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Geico's ad campaign has an evil British twin

Ads for British car-insurance site, by Beattie McGuinness Bungay, are like alternate-universe versions of Geico's spots with Kash, the googly-eyed wad of banknotes. Folks don't see the…

March 1, 2010, 7:37 AM EST

Geico ads answer questions with questions

Does Geico try a new direction in four new spots from The Martin Agency breaking Monday? Oh yes, indeed. Check them out above. The spots begin with a guy asking…

December 23, 2009, 6:54 AM EST

Disney frog getting leg up from Geico gecko

The Martin Agency has cobbled together a cute Geico tie in with Disney's new movie The Princess and the Frog. In the spot, the frog prince Skypes the gecko to…

November 11, 2009, 10:17 AM EST

Geico's gecko is still seeking YouTube glory

Geico's gecko breaks out the moves next to Judson Laipply in this remix of Laipply's incomprehensibly popular "Evolution of Dance" video (famous for being YouTube's most-watched clip ever, with 127…

September 28, 2009, 3:51 PM EDT

Talking branches and fenders shill for Geico

Geico touts its 24-hour claims service, H.R. Pufnstuf-style, in these new spots from The Martin Agency, which feature tree limbs and fenders that wisecrack after cracking a windshield and the…

June 19, 2009, 7:56 AM EDT

Google shows you how to sell that pet stick

When I saw the little pair of googly eyes attached to the stick, I thought Google was trying to get into the car insurance business. But it turns out…

June 15, 2009, 8:46 AM EDT

Geico's Kash pops up everywhere uninvited

Burger King is all proud about the creepiness of its commercials, but I think Geico's Kash spots are equally unsettling. In a new round of ads from The Martin Agency,…

June 1, 2009, 10:11 AM EDT

Real brands target vampires for 'True Blood'

True Blood, the HBO vampire series that kicks off its second season next month, has embarked on a marketing blitz. And while its ill-fated Bloodcopy adver-blog deal with Gawker…

May 28, 2009, 6:15 AM EDT

Geico cavemen feeling the catharsis of rock

In a sure sign that civilized man has begun to devolve back to the hirsute, rock 'n' roll party animals from whence we sprang (that's some lede!), Geico's cavemen rock…

May 15, 2009, 2:16 PM EDT

Geico's Kash joins Twitter, says very little

In a move that ranks among the gravest misuses of social media of all time, Kash, the unspeaking, inanimate, googly-eyed wad of bank notes who stumps for Geico, has…

February 17, 2009, 7:26 AM EST