Topic: Zombies

Bloodthirsty Zombies Uncover the Magic of Running in Brooks' Cinematic 3-Minute Ad

Leo Burnett launches the brand's first TV campaign

Running in a pair of sneakers made by Brooks Running has magical powers, according to the brand's very first national TV campaign. The power of the shoes (and running) can…

It Turns Out There Is a Cure for Zombies, and It's Zumba

Somebody needs to tell Rick

These have to be the most coordinated zombies in the world. Even when they shamble, they do it in sync. Zumba, the popular dance fitness format, showcased its founder and a…

Ad of the Day: Canadian Zombie Stops Being So Damn Nice in Hilarious Film-Fest Ad

Antoine Zombé shows there's life in the old genre yet

A lot of U.S. zombies don't get the chance to see things through the eye holes of their neighbors to the north, mostly because of the constant and distracting craving…

The Walking Dead Pranks NYC With a Grate Full of Grabby Walkers

What rotten luck

You're walking along the streets of New York City, earbuds firmly in place, texting furiously and doing your best to ignore the press of humanity as it swarms around you…

Hyundai Giving Away Another Zombie-Proof Survival Machine in Latest Walking Dead Tie-In

Better than a stick

The new ad in Hyundai's ongoing tie-in with AMC megahit series The Walking Dead features a scruffy bunch of zombiepocalyse survivors who could pass for Woodbury refugees taking shelter with…

Ad of the Day: DieHard Batteries Prove There's Life in Zombie Ads Yet

Y&R Midwest charges up the genre

The scary strong ratings for AMC's The Walking Dead—we'll surely see killer numbers shortly for Sunday night's season-four premiere [UPDATE: Yep]—suggests there's very little zombie fatigue out there among TV…

Does the American Shopping Mall Have a Second Life?

Retailers have to customize the experience

Here’s how to have a good time at the local shopping mall,” a reviewer called Bunny E. posted on Yelp this past February. “Load the ‘Dawn of the Dead’ soundtrack…

Agency to Prospective Clients: Call Us or We'll Send a Drunken Zombie After You

An offer they can't refuse?

This self-promotional clip from The Ungar Group, a boutique agency in Chicago, shows what might happen if you crossed Mad Men with The Walking Dead. You'd get a dapper, cigar-smoking,…

Zombies Swarm Around Infected Hashtag in Clever Campaign for Walking Dead

When undead followers attack

Whenever I write about zombies, I tend to bury the lead. That's a grave mistake. Anyway, here's a case study about how the Darewin Agency used social media to make…

Giant Rotting Fingers Count Down to Walking Dead's Return

One more lopped off each day until Sunday

Toronto's Union Station has been graced by this cool "zombie hands" installation for The Walking Dead that loses a finger every day until this Sunday, when Season 3 returns to…