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Topic: Zombies

Be hilarious! Go as Billy Mays on Halloween

Freshly deceased celebrities are always a big hit on Halloween. There's no shortage of them this year, but for any self-respecting advertising person, the choice is clear: You must…

Toilet-advertising firm hopes for flush times

How often, really, does one combine the words "wow" and "toilet"? (If you have recently, I don't want to hear about it.) Well, say hello to the WOW Toilet…

Shooter-game ad channels zombie musicals

A gritty, graphic video-game promo with freshly deceased corpses espousing undying love for their curvaceous executioner? And it's a musical? Must be Bethesda Softworks playing the "outrageous" card again. Having…

Zombie milkmen gotta have their Corn Pops

Earlier this year, Kellogg's Corn Pops served up a triple-bypass of ads from Leo Burnett that defied the old-school notion that elements within a campaign should somehow be related. We…

Zombies and Skittles redefine advergaming

The marketing world is slowly warming up to "augmented reality," a surreal hybrid of real life and video. But the slick efforts for GE's Smart Grid and Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed…

Historically important zombies offer tax help

Tax season is under way, and the first advertiser out of the gate is TurboTax, which has launched a somewhat creepy series of ads starring renowned tax experts Andrew Jackson,…

'Evil Dead' zombifies the rest of Broadway

It's been a while since we found a good reason to mention zombie-based marketing. Oh, who am I kidding, we do it all the time. But that’s no reason to…

At last, zombie chickens get their revenge

Just when you thought horror movies had absolutely plumbed the depths of zombie apocalypse justifications, along comes Troma to — as usual — contribute an utterly implausible gorefest with a great soundtrack.…

Daddy's home, and he smells kind of funny

We don't hear too much from Colombia these days, but it's good to know they're as taken by zombies as we are. A series of new cholesterol awareness ads show…

The dead are rising to the occasion (of PR)

If you’re a fan of zombie movies, chances are good that you admire the daddy of the walking dead, George A. Romero. Chances are also good that you’d love Urban…

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