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Topic: Australia

This Ad Has No Respect for Personal Space, but at Least Honda Does

Better than some weirdo asleep on your shoulder

How do you sell a car to people who live in a city with plenty of transportation options? Simple. Offer them personal space. From there, it's cake. This new ad for…

St. John Ambulance Hits the Pool for Its Latest Shocking First-Aid PSA

Helpless once again

St. John Ambulance, the first-aid teaching and awareness organization, has put together some incredible, horrifying PSAs through the years. We've covered many of BBH London's ads for the group. Last year,…

As Singer's Last Wish, 'I Touch Myself' Is Beautifully Reborn in a Breast Cancer PSA

Stirring homage to the Divinyls' Chrissy Amphlett

Here's something I never thought I'd say: I just got weepy listening to "I Touch Myself" by the Divinyls.  In an incredibly touching tribute to the group's frontwoman, Chrissy Amphlett, some…

Ad of the Day: Canon Reflects the World in People's Eyes in Beautiful New Spot

OK, maybe slightly creepy

Ansel Adams famously said there are two people in every photograph—the photographer and the viewer. Canon offers its own, somewhat simpler take on that perspective in this beautiful new spot…

Construction Workers Yell Messages of Empowerment to Women in Snickers Stunt

So when you're hungry, you're not a creep?

Australian construction workers simply aren't themselves in this amusing stunt from Clemenger BBDO in Melbourne. In fact, they're actors who shout empowering statements to women on the street in a…

Ad of the Day: This Weight Watchers Spot Is Unlike Any You've Seen Before

Pursuing the incredible you

Weight loss can be one of the most deeply emotional subjects for people. Yet the category seems almost afraid of emotional advertising, preferring to go with bright, bubbly, breezy celebrity…

Australia Relieved as Theft of 33-Foot Mango Turns Out to Be a Marketing Stunt

Nando's admits to 'borrowing' giant fruit

There's something about roadside advertising, from Hasslehoff cutouts to giant headphones, that turns drunk morons into thieves. But every now and again, someone pulls off a heist that's so fantastic,…

Bourbon Ad Shows You the Peculiar Way People Get Around in Woodstock, Ky.

That's just how they roll

Woodstock Bourbon's ad showing its hometown's enthusiasm for the brand is pretty funny (well, besides that "Barrellel Parking" sign—groan). But it's right on the brink of being one of those…

Man Trolls Girlfriend With Mean but Funny Newspaper Ad for Valentine's Day

Alex's almost-proposal to Jodie

Isn't this the most romantic newspaper ad you've ever … oh, wait. This two-part classified ad appeared on Valentine's Day in Australia's Launceston Examiner newspaper. Hopefully Jodie has a sense of…

'Dumb Ways to Die' Returns With Adorably Gruesome Ad for Valentine's Day

Be still my beating heart

Fifteen months and 71 million YouTube views after its storied premiere, McCann Melbourne's "Dumb Ways to Die" train-safety campaign is back with this cute, grotesque little spot for Valentine's Day.…

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