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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

Romanian car-insurance spot is auto erotica

Hot chicks in lingerie bounce around on big blue balls to a syncopated beat and crash into each other. A hot-chick cop, also in lingerie, shows up with nightstick and…

January 19, 2011, 9:02 AM EST

State Farm ad: racist, or just run of the mill?

The latest ad in State Farm's "Magic Jingle" campaign (via ad agency Translation) is generating some debate over its portrayal of a black couple‚ÄĒspecifically, the nagging, obnoxious girlfriend. While few…

December 21, 2010, 10:13 AM EST

R. Lee Ermey shines in Geico's 'Sarge' spot

This Geico spot has been out for a while, but it bears mentioning, as it stars R. Lee Ermey as a drill sergeant turned therapist (whose incompetence in his new…

October 21, 2010, 1:26 PM EDT

Medieval mob? Mercury Insurance covers it

Here's a new one. Mercury Insurance Group claims to cover "medieval mob damage." Now, that's a unique selling proposition! It's inspired by a true story, but the Renaissance Fair scenario…

October 15, 2010, 12:05 PM EDT