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Duracell Bus Shelter in Montreal Heats Up When Everyone Holds Hands

Nothing enhances a commute like coming into physical contact with a bunch of strangers at the bus stop. Cossette's "Moments of Warmth" campaign for Duracell had public-transport patrons in chilly...

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Ad Campaign Seeks to Help Widow Whose Husband Had Hollywood's Most Famous Scream

Sheb Wooley comes screaming out of the mists of pop culture into the commercial mainstream in FCB's new campaign for pay-TV channel Canal+ in Spain. Wooley is the voice actor who performed the...

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Ad of the Day: Robert Redford and Will Ferrell Ludicrously Debate How to Help...

Robert Redford wants to restore the Colorado River Delta, which has dried up severely over the past century, to its former lush glory through the "Raise the River" project. Will Ferrell wants to tell...

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Can an Ad Campaign for Women's Rights Succeed by Only Featuring Men?

Women earn 30 percent less than men for the same work. Some 64 percent of the world's illiterate people are women. Almost 800 women die every day from preventable complications during pregnancy and...

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Remember When Burger King Ads Were Insane? In New Zealand They Still Are

It's been years since Burger King's U.S. advertising was truly weird. You have to go back to the Crispin Porter + Bogusky stuff from the mid-2000s—in particular, the deeply troubling "Eat Like Snake"...

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Mother London Makes Its Own 'First Kiss' Parody … With Dogs

The parodies of fashion brand Wren's super-viral "First Kiss" ad keep flowing in. Here's ad agency Mother London's entry—"First Sniff," starring a bunch of dogs. Stranger dogs tend to get pretty...

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Kids Are Heard but Not Seen in Haribo's Hilariously Kooky Candy Ads

IDEA: Candy brings out the kid in everyone. It's a simple, straightforward truth that's illustrated memorably in two new British ads for Haribo Starmix candies showing grownups not just acting like...

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Coke Drops Unsuspecting Moviegoers Into Sex Scene for Real-Time Ad

What's more refreshing: A Coca-Cola, or a Coca-Cola ad poking fun at the brand's consumers? To encourage moviegoers to stay quiet during a film, Saatchi Denmark filmed audience members milling around...

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Ad of the Day: Saatchi Turns an Email Into a Beautiful Ad for World Down...

A pregnant mother recently sent an email to CoorDown, Italy's national organization for people with Down syndrome. The future mom had learned her unborn son had the genetic disorder, and she was...

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The 10 Most Watched Ads on YouTube in February

Back in January, YouTube and Adweek's Ads Leaderboard was dominated by Super Bowl spots that had been released ahead of the Feb. 2 telecast—most notably, of course, Budweiser's "Puppy Love" ad. Our...

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Taco Bell Brings the Sex Song 'Afternoon Delight' Back to Its Foodie Origins

If you think it's a stretch that Taco Bell is repurposing midday bang ballad "Afternoon Delight" as a metaphor for going to Taco Bell, you're really going to be shocked to hear this: That's almost...

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Dr Pepper Ten Brings Back Fizzly Adams in Another Amusing Spoof of '70s Beer Ads

IDEA: Masculinity was different in the '70s. It was gentler, hairier, John Denver-ier. And it was captured memorably in the outdoorsy beer ads of the era from brands like Coors and Hamm's. Lately it's...

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Terry Crews Can Shave Anything With His Old Spice Razor, Including Tiny Terry...

It's been almost a year since we've seen Terry Crews psychotically scream his way through an Old Spice sales pitch. So, to make up for lost time, we get twice the Terry in one spot.  "Get Shaved in...

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Ad of the Day: Canadian Zombie Stops Being So Damn Nice in Hilarious...

A lot of U.S. zombies don't get the chance to see things through the eye holes of their neighbors to the north, mostly because of the constant and distracting craving for brains. The Canadian Film...

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The Year's Oddest Celebrity Endorsement? Shin-Soo Choo Pitches Korean Meat...

What a load of bulgogi. The grilled, marinated meat from Korea is suddenly on the media's plate after this strange ad was placed in The New York Times last week. Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo...

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Colorado PSAs Advise Stoners to Act Stupid Everywhere but Behind the Wheel

Colorado is proud to be the first state to legalize recreational marijuana use. Ad creatives in Colorado are happy to have an opportunity to make stoner references. Three new PSAs for the state's...

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Infographic: The Incredible Taxonomy of Almost Every Beer in the World

Pop Chart Lab makes some impressive taxonomy charts. Following last year's complete taxonomy of college sports mascots, the poster company has turned to everyone's favorite subject—alcohol—for its...

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Ad of the Day: Tesla Thinks This Fan-Made Ad Is Out of This World, and You...

How do you impress Elon Musk? Combine two of his favorite things into one incredible spec commercial. That's what the enterprising creatives at Everdream Pictures did with the impressive homemade spot...

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Candid Seat Belt PSAs Show You How to Use a Wheelchair and Change a Colostomy...

Here's an unpleasant if novel way to recommend the use of seat belts: Show people detailed instructions on dealing with injuries from not wearing one. Gyro's Dubai office did just that in a new...

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Meow Mix Unveils Catstarter, a Kickstarter for Cats

It's a wonder that cat-related brands don't already rule the Internet. Cat-food brand and renowned jingle lover Meow Mix makes a move in that direction with an amusing and even potentially useful...

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