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Topic: Australia

Does Nike's New Ad With Nick Kyrgios Make Light of Mental Illness?

Short, GIF-like 'Dark clouds' video angers some

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios' temperamental behavior, and frequent perceived lack of effort, are the subject of a new online Nike ad. But not everyone is happy with the message…

Colonialism Is a Massive Beach Party in Australia's Latest Epic, Provocative Ad for Lamb

Anybody bring ice?

In its ongoing quest to remind us that nothing says Australia Day more than lamb barbecue, Meat & Livestock Australia gives us "Celebrate Australia with a Lamb BBQ."  That title is…

This Artful and Frightening PSA Shows the Same Car Crash 7 Times at Worsening Speeds

Why it's important to go slower

Nobody wants to get into a car crash. But if you do, even a small difference in your speed can make a huge difference in the outcome. A new Australian PSA…

This Christmas Ad From Australia Takes Perhaps the Dimmest View Ever of Horrible Americans

Meet the Tinkletons (or really, don't)

Last year over the holidays, Australian grocer Aldi released a brutally honest ad about the stress people endure to make around-the-table magic happen. This year, it's focusing on a very…

Spider-Man Is the Ultimate Everyday Hero in This Touching Healthcare Ad From Philips

You say you want a revolution?

You don't need Spidey sense to be a superhero. In "Philips Everyday Hero," part of an Australian campaign for Royal Philips by Ogilvy & Mather London, a disheveled guy leaps out…

Ad of the Day: Australia Just Made the Most Diverse Ad Ever … to Sell Lamb

Starring indigenous people, a transgender comic, two gay dads and more

Diversity has been an explicit theme of more progressive advertising for some time. But this ad takes it to a new level—featuring a parade of Australians from different religions and…

This Playboy Model Had the Best Response After Her 'Vulgar' Lingerie Ad Was Banned

'Go watch some real porn,' she admonishes critics

An ad for Playboy lingerie from Australian retailer Bras N Things has been deemed by the country's ad watchdog to be too risqué to be shown on digital billboards. But…

Dads Feel Sad About Their Post-Baby Bodies in Latest Comedy From Bonds Underwear

Won't you pity them?

Is it worthwhile to make an ad about dad bods way after that meme peaked? Probably not, but that didn't stop Australian underwear brand Bonds from making a commercial where dads…

This Agency's Weird, Fascinating Model Imagines If Humans Evolved to Survive Car Crashes

PSA reminds us how fragile we are

Platypi have always been our favorite example of the weirdness of evolution. And while we laugh, it's easy to forget that nature makes us the way we are for reasons…

Singapore's Tiger Beer Opened a Mysterious Store, Filled With Wonders, on Canal Street

A fresh look at what 'Made in Asia' really means

Rice. Cheap goods. Pointy hats. Christmas decorations. Fortune cookies! Those are just a few of the stereotypes that pop into a Western mind when asked to think about Asia—and Asian products.…

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