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Kia Throws Everything but the Kitchen Sink Into Super Bowl Ad Adriana Lima, Mötley Crüe, Chuck Liddell, etc.

It's officially the year of the Super Bowl anti-teaser—with a load of advertisers releasing extended versions of their Super Bowl spots early, rather than the traditional 10- or 15-second teasers.…

February 2, 2012, 10:53 AM EST

Two More Super Bowl Ad Teasers: Kia and Bridgestone Both spots will be packed with celebs

Super Bowl XLVI advertising teasers keep flowing in. Now we can add Kia and Bridgestone to the mix—and they're bringing a pile of celebrities with them.      First up is the…

January 25, 2012, 2:58 PM EST

Carl's Jr. Hamburger God Smites Earth With Beefy Lightning Bolts Hamblor cooks up Steakhouse Burgers

Here's the ridiculous new David&Goliath spot for Carl's Jr. and Hardee's new Steakhouse Burgers. It stars "Hamblor," the god of hamburgers, who forges the new sandwiches with his bare hands…

September 20, 2011, 12:48 PM EDT

Kia's Hamsters Return, Dance Up a Fur Storm David&Goliath's latest spot is a bit soul-sucking

The return of Kia's giant hip-hop hamsters in this effects-driven spot by David&Goliath is a bitter pellet to swallow. It starts out OK with a video-game-style, sci-fi battle scenario. But…

August 29, 2011, 8:15 AM EDT

Weird Geezers Talk Crap in Hardee's Bologna-Biscuit Ads

David&Goliath has cooked up a quartet of ads for Hardee's new fried bologna biscuit sandwich. The central joke is really obvious, but the "Invisible" and "Botog" spots have the right…

August 9, 2011, 10:48 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Universal Studios Hollywood King Kong 360 3-D will turn you into a screaming old man

Amusement-park rides can be fun, and often scary, but it must be some kind of ride if it can turn a young, carefree boy into a screaming, decaying old man.…

June 30, 2011, 11:56 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Carl's Jr. If machines can't eat it, machines shouldn't make it, says D&G spot

Last January for Absolut vodka, TBWA\Chiat\Day and director Spike Jonze (Being John Malkovich, Adaptation) created a 30-minute short film that revolved around humanized robot themes including robot loneliness, robot love,…

June 27, 2011, 7:50 AM EDT

Two WPP Shops Win Revlon's Global Creative Account Y&R London, Taxi N.Y. to share the business

Finally, some good news for Young & Rubicam. Revlon has hired the agency’s London office and sister shop Taxi in New York to handle the cosmetics company’s global creative business. The…

June 7, 2011, 12:16 PM EDT

Carl's Jr. Crafts an Ode to Burgers (and Hot Models)

"We believe in putting hot models in our commercials. Because ugly ones don't sell burgers." Brand manifestos/anthems are usually kind of annoying—unless they're comically and stupidly honest, as in this…

April 25, 2011, 3:43 PM EDT

Miss Turkey pitches Carl's Jr. turkey burger

In a bit of inspired stupidity, Carl's Jr. (aka Hardee's in some markets) has hired Miss Turkey to promote its new turkey burgers. Yes, the actual Miss Turkey—Gizem Memiç. In…

March 23, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT