People Love Dave’s Muscles

Dave Laden’s latest Muscle Milk spot, “Strong Feels Good,” has been garnering some very high praise. First it was on AdForum’s Best of the Month list. Then Agency Spy did a damn fine write-up on it. Now AdForum’s back making Muscle Milk the Editor’s Pick on its Best Ads of the Week list. Suffice it…

Dave Laden and Muscle Milk Remind You to Treat Yo Muscles

Every woman’s body is different and these days with the overwhelming amount of ways there are to get fit there can be a lot of pressure to subscribe to one regimen over another. If you find yourself at a loss for what to do, just check out Dave’s latest Muscle Milk spot. Let it be…

Dave’s Truth Wins a Clio

Dave Laden’s back slingin’ some Truth at you folks. His latest anti-smoklng spots for Truth have been dominating the airwaves and, just this weekend, they took home a bronze Clio Award in the Health & Wellness category. If you’re a current smoker and wanna learn how to save some scratch, give the commercial above a…

Dave Laden and Steph Curry Perform the Mannequin Challenge

While shooting their latest Muscle Milk spot, Dave and Steph took a break to indulge in the latest of internet trends, The Mannequin Challenge. For those of you who are unaware, The Mannequin Challenge is where a large group of people stand completely still and somebody shoots video amongst said people. Some say this fresh…

Dave Premieres Google’s Duo

Dave is having a banner year of shooting companies’ first commercials. Initially Yelp tapped Dave to shoot their first spots ever, then Dave wins an EMMY (not really pertinent to this conversation but is still incredibly impressive), and now Google is rolling out their brand new video calling app, Google Duo, and they have turned…

What do Dave Laden, Apollo Astronauts, and Donald Trump have in common?

You can find out the answer to that riddle and more in Dave’s latest Snapple ad, “Astronaut.” We promise the answer isn’t going to throw you into a political tirade. That headline was just click bait. And here you are… dance my little puppets… dance… Anywho! While you’re here why don’t you check out Dave’s…

Dave’s Foster Farms Monster Makes AdWeek

Have you guys seen Dave Laden’s latest Foster Farms spot featuring a horned hairy monster personifying a human being’s hunger? If you’re not sure, trust us, you haven’t seen it. You’d remember. Today AdWeek gave me the article I’ve been waiting for, in which they describe just how Laden and Legacy Effects went about creating…

People Love Dave’s Foray on the Enterprise

Captain Sulu isn’t the only Star Trek character making headlines this week. Dave Laden dipped his toes into the final frontier with his new Quicken spots featuring a married couple of Vulcans appreciating the space-aged technology that is the Rocket Mortgage app. We know what you’re thinking, Dave Laden and Star Trek, it’s a highly…

Hungry Man Kills at Cannes

The jury is in, literally, and Hungry Man has walked away from Cannes with 4 Lions for 10 spots. As reported last week, Ric Cantor took home a Gold Lion for his spot Hello with the New Zealand Transport Agency, and then this weekend Nanette brought home a Silver Lion for her Microsoft spot Make…

Dave Explains the Prepubescent Playing Card

The final in Dave’s Tour De Snapple is called “Kings” and it’s a lot like the diner scene from Pulp Fiction except with less guns….. and more mustaches….. and only slightly less swearing….

Dave and His Dolphin

Have you ever wondered how dolphins could stand to eat such stomach churningly smelly fish for dinner? Sure ya have! The second of Dave’s Snapple Fact series explains why, and, no, it’s not because they’re all pescetarians…. but they are…. except Killer Whales. 

Dave Goes Period

We all know the best part of drinking a Snapple is the fun Snapple fact you get with each bottle. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some Mango Madness, but how can you put a price on fascinating factoids? You can’t. That’s why Dave’s newest campaign for Snapple is a series of spots each…

Dave Laden Wins an Emmy

There are awards, and there are awards, and then there are Emmys. Dave Laden is now the proud owner of the latter. Last night the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the winners of the 37th annual Sports Emmy Awards and Dave’s NBC NASCAR spot, “America, Start Your Engines,” took home the Emmy…

Dave’s Cookies Are Top 5 Worldwide!

Much like Daniel, Dave Laden is back at it again! Fresh on the heels of his Grandma’s Cookies spot “Park” making AdForum’s Top Five Ads Worldwide last week, this week AdWeek has seen fit to give all of these spots a wee write-up. The article includes all four scenarios as well as interviews with Goodby…

Dave’s Cookies Reminds Us of Grandma

Dave Laden’s latest opus is getting write-ups in Creativity Online, Shoot, Ads of the World, and Adver To Log. His campaign for Grandma’s Cookies centers around that feeling you get when you smell those sweet, moist, delicious saucers of dough. It just reminds you of Grandma. And my Grandma didn’t even bake cookies! The only…

Dave’s Tecate Featured on Agency Spy

Agency Spy released a wonderful write-up of Dave Laden’s newest Tecate spots today, which just so happen to be the first spots in the brand’s first-ever national campaign. The commercials feature boxing star Canelo Alvarez and soccer referee Felipe Ramos Rizo and, much like Dave himself, the spots just ooze masculinity. But don’t worry, ladies,…

