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With Winter Coming, Heinz Tries to Warm You Up With a Bowl of Soup British spot looks on the bright side

Most folks are lapping up this Heinz Classics Soup spot from London ad agency AMV BBDO and director Jeff Labbe. Frankly, I'm not stirred. "I Love Winter" depicts an oh-so-average…

October 5, 2012, 10:30 AM EDT

Horseless Headsman Fails to Frighten Until He's Had a Snickers BBDO's latest Halloween candy spot

Snickers had a Halloween hit a few years back with the grocery-lady spot, in which a couple of kids put the scare on a candy-shopping mom. Now, it's Halloween time…

October 1, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT

Carlton Draught Presents an Epic Car Chase, Without the Cars Another faux-epic Aussie beer ad

Australian brewer Carlton Draught's long history of stupid-funny advertising continues this week with "Beer Chase," its latest faux-epic spot from Clemenger BBDO. The new :90 is a cops-and-robbers tale that…

August 30, 2012, 11:20 AM EDT

Tony Scott's Final Commercial, for BBDO and Diet Mountain Dew Director shot hundreds of ads through RSA Films

Tony Scott, who committed suicide on Sunday at age 68, directed hundreds of ads—many of them award winners—through RSA Films, his and brother Ridley's commercial production company. Here's his final…

August 20, 2012, 8:42 AM EDT

Mountain Dew Subway-Snowboarding Ad Banned in U.K. Years-old spot had popped up again in games, social sites

Britain's ad watchdog dropped its mighty ban hammer on a Mountain Dew spot this week, following complaints that the digital video was unsuitable for young people. The ad, which ran…

August 2, 2012, 12:03 PM EDT

FedEx Saves Face for Golf-Loving Metalheads BBDO manages to make club delivery entertaining

If Alice Cooper has taught us anything—which is highly debatable, I'll admit—it's that freaky, leather-clad rockers with reputations for raising hell really just want to play golf. So you have…

August 2, 2012, 8:26 AM EDT

Ryan Lochte Goes the Distance in AT&T's Olympic Spot A nice dip in the Atlantic for U.S. swimmer

AT&T's "Warming Up" spot for the 2012 Olympic Games, from BBDO in New York (and directed by Psyop), has American swimmer Ryan Lochte claiming that luck didn't get him all…

July 20, 2012, 9:26 AM EDT

Twix Unveils Rivalry Campaign, Pitting Left Bar Against Right Bar BBDO sketches origins of a bitter feud

An election year would seem an auspicious time to launch an ad campaign pitting right against left in a petty war whose origins are obscure and whose resolution seems all…

July 16, 2012, 12:33 PM EDT

Vending Machine Reveals Depths to Which People Will Sink for Free Snacks Bow down for Fantastic Delites

What would you do for Fantastic Delites? I'm sorry, the phrase they're using is, "How far will you go for Fantastic Delites?" Same dif. The point is, would you mash…

July 12, 2012, 11:08 AM EDT

Teens Drawn to Older Ladies via Snickers Peanut Butter Bars Cross-generational appeal by BBDO

This new ad from BBDO, New York, for Snickers Peanut Butter Squared bars might seem silly and forced to some of you. But anyone who has walked through Costco on…

June 4, 2012, 11:26 AM EDT

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