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Topic: Zombies

The Walking Dumb: A 'Dumb Ways to Die' Parody With Zombies

'Be safe around humans'

Zombies have been done to death. But that didn't deter Teddie Films and the crew from Utah's Rocky Point Haunted House from creating an undead-themed parody of McCann Australia's much-praised…

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Nov. 30 - Dec. 7

Internet Explorer trolls itself, Santas go surfing, and GE gets the robots moving

This week, Bing bashed Google for "Scroogling" your holiday shopping searches, StubHub's ticket tree mourned its piney and formerly ornamented cousin, and Expedia unleashed a rare commercial that will have…

Is This Zombie Ad Too Violent for Prime-Time TV?

Parents in Norway seem to think so

Norwegian sporting goods retailer XXL has agreed to stop running its new zombie-themed ad during family-oriented TV programs, a decision reached after a flurry of viewer complaints that the spot…

The Spot: Heart of Darkness

CPR makes you undead in this gruesome zombie PSA for Halloween

IDEA: Zombies crave braaaains, but they're also fond of heaaaarts. Your heart keeps you alive, after all, and zombies need you alive to devour you. So, it stands to reason…

AMC Continues Zombie Attack on Dish With Undead Presidential Candidate

A. Zombie heads out on tour

Depending on your ideological leanings, a viable third-party presidential candidate may sound like a good thing right about now. Even if he's undead. A pasty-faced decaying dude named A. Zombie,…

Dropped by Dish, AMC's Zombies Invade NYC

'Walking Dead' stunt rallies fans against blackout

When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth. And when there's no more AMC on Dish Network, the dead will walk New York City. Viral…

Ad of the Day: New York Lottery

Mega Millions gives the walking dead a reason to live

Shaun of the Dead has a lot to answer for, culturally speaking, but every now and then it births a shambling, mumbling, flesh-starved horror it should be proud of. Among…

Don't Text and Drive, You Mindless Moaning Zombie

Distracted drivers are as oblivious as flesh eaters, says California PSA

People who text while driving are on par with flesh-eating zombies, according to a new PSA from California's Office of Traffic Safety. The spot below, created by Glass Agency and…

Zombies in Advertising: Oh, the Horror!

Corporate America's favorite fiends hunger for your brains, and your wallet

When it comes to scare tactics, advertisers are fond of one rotting, shuffling, foul-smelling, flesh-eating monster in particular: the zombie. In this, they're simply mimicking consumers, who've had an insatiable…

Zombies Now Being Cast in Commercials for Yoga Centers

They do need limbering up

I must admit, my first thought while watching this ad for a Vancouver yoga center was: "Oh great, more f*cking zombies." Well, ad agency John St. must have seen that…

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