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Topic: Holidays

Pitch Made Its Annual Holiday Cookies, Topped With the Key People and Moments of 2016

How many can you get?

O.J. rules the Emmys, Britain leaves the European Union, Beyoncé reinvents the music video, and Ken Bone captivates the country (as do Chewbacca Mom, Ryan Lochte, Melania Trump and Pokemon…

Cards Against Humanity Spent $100k to Dig a Giant, Pointless Hole in Holiday Stunt as Bleak as 2016

And they just filled it back in

In one of the more nihilistic brand stunts ever performed, the card game Cards Against Humanity raised $100,573 on Black Friday and spent the money digging a huge, pointless hole…

Minute Maid Opened a Store for the Holidays Where You Can't Buy Anything at All

And yet there are plenty of gifts

Parents, man. Whatever they do, they traumatize you. That's just something we like to say in hard times. But parenting is obviously a job best characterized by improvisation, one constantly learned…

Zales Jewelers Gets Heat for Putting a Lesbian Couple in Its Holiday Ad

Brand is accused of 'normalizing sin'

A new ad from Zales Jewelers is just what you'd expect of a jewelry brand at the outset of the holiday season—30 seconds of beautiful couples, sparkly rings, heartfelt music…

Wes Anderson's New H&M Christmas Ad, With Adrien Brody, Is Totally Stylish and Delightful

adam&eveDDB cranks up the charm on a train

H&M has had a very strong year in its advertising, and it's putting a festive bow on 2016 with this lovely short film for Christmas, directed by Wes Anderson (with…

A Forlorn Wooden Doll Finds Love at Her Local McDonald's in Brand's Holiday Ad

Something you won't find in a Happy Meal

Ah, the holidays! A time for sharing, love and ... McDonald's?  In "Juliette the Doll," a charming little ad by Leo Burnett London, a toyshop owner pulls a vintage doll, Juliette, out…

Samsung Wishes You a Happy Virtual Holiday With Gear VR Ads and Experiences

Passing on the 'feels'

Finally, here's a holiday ad where people aren't pretending to like the gifts they're given! There's just one catch: We really can't tell what's getting them all so wound up. Samsung…

Stay Comfy, Even When You're Not, With Cotton Inc.'s Holiday Line of Clothes

Soft duds for those hard seasonal problems

The holidays are bound to lead to some awkward moments, like perhaps when Mom has a bit too much to drink. But if you're wearing comfortable clothing, they might just…

A Bit Too Much Family at the Holidays? HotelTonight Has a Wicked Solution for That

'Visit, don't stay,' say funny new ads

Not to be uncaring or anything, but family time should have its limits. Contrary to popular belief—and lots of heart-tugging holiday advertising flooding the market lately—there really is such a…

Apple Enlists Frankenstein in This Strange, Sweet Appeal for Acceptance This Holiday

Not just about friends and family

A lot of Christmas ads suggest that spending time with friends and family should be the ultimate goal of the holidays. But what about those people who don't have much…

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