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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

Twix Unveils Rivalry Campaign, Pitting Left Bar Against Right Bar BBDO sketches origins of a bitter feud

An election year would seem an auspicious time to launch an ad campaign pitting right against left in a petty war whose origins are obscure and whose resolution seems all…

July 16, 2012, 12:33 PM EDT

Girl Makes Out With a Walrus in Latest Crazy Skittles Ad DDB spot pushes Skittles Riddles

It's come to this—girls swapping spit with tusked sea creatures in the suddenly bestial Skittles campaign from DDB Chicago. Walruses do make the occasional cameo in advertising; BBH's pat-a-cake spot…

July 2, 2012, 2:51 PM EDT

Teens Drawn to Older Ladies via Snickers Peanut Butter Bars Cross-generational appeal by BBDO

This new ad from BBDO, New York, for Snickers Peanut Butter Squared bars might seem silly and forced to some of you. But anyone who has walked through Costco on…

June 4, 2012, 11:26 AM EDT

Snickers Makes It Easier to Unhook a Woman's Bra The hidden benefits of not being hungry

Eating a Snickers bar not only keeps you from being Joe Pesci—it also improves your fine motor skills, which are so essential to removing a woman's bra safely and effectively.…

May 31, 2012, 2:02 PM EDT

10 Famous Chocolate Ads to Make Easter a Little Sweeter Spots for Snickers, Cadbury, M&Ms and more

Like it or not, Easter is largely a holiday about chocolate. The candy enjoys its second-largest sales spike of the year around this time, after Halloween, and Americans eat more…

April 5, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT

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