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Topic: Insurance

Ad of the Day: Lunatic Daredevil's Stunts Go Hilariously Wrong in This Fun Insurance Ad

Meet Captain Risky

Let's kick it and rip it. Woo!" Say hello to Captain Risky, the freakishly foolhardy daredevil who stars in 303Lowe's superbly silly campaign for Australian insurance company Budget Direct. And, oh my,…

Super Bowl Ad Tracker: Everything You Need to Know About 2015's Big Game

An up-to-date roster of the brands, spots and celebs to watch for

Welcome to Adweek's 2015 Super Bowl Ad Tracker, a frequently updated roster of the brands and agencies taking part in the year's biggest advertising event. Leading up to the Big Game…

Ad of the Day: It's Hump Day All Over Again in Geico's New Commercial

Classic spot has unforeseen repercussions

Spoofing your own ads. It's what you do. The Martin Agency's work for Geico has often been hilariously self-aware. The whole "So easy, a caveman can do it" thing was advertising…

State Farm Shows You How to Fit 60 Seconds of Story Into a 30-Second Spot

DDB's charming 'Never' ad

Creatives often wish their :30s could be :60s. Here, oddly enough, it's the opposite. DDB Chicago covers a lot of ground in its 30-second "Never" spot for State Farm, as we…

Getting Insurance Shouldn't Be Like Dealing With a Hideous Pig-Faced Bathtub Monster

So says Beacon Street ad

This lunatic British ad admits dealing with life insurance can be "a bit of a nightmare." How much of a nightmare? It feels like having your nice bubble bath interrupted…

Who Do You Live For? MetLife Asked People on the Street, and the Results Are Quite Sweet

CP+B puts positive spin on a grim, dry topic

MetLife asks people on the street who they live for in this campaign designed to give life insurance a human dimension. The answers are pretty much what you'd expect. People live…

Ad of the Day: See Which Classic SNL Characters Are Now Working for State Farm

DDB work breaks on VMAs

The State Farm-meister wants to pump … you up! The insurer has found some amusing brand endorsers deep in the Saturday Night Live vaults, as '90s characters Hans & Franz (Kevin…

Study: Display Ads Trump TV at Brand Awareness for Insurers

Nine times greater, per RocketFuel

Update: The original version of this story wrongly suggested that display ads were nine times more likely to lead to coversions compared to TV. Insurance companies may want to consider advertising…

Thai Life Insurance, Master of the Tearjerker Ad, Sets Its Latest Love Story to Music

Salute to the healing power of song

Life in Thailand is pretty meaningful, judging by the heartrending commercials the country produces. Companies like TrueMove and Thai Life Insurance have been rolling out masterful long-form spots about the…

Self-Driving Car Wreaks Havoc, but Not for the Reasons You Think, in Hilarious Dutch Ad

Boon for an insurance company

Some aspects of the techno-utopian fantasy are especially worth skewering, and Dutch insurer Centraal Beheer does a pretty nice number on one of them: the self-driving car. The brand has a…

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