Topic: Freaky

New Skittles spot has tender, chewy middle

Skittles rebounds from the misstep of the tailor-shop spot with this new ad by TBWA\Chiat\Day New York for Crazy Cores Skittles. The candy has differently flavored insides and outsides, which…

March 18, 2009, 11:09 AM EDT

It's a Hog-Eat-Hog World in Latest Boost Spot

Boost Mobile is covering all the distasteful bases with its "Unwrong'd" campaign from 180LA. Following the earlier ads with the unhygienic coroner and the hirsute woman cyclist, we have this…

March 4, 2009, 8:51 AM EST

Colorado unleashes packs of smoky beasts

Cactus's work for Colorado's State Tobacco Education & Prevention Partnership (STEPP) filters (ha!) your standard scary warnings about second-hand smoke through a Hitchcock/X-Files/CGI fantasy lens, producing PSAs with considerable visual…

February 27, 2009, 8:35 AM EST

British PSAs getting even tougher to watch

They don't really skimp on the shock tactics in British public-service messages. These two commercials, quite uncomfortable to watch, are part of the ACT F.A.S.T. campaign, a new U.K. effort…

February 25, 2009, 12:45 PM EST

Total wankers ruin pot smoker's brain party

It's bad enough that drug users have dirty, clingy sloth creatures permanently attached to their legs. But they also have to deal with the chaotic circus going on inside their…

February 18, 2009, 1:55 PM EST

Your filthy, furry drug habit will not go away

Pugsley of Rabbit directed this entertaining and memorable "Above the Influence" spot from McKinney for the Partnership for a Drug Free America. A stoner dude's "problem" takes the form of…

February 18, 2009, 7:39 AM EST

Slithery little man angry you had unsafe sex

The slippery, shrimpy, inconsiderate imp in this safe-sex PSA from the Israel AIDS Task Force is meant to personify the doubt you won't be able to shake after having unprotected…

February 12, 2009, 4:25 PM EST

Gods and monsters tend to pick H&R Block

H&R Block is flooding the zone with commercials this tax season. Its Super Bowl spot from Campbell Mithun starring the Grim Reaper is just one of a raft of new…

February 11, 2009, 8:54 AM EST

Cutwater's Ray Ban virals get more random

Cutwater had that big hit in 2007 with the "Guy catches glasses with face" video (below), which has gotten about 4 million views on YouTube. Now, the agency is back…

January 28, 2009, 11:52 AM EST

Coke living in blissed-out alternate universe

This new Coca-Cola spot by Wieden + Kennedy makes me cringe, but in a good way, like a horror movie. In fact, it's fairly subversive. A guy and gal in…

January 26, 2009, 11:36 AM EST