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Topic: Halloween

This Is Hands Down the Most Messed-Up Halloween Ad You'll See This Year

Vytautas returns with a vengeance

You remember Vytautas Mineral Water. The Lithuanian water brand was the subject of the single craziest commercial of 2012—a spec ad from director Tadas Vidmantas that the client ended up…

Trulia Terrifies Home Buyers With a Haunted Open House for Halloween

Plus, an infographic on what really scares people about real estate

Real-estate companies love haunted-house pranks. We saw it earlier this year with this gotcha video from Denmark. And now, digital realtor Trulia is embracing scare tactics with its own hidden-camera…

Whoa, Walmart.com. Why Do You Have a Section Called 'Fat Girl Costumes'?

Not a good look for the retailer

Either someone at Walmart has made a terrible mistake, or else the retailer's SEO trolling is top notch.  Jezebel points out this morning that Walmart's collection of Halloween costumes includes a…

Infographic: How to Tell Client Tricks From Treats This Halloween

Mistress breaks it down

Every day is a bit spooky when you're dealing with clients. But this Halloween, ad agency Mistress has made a little chart you might find useful—how to tell whether your…

Subway Wants Women to Eat Right So They'll Be Sexier in Their Sexy Halloween Costumes

Update: The ad's been pulled

Ladies, bikini season may be over, but Subway wants to remind you that sexy Halloween costume season is still nigh. In a somewhat awkward spot built around the idea of modeling…

Teens in Horror Movie Make the Stupidest Decisions in Amusing Geico Ad

'It's what you do,' says new campaign

Geico introduces its latest advertising theme, "It's what you do," in this amusing horror-movie sendup from The Martin Agency that breaks just in time for Halloween. Much like the insurer's "Did…

Friends or Food? Skittles' Giant Spider Ad Plays Out in Two Different Ways

Halloween spot's extended version has a few twists

Skittles gives arachnophobes even more ammunition for their fears with a new ad featuring a giant, talking spider and his run-in with Halloween trick-or-treaters. The story actually comes in two versions:…

The Top 20 Halloween Videos From Brands on Vine and Instagram

Tide kills it, but an automaker crosses the line first

It's the first big Halloween for Vine and Instagram videos. And while Tide and Oreo have been doing some scary-fun seasonal stuff on the platforms, they're hardly the only brands…

Watch the Worst Halloween Commercial Ever

Don't buy your kids a mask from Silver Shamrock

The first Halloween movie is a classic. Halloween III: Season of the Witch, was not good. For one thing, it had nothing to do with the rest of the series.…

AT&T's Kids Do Their Own Halloween Ad, and No One Throws Up

Candy's milder effects

So far, the Halloween ad of the year has to be Publicis Kaplan Thaler's puke-fest for Crest and Oral-B, with the kids who get hilariously punked by healthy candy. But…

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