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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

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

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

The Starburst Minis Factory Looks Like a Posture-Destroying Workplace Nightmare Don't take a job in Miniminneapolis

In Starburst's "Miniminneapolis" spot, a construction worker tries to explain the robust fruit flavor of the candy's new Minis by theorizing that the candy gets shrunk down in a miniature…

January 16, 2014, 1:06 PM EST

If You're Into Stuffed Animals Licking Your Nipples, You've Come to the Right Ad What's up, Hong Kong?

Oddvertising is catching on in Hong Kong with this absurd spot for Rio Mints featuring what Shanghaiist calls "just the right amount of nipple licking." The scene opens with a young…

January 13, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

The Year's Best Candy Commercial Is Somehow Both Vulgar and Incredibly Sweet The obscenely happy goth girl

Here's a wonderful little candy commercial from LoweFriends in Denmark that pulls off a rare trick. It's both edgy and traditional—with several F-bombs in the voiceover balanced out by an…

November 26, 2013, 2:47 PM EST

Beautiful Foreign Women Talk a Whole Lot of Crap in Amusingly Deceptive Candy Ads Hill Holliday translates

The sound of beautiful women speaking seductively in foreign tongues—oh, how the young male American ignoramus loves that. He finds it all but impossible to resist such charms, even if…

October 31, 2013, 2:01 PM EDT

Trident Gum Airs Its Own TV Commercial Made From a Single Vine Brooklyn musicians make it short and sweet

Traditional TV may soon be overgrown with Vines. Big players like Dunkin' Donuts, Nissan and Virgin Mobile have all either aired TV spots created on the Twitter-owned six-second video platform or…

September 10, 2013, 9:25 AM EDT

Up-and-Coming Actress Frenches the Rainbow in Latest Weird Skittles Ad Laura Spencer fans rejoice

Skittles continues to walk the line between cute and creepy. How successfully it does so is, of course, a matter of personal taste. This new spot from DDB Chicago, "Skittles…

September 4, 2013, 8:03 AM EDT

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