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Ass-Backwards Starburst Dog Isn't Really a Contradiction

This is probably nitpicking, but what is Starburst's definition of a contradiction? The candy brand's whole current campaign is based around the word. In earlier ads from TBWA\Chiat\Day, Scottish Koreans,…

June 1, 2011, 11:57 AM EDT

Naomi Campbell Rips Cadbury Ad Likening Her to a Chocolate Bar

Given Naomi Campbell's fiery temper, which she even spoofed in a commercial a few years back, you'd think marketers would tread extra lightly when invoking the supermodel's name in ads.…

May 31, 2011, 7:06 AM EDT

Mentos Gum's Dial-In Number Gives You Plenty of Options

This is sort of funny. Mentos is launching a new gum called UP2U, which includes two flavors in the same pack, giving you the choice of which to chew. To…

May 19, 2011, 1:49 PM EDT

Cadbury's Dancing Monks Are a Total Embarrassment

Cadbury's Glass and a Half Full Productions comes up empty with this visually lush but oddly soulless 90-second spot filmed in China by Ogilvy Johannesburg. It features a monastery of…

May 18, 2011, 8:55 AM EDT

Joe Pesci Is a Dick in New Snickers Spot

Not exactly playing against type, Joe Pesci portrays an irritable hothead in this latest Snickers spot from BBDO New York, continuing the "You're not you when you're hungry" theme. He…

May 13, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT

Thrift-Store Clothes Boogie Down in Latest Cadbury Spot

Fallon is out with another installment of its Glass and a Half Full series for Cadbury Dairy Milk. This time, we're in a British charity shop, and we see second-hand…

May 6, 2011, 9:32 AM EDT

Skittles Stays Weird in New Global Campaign

A magical Skittles rainbow that gets broken. A tiny dude stuffed into a weird wall closet. Giant trench-coated pigeons pecking Skittles off the ground. The candy brand's commercials remain as…

April 15, 2011, 11:15 AM EDT

BBDO puts Skittles videos at your fingertips

The Skittles team at BBDO Toronto have put together another randomly wacky campaign. This time, they've figured out a cute and appropriately juvenile way to get you to physically interact…

March 30, 2011, 2:18 PM EDT

Starburst eaters painfully inept as criminals

Starburst continues its "Contradictions" campaign, playing up the solid yet juicy nature of the candy, with this new spot featuring a very slow getaway-car driver inching through traffic after a…

March 8, 2011, 8:28 AM EST

Skittles: If you love your blender, set it free!

A man sets his beloved old blender free—only to have it disastrously return—in this latest amusing piece of Skittles oddvertising from TBWA\Chiat\Day in New York. The spot is for new…

March 7, 2011, 11:11 AM EST