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Topic: Insurance

Maxwell the Pig Makes Grand, Squealing Return for Geico

Adrenaline junkie hawks mobile app

Yeah, you're all sad this morning because Target left Wieden + Kennedy. But you know, nothing lifts your spirits quite like a pig screaming down a zip line. Yes, Maxwell…

Allstate's 'Don't Text and Drive' PSA Crashes Into Theaters

A fright before your film

Nothing quite spoils the holidays like crashing through the windshield of your car because you were texting behind the wheel. Dummy. This PSA from Allstate from Leo Burnett—made in 2010…

Meeting Yourself Isn't Altogether Pleasant in Australian Insurance Ads

Theme has been done better before

People meet healthier versions of themselves in Clemenger BBDO's campaign for Bupa, an Australian insurance company. Man, I hate when that happens, especially if my healthier self is also better…

Give Thanks for William Shatner's Epic Turkey-Frying Safety PSA

State Farm goes all-in with four-minute video

One of Hollywood's biggest hams, William Shatner, talks turkey in State Farm's primer for Thanksgiving deep-frying safety. Behold nearly four minutes of an unholy trinity—Shatner, frozen turkeys and hot oil.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,"…

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…

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