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Topic: Candy

Peeps Do Their Best to Get Scary for Halloween The dark side of the cute Easter candy

More sweet. Less scary. That's the promotional campaign, not the ingredient list. The perennial Easter favorite Peeps continue to try to become a year-round candy with these "peepified" illustrations for Halloween.…

October 29, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT

Mr. Bean Is a Hopeless Kung Fu Warrior in the Most Hilarious Snickers 'You're Not You' Ads Yet Rowan Atkinson is a ridiculously inspired choice

You're familiar with the joke at this point. Someone is super hungry, turns into a celebrity, eats a Snickers and goes back to being a normal person. Punch line: "You're…

October 6, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

Friends or Food? Skittles' Giant Spider Ad Plays Out in Two Different Ways Halloween spot's extended version has a few twists

Skittles gives arachnophobes even more ammunition for their fears with a new ad featuring a giant, talking spider and his run-in with Halloween trick-or-treaters. The story actually comes in two versions:…

September 25, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

Marshawn Lynch, Real-Life Skittles Superfan, Even Works Out With the Candies They make game day 'awesomer'

It's no secret that Marshawn Lynch loves Skittles. And now, the brand's real-life No. 1 fan is helping to kick off its official NFL sponsorship by showing how he (probably…

September 2, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Johnny Manziel Gyrates From Hunger in Latest Snickers Ad Quarterback teaches aerobics

Johnny Manziel isn't Johnny Football when he's hungry. He's Johnny JamBoogie. In this new Snickers ad from BBDO New York, the Cleveland Browns quarterback stars as a Spandex-clad man leading an…

August 29, 2014, 7:40 AM EDT

DDB Adds Another Mars Brand Royal Canin arrives sans pitch

Gum, candy and now pet food. DDB, which became a Mars roster shop in 2008 when the company acquired Wrigley and three years later added candy brands like Skittles and Starburst,…

July 24, 2014, 3:18 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Mars Rolls Out Twix Bites, a Candy Three Decades in the Making The '80s couldn't handle it

If you've been to the candy aisle of a grocery store at any point in the past couple of years, you're probably aware that pretty much every name-brand candy bar—Snickers,…

May 13, 2014, 3:56 PM EDT

Who Juices Up Starburst? Intense Bodybuilders and Fighter Jets, of Course More odd origin stories

Starburst's "Unexplainably Juicy" ad series explores the mythology of how the chewy candy packs in so much juiciness. And the answers are quite a bit more adrenaline-fueled than you might…

May 7, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

Kids Are Heard but Not Seen in Haribo's Hilariously Kooky Candy Ads Grown-ups find their inner child

IDEA: Candy brings out the kid in everyone. It's a simple, straightforward truth that's illustrated memorably in two new British ads for Haribo Starmix candies showing grownups not just acting like…

March 14, 2014, 7:47 AM EDT

Fun, Ludicrous Dancing Jacket Springs to Life When You Eat Cadbury Chocolate Wearable tech gets a little sweeter

Cadbury has invented a trench coat that basically dances when you eat the brand's chocolate. Because eating Cadbury chocolate brings euphoria so intense that it makes even your clothes dance,…

January 22, 2014, 5:52 AM EST

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