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L.A. Band Posts Its New Single Online, but Only When Uber Surge Pricing Is in Effect

BBDO collaborates on promo

Los Angeles band YACHT is creating its own kind of "traffic jam" this week by making its new single, "L.A. Plays Itself," available for streaming online—but only when Uber surge…

Drunkenly Claw Your Next Artistic Masterpiece on a Scratchable Bottle From Beck's

Better than peeling labels

Based on the insight that people enjoy scratching the necks of beer bottles (who knew?), BBDO created a bottle for Beck's Germany that lets drinkers scratch whole designs into the…

Snickers Swaps Out Its Brand Name for Hunger Symptoms on Painfully Honest Packaging

So you can call out your irritable friends

The trend toward more personalized packaging continues, with a twist, as Snickers is replacing its brand name on packaging with 21 hunger symptoms. The twist is that, instead of being life-affirming…

Getting Hired by GE Impresses Absolutely No One in Company's Amusing New Ads

Campaign breaks Tuesday during Colbert's debut

You just got hired by GE. Why isn't anybody happy for you? That's the perplexing question facing a college graduate in BBDO New York's amusing new campaign, breaking Tuesday on The…

Any Idea What These Remarkably Subtle Mercedes-Benz Ads Are Trying to Say?

Some clues hold the answer

Subtlety is a valuable thing in advertising, as consumers will always feel better about a brand that lets them connect the dots instead of hammering them over the head. But…

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…

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