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Dove Launches New Chocolate by Sculpting (and Eating) Mario Lopez Because why not?

For reasons I don't entirely comprehend, Dove Chocolate recently decided to launch its new Mint & Dark Chocolate Swirl candies by creating a larger-than-life sculpture of TV personality Mario Lopez’s…

August 16, 2013, 7:59 AM EDT

Man Reaches Center of Tootsie Pop in 850 Licks, Casting Doubt on Earlier Studies New data from Mark Holland

Mark Holland has upgraded his social-media standing from "some random guy on Twitter" to "some random guy on Twitter who answered a largely rhetorical question from a 43-year-old TV ad."…

July 30, 2013, 8:12 AM EDT

Whole New Ad Campaign Devoted to Reminding People That Bucharest Is Not Budapest Romanian candy bar gets patriotic again

Bucharest is many things. But one thing it is certainly not is Budapest. That's because Bucharest is the capital of Romania, and Budapest is the capital of neighboring Hungary. You…

July 23, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT

Help Smash a Menagerie of Talking Animals in This Interactive Skittles Ad Not all of them turn to candy

After years of weirdness and grotesquerie, Skittles has found its calling—breaking Grandma's knickknacks. This enjoyable interactive YouTube video from DDB Chicago features a young man who breaks a porcelain unicorn…

June 10, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT

Kit Kat Breaks, Melts, Paints Candy Bars Into Lovely Posters Series uses the last 50 white-chocolate Kit Kats

Over in Australia, Kit Kat decided to commemorate its limited-edition white-chocolate Kit Kats by taking the last 50 and getting illustrator Mike Watt to melt them down and create 50…

April 11, 2013, 11:34 AM EDT

Michael Bolton Makes Everything More Juicy, Particularly Starburst One theory in candy's new campaign

Michael Bolton follows up his Optimum campaign with a cameo in the Starburst ad below, part of a new campaign from DDB Chicago that offers theories on why the candy…

April 9, 2013, 12:39 PM EDT

Orbit Gum Helps You Vanquish Giant Annoying Talking Meat and Potatoes Also, gnarly self-eating nachos

I've had way worse airline seatmates than the annoying, anthropomorphized, Jinx-playing serving of meat and mashed potatoes depicted in Energy BBDO's new commercial for Orbit gum. Beats getting stuck with…

March 28, 2013, 8:15 AM EDT

Audrey Hepburn Back From the Dead Again, This Time in an Ad for Chocolate British spot is approved by her family

I see dead people. In commercials. Eating Galaxy chocolate bars. Well, just one corpse, actually. It's Audrey Hepburn, 20 years dead but still cute as a button and seamlessly integrated…

February 27, 2013, 3:37 PM EST

Make Your Own Skittles Ad on 'Create the Rainbow' Holiday Site Campaign is more sour than sweet

I can make my own wacky Skittles holiday commercial on this Create the Rainbow site from BBDO Toronto and Jam3? Do I have to? Can't I just strangle myself with…

December 18, 2012, 1:11 PM EST

Old Mentos Ad With Horse-Men Playing Basketball Is Weirdest Ever SB Nation 'finds' strange overseas spot

Whoa, that's one wacky game of horse! Some naysayers are doubting SB Nation's contention that the clip below of dudes playing basketball in equine masks is really a "found" Mentos…

December 5, 2012, 10:43 AM EST

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