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Topic: Australia

Wonderful Pizza Hut Ad Shows People Being Totally Disgusted by Its New Pizza For these folks, it's an acquired taste

There's a brave niche approach in advertising where you show your audience just how much people despise your product. Laphroaig scotch has been doing this for while, turning its polarizing…

January 22, 2015, 10:10 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Lunatic Daredevil's Stunts Go Hilariously Wrong in This Fun Insurance Ad Meet Captain Risky

Let's kick it and rip it. Woo!" Say hello to Captain Risky, the freakishly foolhardy daredevil who stars in 303Lowe's superbly silly campaign for Australian insurance company Budget Direct. And, oh my,…

January 7, 2015, 10:38 AM EST

Dumb Ways to Die Sings 'Deck the Halls' for the Holidays A dumbed-down version, of course

Holiday safety is the theme of the latest "Dumb Ways to Die" video from Metro Trains and McCann in Melbourne, Australia. Tangerine Kitty, which sang on the iconic original PSA from…

December 18, 2014, 9:32 AM EST

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…

November 26, 2014, 9:05 AM EST

'Dumb Ways to Die' Returns With a Trick-or-Treat Halloween Special No one is safe when the ghouls come out

"Dumb Ways to Die," the famed Australian train-safety campaign from 2012, has done a couple of encores for special occasions. First it did a Valentine's Day ad. And now it's…

October 30, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

Oops! One of the First People in the World With an iPhone 6 Drops It on Live TV Hate when that happens

Unless you're living under a rock, you know the iPhone 6 hits stores today. And if you're one of the souls brave enough to endure insane lines to get your…

September 19, 2014, 11:53 AM EDT

Travel Ad Features Singing Fart Bubbles, and That Might Be Its Least Crazy Part The wonderful world of Wotifia

OK, you world-wise travel people. Ever been to Wotifia? Never heard of it? It's right next to Freedonia, that fake country invented by the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup. Wotifia is…

September 18, 2014, 4:31 PM EDT

Sydney Art Director Is Called 'Australia's Biggest Wanker,' but Is That Really Fair? Reddit vs. marketing magazine

Jarryd Zankovic, a senior art director at Play Communications in Sydney, Australia, earned the karmic wrath of Reddit, which seized upon a douchey (though apparently tongue-in-cheek) interview with him in…

September 15, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

Outdoor Ad Makes People Think They're About to Be Destroyed by a Tornado Mayhem comes to Sydney

You're trudging down a busy sidewalk, minding your own business, when suddenly the sky is torn apart by lightning, cars and lampposts are hurled across the street by the wind,…

September 4, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

Airbnb Posts Its Strangest Listing Yet, Inviting You to Spend the Night at Ikea Fun co-branding from Australia

I love the smell of Hemnes in the morning. Some lucky Australians will soon wake up in an Ikea store in New South Wales after spending a night there as part…

August 25, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT

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