Foster Farms "Monster appetites" (2016) :30 (USA)

Foster Farms "Monster appetites" (2016) :30 (USA)

Cute manifestation of what your hunger looks like when you have a monster appetite. A literal monster drags this kid down.

 

Panasonic - Make Me Better - Akani Simbine & Ruswahl Samaai (2016) South Africa

Panasonic - Make Me Better - Akani Simbine & Ruswahl Samaai (2016) South Africa

Panasonic South Africa is getting into the Olympics action with its #MakeMeBetter campaign, featuring SA 100 metre men's record holder Akani Simbine and long jumper Ruswahl Samaai.

 

What do you get when you build IKEA while on drugs? HIKEA

Welcome to HIKEA. Simple premise: Hipsters take drugs and build IKEA furniture. So far there's only two episodes, one in which a guy takes shrooms and another where two people take LSD. And build stuff.

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"Crystal Pepsi the ad they don't want you to see" - Sum Of Us misremembers the 90s to protest Palm Oil use

"Crystal Pepsi the ad they don't want you to see" - Sum Of Us misremembers the 90s to protest Palm Oil use

Sum Of Us, "a world-wide movement focused on creating a better global economy" who apparently also have protesting palm oil as a hobby misremembers the 90s in this advertising spoof.

 

Nike - Unlimited Courage - (2016) :40 (USA)

Nike - Unlimited Courage - (2016) :40 (USA)

Chris Mosier, the first transgender athlete to make the U.S. men's Olympic team, stars in Nike's newest "Unlimited" campaign installment which aired this Monday night on NBC. Mosier is a duathlete who transitioned in 2010, and joined the men's national team in 2015.

 

Nike "Unlimited You" (2016) 2:37 (USA)

Nike "Unlimited You" (2016) 2:37 (USA)

The VO guy totally loses his shit in this charming and at times very funny Nike spot. It's 2:26 seconds and shares the same everything-but-the-kitchen-sink math as Write The Future. It gets out the Bro Bludgeon, pummeling you with noise and action.

 

Gymboree "Summer is over" (2016) :30 (USA)

Gymboree "Summer is over" (2016) :30 (USA)

Summer's over, this spot tells us, using adorable kids dressed in Gymboree's Fall 2016 collection. And there are some new rules to be followed, they tell us, as the camera slowly pans across all these kids one more adorable than the next. Leave the pet nickname at home.

 

Coverfox "Unskippable ads" (2016) 2:00 (India)

Coverfox "Unskippable ads" (2016) 2:00 (India)

We've seen plays on skipping ads before in the insurance space, notably from GEICO but now Coverdale's gotten in on the action.

 

Tired of no-no Olympic words? Try The #RioCorrector and help a good cause.

Every four years, official sponsors of the Olympic games proudly tout their association, while the rest of the world's brands are forbidden to even say the word "gold," not to mention a host of other words, too.

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Powerade "The power of blue blood" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Powerade "The power of blue blood" (2016) 1:00 (USA)

Meet the new blue bloods. Giving it their all, especially in Rio during the Olympics. Not settling for anything less than victory just like the knights from days of yore. Visually it's quite the metaphor.

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