Dean Winters Personifies Mayhem, Scares People Into Buying Insurance

Dollar for dollar no one protects you from Mayhem like Allstate.

I’m a bit late to this mid-summer Allstate party, but these new spots from Leo Burnett are pretty good, in a twisted darkly comedic way.
Jim Edwards at BNET says, “the company wants to make sure its audience is nice and scared. But if you look at Allstate’s recent financials it turns out that the source of the fear may be the company itself.”



About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.