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How Do You Test a Truly Canadian Battery? In a Truck Made of Ice Doesn't get much cooler than this

This is the coolest promotion we've seen in a while. Ice cold, in fact. To prove that Canadian Tire's MotoMaster Eliminator Battery would start under any conditions, the company and agency…

January 10, 2014, 12:29 PM EST

Netflix Revels in the Clichés in DDB's Amusing 'Pep Talk' Ad Vaguely inspiring stuff!

You guys remember that blog post about that ad that did a familiar thing in a fresh way? When a creative team took a clichéd trope and offered a meta…

January 7, 2014, 10:40 AM EST

University of Alberta's Version of Barney Will Devour Your Tender Mammal Flesh Jurassic George promotes paleobiology program

Jurassic George, a rubbery T-Rex who terrorizes his hapless human sidekicks on a Barney and Friends-type show promoting the University of Alberta's free online paleobiology classes, is a prehistoric hoot. Crafted…

December 26, 2013, 11:59 AM EST

Two Guys Make Arduous Journey to Middle of Nowhere to Give Third Guy a Molson Beer Fridge Canada visits Indonesia

The world-traveling Molson Beer Fridge became famous for being exclusive—when it visited European cities earlier this year, only people with a Canadian passport could open it. Now, the fridge is…

December 19, 2013, 12:56 PM EST

Electrifying Video Salutes the Incredible, Otherworldly Genius of Ad People Oh God, you're friends with a cookie!

Marketing professionals, here's your Friday-morning pep talk—a video anthem honoring your astounding, preternatural, game-changing genius. You've made people follow, share, pin, tweet, re-tweet and like. You've put "vertising" on the…

December 13, 2013, 9:59 AM EST

Want 1 Million Skittles Delivered to Your House? Of Course You Do One catch: You have to be Canadian

Canadians, you better be in a video-sharing frenzy today, because it's your last chance to be crowned a new Skittles Millionaire. The end of the day will mark the end…

December 3, 2013, 9:44 AM EST

Rob Ford Flawlessly Replaces Van Damme in 'Epic Split' Parody VFX shop pulls off perfect face transplant

Sometimes, the best parodies are the most subtle. Case in point: This truly impressive face dub of disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford onto the body of Jean-Claude Van Damme in…

November 18, 2013, 11:33 AM EST

Stolen Babies and Home Abductions: This Agency's Prankvertising Is Absolute Hell on Earth John St. spoofs hot new trend

No one is better than John St. at lampooning the absurdities of the advertising business. First, the Toronto agency parodied case studies, then catvertising. Now, it sets its sights on…

November 7, 2013, 8:07 AM EST

Absolutely Everything That Advertising People Love, All Jammed Into 90 Seconds Lowe Roche knows what you want

Did you know advertising professionals love Helvetica, foreign films, bourbon, pornography and muting TV commercials? OK, you probably did know all that, but kudos to Lowe Roche for compiling a…

November 6, 2013, 12:48 PM EST

From Viral to Volkswagen, YouTube-Savvy Band Makes Music on a Beetle Three takes, one track by Walk Off The Earth

Canadian rockers Walk Off The Earth struck viral gold in 2012 when they squeezed five band members around one guitar for a masterful cover of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used…

October 31, 2013, 7:47 AM EDT

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