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Topic: Jell-O

Minions Inspire Love and Hatred With Their Marketing Run Amok

They're freaking everywhere

It was all bound to happen because that's how the Internet works: First we prop big sensations up, and then we revel in their downfall. And that's exactly what has…

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Aug. 9-16

Warby Parker goes pretentious, Jell-O gets depressed, and Coca-Cola pushes healthy habits

This May Be the Funniest, Most Depressing Jell-O Ad of All Time

CP+B takes pudding to a dark place

Well this escalated quickly. In Crispin Porter + Bogusky’s new ad for Jell-O pudding, a pleasant moment between a dad and his son abruptly turns into an emotionally traumatizing lecture…

What Do Pizza Pringles and Birthday Cake Oreos Really Taste Like?

Guess the flavor

From Lay’s Chicken and Waffles potato chips to mojito-inspired Crystal Light, packaged-food marketers have become pretty bold about experimenting with flavors. Chalk it up to consumers “constantly looking for something…

Finally, Another Dirty-Minded Ad for a Cleaning Product

CLR jumps on the near-profanity train

Household cleaner CLR not only has a no-nonsense name—it stands for Calcium, Lime and Rust remover—but it has also long leaned on simple how-to commercials that demonstrate the product's cleaning…

Some Notable Naughty Ad Campaigns

Does profanity build your brand?

Jell-O and Kmart are wholesome, buttoned-up brands, right? Not anymore. Hungry for attention in a younger and freer online media scape, these Midwest marketers are taking profane wordplay—already a familiar…

Jell-O's Jigglevision Lets You Send Secret Messages to Friends

Snack lid serves as decoder

Jell-O's new "Jigglevision" social campaign from Crispin Porter + Bogusky is not quite as titillating as it sounds. You write a brief message on the brand's Facebook app using various…

Jell-O Hijacks Twitter's Profane #FML Hashtag, Changes It to Mean 'Fun My Life'

More effing around by CP+B

The ubiquitous Twitter hashtag #FML (there have been 37,000 #FML-tagged tweets in the past seven days alone) is generally understood to be short for an obscene phrase uttered when things…

Jell-O Rubs Pudding in the Wound for 49ers Fans

Free snacks handed out in San Francisco as Super Bowl consolation

Hey, San Francisco, are you ready for some PUDDING?! No, really, are you? Because Kraft's Jell-O Pudding plans to send thousands of free cups of the stuff your way today…

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