The 15 Best Marketing Stunts, Activations and Odd Creations of 2018

Looking back at the surprising ideas that captured imaginations

McDonald's flipped out, Gritty weirded his way into our hearts, and Deadpool invaded everything in 2018.

The irony of modern advertising is that many of its best creations can barely even be considered ads. Whether they’re experiences, inventions, pranks, or simply ideas that defy terminology, these marketing concepts have consistently generated some of the biggest buzz a brand could hope for.

@griner david.griner@adweek.com David Griner is creative and innovation editor at Adweek and host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."
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