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Danny Trejo Is Marcia From the Brady Bunch in Snickers' Super Bowl Teaser Mars brand sets contest for fans to see the full spot early

Marcia, Marcia, Marcia! Jan Brady would be shocked to see how grumpy her sister has become in Snickers' teaser for its Brady Bunch-themed Super Bowl ad. Indeed, she's so grumpy that…

January 21, 2015, 8:19 AM EST

U.K. Drunk-Driving Ad Makes Cruelly Ironic Use of Kool & the Gang's 'Celebration' Marking 50 years of sobering PSAs

The 50th anniversary of England's first drunk-driving PSA inspires a sobering celebration in this Department for Transport campaign. Kool & the Gang's 1980 hit "Celebration" anchors the new spot spot from…

November 10, 2014, 9:41 AM EST

Mr. Bean Is a Hopeless Kung Fu Warrior in the Most Hilarious Snickers 'You're Not You' Ads Yet Rowan Atkinson is a ridiculously inspired choice

You're familiar with the joke at this point. Someone is super hungry, turns into a celebrity, eats a Snickers and goes back to being a normal person. Punch line: "You're…

October 6, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

Viagra Airs Its First Ad Featuring Only a Woman, and She Gets Right to the Point A less chaste approach

This minute-long BBDO spot for Viagra is, apparently, the brand's first to show only a woman, and its first to use the word "erection" outside of the description of side…

October 1, 2014, 5:08 PM EDT

Jeff Goldblum Is Out of His Mind in Tim & Eric's Loony Ad for GE Lighting Brand does a 180 with fake infomercial

GE has been doing a lot of poignant ads through BBDO New York lately—the dreamy fantasy world of "Childlike Imagination" (an Emmy nominee this year); the haunting dystopia of "Ideas…

September 29, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

MLB Rolls Out Its Derek Jeter Tribute Ad, and It's Amazing in Its Own Way Capturing the Captain's real legacy

This ad from Major League Baseball honoring Derek Jeter is perhaps the simplest, least epic tribute we've seen to the Yankees captain, who, barring an unlikely postseason appearance by the…

September 22, 2014, 8:47 AM EDT

Why This BBDO Creative Director Is Lying on the Ground and Licking a Screen for You Carlos Moreno salutes his own work

You can be proud of your ads. But reenacting them in real life? That can get awkward. Carlos Moreno, though, takes one for the team in the video below—a promo for…

September 16, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

Beeping Boy Talks to Machines and Will Steal Your Heart in Charming GE Ad BBDO spot isn't lost in translation

We've seen plenty of ads that use kids to illustrate the power—and limits—of technology. But rarely does it translate in a way that doesn't seem hokey or freakishly dystopian. GE and…

September 8, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

Apple Beats Bud, Nike and GE to Win the 2014 Emmy for Best Commercial 'Misunderstood' takes coveted prize

Apple has had its ups and downs in advertising lately. But one recent unqualified creative success—last year's much-loved "Misunderstood" holiday spot—waltzed off with the 2014 Emmy Award for best commercial…

August 17, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT

Scottie Pippen Says He's the Greatest Chicago Bull Ever in Foot Locker Ad Tall guy, short memory

Michael Jordan's Hanes must be in a twist now that Scottie Pippen has proclaimed himself the greatest player in Chicago Bulls history in this Foot Locker commercial. Pippen's cheeky claim comes…

August 6, 2014, 8:52 AM EDT

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