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Colorado PSAs Advise Stoners to Act Stupid Everywhere but Behind the Wheel Don't take the high road

Colorado is proud to be the first state to legalize recreational marijuana use. Ad creatives in Colorado are happy to have an opportunity to make stoner references. Three new PSAs for…

March 17, 2014, 1:27 PM EDT

Trailer for a Horror Movie Called Schizo Suddenly Becomes Something Else Entirely Deft way to address stereotypes

Here's a clever ad that starts off as a preview for a horror movie called Schizo and ends with Glenn Close talking about BringChange2Mind, the organization she founded. Watch the video…

March 7, 2014, 2:39 PM EST

A Woman's Day, Seen Through Glass, Ends Brutally in This Shocking Video New perspective on an old problem

Google Glass videos are notable for their seamless first-person perspective, which puts you not only in someone else's shoes but in their eyes. You see what they see. No wonder,…

March 7, 2014, 11:42 AM EST

Three Years Later, We Finally Have a Brutally Powerful Ad About the Crisis in Syria A girl's life destroyed in one second a day

For PSA campaigns aimed at getting people to help the children of Syria, job one is making the crisis feel immediate rather than remote. Last month's hidden-camera stunt in Norway, in…

March 5, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Charity Airs Shock Ad With Real Footage of a Woman Giving Birth Called a first for British TV

In what's being called a first for British television, charity organization Save the Children will air a PSA beginning Tuesday night that includes actual footage of a woman giving birth—and…

February 25, 2014, 11:28 AM EST

PSA Tells the Popular Kids in High School: 'It Doesn't Get Better' Latest from Jason Headley

Hey, it's filmmaker Jason Headley! You might remember him from such short films as "It's Not About the Nail," and now he's lampooning the "It Gets Better" project with this…

February 24, 2014, 1:56 PM EST

'Dumb Ways to Die' Returns With Adorably Gruesome Ad for Valentine's Day Be still my beating heart

Fifteen months and 71 million YouTube views after its storied premiere, McCann Melbourne's "Dumb Ways to Die" train-safety campaign is back with this cute, grotesque little spot for Valentine's Day.…

February 13, 2014, 8:04 AM EST

The Year's Bleakest Super Bowl Ad Ran in Utah, and Is Tough to Watch Wear your seat belt

Every region had its own odd selection of local ads during last night's Super Bowl, but Utah surely takes the prize for most uncomfortable viewing-party moment. In an eerily quiet and…

February 3, 2014, 11:54 AM EST

Stay in School or Unbelievably Bad Things Will Happen to You, Says Horrifying PSA Shocking ad from Australia

Well, this is something—a (probably fake) PSA from Australia that tries to scare its audience into staying in school by warning them of some pretty intense consequences should they play…

January 30, 2014, 10:57 AM EST

Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover at Gold's Gym in Amusing Charity Video He's getting used to disguises

Given the rough few years he's had lately, it's not surprising Arnold Schwarzenegger might want to be someone else for a while. He's making a habit of it, anyway. The Governator,…

January 22, 2014, 2:50 PM EST