Posts tagged "advertisements"

Get Happy With Coke Creatures

It’s an ad, but that doesn’t make it any less appallingly adorable. Check out this awesomely happy-happy-joy-joy Coca-Cola summer ad that’s running in Europe. Starring a freaky dude…

Susannah Breslin | May 7, 2009 - 12:30 pm

We’re Overdosing On Audrey Tautou And Chanel

Not only is Audrey Tautou playing Coco Chanel in the new biopic “Coco Avant Chanel,” but she’s also the face of the Chanel No. 5 perfume. The luxury…

Catherine Strawn | May 6, 2009 - 11:00 am

Saturn Edits Commercial To Eliminate Gender Stereotyping

Saturn debuted its “Total Confidence” campaign earlier this month, aiming to help automobile buyers make car payments if they lose their jobs. Yes, this is a great idea…

Catherine Strawn | April 27, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Is This Fake Calvin Klein Bra Ad Sexist Or Just Clever?

Is advertising that uses women’s sexuality always sexist? Feminsting.com blogger Samhita says this advertising student’s project is “sexist, voyeuristic and pervy.” It’s a fake Calvin Klein billboard featuring a woman…

Jessica Wakeman | April 23, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Hansaplast Condoms Promise To Help Your Pleasure Last

Hansaplast’s ads for their new long pleasure condoms crack me up and definitely get the message across — don’t screw outdoors with your dude strapped into one of these babies,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2009 - 12:30 pm

The Most Hilarious Unauthorized Celebrity Endorsements

Image is everything when you’re a celeb (just ask Lindsay Lohan.) Endorsement deals are big money business, but some foreign companies don’t feel like they have to pay stars, even…

Simcha | March 19, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Is This Ad Misogynist?

The Museo Tamayo in Mexico City has created some shock-advertising that has left some viewers scratching their heads and some suggesting misogyny. In the ad, a woman stands in what…

Susannah Breslin | March 11, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Dutch Heineken Commercial Perpetuates Sexual Stereotypes, Still Hilarious

Behold the European beer giant’s latest ad that’s been airing all over Holland. You don’t need to speak Dutch to get the gist. The scene takes place at…

Leonora Epstein | March 4, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Off With Your Head!

Want a new look? Montreal-based beauty salon Käaz suggests that if you really want a total makeover, it would be best if you let them decapitate you first. Created by…

Susannah Breslin | February 27, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Is David Beckham Happy To See You With Or Without Photoshop?

Emporio Armani reportedly paid David Beckham more than $29 million to appear in their latest men’s underwear campaign. We suspect the fashion house may have digitally enhanced his package. What’s…

Annika Harris | February 5, 2009 - 8:00 pm

The Calvin Klein Orgy Commercial That’s Too Hot For (American) TV

Holy hotness, does this Calvin Klein commercial make me want to go out and buy some jeans to wear when I’m writhing around on the couch topless with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Superbowl Commercials: Bring On The Hot Hunks

Superbowl Sunday is almost here! While I’m gearing up for an exciting event featuring men wrestling each other in tight pants, there is another kind of sexual objectification to keep…

Simcha | January 29, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Just Do It … For Guys

What’s this ad really about? You tell me. Copyranter reports this ad campaign was created for the German edition of Men’s Health magazine. Both of the ads feature young women…

Susannah Breslin | January 28, 2009 - 4:00 pm

PETA’s Too Hot For TV Superbowl Ad

Oh PETA. Always gettin’ themselves banned. Above, the commercial that WON’T run during the Superbowl, which features scantily clad women getting horny with some vegetables. Because apparently, “studies…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 28, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Obama Used For Anti-Choice Ad

The anti-choice organization, CatholicVote.org has put together this advertisement which argues against abortion using Obama as its proof that abortion is wrong. After all, IMAGINE THE POTENTIAL. If…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 23, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Thank God You’re A Woman

A friend emailed me some ads for Goldstar, an Israeli beer. The tagline for the campaign is “Thank God you’re a man.” After the jump, see the ads and why…

Catherine Strawn | January 16, 2009 - 6:00 pm

Durex Proves That Condoms Can Be Fun

Durex’s new ad, featuring condom balloon animals doing it in various positions, is so amazing and funny, it could do a lot for the rubbers’ public image. After…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 15, 2009 - 4:15 pm

Katie Holmes And Victoria Beckham Make Love To The Camera

Besties Katie Holmes and Victoria Beckham both have major ad campaigns coming out shot by famed photography duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. The first photos were just released (above),…

Catherine Strawn | January 14, 2009 - 3:15 pm

This Toilet Seat Will Stop Your Bulimia

Adfreak Copyranter points to this anti-bulimia ad campaign in Europe that employs toilet lid stickers to stop girls from purging themselves. In Düsseldorf, Germany, ad firm red cell created the…

Susannah Breslin | January 7, 2009 - 12:00 pm

If The Couples In Ads Could Talk

Sometimes, the most interesting part about reading a magazine is not the articles, but the ads. While I was sorting through a stack of magazines that needed organizing, I started…

Catherine Strawn | December 23, 2008 - 2:00 pm