayne County Fair. Noah Ritter's raspy voice,…

September 12, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

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…

September 9, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

This Is How You Make an Ad for Cat Treats Look Like a Nike Commercial Kitties got game for Temptations Tumblers

Want to buy Temptations' newest cat treats and throw them at your cat? Better stretch out first, man. The Mars Petcare brand just rolled out new Temptations Tumblers—treats that are apparently more…

September 3, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

It Looks Like Pizza Hut in Japan Is Now Totally Being Run by Cats And they're understandably terrible at it

If there are two things that go together on the Internet like cats and pizza—it's cats and friggin' pizza!  The latest treat from Japan is a website announcing the grand opening of…

August 22, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT

Kia's Hamsters Are Back, and Getting Lucky With Sexy Lady-Hamster Girlfriends Electric vehicle tests lead to some unsettling experiments

Kia's oddly endearing and enduring hamsters have returned, this time dabbling in experiments that make Weird Science look scientifically responsible by comparison. The new ad from David&Goliath for the plug-in 2015…

August 21, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT