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Watch Cats Basically Hump Direct Mail Coated With Kitty Crack How to do fliers for cat litter

In retrospect, it seems obvious. To get cats to pay attention to your direct mail, just soak the damn fliers in catnip—and watch the kitties lose their minds when the…

February 18, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

Epic Acura Ad Presents the World's Most Brutal Mechanical-Horse Race Lovely, if painfully literal

You probably didn't know your Acura isn't really a car. It's actually a real live dark horse. In a world full of creepy and brutish mechanical horses. It will catapult from…

February 11, 2014, 9:51 AM EST

Bear From Chobani's Super Bowl Ad Is Now Ambushing People in NYC On the hunt for all-natural screams and laughs

Marketers are officially obsessed with trying to frighten the world-weary populace of New York City. Following the recent devil baby and zombie stunts, here's footage of the Chobani bear—an animatronic…

February 7, 2014, 3:20 PM EST

These Snacks Taste Sweet as a Bag of Kittens and Puppies in Odd British Ads Cuteness overload from Grey and McVitie's

In a loopy but memorable attempt to symbolize the sweetness of its biscuits and tea-cakes, McVitie's new British TV campaign shows cute, cuddly critters emerging from its snack packages. Ordinary folks…

February 5, 2014, 11:38 AM EST

We Ask an Expert: Why Do Dogs Dominate the Super Bowl? How familiarity and comfort create advertising gold

With a cute canine-powered commercial from Budweiser chewing up its competition ahead of the big game, I decided to ask dog expert Brian Hare why a pooch is so often…

January 31, 2014, 11:29 AM EST

Sarah McLachlan Pleads for Audi's 'Misunderstood' Doberhuahua A bit of self-satire in Super Bowl teaser

Perhaps known as well these days for her heartbreaking animal PSAs as for her 1990s hit singles, Sarah McLachlan shows in a new Audi Super Bowl ad teaser that she doesn't…

January 23, 2014, 1:05 PM EST

CarMax Re-creates Its Super Bowl Ad Shot for Shot With Puppies 'Slow Clap' for humans, 'Slow Bark' for dogs

It's the eternal Super Bowl conundrum: Make a funny ad with people, or make a funny ad with puppies? If you're CarMax, you do both. For its first Super Bowl appearance…

January 22, 2014, 8:47 AM EST

Duck Commits Gingerbread Wedding Massacre for Oatmeal Crisp Run, run! Fast as you can!

Not since Kill Bill has there been a wedding this disastrous and darkly mesmerizing. As some adorable gingerbread people prepare to wed, a duck descends on the scene in savage…

November 21, 2013, 10:11 AM EST

Famous Instagram Pets Adorably Urge You to Adopt One of Your Own The best friends money can't buy

Arrghh … can't breathe … too much cuteness! TBWA\Chiat\Day in Los Angeles crafted these 60 seconds of adorable hi-jinks as part of Best Friends Animal Society's pro bono campaign to…

November 20, 2013, 10:05 AM EST

Exploding Chipmunks Bloodily Remind You of the Dangers of Dodgy Electronics Black market turns red

Here's one for the file on unexpected PSAs: Exploding chipmunks that warn you against purchasing bootleg electrical goods. U.K. charity Electric Safety Council is using a gruesome, two-minute mock documentary…

November 18, 2013, 1:42 PM EST

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