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Pair of Manhattan Women Seek 'Fall Boyfriends' in Ludicrous Craigslist Ad

If summer is the season of casual, short-lived romances and flirty hookups, maybe winter is the season of serious dating and questions like, "We've only been together for three weeks. Is a gift card...

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It's Worth Holding Your Breath, as This Kid Does, Until the End of This Great Ad

When I was a kid, my sister and I would play a car game where we would hold our breath in the back of our parents' minivan every time we went into a tunnel—and see who could hold it longer. Our faces...

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Ad of the Day: NFL Fans Are Beside Themselves in Funny New Lowe's Campaign

Toward the end of a tough week for the league, Lowe's will break a new NFL campaign, themed "Make your football self happy," during Thursday's CBS telecast of the Baltimore Ravens game against the...

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Meet the Adman Who Really, Really Likes Laughing at Adolf Hitler

Anyone who knows Jim Riswold knows he has a bit of a Hitler obsession—or more specifically, an obsession with making the Nazi leader look stupid through art. Speaking to Vice in 2011, the legendary...

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Save the Children Follows Up Its Brutal Syria PSA With a Similar One About...

Attention, dads. If you take a nap instead of reading with your son, he will grow up to be the kind of illiterate, all-around failure who gets misspelled tattoos about having no "ragrets." At least,...

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Ad of the Day: Grab KFC for Lunch, and You'll Quickly Meet and Marry the Love...

The KFC toasted burrito is all about getting more from your lunch break. Like, say, meeting, courting and marrying the love of your life. In a new spot from BBH London, the chain's fried chicken wrap...

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The 'Apparently' Kid From That Viral Newscast Apparently Just Made His First Ad

Last month, a video of a 5-year-old went viral (15 million views and counting) after a local news station interviewed him at Pennsylvania's Wayne County Fair. Noah Ritter's raspy voice, cute little...

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Kotex Tells You to Be Gentle With Your Cat (What's Another Word for Cat?)

Cats are very sensitive. And when you apply sticky tape to them, they tend to walk funny. Just like when your pad won't stay in place and decides to adhere to your crotch. Ogilvy & Mather Shanghai...

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Chicken Keyboard Is One of Many Prizes in Finger-Lickin' Weird KFC Contest

Because fried chicken is the greatest thing in the history of the world, and considering Japan is from the future, it's surprising they got their first KFC only 30 years ago. To celebrate that...

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Meet the Man Who Unlocked the Secrets of Mobile Marketing

Jerome Jarre is sitting in the front row of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards, catching all the action and instantly turning it into content via the video sharing app Vine. For the big night, he...

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Here's How Samsung Gloatingly Responded to Apple's Larger iPhone Screens

This Samsung ad, which debuted over the weekend, teases the October release of its Galaxy Note 4—and also, more mercilessly, teases Apple for being late to the phablet game at its iPhone 6 event last...

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Ad of the Day: Coca-Cola Puts Names to Familiar Faces in Latest Charming Stunt

Who's someone you see every day, and often thank, but don't know by name? Coca-Cola thinks you should make up for being maybe a little rude to that person by buying him or her one of the brand's...

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Smart Car Makes Crosswalks Safer (and More Fun) With Dancing 'Don't Walk' Guy

How do you get people to stop for the "Don't walk" guy in the crosswalk? Make the "Don't walk" guy a little more interesting to look at. That's what Smart car did in Portugal, giving the icon more...

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Watch GoDaddy's New Ads, and Tell Us What on Earth You Think You Just Saw

GoDaddy has tried various things to break out of its reputation for sleaze. First, it kept the attractive women but added some geeky guys. Then it had an attractive woman make out with a geeky guy....

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How Campbell’s Tomato Soup Became a Legend in a Can

Next time you open a can of Campbell’s—and, each year, over 2 billion of us do—say “Bon appétit” (yes, instead of “Mmm mmm good,” which is trademarked). After all, it was a Frenchman—the Paris-born...

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Ad of the Day: Pampers Gives Moms a Sweet Surprise on Their Baby's First...

Sit back and take four minutes to watch this lovely ad by Pampers Japan. Titled "Mom's First Birthday," it celebrates a big milestone in a new mom's life—her baby's one-year checkup. The brand...

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Brand of the Day: How Ikea Brings Design Ideas to Life in Social

The world's largest furniture retailer by sales doesn't even put most of its products together. Yes, Ikea has built an enormous business—and a beloved brand—around making the annoying and...

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Why This BBDO Creative Director Is Lying on the Ground and Licking a Screen...

You can be proud of your ads. But reenacting them in real life? That can get awkward. Carlos Moreno, though, takes one for the team in the video below—a promo for the Bessies, which is a big ad awards...

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How Jack Daniel's Searched All Over the Country for the Best Bar Stories

IDEA: People in bars like to talk, especially when whiskey, preferably in copious amounts, has been consumed. Often, the stories are even about whiskey, insofar as it precipitated some memorable...

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Costumed Man Sexes Up a Giant Ear in Very Strange Ads for Headphones

After an inexplicable quite period, we have a resurgence of giant ears in advertising, thanks to this incredibly silly McKinney campaign for Sennheiser's Urbanite headphones. A scraggly-bearded guy...

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