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After This Ad, You'll Fight the Urge to Sexy-Dance Across the Airport Cadbury livens up another workplace

Cadbury's latest video spot for its Ritz and Lu bars features a dancing passport officer who, from the looks of it, might have been a better fit at the Ministry…

March 20, 2014, 10:04 AM EDT

Coke Drops Unsuspecting Moviegoers Into Sex Scene for Real-Time Ad Clever way of keeping audiences quiet

What's more refreshing: A Coca-Cola, or a Coca-Cola ad poking fun at the brand's consumers? To encourage moviegoers to stay quiet during a film, Saatchi Denmark filmed audience members milling around…

March 14, 2014, 9:02 AM EDT

Is This Obscure European Sock Company the World's Worst Advertiser? Ads have incest, nudity, profanity, euthanasia

There's dark humor, and then there's morbid humor. And then there are these French-made ads for Burlington socks, which likely don't qualify as any sort of humor whatsoever.  The brand's newest…

March 13, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT

Gun Ad Featuring Michelangelo's David Comes Under Fire From the Italian Government Statue can't be used commercially

The Italian government is taking aim at Illinois gun manufacturer ArmaLite, which offended Italy's entire cultural ministry by using Michelangelo's David in an ad for the AR-50A1 rifle. Italy's culture minister,…

March 11, 2014, 9:29 AM EDT

Prank Tests Truck Driver's Skill at Transporting a Raging Monster Stunt sets stage for trucker competition

Prankvertising shifts into high gear for this elaborate X-Files-esque stunt from Crispin Porter + Bogusky promoting Scania's 2014 competition for professional truck and bus drivers. Daniel Olsson, who has five years…

March 5, 2014, 9:50 AM EST

Study Finds Homes on Embarrassing U.K. Roads Are 20% Cheaper Time to house hunt on Crotch Crescent!

If you're looking for a good deal on a home in England, you might want to consider an address on Crotch Crescent, Turkey Cock Lane or Clitterhouse Road. Real estate website…

February 26, 2014, 1:56 PM EST

Agency's Ice-Cold Prank Turns DHL's Rivals Into DHL Advertisers Delivery service denies involvement

Some evil genius of an agency is getting global buzz for delivery service DHL with a endearingly cold prank on the brand's rivals. There's just one problem: DHL didn't have…

February 21, 2014, 12:11 PM EST

Cadbury Brings the Joy Yet Again With James Corden's Lip Sync A 2-minute ad actually worth watching

Cadbury is following up last month's charming "Yes Sir, I Will Boogie in the Office" spot with another winner. U.K. actor James Corden, best known as the creator of hit…

February 21, 2014, 10:45 AM EST

Cadbury Can (and Will) Boogie in This Charming Ad Disco classic makes a comeback

Cadbury and Fallon London, the pair that brought us the Internet's legendary drumming gorilla, are back with a charming spot called "Yes Sir, I WILL Boogie in the Office." As many…

February 13, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

Pancreatic Cancer Ads Blasted for Saying Disease Is Worse Than Other Cancers Charity cites 3% survival rate

Pancreatic Cancer Action has issued a thoughtful, heartfelt defense of its controversial U.K. awareness campaign that shows sufferers saying they wish they had other types of cancer with higher survival…

February 13, 2014, 9:59 AM EST

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