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Stride Gum Challenges You to Sit Mindlessly at Your Computer for Hours

Advertising as punishment continues with this cute-looking but utterly malevolent banner ad for Stride gum from JWT in New York. It's part of the agency's "Be Ridiculously Long Lasting" campaign,…

July 14, 2011, 12:53 PM EDT

Man-Boobs and Marionettes: Just Another Insane Candy Ad

(Video possibly NSFW.) Here's an example of candy oddvertising at its most weird and randomly disturbing—a Italian spot by Milan agency Selection SRL for Vivident gum featuring a couple of…

July 12, 2011, 11:23 AM EDT

Stride Challenges You to Break Records for Long-Lasting Activities

Most of us can find perfectly enjoyable ways to waste our time without brand intervention. For those dullards who can't, JWT and Stride gum—of "Ridiculously long lasting" fame—picked June 21,…

June 22, 2011, 8:19 AM EDT

You Will Die, but the Stride Gum You're Chewing Will Live On

This JWT spot uses gross-out humor to illustrate that Stride gum is ridiculously long lasting, even if those who chew it aren't. A woman brings home an urn containing her…

May 24, 2011, 12:36 PM EDT

Mentos Gum's Dial-In Number Gives You Plenty of Options

This is sort of funny. Mentos is launching a new gum called UP2U, which includes two flavors in the same pack, giving you the choice of which to chew. To…

May 19, 2011, 1:49 PM EDT

Sarah Silverman develops taste for unicorn

The Serenading Unicorn is a two-timing bastard! Or is he? Sarah Silverman has been known to overreact in the past, and that suggestive text on her furry boyfriend's phone could've…

April 7, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT

Leonardo DiCaprio hasn't aged since '88 ad

It's hard to believe Leonardo DiCaprio was only 14 years old when he made this Bubble Yum ad in 1988, because it seems like he's only aged about three years…

March 10, 2011, 9:02 AM EST

Wrigley's 'Serenading Unicorn' covers Devo

As if the bizarre dude-ranch-themed music video for Devo's "Whip It" weren't absurd enough to begin with, agency EVB covers the classic in the latest edition of its "Serenading Unicorn"…

March 2, 2011, 1:03 PM EST

Vigorsol chewers play games with walruses

In this new spot, Vigorsol chewing gum and Bartle Bogle Hegarty present a chillin' giant walrus that looks kind of like somebody's worse-for-wear, woefully wrinkled grandpa. The beast even…

July 14, 2010, 10:51 AM EDT

Try Freedent gum, and put away that puppet

"Don't be afraid to open your mouth" is the tagline in these Freedent ads from French agency CLM BBDO, which present puppets similar to the ones from Mullen's Zappos…

June 14, 2010, 1:46 PM EDT