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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

Men trapped in giant fists in new Skittles ad

TBWA\Chiat\Day in New York continues its long-running Skittles oddvertising campaign with this "Clench the Rainbow" commercial, in which two guys daydream about escaping from the clutches of giant fists in…

February 1, 2011, 2:24 PM EST

Hungry sharks enjoy Snickers-filled humans

Amusing new Snickers spot from BBDO—with really great voiceover work, in particular. It might not go over well with shark lovers or shark-attack victims, but thankfully, both of those demos…

January 13, 2011, 11:14 AM EST

Man's squirrel hands cheat him out of candy

This candy commercial from Adventa Lowe in the Ukraine is another example of Eastern Europe's squirrel obsession. It follows that Russian anti-alcoholism PSA with the drunken squirrel. Maybe it's some…

December 22, 2010, 10:46 AM EST

Cadbury Fingers party on Earth and beyond

This fun, deliciously detailed U.K. spot by Adam & Eve positions Cadbury Fingers as the perfect candy "For the good times!" They rock out, figure skate and fly to the…

October 19, 2010, 9:01 AM EDT

British man on verge of drowning in Skittles

Skittles U.K. is currently eight hours into a 24-hour live-streaming Facebook stunt in which it is dumping loads of the candy on a man in a tank—adding more every 15…

October 18, 2010, 3:32 PM EDT

Snickers gets scary indeed in Halloween ad

This distressing "Grocery Store Lady" ad for Snickers doesn't compel me to buy candy so much as call child services. Those kids aren't right. They've got incredible balance, but…

October 6, 2010, 8:35 AM EDT

Kid afflicted with squirting Fruit Gusher eye

Here's the latest oddball candy advertising—a 90-second Fruit Gushers video from Saatchi & Saatchi (supposedly Gerry Graf's last piece of work for the agency) that tells the tall tale…

September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

Hairy hands always hunt for Cadbury candy

Publicis Mojo is behind the latest oddvertising candy ads—an Australian campaign that features the tarantula-like, disembodied "Hairy Hand," a feared predator that's out to steal your Cadbury Crunchie Rocks…

September 7, 2010, 10:19 AM EDT