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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

Kids say the darndest things in candy spots

Ad agency TBC goes the cute-kids-as-business-execs route in its first work for Haribo's Gold-Bears gummy candy. I was hoping this genre had cashed out after its stultifying appearance last…

August 19, 2010, 1:42 PM EDT

Ostrich gets air in latest Cadbury confection

Cadbury goes the epic-animal route once again, tapping an ostrich (instead of an ape) in this spot by Saatchi & Saatchi in South Africa. Our hero, incapable of flight,…

August 16, 2010, 8:56 AM EDT

Rainbow-eating giraffe is milked for Skittles

More crazy Skittles work, this time from SapientNitro in Russia. Here, a guy milks a rainbow-munching giraffe and happily ends up with a bucket of Skittles. (Copy: "Drain the…

August 13, 2010, 9:52 AM EDT

Spider hits above its weight in Mentos spot

In this U.K. Mentos spot by BBH, a guy interrupts a couch-cuddle to vanquish an eensy-weensy spider that has sent his gal-pal into spasms of uncontrolled shrieking (something our…

August 11, 2010, 9:14 AM EDT

Living dead not impressed by Starburst ads

Starburst has been advertising itself lately as a contradiction—a solid candy that's also juicy, like a liquid. The idea was introduced last summer in a spot starring a Scottish…

August 9, 2010, 10:37 AM EDT

Blue cat pressures dude to eat his Smarties

JWT in Toronto presents a blue talking cat for Smarties. The ad touches on several animal themes we've seen here on AdFreak of late. The cat has a weird…

July 22, 2010, 4:08 PM EDT

Psychedelic moosehead touts chewy candy

Chew-chew-chew, chew-chew-chew/Chew-chew-chew, chew-chew-chew. That's the annoying mesmeric refrain playing as a mounted moosehead with spinning eyes tries to hypnotize people into eating Maynards Wine Chews candies in this new…

July 19, 2010, 9:13 AM EDT

Robot kid defuses ungushing Fruit Gushers

In what is surely the single greatest robot-themed squirting-candy ad ever produced, Saatchi & Saatchi in New York sends forth a cap-wearing, metal-claw-tongued automaton to "defuse" a malfunctioning, non-gushing…

July 12, 2010, 1:10 PM EDT

KitKat ad celebrates epic Wimbledon match

British marketers are doing a nice job of responding to breaking sports news this month. We saw the Specsavers ad themed to England's World Cup soccer loss. Now, we…

June 30, 2010, 2:20 PM EDT