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Topic: Candy

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

The Weird, Sweet Story of Chocolate Bars in Europe That Are Mysteriously Missing Pieces Milka's tasty stunt

Chocolate is both the medium and message in this Milka campaign from Paris agency Buzzman. Some 10 million of the chocolatier's flagship Alpine milk bars destined for sale in France…

August 30, 2013, 10:21 AM EDT

Chrissy Teigen Surprised by Giant Waterfall of Skittles at Photo Shoot When candy attacks

Chrissy Teigen, whom you may remember from her Sports Illustrated and Maxim appearances, was surprised by a Skittles waterfall during a recent photo shoot that was actually an ad stunt…

August 21, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

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

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