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Topic: Skittles

Ad of the Day: Life Isn't Easy for a Man Made of Skittles in Candy Brand's Mockumentary Struck by a rainbow

The best Skittles advertising has always been about anatomical oddities. The examples are endless: the sheepboys, the guy with the living beard, the man whose touch turns everything to Skittles,…

December 11, 2014, 9:08 AM EST

The Top 10 Halloween Candy Brands on Twitter You might say 'gimme a break' when you see No. 1

The time is upon us for trick-or-treating, as Halloween looms tomorrow. So Crimson Hexagon mined Twitter for all mentions of candies this month on the social platform. And a quick note…

October 30, 2014, 4:31 PM EDT

Friends or Food? Skittles' Giant Spider Ad Plays Out in Two Different Ways Halloween spot's extended version has a few twists

Skittles gives arachnophobes even more ammunition for their fears with a new ad featuring a giant, talking spider and his run-in with Halloween trick-or-treaters. The story actually comes in two versions:…

September 25, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

Why This BBDO Creative Director Is Lying on the Ground and Licking a Screen for You Carlos Moreno salutes his own work

You can be proud of your ads. But reenacting them in real life? That can get awkward. Carlos Moreno, though, takes one for the team in the video below—a promo for…

September 16, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

Marshawn Lynch, Real-Life Skittles Superfan, Even Works Out With the Candies They make game day 'awesomer'

It's no secret that Marshawn Lynch loves Skittles. And now, the brand's real-life No. 1 fan is helping to kick off its official NFL sponsorship by showing how he (probably…

September 2, 2014, 11:59 AM EDT

DDB Adds Another Mars Brand Royal Canin arrives sans pitch

Gum, candy and now pet food. DDB, which became a Mars roster shop in 2008 when the company acquired Wrigley and three years later added candy brands like Skittles and Starburst,…

July 24, 2014, 3:18 PM EDT

How 'Honest Trailers' Picks (and Profits From) the Movies It Skewers Parody series is a hit with fans and advertisers alike

Whether it's pointing out the litany of forgettable characters on Game of Thrones or how Queen Elsa of Frozen is really a manic-depressive with god-like powers, Honest Trailers consistently entertains the…

July 23, 2014, 7:21 PM EDT

Want 1 Million Skittles Delivered to Your House? Of Course You Do One catch: You have to be Canadian

Canadians, you better be in a video-sharing frenzy today, because it's your last chance to be crowned a new Skittles Millionaire. The end of the day will mark the end…

December 3, 2013, 9:44 AM EST

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week Lots of comedy, lots of fear, and lots and lots of animals

Plenty of prankvertising stunts have cruelly ambushed people over the past year. But LG's latest spot takes the genre's sadism to a new level—if it's real and not staged.

September 6, 2013, 9:03 AM EDT

Up-and-Coming Actress Frenches the Rainbow in Latest Weird Skittles Ad Laura Spencer fans rejoice

Skittles continues to walk the line between cute and creepy. How successfully it does so is, of course, a matter of personal taste. This new spot from DDB Chicago, "Skittles…

September 4, 2013, 8:03 AM EDT

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