Dave Laden Nominated for an Emmy

Spring is upon us, folks, and that means but one thing: Awards Season. To kick things off this year Dave Laden’s NBC NASCAR spot “America, Start Your Engines” has been nominated for an Emmy at the 37th annual Sports Emmy Awards. He is nominated in the Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement category. Competition is stiff this…

Dave’s Taco Bell Ad of the Day

Creativity Online has listed Dave’s Taco Bell “Eat it for Them” spot as one of their Ads of the Day. The spot, extolling the virtues of steak, is there to help us appreciate the ease with which we can acquire an item that was once so coveted and so rare. Sort of the opposite story…

Dave Laden is Kicking the Year Off With a Bong!

The Taco Bell bong, that is. Yes indeedy, Dave’s latest project with The Bell is more of a call to action for any and all meat eaters out there. Our ancestors used to die in the search for good steak. They battled beasts. They battled the elements. They battled each other. And all for that…

Creativity Loving on Dave and the Seattle Seahawks

That’s right, Seahawks Fans! Creativity Online is showing you the love! Well, okay, they’re not quite showing you the love per se, but rather Dave’s “One Up” spot for Washington Lottery. However, since it does feature Walter Jones, Steve Largent, Cortez Kennedy, as well as an actual seahawk we’ll go ahead and take Creativity’s praising…

All of Dave Laden’s Yelp Spots Are AdWeek’s Ad of the Day

Yelp has finally birthed their very first national television commercials and Dave Laden is the proud mother… or, maybe the midwife?… doula?… I don’t know, I’ve lost the metaphor, the point is Yelp was looking for someone to direct their first ever television commercials and they chose Dave as their birth coach, which was clearly…

Dave Laden Kicks Off Football Season

Once again, like the inexorable path of Apollo’s chariots as they daily raise and lower our burning orb, we have found ourselves drowning in the autumnal, pumpkin spiced waters of fall, which can mean but one thing… FOOTBALL SEASON. Indeed, just as William Wallace had on approach to that bridge in Sterling, sports fans nationwide…

Dave Is At Sasquatch Again

Like Tom and Jerry, The Roadrunner and The Coyote, Dave Laden just cannot stop busting Sasquatch’s nuts*. Now while we do advocate the use of Jack Link’s products, Hungry Man Inc cannot condone the pranks viewed herein and if, indeed, any of you folks do come across Sasquatch in your worldly wanderings, please, PLEASE, just…

Dave Laden Recalls For Us Summers Of Our Youth

You remember those nights at Summer Camp as a kid when you’d be strolling through the forest and come across an eight foot tall cryptid simian-ape-hominid? Remember how you’d be eating Jack Link’s Beef Jerky and it filled you with the antic-inducing vigor of a wild beast? And then you’d decide the best way to…

Hungry Man Makes Cannes Short List Kind of a Lot

The Cannes Short List is out and like a group of hipsters at a Mumford and Sons concert, we are all over it. In the category of branded content we have: Wayne’s EA Sports Madden Season Ricardo’s Pedigree First Days Out Chris Woods’ Canadian Safe School Network Kids Read Mean Tweets and Conor Byrne’s Skittles…

Agency Spy Loves Dave’s Chicken Fries Spots

First let’s all soak up the initial wave of joy from this news: Chicken fries are back at Burger King. I know. I know. Twill be much jubilation and ballyhoo. That said, let us now appreciate Dave Laden’s amazing commercials that herald the forthcoming fast food fowl. The spots in question feature a world in…

Washington Post Loves Dave’s Super Bowl Spot

Woo that game yesterday! Am I right??? That sucker was enthralling up to the last seconds of the match, so we KNOW you all saw Dave Laden’s NASCAR Super Bowl spot with Nick Offerman at the end of the 4th quarter (that already has 7 million views and growing). The Washington Post sure did as…

Dave Laden’s Super Bowl Spot With Nick Offerman Is Glorious and Hilarious

We here at Hungry Man fully acknowledge that not everyone reading this post will be a NASCAR fan. We have followers all around the world so it’s natural to assume that not every one of you is going to enjoy NASCAR or even know what it is. After you watch Dave Laden’s new Super Bowl…

Happy Halloween From Hungry Man!

Having trouble getting into the spirit of the holiday? Well look no further. Between Wayne’s Geico and Skittles commercials as well as Dave’s spot with a portly bearded white dude dressing up as Christina Applegate we here at Hungry Man have everything you need to get you in the Halloweeny mood. Happy Halloween to you…

Dave Gets Christina Applegate a Decoy

Have you ever wished you had a decoy of yourself? Well it doesn’t matter if you have because Christina Applegate has and she’s famous so hush up and watch what happens when C-App (she lets me call her that) gets Fruitwater to set her up with a decoy in Dave Laden’s newest spot.

