Topic: Nudd

Online retail 'speed sale' is stressful as hell

Here's a peculiar sales tactic—stress out your customers by giving them just seconds to decide on discounted items, or they lose the price forever. DDB Stockholm designed just such a…

March 31, 2011, 11:24 AM EDT

French Tropicana ad is powered by oranges

If you've ever been to a high-school science fair, you probably know that citrus fruit can produce electricity. DDB Paris put that knowledge to clever use recently with an electric…

March 30, 2011, 11:44 AM EDT

Foursquare-enabled ad dishes out dog food

Foursquare has finally made itself useful—to non-humans, anyway. As seen in the video below, a pet-food company in Germany has put up a billboard urging you to check in at…

March 29, 2011, 5:04 PM EDT

MTV ads remind you that sex is no accident

You should always use a condom, unless you've got a really good excuse not to—like you were roller-skating down the street, tripped on the curb, fell into the back of…

March 28, 2011, 4:57 PM EDT

Firefighter in 9/11 law-firm ad wasn't at 9/11

A law firm specializing in 9/11 lawsuits is feeling the heat today after the New York Post revealed that the firefighter in its latest "I was there" ad wasn't, actually,…

March 28, 2011, 1:29 PM EDT

This week's 5 most-read stories on AdFreak

    1. Crispin's 15 best campaigns…

March 25, 2011, 3:17 PM EDT

'Pedobear' Storms Sex Offender's Coupon Ad

Here's a bizarre little story. A Florida computer-repair business called CP Distributor is furious after a coupon-book publisher designed and printed an ad for the company featuring none other than…

March 25, 2011, 1:26 PM EDT

Anti-Insomnia Ads May Give You Nightmares Help Remedies' odd dream recommendations

Pharma boutique Help Remedies is pitching its pain-med-free sleep aid (called "Help I Can't Sleep") with a series of extremely peculiar videos that address the problem of insomnia in a…

March 25, 2011, 8:49 AM EDT

Manhattan Mini Storage insults half of NYC

Manhattan Mini Storage ads are always good for a chuckle. For years now, the NYC storage company has taken pride in its cheeky, often topical billboards and mass-transit ads. (You…

March 24, 2011, 3:39 PM EDT

Miss Turkey pitches Carl's Jr. turkey burger

In a bit of inspired stupidity, Carl's Jr. (aka Hardee's in some markets) has hired Miss Turkey to promote its new turkey burgers. Yes, the actual Miss Turkey—Gizem Memiç. In…

March 23, 2011, 4:52 PM EDT