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Topic: Jell-O

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

August 16, 2013, 12:32 PM EDT

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…

August 14, 2013, 8:21 AM EDT

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…

August 4, 2013, 10:48 PM EDT

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…

June 25, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT

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…

June 16, 2013, 10:07 PM EDT

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…

June 11, 2013, 9:38 AM EDT

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…

May 23, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT

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…

February 5, 2013, 8:37 AM EST

Jell-O Searching Online for the World's Fastest Pudding Eater Five professionals compete in CP+B contest

Even when it doesn't involve cockroaches and death, competitive eating is sort of gross. That may explain why food marketers are sometimes reluctant to get involved with it (Nathan's hot…

October 10, 2012, 4:11 PM EDT

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