Topic: Insurance

State Farm Site Lets You Wreak Havoc on Your Own House Type in your address, unleash the alien

Here's a fun way to waste a few minutes of your day. State Farm's new site, State of Chaos, asks for your street address and then uses Google Street View…

October 4, 2011, 12:33 PM EDT

State Farm Reprises 'Recover' Ad as Hurricane Irene Exits Cleaning up to Natasha Bedingfield

State Farm has been airing this "State of Chaos (Recover)" commercial, which first rolled out in June, quite a bit in the past 24 hours. It's a ghostly little ode…

August 29, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

Swedish Insurer Still Magically Making Everything Better Burglary spot follows burned-out toy store

Do you believe in magic? Forsman & Bodenfors and director Adam Berg play visual tricks once more—with movable sets and deft camerawork instead of CGI—in this Swedish spot for If…

August 18, 2011, 10:58 AM EDT

Does This Farmers Insurance Ad Get Its Physics All Wrong? Eggheads say yes, agency says no

In case you're laboring under the delusion that advertising is rocket science, a pair of physics teachers want to set you straight. The eggheads—Dale Basler and Rhett Allain, writing in…

August 11, 2011, 3:42 PM EDT

Do Not Hand Your Children Off to Robots, New Geico Ad Warns

Geico is back with a few new spots, taking a break from the "hypothetical questions" shtick in favor of strange money-saving situations. King among the new ads is "Robot Daycare,"…

August 3, 2011, 1:24 PM EDT

Thai Life Insurance Ad Will Leave You a Blubbering Wreck

Man, advertising doesn't get much more throat-lump-inducing than this. Oh hell, go ahead and weep uncontrollably at your desk, it's OK. Another tear-jerker in a long line of tear-jerkers for…

July 28, 2011, 11:18 AM EDT

Meet the New Voice of the Aflac Duck Dan McKeague quacks his way to a new gig

It doesn't look like a duck, but it quacks like a duck, and that's all that matters to Aflac. After a monthlong search, the insurance company has chosen 36-year-old Dan…

April 26, 2011, 3:24 PM EDT

Weezer records full-length State Farm jingle

State Farm asked Weezer to record a version of its jingle last year, and since Weezer had already sold its credibility to whoever makes Snuggies back in 2009, they said,…

February 18, 2011, 10:20 AM EST

Allstate study rates drivers by zodiac signs

I'm hell on wheels, but I didn't know it had to do with my zodiac sign until Allstate told me. The insurance company recently released a study that linked car…

February 2, 2011, 12:28 PM EST

The Best Online Advertising Placement Ever?

This could be it—at least until Barnum & Bailey starts advertising on Web pages about coulrophobia. Via BuzzFeed.

January 26, 2011, 12:55 PM EST