Posts tagged "ad"

Here’s The Super-Catchy Song In The Hanes Ad That’s Playing Before All Of Your YouTube Videos

There’s a Hanes commercial that’s playing before all of my YouTube videos these days that features, in typical underwear-ad fashion, very, very fit women doing silly dances and backward somersaults…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 29, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Victoria’s Secret Should Probably Get On Board With Body Positivity One Of These Days

Victoria’s Secret launched an ad campaign in the UK with the words ‘The Perfect “Body”’ plastered over a lineup of the tall, size-nothing, airbrushed, Photoshopped Angels. I shouldn’t have to…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 31, 2014 - 3:35 pm

IKEA’s New Halloween Ad Turns Store Into “The Shining,” Is Scarier Than Assembling Furniture From Pictures

It doesn’t matter how many times I’ve seen “The Shining,” because it manages to scares the bejesus out of me every single time. I watch it every Halloween and force…

Katie Oldenburg | October 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Watch This: A Hilarious (And Painfully Accurate) Parody Of Dove’s “Real Beauty” Ads

Dove has had a few moments of brilliance over the course of its decade-long Real Beauty campaigns — I genuinely enjoyed the “sketches” ad last year, for example — but…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 22, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The New Hot Pockets Promo Featuring Kate Upton And Snoop Dogg Is Amazing

I know it sounds bizarre, but trust me on this one: this new Hot Pockets spot, featuring Kate Upton and Snoop Dogg, is a must-watch. Set to a Pockets-themed version…

Rachel Krause | October 9, 2013 - 2:40 pm

Dennis Rodman And A Kim Jong Un-Alike Star In An Ad For Pistachios

Wonderful Pistachios have really stepped up their ad game in what seems like an exorbitantly expensive way. I mean, they’ve landed Snoop Dogg, Homer and Bart Simpson, Psy at the

Rachel Krause | September 19, 2013 - 3:40 pm

This New Lip Gloss Ad Would Like For You To “Spread Those Sexy Lips”

Hey, do you think this lip gloss ad from Vbeauté might have anything to do with … well … vaginas? Nah. What about that dress? No vaginas there either, right?

Rachel Krause | May 17, 2013 - 9:40 am

Yes, Your Dancing Shetland Pony Video Will Get Me To Sign Up For Your Stupid Mobile Network

British mobile network 3 was like “Scottish Board of Tourism, we see your shetland ponies and we raise you.” They created this commercial that combines all the things women like:…

Julie Gerstein | March 1, 2013 - 3:20 pm

What’s The Mystery That Has Brad Pitt Banished To The Corner?

Have you ever wished you could hear Brad Pitt whisper sweet nothings to you, or anyone really, just once? (I would totally listen to a taping of Brad and Angelina’s…

Rachel Krause | October 9, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Coffee Has Been Preventing Dropsy, Gout And Scurvy Since 1652

It’s no coincidence that I’ve never had a touch of dropsy, gout or scurvy. I’m a coffee addict. This coffee ad from 1652, thought to be the first, extols the…

Ami Angelowicz | July 18, 2012 - 9:40 am

Store Sneakily Advertises On The Backs Of Women’s Legs

I’m not sure what to think of this advertising scheme by Superette, a store in Australia and New Zealand. They put these stamps on park benches and mall seats, with…

Kate Torgovnick/ | February 28, 2011 - 4:40 pm