Coming to a nightmare near you, Old Spice Momsong.  

Via.
You can pay for a subway ticket in Moscow with 30 squats - - part of a Winter Olympics promotion.

You can pay for a subway ticket in Moscow with 30 squats - - part of a Winter Olympics promotion.

Zamboni turned into a Gillette razor advertisement.

Zamboni turned into a Gillette razor advertisement.

Taco Bell sent jewelry, love letters, and gift cards to models, who then promoted Taco Bell in their instagram/twitter feeds. 

Taco Bell sent jewelry, love letters, and gift cards to models, who then promoted Taco Bell in their instagram/twitter feeds. 

Clever advertising by ESPN and W+K:

Enter London Van Der Kamp, a professional kayaker who briefly stepped away from his day job at an outdoor sporting goods company and into a specially made kayak that was used during Sunday’s game between the Giants and Dodgers.
Van Der Kamp, recruited by ESPN and its advertising agency, Wieden+Kennedy, was targeted to be a floating hot dog vendor for the night. His job? To serve other Cove kayakers hot dogs, free of charge, from a custom-built contraption that contains a warming compartment and bottles of mustard and ketchup.
The exercise was designed to be simple (as long as no one asked for relish) yet meaningful, given ESPN’s desire to accomplish two goals: give a shout-out to the loyal fans in the Cove, and create a buzz during its popular and highly rated “Sunday Night Baseball.”

Clever advertising by ESPN and W+K:

Enter London Van Der Kamp, a professional kayaker who briefly stepped away from his day job at an outdoor sporting goods company and into a specially made kayak that was used during Sunday’s game between the Giants and Dodgers.

Van Der Kamp, recruited by ESPN and its advertising agency, Wieden+Kennedy, was targeted to be a floating hot dog vendor for the night. His job? To serve other Cove kayakers hot dogs, free of charge, from a custom-built contraption that contains a warming compartment and bottles of mustard and ketchup.

The exercise was designed to be simple (as long as no one asked for relish) yet meaningful, given ESPN’s desire to accomplish two goals: give a shout-out to the loyal fans in the Cove, and create a buzz during its popular and highly rated “Sunday Night Baseball.”

AdWeek:

Gil Zamora is an FBI-trained forensics artist with over 3,000 criminal sketches under his belt. Dove and Ogilvy Brazil hired him to interview and draw seven different women—two sketches of each. The first sketch was based on each woman’s personal description of herself. The second was based on a description provided by a stranger the woman had just met.

This video shows the sketches and questioning:

I’ve robbed the rainbow.
New law in Israel:

Starting on Tuesday, female and male models who have a body mass index (BMI) of less than 18.5 may not be shown in the media or on Israeli websites or go down the catwalk at fashion shows.
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violators can be sued in court by interested citizens, including families whose relatives have suffered or died due to eating disorders encouraged by images of overly thin models.

New law in Israel:

Starting on Tuesday, female and male models who have a body mass index (BMI) of less than 18.5 may not be shown in the media or on Israeli websites or go down the catwalk at fashion shows.

violators can be sued in court by interested citizens, including families whose relatives have suffered or died due to eating disorders encouraged by images of overly thin models.

Advertisement for a travel agency, circa 1939.

Latest Samsung ad features Mrs. Claus sexting Santa.  Updated plot ideas for Golden Girls would be fun on Twitter.

Facebook advertising.  Via.

Turning door handles into Viagra advertisments (you can push the handle down, but it’ll spring right back up).