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If You Don't Use a Paper Toilet-Seat Cover, You're Basically Sitting on...

It's Friday, so here's an ad from Indonesia graphically illustrating the perils of not using a Hygienex disposable paper toilet-seat cover. "Save yourself from bad ass," says the copy. I don't know....

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Ad of the Day: Jaguar

An ad touting excellent gas mileage or a turbo-powered engine or a spectacularly designed exterior isn't enough to sell a car these days. What you need, apparently, is a narrative of cinematic...

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HERB the Robot Separates Oreo Cookie Before Turning on His Creators

For the fourth and final Oreo Separators video, Wieden + Kennedy got a nonhuman to separate the Oreo cookie from its creme. Say hello to HERB (short for "home exploring robotic butler"), a robot built...

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Heineken Man Really Only Feels Comfortable Stealing American Girls

You're just the average Heineken drinker. A 35-year-old hedge-fund manager who hit it big betting against the market in 2007. You're doing your jet-setting around the world thing, party hopping the...

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Jamie Barrett Doesn't Need to Brand His New Agency

SpecsAge 51New gig Co-founder, cd, barrettSFOld gig Partner, ecd, Goodby, Silverstein & PartnersWhat advice did Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein have about launching your own shop? What about Pat...

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Marshmallow Easter Treat Peeps Gets Social

While Peeps has been an Easter treat for six decades, who knew that 30 percent of the iconic marshmallow chicks are bought to make cool creations like dioramas, bonnets and birdhouses? Riffing off...

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Paper Is Dead, Except When It's the Most Important Thing in the House

Paper? Pa-per? What the hell is that? Leo Burnett's ad for French toilet-paper brand Trefle celebrates parchment in its various forms, presenting a woman who reads printed books, puts sticky notes on...

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Old Spice's New Marketing Chief Is Not Human, but Will Eat Humans

"Sometimes you gotta eat people, America. That's how business works." Old Spice has a charmingly roguish new executive director of marketing, who brings a uniquely authentic vision for selling Old...

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Use Cool Whip Frosting, and Stop One More Cake From Being Abused

A poorly frosted cake is a tragedy in The Martin Agency's new ad for Cool Whip. "Mistreated Cakes," which breaks today and pushes Cool Whip Frosting, plays out like a PSA on behalf of the "millions of...

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Ad of the Day: Dove

Ogilvy Toronto's latest effort in its "Real Beauty" campaign for Dove has been getting lots of praise in recent days. But while it's certainly sneaky and attention getting, it required its own...

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Don Draper Is Seeing Double in Poster for Mad Men Season 6

Don Draper is a man with at least two identities, so it shouldn't be surprising that he's seeing double on the Mad Men Season 6 poster, which AMC unveiled today. The New York Times has the story...

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Our Selection of the Most Eye-Catching Ads on Billboards [Updated]

The outdoor industry will be the first to tell you it gets no respect. There’s a history behind that: a billboard was for decades an afterthought, tossed in only as a support to broader TV or radio...

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Dick's Sporting Goods Makes a Baseball Ad for the Ages

IDEA: So much sports advertising is about glitz, glamour and superstars being superhuman. Dick's Sporting Goods wants no part of that. "You see Rory and Tiger out there hitting golf balls into cups...

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VW's Smileage App Gauges Exactly How Much Fun You're Having on Every Car Trip

Happy drivers wanted. Volkswagen's free Smileage app for Android, developed with Deutsch LA and Grow Interactive as part of Google's Art, Copy & Code initiative, is set for an early summer...

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Trailer for Sims 3 University Life Reenacts Popular Photo Memes

There's nothing new about marketers trying their hand at popular Internet memes. But Electronic Arts takes a pretty clever stab at it in the new trailer for The Sims 3 University Life expansion pack....

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Ad of the Day: Oreo

It's not quite Life of Pi. You're sitting, stranded at sea, in a lifeboat with your best friend, who you don't really even like that much, but he's the only other person around, so you'll go with what...

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Scott Oelkers and Hatsune Miku, Together at Last in Crazy Video From Domino's...

Have you heard of Hatsune Miku? Perhaps not, but Domino's sure has. Here's a hint: She's one of Japan's biggest stars. More precisely, she is a holographic avatar created for a "singing synthesizer...

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Mental Floss Is Not Just a Magazine Anymore

SpecsWho Co-founders William Pearson (l.) and Mangesh HattikudurWhat Magazine and e-commerce businessWhere New York officesMental Floss is known for its engaging Wikipedia-like articles (“How Many...

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Gatorade Looks Back at Its Impressive History Once Again in New Ad

If Gatorade's latest commercial from TBWA\Chiat\Day seems vaguely familiar, that's because it treads some of the same ground as Element 79's mid-'00s work for the brand, recounting the drink's 1965...

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Ad of the Day: Virgin Mobile

I usually have at least one question for our intrepid Ad of the Day candidates. But I have several for Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne. First, why did you make me play that one album on four...

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