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Maxwell the Pig Is Pulled Over by Police in Latest Geico Ad Put your hooves where I can see them

Maxwell the Geico spokespig gets rolled by the 5-0 in this ad by The Martin Agency for the company's new digital insurance ID cards. Call me paranoid, but I would…

February 20, 2013, 1:15 PM EST

Geico's Gecko Writes a Book About the Human Condition Martin Agency helps lizard organize his thoughts

He's renowned for his 30-second bites of wisdom. Now, Geico's gecko is getting ready to expand upon his reptilian thoughts about the human condition in a new book, You're Only…

February 8, 2013, 10:22 AM EST

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Dec. 28 - Jan. 4 Nike disses the NHL, Fiat raps about motherhood and Pixar goes back to college

This week, cigarettes get tumorous and even more disgusting in a new PSA, Cookie Monster quickly breaks his New Year's resolution and Apple's timing is off in its promotion of…

January 4, 2013, 10:07 AM EST

The Martin Agency Celebrates 'Lincoln' Extras in Civil War Style Portraits Vintage hairstyles, modern dress

Richmond, Va., was a funny place to be when Steven Spielberg was in town shooting Lincoln. Extras from the movie could be seen walking around town in their regular modern-day…

November 19, 2012, 2:06 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Comcast Setting up Xfinity service is a lot easier than body-waxing Sasquatch

Cable companies aren't known for making things easy. I must have 18 different user names and passwords for various Time Warner Cable sites. But now, Comcast is out with some…

September 14, 2012, 2:55 PM EDT

Mentos Are Great for Covering Up Your Naughty Bits Martin ads mirror target magazines' content

After the fake Mentos commercial we enjoyed yesterday, it's time for the real thing—a new print campaign by The Martin Agency for Mentos Pure Fresh gum. Four new ads have…

August 28, 2012, 4:18 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Geico Eddie Money falls short of paradise, but The Martin Agency's 'Happier Than' spots generally do the trick

The lyrics to Eddie Money's 1977 song "Two Tickets to Paradise" sound a lot like a promo for a Club Med sweepstakes. But it's car-insurance brand Geico that dug up…

August 28, 2012, 2:36 PM EDT

One Twitter User Could Win a Million Followers As long as you promise not to 'exploit' them

Who needs $1 million when you could have a million Twitter followers? OK, you're right, most people would choose the money, but two Martin Agency creatives have come up with…

June 26, 2012, 2:40 PM EDT

Martin Agency Staffer Gets Marriage Proposal via Banner Ads Lovely, but did she click on them?

If you're a nerdy advertising person, there are loads of romantic ways to ask your girlfriend to marry you. You can send her an infographic. You can crowdsource the proposal…

May 11, 2012, 8:31 AM EDT

Geico Beats Rival Insurance Companies in a Taste Test Take a sip and see

Geico follows the trend of real brands spoofing familiar ad styles in this series of auto-insurance "taste tests" via The Martin Agency. Consumers sip from cups of Geico (yum!) and…

March 26, 2012, 8:36 AM EDT