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Chrissy Teigen Surprised by Giant Waterfall of Skittles at Photo Shoot

Chrissy Teigen, whom you may remember from her Sports Illustrated and Maxim appearances, was surprised by a Skittles waterfall during a recent photo shoot that was actually an ad stunt by Olson. It's...

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Cumberland Farms Clerk Critically Injured Trying to Protect Cardboard Cutout...

Stealing cardboard cutouts of the David Hasselhoff from Cumberland Farms is all fun and games until someone gets seriously hurt. It began innocuously enough last summer, when some 550 cutouts of the...

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Barry Sanders Disappears Once Again in Pepsi MAX Ad Tied to Madden NFL 25

Barry Sanders has always been good at the vanishing act. He did it most famously in 1999 by retiring from the NFL at age 30, when he was just 1,457 yards short of the league rushing record. He does it...

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Design Firm Gets Real With Orange Is the New Black's Great Opening Credits

Dozens of women are featured in the captivating, Regina Spektor-driven opening credits for Netflix's Orange Is the New Black—but none of them are in the show itself. As Fast Company's Co.Design blog...

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Ad of the Day: Nike Tests Your Limits as It Redefines 'Just Do It' at 25

Kids, try this at home! Run a marathon! Punch a professional MMA fighter! Humiliate the local street-basketball star! Ride an electric bull in the back of a moving pickup truck! Tell them Nike told...

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Windows Tablet Passes, iPads Fail in Microsoft's Back-to-School Ad

Microsoft's new back-to-school ad for Windows 8 tablets—here, the Lenovo Yoga in particular—is being touted, at least by CNET, as another huge diss against the iPad. It is, of course, but it's not as...

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A Creative Agency That Applies Political Tactics to Brands

SpecsWho Front, l.-r.: partners Rebecca Matovic, Kate Rothen; chief creative officer and partner Bobby Hershfield. Rear, l.-r.: founding partners Rob Shepardson, Lenny Stern, Mark Kaminsky; partner and...

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'WTF' Are You Looking At, Asks Campaign for Toronto's Museums and Historic Sites

The city of Toronto is offering prizes as part of its "What the Fact?" campaign promoting local museums and historic sites to young people. Unfortunately, those prizes are passes to the museums and...

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Jersey Shore Star Shows Off His Package (of Mascara) in Cosmetics Spot

Vinny Guadagnino of Jersey Shore stars as a well-endowed yoga hunk in this decidedly unique Benefit Cosmetics spot for They're Real! mascara. The ad opens to hunky dude ogling, which is oh so trendy...

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Belize Tourism Makes Most of Country's Unflattering Mention on Breaking Bad

Taking "a trip to Belize" doesn't sound fun, at least the way the phrase was used on Breaking Bad last Sunday. But the small Central American country took the reference in stride and is out to prove...

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Apple and Samsung Users Remain Violent Half-wits in Latest Ad for Windows Phone

There isn't a public event that Apple and Samsung users can't spoil by fighting with each other, according to Crispin Porter + Bogusky's hyperbolic but still amusing campaign for the Windows...

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Ad of the Day: Heinz Beanz Crafts the Perfect Story of Brotherly Love

In the U.S., Heinz Baked Beans are generally known as a retro food item and/or Mad Men plot device. But in the U.K., where they're sold as "Heinz Beanz," they're still a popular pantry staple and...

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So Bad, It's Bad: Samsung Video Is the Cringeworthiest Thing You'll See Today

Reddit has declared that the Samsung promotional video below features "possibly the world's worst actors," a description that might not be literally true but is close enough. In the ad, for Samsung's...

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Ad of the Day: Kia's Hamsters, as You've Never Seen Them Before

Kia's hamster commercials are that rarest of advertising species: a campaign that by all objective measures you should hate, but which you can't help but love. The formulaic setups—fruit doesn't hang...

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Argentine Soccer Star Deletes His 92,000 Twitter Followers for Nike Campaign

Here's a nice little Twitter activation from Nike and BBDO Argentina. The marketer had Burrito "The Mule" Martinez, star forward for the Boca Juniors soccer team, wipe out all of his 92,000 Twitter...

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Alex Bogusky Shows You His Foolproof Way of Bringing Back 1 Million U.S. Jobs

Been wondering what Alex Bogusky is up to? He's just put out this little video in his latest push for social good: the Million Jobs Project. Bogusky stars in and narrates the infographic short (with...

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Incredible Tweet-Inspired Illustrated Billboard Gets 60-Second Spot to Match

Mexican stationery company Scribe won a Bronze Lion in Cannes for its "Scribe Billboard" campaign, in which artist Cecilia Beaven lived inside a blank billboard like a shoemaker's elf for 10 days and...

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Re/Max Hires Leo Burnett

Re/Max has selected Leo Burnett as its lead creative agency. Leo Burnett will handle the account out of its Chicago headquarters.  The team working on Re/Max will include staffers from Lapiz, the...

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Adolf Hitler Killed as a Boy by Speeding Mercedes in Film Students' Crazy...

If you were a car, and you could travel back in time and kill Hitler when he was a boy, would you do it? Well, if you were a Volkswagen, the answer would probably be no, since you'd be murdering your...

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Devin Graham Hooks Up With Mountain Dew for New Stunt: a Death-Defying Human...

Devin Graham has always seemed right up Mountain Dew's alley. The director, aka Devin Supertramp, who specializes in building giant outdoor contraptions that fling attractive young people into the...

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