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Why Actually Talk to People When You Can Just Speak in Netflix References? Streaming service helps you break big news (and hearts) in new ads

To help expand its reach in Canada, Netflix has released a series of new ads that play off the streaming video service's role as a sort of cultural watering hole…

July 14, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

Neutrogena Warns Men Not to Wash Their Junk and Their Face With the Same Soap Yes, it's called Junkface

Neutrogena is very concerned about "Junkface," which is apparently what happens when a man washes his Downtown Manville and then his face with the same bar of soap. Naturally, the…

July 9, 2014, 10:56 AM EDT

BMW Goes for a Spin on the World's Most Insane Racetrack: An Aircraft Carrier Probably fake, but the feeling is real

It's one thing to drive at breakneck speeds around a barren salt flat or abandoned airport, but the pucker factor goes up a few notches when you're teetering on the…

July 8, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT

PSA Cleverly Ties Together the Tragic Consequences of Drunken Driving Everything is quite literally connected

When we were kids, playing a game of Mouse Trap was a joy. The Rube Goldberg machine-based game helped us understand on a basic level (through a complicated and convoluted…

July 3, 2014, 10:05 AM EDT

Nothing's Sacred: 'Dumb Ways to Die' Is Now Being Used to Hawk Life Insurance Beloved Cannes winner sells out

One of the lovably misguided characters from "Dumb Ways to Die" sold both his kidneys on the Internet. Now, the client behind the beloved campaign has made a similarly greedy…

June 12, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

This Rather Sexual Bakery Ad Shows How to Cook Up a Morning Quickie Canadian kitchen erotica has over 1 million views

In case Kraft's Zesty Guy left you with any doubt that the world's most boring food items can be eroticized, I present you this ad about having sex on a…

June 9, 2014, 8:42 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: WestJet Surprises a Hardworking Dad With the Sweetest Gift for Father's Day Impeccable customer service

Even on Father's Day, advertising has plenty of fun at Dad's expense. But Canadian airline WestJet has just raised the bar with a Father's Day ad that captures everything we…

June 5, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

Axe Employees Now Have Their Phermones Infused Into Their Business Cards Have some of Kyle's genetic material

Lest you were worried that Axe had given up on dumb bro antics, the brand is reaching for a new low by putting the sweat of its employees on little…

May 22, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

'Marketing: The Musical' Thanks You for Being Such a Stupid, Sheeplike Slave to Brands An advertising conference's shameless skits

Hey, fellow morons. Just wanted to let you know the marketers are on to us.  "People want to want things. Consumers need you to go," says the Canadian Marketing Association's invitation…

May 6, 2014, 2:39 PM EDT

Child Slavery PSAs Contrast the Joy of Youth and the Tragedy of Stolen Innocence 'No Child for Sale' shows heartbreaking comparisons

To highlight the global tragedy of children being sold into prostitution and hard labor, agency kbs+ has released three new spots for World Vision Canada's "No Child for Sale" initiative.…

May 6, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

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