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Topic: Candy

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

Cadbury Screme Eggs Are Amusingly Rotten in Halloween Spots Hunting down their Creme Egg brethren

Cadbury has finally started recognizing Halloween with its Cadbury Screme Egg, and these three Canadian TV spots for it—by ad agency The Hive in Toronto—are as spooky as ads for…

October 22, 2012, 1:05 PM EDT

Horseless Headsman Fails to Frighten Until He's Had a Snickers BBDO's latest Halloween candy spot

Snickers had a Halloween hit a few years back with the grocery-lady spot, in which a couple of kids put the scare on a candy-shopping mom. Now, it's Halloween time…

October 1, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT

Nestlé Puts GPS Trackers in Candy Bars for Golden Ticket Style Contest Willy Wonka would be proud

Nestlé's "We Will Find You" campaign sounds more like a threat than a marketing stunt, but it's not quite as Orwellian as the name would imply. Six Nestlé chocolate-bar wrappers…

September 24, 2012, 2:32 PM EDT

Abe Lincoln Look-Alike Sweats Skittles in Latest Oddball Spot Doomed run on a treadmill

Skittles's fascination with poorly functioning anatomy continues in this latest commercial from DDB Chicago, in which a man—who looks quite a bit like Abraham Lincoln—sweats Skittles as he runs on…

September 18, 2012, 4:26 PM EDT

Mentos Are Great for Covering Up Your Naughty Bits Martin ads mirror target magazines' content

After the fake Mentos commercial we enjoyed yesterday, it's time for the real thing—a new print campaign by The Martin Agency for Mentos Pure Fresh gum. Four new ads have…

August 28, 2012, 4:18 PM EDT

Make Sweet, Sweet Love (and Lots of Babies), Says Mentos Candy brand's awesome anthem in Singapore

In today's world of 7 billion people, you rarely see ad campaigns that encourage people to fire up the baby cannon. However, Singapore has a low birthrate. So, to goose…

August 8, 2012, 3:41 PM EDT

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