Dave’s Trolli Spot Airs During Super Bowl….. in Chicago

If you live in the greater Chicago area you may have noticed a familiar commercial during your Super Bowl broadcast last week. Dave Laden’s Trolli spot, “Gummi Dog” aired during the venerable footballing event thus prompting many Chicagoans to utter a, “What the hell was that?” Which is exactly the reaction Trolli’s weirdly awesome campaign…

Dave Earns a Gold Bell For Ad Council Spot

As the end of the year draws closer Hungry Man can’t help but reap the awards from all of our hard work! Last night at Ad Council’s 60th Annual Public Service Award Dinner, Dave’s “Feed the Pig” campaign earned Ad Council’s top creative award of the year – the Gold Bell for Creative Excellence. Ad…

Source E Talks To Hungry Man About Funny

From the moment the first human uttered its first chuckle, the question of “What is funny?” has plagued our species as we time and time again tried to bring smiles to our friends, impress persons of romantic interest, and uplift the otherwise downtrodden. “What is funny?” is one of the most elusive questions on the…

Dave Laden Teaches Us To Feed The Pig

Can’t seem to save any money? Let Dave Laden’s new spot for Ad Council show you how to save… or, at least how not to spend…

Dave Went Vegan and Knocked The Bottom Out of SXSW

Dave’s Peta spot “BWVAKTBOOM” is officially a semi-finalist in this year’s SXSW Eco video competition. To hear SXSW Eco say it themselves, “SXSW Eco has quickly become a significant connector for professionals working to solve the complex challenges facing civil society, the economy and the natural world… SXSW Eco provides unique networking opportunities and cross-sector…

Dave’s Weirdly Awesome Spots

Dave Laden’s new Trolli spots from Periscope tout themselves as “weirdly awesome” and it seems the rest of the industry tends to agree. The spots are currently highlighted on Ads of the World and Campaign Brief to say nothing of the different social media platforms it’s currently streaming across. Major congratulations to Dave and his…

Dave Goes All Hollyshorts On Us

That’s right. Dave Laden’s short film “First Impressions” is an official selection at this year’s 9th annual Hollyshorts Film Festival. Major congratulations are in order to Dave and his wonderful cast and crew for creating a wholly unique peice of filmic art. And, for those of you who are unfamiliar with the Hollyshorts film festival,…

Dave’s Spike TV Spot Takes Home the Gold

Though we’ve known it for years, PromaxBDA has finally crowned Dave Laden as The Funniest. It was Dave’s Spike TV spot “The Duffy Twins,” a yin and yang tale of tragedy and triumph, that took home the gold at last month’s PromaxBDA Awards under the category of “funniest promo.” Major congratulations are in order for…

The Battle Rages On…

Acer Makes a Comeback Bigger Than Britneys!

  It’s been a while since we’ve last heard the name ACER amongst technology elites Samsung, Apple and Microsoft, but today is the mark of a new revolution!  ACER has made a comeback bigger than Britney’s circa 2008. The  latest ad directed by the ever debonair Dave Laden features the new Acer Aspire laptop containing…

Q & A with Director Dave Laden and The Hurricane Sandy Aftermath

With the devastation of Hurricane Sandy still eminent along the Eastern coastline, Hungry Man director Dave Laden and his crew spent two days capturing the stories of those who received the brunt of the storm in Rockaway, Queens, Seaside, New Jersey and Ortley Beach, New Jersey. The project is aimed to gather donations for locals…

SPIKE TV Makes ADWEEK’S TOP 10 COMMERCIALS OF THE WEEK

In other news, conjoined twins around the globe celebrate their new found fame and glory with massive slip and slide contests. Just Kidding. Take a look here to view the list and video! Congrats to director Dave Laden and writers Justin Warias and Frances Galvon!      

The Duffy Twins are Ad of the Day

One day, many years from now, Dave Laden is going to sit his grandchildren on his lap, look them in the eye and ask, “Do you know what the greatest ad of October 18th, two-thousand and twelve was?” They’ll shake their heads, no (unless they’re extremely weird and very adept Googlers) and he’ll respond, “The…

GETTING TO KNOW THE BRAINS: An Interview With the Team Behind SPIKE TV- “The Duffy Twins”

This week we are unveiling the launch of a new spot for SPIKE TV called, “The Duffy Twins”. Surrounding a pair of conjoined twin brothers, we follow the life and strife of Dan and Ethan Duffy. A modern day take on Goofus and Gallant, Dan is a superstar at life because he watches SPIKE TV…

Now I know what you all are thinking…

Now I know what you all are thinking and the answer is no, Dave Laden did not get that amazing hanging lightbulb from ikea. It’s actually from a cute little boutique over in Marina… ….oh, the naked people? Those are just the stars of Dave’s kick ass new short, “Words With Friends.” They’re pretty cool,…

Living With BWVAKTBOOM

Please get help if you need it – there’s no shame in BWVAKTBOOM. Hungry Man thanks Dave Laden for his touching work on the subject.

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Production Company A-List 2011: Hungry Man

Guess the world is really hungry for our love cause Adcritic just listed us on the Production Company A-List of 2011! Go Hungry Man!