Topic: Freaky

Pablo the Drug Mule Dog has cocaine blues

While "This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs" mostly just caused stoners to laugh, the best anti-drug PSAs can really harsh your buzz. Think of the 2002…

December 9, 2008, 10:26 AM EST

4 out of 5 headless women prefer Treximet

Now and then, the warm and fuzzy world of morning TV gets interrupted by a vision from hell. That's the case with this ad for migraine medication Treximet, now…

November 26, 2008, 11:35 AM EST

Don't let the giant maggots eat your corpse

Los Angeles shop beans2beans created a handful of unsettlingly effective Spanish-language spots for Donate Life California. See all of the ads here. All of them feature outsized maggots, cousins perhaps…

November 14, 2008, 8:15 AM EST

'Dirty Jobs' really rubbing off on Mike Rowe

Sometimes I wonder if I could be doing more with my life professionally. All my performance reviews say no, as have numerous recruiters. Still, it's just human nature to…

November 12, 2008, 8:32 AM EST

Canadian ALS spot sets a new bar for grim

This is one emotionally jarring PSA by Lowe Roche for the ALS Society of Canada. The family images and children's song "Head and Shoulders" start out fast-paced and joyous, then…

November 11, 2008, 8:12 AM EST

Isaac gives hope to all HIV-positive wizards

We've all faced that moment of doubt when we wonder, "Will I ever move past my former life as an incarcerated, HIV-positive, spell-casting tranny?" Well, doubt no longer! The…

October 31, 2008, 7:52 AM EDT

Humanoid goats are actually fabulous chefs

Wow, kitchen ventilator company Faber must be doing pretty well, since they can apparently afford Baphomet's hot wife as a spokesmodel. She commands a steep fee, as I understand…

October 30, 2008, 11:56 AM EDT

Giant pale worms are not a kid's best friend

This print campaign by TBWA\PHS in Finland is intended to make you wonder if you're actually feeding your dog—or the worms inside him. "Who do you take care of?" ask…

October 27, 2008, 4:38 PM EDT

A Tribute in Song to David Ogilvy Goes Awry What was Bold Ogilvy Athens thinking?

It's hard to tell if the staff of Bold Ogilvy Athens are serious with this musical tribute to their legendary namesake founder. Either way, it's sort of horrifying. It's a…

October 23, 2008, 2:30 PM EDT

Australian film rethinks dinner and a movie

The Australian movie Dying Breed (tagline: "Every body has different tastes") has some compellingly gnarly advertising. If you think this image from the poster is messed up, check out…

October 23, 2008, 11:39 AM EDT