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Brazil's scented banners smell a little funny

Everyone loves a cool ad execution, but some are clearly advertising for advertising people. This is particularly true during award-show season. The video below, getting some passalong among the…

May 28, 2010, 11:18 AM EDT

Skol beer won't turn you into a bloated idiot

According to this Brazilian ad for Skol 360 beer, ordinary brews have the unfortunate habit of causing Violet Beauregarde levels of bloat in drinkers. Luckily, Skol has an ingredient…

May 14, 2010, 10:25 AM EDT

Caloi bikes great for melting chocolate eggs

Ad agency Fabra&Quinteiro in Brazil crafted this "Choco-Lazy" spot for Caloi bicycles. It shows chocolate eggs fitted with eyeballs, mouths and shaved-coconut hair sitting around playing video games and…

May 7, 2010, 8:21 AM EDT

Ogilvy turns bar tabs into drunk-driving ads

Here's an interesting street-level campaign from Ogilvy Brazil to fight drunk driving. Working with bars, the agency came up with a machine that spit out wildly inflated bar tabs,…

April 14, 2010, 11:27 AM EDT

Food turns spiteful in Alka-Seltzer print ads

Anthropomorphized food gets malicious in these three Alka-Seltzer print ads from Almap BBDO in Brazil. Evil bacon pours hot sauce into a contact-lens case; a roast chicken ties a…

April 6, 2010, 9:55 AM EDT

Brazil bans not-very-hot Paris Hilton beer ad

When we heard that a Paris Hilton beer ad had been banned in Brazil, we were kind of excited. It would have to be pretty racy, right? But…

February 26, 2010, 10:59 AM EST

People with disfigured faces really like Twix

Nothing communicates the carefree joy of candy quite like a disfigured face. AlmapBBDO in Brazil created this odd spot for Twix (posted below), in which a guy takes…

December 21, 2009, 8:12 AM EST

DDB, WWF Reeling From Fallout Over 9/11 Ad

UPDATE, Friday. In their joint apology for this now-infamous 9/11 ad, DDB Brazil and WWF Brazil mentioned their previous collaborations. Here's a sampling of ads they've done together since 2007. UPDATE,…

September 1, 2009, 10:51 AM EDT

Ads urge Brazilians to urinate in the shower

Peeing in the shower is shameful no more. In fact, it's encouraged and even celebrated in this colorful, animated PSA from F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi in Brazil. The "Xixi no…

August 4, 2009, 12:09 PM EDT

Huggies ads capture babies' crapping faces

Ogilvy Brazil gets down to the nitty-gritty of diaper advertising with Huggies print ads showing babies giving their most determined pooping faces. The copy reads, simply, "Anytime. Anywhere." The…

July 29, 2009, 5:35 PM EDT