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Topic: Grey

Powerful 'Lockdown' PSA Marks a Grim Statistic: Nearly 100 School Shootings Since Newtown The new reality in American classrooms

Classroom lockdown drills—at my first grader's school and every other school in America—have become the norm since the tragedy at Newtown, two years ago this Sunday. The powerfully sad PSA…

December 9, 2014, 3:24 PM EST

Baby Animal Choir Sings Yaz's 'Only You' in This Ridiculously Cute Christmas Ad McVitie's expanded menagerie

McVitie's Victoria, the British biscuits brand, has been using puppies, kittens, tarsiers and owls in ads over the past year. Now, Grey London expands the baby-animal menagerie dramatically for McVitie's…

December 4, 2014, 7:49 AM EST

Scrawny Arms Rob Lowe Is DirecTV's Freakiest Rob Lowe Yet Good luck with that jar of mayo

While shy-bladder sufferers debate the offensiveness of Painfully Awkward Rob Lowe, DirecTV is plowing ahead with all sorts of other less-than-ideal Rob Lowes—you know, the ones with cable and not…

November 24, 2014, 2:36 PM EST

Remarkable Ads Protest the Absurdity of the Open-Carry Gun Policy at Kroger Skateboards no, firearms yes

Agencies have taken many approaches to creating memorable gun-control ads. Grey Toronto's latest work for Moms Demand Action, opposing an open-carry gun policy in Kroger supermarkets, is thought-provoking—and notably restrained…

November 5, 2014, 11:56 AM EST

Volvo Really Takes the Plunge in Powerful Ad That Leaves the Car on Shore Grey London's 'The Swell'

In its first global campaign for Volvo, Grey London strives for a "quietly epic" tone to position the Swedish nameplate more firmly in the premium auto space. Director Marcus Söderlund,…

September 29, 2014, 1:02 PM EDT

Rob Lowe Is Ugly, Creepy and Hilarious as a Cable Customer in DirecTV Ads 'Don't be like this me,' he implores

DirecTV has gotten lots of actors to poke some fun at themselves over the years—notably Charlie Sheen in the Platoon spot. Now, it's Rob Lowe's turn to look hilariously foolish. A…

September 23, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

Gillette Razors Are Great for Shaving. Or, You Know, Playing the Piano Son Lux shows you how in weird, cool stunt

Embracing music has become a popular strategy for making potentially dull brands seem cool, and Gillette is leaning hard into the approach with a new spot that turns its razors…

September 4, 2014, 11:09 AM EDT

Breathe Right Gallops to the Belmont Stakes, Betting on a Horse Wearing a Nasal Strip New ad and product giveaway

On Saturday, California Chrome will try to become the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown when he races in the Belmont Stakes. But to Breathe Right, his success isn't…

June 6, 2014, 2:12 PM EDT

How'd They Do That? Remarkable British Ad Goes in Utero to 'Film' an Unborn Baby Grey's womb with a view

If you happened to catch this PSA on television in Britain this month, you might be left wondering if it is—could it somehow possibly be?—real footage. And that's the point. The…

May 15, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT

Coke's Recyling-Themed Arcade Game Accepts Empty Bottles Instead of Money Grey makes it fun to be eco-friendly

Would more people recycle if the process were actually fun? Coca-Cola and agency Grey Dhaka tried to answer that question by placing six "Happiness Arcade" machines around Dhaka, Bangladesh. But these…

April 30, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT

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