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Can you trust a giant cat to save your life?

This weird Dutch PSA, urging people not to put their animals to sleep just because they can't afford health treatments, has a creepy and effective role-reversal thing going on. But…

October 21, 2008, 9:39 AM EDT

The workplace is no safer down in Australia

Obviously inspired by last year's disturbing workplace-safety ads from Canada, Australia's WorkSafe Victoria has begun airing its own graphic depictions of on-the-job gore. There's a predictably horrific nailgun incident,…

October 7, 2008, 9:32 AM EDT

Try some more creepy-ass McDonald's ads

Blog of Hilarity would like to make the point that McDonald's has been a staple of American culture for a long time, but its advertising has been a bubbling…

October 6, 2008, 7:49 AM EDT

New Xbox commercials will blow your mind

Man, the fish-eyed smile on the woman in this Xbox 360 commercial really made me uncomfortable. But then the camera panned around to show the giant hole in the back…

October 2, 2008, 7:52 AM EDT

The giant fly wants you to buy some stuff

This intense and cinematic two-minute commercial from Spanish agency Road and Brazilian director Cisma is called "The Fly and the Eye." It fuses ideas from '50s sci-fi films, with Luis…

October 1, 2008, 7:54 AM EDT

Abandoning animals messes with your head

These creepy ads from Portugal warn of the dangers of mistreating animals. (See larger versions here.) "When you abandon a dog, you never leave it behind," says the ad on…

September 29, 2008, 8:57 AM EDT

Southwest attacks creepy, two-faced rivals

Air travel was already difficult, but it's only getting worse. This odd Southwest Airlines commercial suggests that rival carriers are now hiring creepy Jekyll-and-Hyde freak-show monsters who are literally two-faced—offering…

September 19, 2008, 10:22 AM EDT

Pioneer back with more anatomical oddities

TBWA\Chiat\Day continues its anatomically disturbing campaign for Pioneer's Kuro TVs with various human/nonhuman hybrids. See the TV and print work here. In addition to the butterfly woman above, there's a…

September 5, 2008, 8:57 AM EDT

Listen to your slug-like friend: drink juice

Australian juice company Spring Valley's latest campaign from George Patterson Y&R takes an educational turn, as they aim to help people recapture their "Sensibles." The full history of Sensibles is…

September 2, 2008, 9:11 AM EDT

It's either McDonald's fries or certain death

The characters in DDB Stockholm's McDonald's commercials tend to find themselves in rough spots. When they're not suffering from wrenching nightmares, they're having to choose between McDonald's french fries and…

August 29, 2008, 9:00 AM EDT