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This Creative Director's Clever 'Combophotos' Are Awesomely Off-Kilter

Stephen McMennamy's surreal visions

If you like neat visual tricks, here's a set particularly worth checking out. "Combophotos" is a project featuring clever pairs of pictures spliced into single images, playing with scale—and often food—in…

AT&T's Latest 'It Can Wait' Ad Shows a Brutal Crash in Reverse, but There's No Going Back

Message evolves beyond texting, includes VR

AT&T's "It Can Wait" texting-and-driving campaign from BBDO New York has included many notable executions, including the painful Werner Herzog documentary from 2013. And the latest spot is no exception,…

Kids Swear Their Faces Off in This Uncomfortably Hilarious Ad for Smart Cars

What are you teaching your children?

Next up in our Kids Behaving Inappropriately series, BBDO Berlin got a bunch of children to yell extremely dirty words to make a point about Smart cars, and how they…

Housewives Get Hot and Heavy With Their Books in New Ads for Harlequin Romances

Fifty shades of ew?

Desperate housewives enjoy illicit entertainment right under their oblivious husbands' noses in this campaign for Harlequin, the romance novel publisher, from BBDO Toronto and Someplace Nice director Pete Henderson. The campaign,…

FedEx Can Help Your Micro-Business, No Matter How Patently Ridiculous It Is

Comical new spots from BBDO

No matter how absurd your small business has become, FedEx wants to help streamline it. BBDO New York is out with a handful of amusing new ads pitching the ways its…

Outdoor Ad Company Gets CMOs' Attention by Putting Their Faces on Mysterious Billboards

Without their permission

Here's an odd little case study from outdoor ad company JCDecaux and BBDO Belgium. Frustrated that client marketing directors weren't showing up to its business presentations, JCDecaux got personal with them—by…

Snickers Found Amusing Fails All Over NYC and Put These Stickers Next to Them

Fun, site-specific OOH

BBDO New York continues its run of great work for Snickers with this irresistible out-of-home campaign, in which the candy brand found goofy mistakes all around New York City—and put…

Ingenious 'Fatal Car Crash' Video on YouTube Shows an Accident Only If You Fast-Forward

Great gotcha ad from BBDO

It's best to go slow, even on YouTube. BBDO Russia uses the YouTube interface brilliantly for the video below, which purports to show dash-cam footage of a fatal accident. (Such videos…

Manny Pacquiao Wonders If Mayweather Fight Is On, or If It's All Just a Foot Locker Ad

Brand follows up 2014 spot

Foot Locker is happy it can finally celebrate the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight—for real. Last fall, the shoe store released a commercial in which Pacquiao thought Mayweather had…

Foot Locker Catches Emoji Fever With 80 Individually Drawn 'Shoemojis'

Nike, Adidas, Asics, Under Armour and more

If your brand hasn't made custom emojis yet, sorry—it's now mandatory. Or so it seems, given the rush of marketers doing so. And the latest brand to jump quite literally into…

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