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Topic: Candy

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…

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…

Mike and Ike's 'Breakup' Lifted Sales and Social

Launches integrated campaign after a year of fake-split narrative

For the last year, boxes of Mike and Ike have appeared in stores with either "Mike" or "Ike" scribbled over, as the 72-year-old candy item hoped to create social media…

Marshmallow Easter Treat Peeps Gets Social

Targets crafty moms

While Peeps has been an Easter treat for six decades, who knew that 30 percent of the iconic marshmallow chicks are bought to make cool creations like dioramas, bonnets and…

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…

Ad of the Day: Snickers

Robin Williams can't tell his X's from his O's as a football coach in BBDO's latest

Eat Snickers, or you will turn into Robin Williams doing John Wayne and Nikita Khrushchev. I cannot stress this enough. Eat Snickers, for the love of God. This isn't a Super Bowl…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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