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Join a Conversation Headed for Catastrophe in Honda's Anti-Texting Ad A cautionary tale, told through emoji

On the heels of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's sobering scenario announcing National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Honda and agency RPA bring us the latest campaign in the effort to curb…

April 15, 2014, 12:49 PM EDT

As Singer's Last Wish, 'I Touch Myself' Is Beautifully Reborn in a Breast Cancer PSA Stirring homage to the Divinyls' Chrissy Amphlett

Here's something I never thought I'd say: I just got weepy listening to "I Touch Myself" by the Divinyls.  In an incredibly touching tribute to the group's frontwoman, Chrissy Amphlett, some…

April 15, 2014, 10:23 AM EDT

Cops Aren't There to Check Your Balls for You, Cancer PSA Reminds Guys Nor will a mechanic find lumps on your lugnuts

In every sense, testicular care is a delicate matter. So while it can be a bit weird and uncomfortable to feel yourself up every so often, nonprofit Testicular Cancer Canada…

April 14, 2014, 7:06 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Speeding Drivers Are Invited to Their Own Funerals in Surreal Prank PSA Grim fantasy comes to life

Unless you're Phil Shifley, you probably haven't been to your own funeral. But some Belgians have, as you can see below in a bizarre stunt PSA for a safe-driving awareness…

April 11, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

Devastating Gun-Control Ad Reminds You That Kids and Firearms Don't Mix Grey's follow-up to Lion-winning 'Ed' spot

Grey New York and its client, States United to Prevent Gun Violence, won a silver Lion in Film at Cannes last year for "Ed," their brutal spot about gun violence,…

April 9, 2014, 10:24 AM EDT

U.S.'s Amazing New 'Don't Text and Drive' Ad Will Leave You Shaking Intense PSA reminds you to #justdrive

The most memorable safe-driving PSAs tend to be made overseas—in Britain, Mexico, Australia. But the U.S. adds a powerful new entry to the mix with this brutal spot from The…

April 7, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

Cancer Charity Dares Young Men to Wax Their Balls on Camera Luckily we only see their faces

Most cancer charities want to highlight how easy it is to check yourself for lumps or other danger signs, but Testicular Cancer Canada decided to grab some attention by getting…

April 2, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

These Blatantly Racist and Fat-Shaming Ads Aren't as Evil as They Seem A new spin on stereotypes and wage gaps

Do black people and fat people deserve to earn less money than skinny white people?  Well, no, but the arguments in favor of such a wage gap are somewhat entertaining in…

March 24, 2014, 3:23 PM EDT

Ad of the Day: Afraid of Growing Old? This Beautiful Ad Could Help You Embrace It Sir Christopher Lee narrates British PSA

Getting old isn't the worst thing in the world. In our youth-obsessed culture, that's actually a provocative statement, and it's one that's made in quite moving fashion by ad agency Karmarama…

March 19, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

Candid Seat Belt PSAs Show You How to Use a Wheelchair and Change a Colostomy Bag Gyro assumes you won't buckle up

Here's an unpleasant if novel way to recommend the use of seat belts: Show people detailed instructions on dealing with injuries from not wearing one. Gyro's Dubai office did just that…

March 18, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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