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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…

November 29, 2012, 1:44 PM EST

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…

October 23, 2012, 4:50 AM EDT

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,…

August 22, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT

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…

August 1, 2012, 8:05 AM EDT

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…

June 29, 2012, 3:04 PM EDT

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…

April 2, 2012, 10:28 AM EDT

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…

October 30, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT

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…

September 23, 2011, 10:22 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: Getafe (NSFW) Spanish soccer team uses zombie porn film to breed new fans at sperm clinics

Looking to boost your pro soccer team's attendance levels? It's as easy as one, two, three: 1) Film an X-rated movie about horny zombie women and include lots of your…

August 31, 2011, 11:43 AM EDT

CDC's Blog Post About Zombies Proves Apocalyptic to Website

Yesterday afternoon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tweeted out a link to a new blog post on their website called "Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse." A great marketing idea,…

May 19, 2011, 10:48 AM EDT