What's all this about murderous beasts?

Our pal Ad Nut, the surprisingly literate squirrel who reviews new ads for us (it's a long story), has a thing about dogs. Perhaps understandably, Ad Nut believes canines are 'murderous beasts' intent on rending innocent woodland creatures into bloody shreds. Ad Nut cannot help pointing this out whenever an ad features a dog (see below), and we editors have just learned to live with it.

Dec 13, 2021

The chillest, happiest mobile-banking ad you're likely to see

Empty your mind of troubles and chillax into the vibes of this music video from Krungsi Bank and Wunderman Thompson Thailand, featuring 40 everyday pleasures—like kitten paws, bubbling soup and coffee.

Dec 9, 2021

Uber Eats employs bovine brand ambassadors

Have you herd about the very moooo-ving campaign (sorry) the delivery brand and Special Group did where they put promo codes for a gelato brand on cows?

Aug 31, 2021

Package deliveries and wombat incursions caught on camera

72andSunny's new campaign for Google's Nest products also includes an embarrassed cat and a clumsy dog.

Jun 15, 2021

Pet 'parents' promote 'pet-ernity' leave policies

A PR-driven campaign out of Australia, by Eleven Sydney on behalf of retailer PetCulture, argues that pet "parents" need leave to care for their "fur babies". Please, let's not do this.

May 25, 2021

The website for all your animal-shaped potato needs

A bear-shaped potato is just one of the millions of things New Zealanders search for, according to a fun new spot from Clemenger BBDO Wellington and Colenso BBDO for Trade Me.

May 4, 2021

Road hazards apply the brakes for you in Mini campaign

Colenso BBDO created a clever set of still-image ads to explain Mini's automatic emergency braking technology. Only one problem.