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Vacation in Paris Now or You Will Die Alone and Full of Regrets, Says Expedia Sad but true?

Don't skip your trip to Paris. The love of your life is waiting there, says Expedia. In this new ad from Expedia Mexico (and director Rodrigo Garcia Saiz), the online travel…

June 4, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT

Mexican Newspaper Offers Breaking News via Paper Towel Dispenser Stunt reportedly boosts site visits 37%

Who says print is dead? Maybe it's just on an extended bathroom break. Mexican free newspaper Mas Por Mas recently rigged paper towel dispensers in select corporate, mall and cinema toilets…

May 28, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT

Is This a Pro-Breastfeeding Ad Campaign or Soft-Core Porn? You Decide (SFW) Mexican celebs go topless

Activists and health advocates are rightly upset over this poorly executed campaign to get Mexico City mothers to breastfeed. It shows topless celebrities with a carefully placed banner running right…

May 28, 2014, 11:29 AM EDT

Incredible Tweet-Inspired Illustrated Billboard Gets 60-Second Spot to Match Scribe project keeps on giving

Mexican stationery company Scribe won a Bronze Lion in Cannes for its "Scribe Billboard" campaign, in which artist Cecilia Beaven lived inside a blank billboard like a shoemaker's elf for…

August 23, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT

Dog's Genitals Star in Grey's Weird Floor-Cleaner Ad (NSFW?) An unflattering pose

Here's an ad that's really the dog's bollocks. It's by Grey Mexico for Motor Master floor disinfectant. "What is on your floor is not always on your mind," says the…

July 26, 2013, 10:01 AM EDT

Pringles Ad Accused of Ripping Off 'One Tiny Hand' Tumblr A battle over men's small parts

[Note: The agency says this spot was never approved to run. See update below.] I'm sure advertisers have ripped off individual Tumblrs before, but it's never been quite as obvious…

May 30, 2012, 9:36 AM EDT

Mexican Congressional Candidate Goes Topless on Billboards (SFW) Natalia Juarez attempts a 'different and cheerful' campaign

A congressional candidate in Mexico is spicing up her campaign for office by going topless on billboards with six other female members of the Party of the Democratic Revolution. "Dare…

May 23, 2012, 9:41 AM EDT

Trade Dog Poop for WiFi, Thanks to DDB Campaign for Web client keeps parks a little cleaner

You really shouldn't have to be rewarded for picking up your dog's feces off the ground. It should be the automatic, decent thing to do. But sometimes people need to…

April 25, 2012, 10:26 AM EDT

Mexicans Murdered for Reporting Crimes on Social Media 'Internet snitches' found hanging from a bridge

The mutilated bodies of a man and a woman have been found hanging from a pedestrian bridge in Nuevo Laredo, northern Mexico. They were apparently killed after using social media…

September 16, 2011, 7:06 AM EDT

Mexico’s ‘Twitter Terrorists’ Face 30 Years’ Jail Pair On Trial for Inciting Mass Panic

A man and a woman in Mexico face possible 30-year sentences for terrorism and sabotage, after allegedly putting false reports of child kidnappings on Twitter. The Associated Press reports that the…

September 5, 2011, 7:29 AM EDT