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Topic: Insurance

Ad of the Day: Progressive's Baby Man Is About to Spit Up in Your Facebook Feed

New character is designed for site's Premium Video Ads

Look out, Flo. There's a new babe in town. Actually, make that baby. Progressive Insurance is changing things up with a new campaign from Arnold featuring a wise-cracking man-child character and…

Ad of the Day: M&M's, Geico Combine for a Delicious Ad Mashup

Ms. Brown, the gecko and a surprise guest

Geico and M&M's, the peanut butter and chocolate of comic advertising, have teamed up for this tasty peanut-butter cup of a commercial, in which Ms. Brown seeks to get insurance—much…

How Nationwide, and Then the Nation, Fell in Love With the World's Biggest Baby

Child's play from McKinney

IDEA: Attack of the 50-foot baby! Sorry, false alarm: It's a Nationwide Insurance commercial. Ad agency McKinney came up with the eye-catching spot, one of Nationwide's cutest and most popular to…

Ad of the Day: Geico's Camel Is Back, and Obsessed With a Different Day

Martin's fun new cinema spot

Geico's advertising from The Martin Agency is consistently funny, but the company rarely has a giant viral hit. That changed this summer, though—and the big winner wasn't a gecko, a…

Ad of the Day: Troubled Folks Look on the Bright Side in Geico's Loony New Spots

Martin's glass is half full

I just want to point out that these (largely excellent) new ads from Geico point up something that many critics have observed about advertising and media in general: The suburban…

Ad of the Day: Aaron Rodgers Is Hounded by 'Da Bears' Fans for State Farm

It's brats vs. cheese with Robert Smigel and George Wendt

DDB Chicago's latest Aaron Rodgers ad for State Farm begs a timely question: Are Cheeseheads more hard-core football fans than Brateaters? Both camps appear in the ad, which takes place on…

Ad of the Day: Geico

You know the 'Fifteen minutes' line by heart, but did you also know…

Must be nice to have pummeled your audience with enough advertising that they think of your pitch as literally common knowledge. That's the enviable position Geico finds itself in, as it…

How Brands Use the Ritual of Shaving to Sell Everything

From condensed milk to life insurance

If you're a postpubescent North American male and reading these words right now, there’s a good chance that you shaved your whiskers off this morning. Chances are, too, that you’ve heard…

Progessive's Flo Meets First Celebrity

Michael Buffer helps sell bundled insurance

Flo broke Michael Buffer's spleen. At least, that's the punch line in Progressive Insurance's newest—and 89th—TV commercial featuring its characteristically peppy spokeswoman, Flo. Launched Monday, the ad is also the first…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 18-25

Nike counts on Kobe, Barclays counts your pennies, and you can count on the Guinness clock

This week, Starbucks shows some love for the most hated day of the week, Dean Winters brings more mayhem for Allstate, and Internet Explorer—like many of us—is nostalgic for the…

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