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Booze, Bras & Husbands: What Women Want According To Vintage Advertising

We love to get nostalgic — from remembering our ’90s girlhood (like N*SYNC and Disney princesses) to learning about the history of corsets to just ogling glamorous pinups of the ’40s and ’50s. And when it…

Pop Sugar | March 5, 2012 - 1:50 pm

Durex Ad Promotes Not Discussing Using Protection

Look, I get it. This Durex condom ad, which is running in India, is supposed to be funny. The condoms are so thin, she can’t feel ‘em! But the obvious…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 21, 2011 - 9:20 am

10 Retro Ads Targeted At Women

Last night, I fell into a little bit of Flickr k-hole as I discovered and combed through a treasure trove of vintage ads targeted at women. Various household cleansers! Brillo…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 4, 2011 - 3:00 pm

The 16 Most Hilariously Dishonest Old School Advertisements

Modern advertising constantly straddles the line between creative marketing and straight-up bullshit. But back in the old days, advertising companies got away with winning their bread and butter through straight…

Cracked | July 24, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Offensive PMS Milk Ads Pulled

The California Milk Processor Board killed their offensive PMS milk ads that depicted PMS-ing women as irrational and difficult and showed their browbeaten men handing over cartons of milk…

Jessica Wakeman | July 22, 2011 - 6:39 pm

Today’s Lady News: Ad Agency “Surprised” Women Don’t Like Those Summer’s Eve Douche Commercials

The ad agency that made Summer’s Eve’s offensive new “Hail To The V” douche commercials — starring a black vagina who talks about her hair and says “you best…

Jessica Wakeman | July 21, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Your Vagina: The Most Powerful Thing On Earth (Which Is Why You Should Douche It)

A reader tells us this Summer’s Eve douche commercial played before a screening of “Harry Potter” this weekend. And I never before knew that samauri warriors and medieval…

Jessica Wakeman | July 18, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Always Maxi Pad Ad Draws Blood

Whoa. Is … is … is that what I think it is? Is this Always maxi-pad daring to suggest that red blood is involved with a woman’s menstrual cycle? Such…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 7, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Pretzel Crisps Strikes Again With New Ad Campaign

Remember a few months ago, when Pretzel Crisps debuted their “new look” with ads touting that “you can never be too thin”? And then remember how they pulled those ads…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 11, 2010 - 7:15 pm

What Your Sex Life Had Been Missing: A Love Rug!

This is what is wrong with society today. Just a few decades ago, people had the opportunity to have a sensual carpet experience that promised a threesome-like result. Now, all…

Kelli Bender | September 16, 2010 - 4:15 pm

The Face Of Patrizia Pepe’s Fall Campaign Is A Boom Box, A Dog, Anything But A Model

Italian fashion label Patrizia Pepe wanted to draw attention to the designer herself, so they created this “Who is Patrizia?” ad campaign. Only problem is … we now think Patrizia…

Leonora Epstein | September 1, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Bras On Roller Coasters? Someone’s Got A Fetish For It

This Ultimo Bra commercial of women testing their brassieres for “durability and lift support” on roller coasters is so strange you can’t look away. But you know some…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2010 - 5:50 pm
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