Posts tagged "advertising"

Sex Lube Advertising Fail

I had to stare at this lube ad (see a larger version here) for a long time before I FINALLY understood it. So, this chick, her pooper hurts so bad…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 17, 2009 - 3:10 pm

Julianne Moore Gets Naked For Bulgari

How Julianne Moore lolling around nude sells Bulgari, I don’t know, but it is very pretty. [Fashion Copious]

Update: Apparently this isn’t from the Bulgari campaign. It’s a shot…

Susannah Breslin | December 17, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Has Feminism Gone Too Far?

You know, I understand there was a time in history when the word “feminism” meant something. Women fought to win equal rights. And some 50 years later, great…

Susannah Breslin | December 16, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Funky Or Fugly?

I’m not sure which is less attractive — this “funky” bedazzled jean jacket (for dudes!) or the models dirtied face/faux stubble. [Vintage Ads] …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 14, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Can My Vanilla Make Out With Your Chocolate?

Our buddy Copyranter points us to this freakishly erotic ad for Italy’s Zaini milk chocolate. Why, it’s almost … pornographic. If you’re into food porn, that is. Vanilla is really…

Susannah Breslin | December 14, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Ice Cream Company Attempts To Sell Ice Cream With Weird, Melting Lady Stuff

Apparently? There’s such a thing as designer ice cream? Kapiti sells ice cream for the “discerning” set (one imagines that if you consume Ben & Jerry’s, you are not discerning),…

Susannah Breslin | December 10, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Michael Bay Gives Victoria’s Secret The Action Movie Treatment

Michael Bay, the director behind SUPER EXPLOSIVE action films “Transformers,” “Pearl Harbor,” and “Armageddon,” directed this brand-new Victoria’s Secret commercial. There’s lots of wind and rolling around and gap-mouthed-ness…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 8, 2009 - 2:50 pm

Vintage Christmas Commericals: Lucky Strike

Nothing says “Happy Holidays” like a carton of smokes, especially when it’s designed with Christmas greens and pine combs. So seasonal! As you can see in this black-and-white commercial,…

Wendy Atterberry | December 8, 2009 - 1:20 pm

Last Licks: Grandmas Goin’ At It

In this video, some silver foxes show that with age comes experience. These ballsy broads have their dirty way with ice cream cones all for Science World. Basically, this…

Simcha | December 8, 2009 - 12:50 pm

Why Is Zooey Deschanel Shilling For Absolut Vodka?

Before today, I thought Zooey Deschanel was the perfect example of how stars can appear in ads without looking like sellouts. Her collaboration with eye wear manufacturer Oliver Peoples made…

Catherine Strawn | December 4, 2009 - 6:50 pm

Hanes Gives ‘Em What They Want—No More Itchy Labels!

The worst is when you got an itch you can’t scratch. You know, one of those ones in the butt area or anywhere in the nether region sphere. A lot…

Leonora Epstein | November 20, 2009 - 7:40 pm

When Ya Gotta Go …

A series of new VW ads show male and female mannequins dressed in “soiled” denim. Looks like someone had a fashion emergency … [FashionIndie.com] …

Leonora Epstein | November 18, 2009 - 1:40 pm

A Condom Ad That Makes You Want To Say No

The idea of this Condomi condom ad is that these fruit-flavored condoms are so tasty, you may be tempted to take a bite. I do not feel this campaign would…

Susannah Breslin | November 18, 2009 - 12:50 pm

“Hit The Bitch” Web Campaign Is Actually Anti-Domestic Violence, Got It?

Finding new, exciting, and creative ways to tell men that they shouldn’t hit women is tough, ain’t it? Which is probably why a Danish anti-domestic violence group came up with…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 17, 2009 - 1:40 pm

Will Cough Drops Find The Inner Cougar In Any Mom?

Don’t you just wish Don Draper would step out of the TV screen and teach some advertisers a thing or two? This weird cougar mom ad for Halls…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2009 - 2:40 pm

George Clooney Dies, Returns To Life

A-list Hollywood actors do cheesy ads abroad for mega-bucks, hoping no one in America will see them. Too late, George! In this spot for Nespresso espresso, Clooney, who plays…

Susannah Breslin | November 10, 2009 - 12:40 pm

Psst. Did You Know Your Boobs Can Talk?

I was laying about, minding my own business this weekend, when this commercial for Reebok EasyTone sneakers appeared on my TV screen. In it, a woman’s breasts A)…

Susannah Breslin | November 9, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Amelia Earhart—The New Sexy Style Icon?

For Hermès’ fall/winter catalog, the high-fashion house has created an Amelia Earhart-themed spread for its Jean Paul Gaultier-designed collection. Inspired by the new movie? Or just coincidence? In any case,…

Leonora Epstein | October 26, 2009 - 6:20 pm

How To Become A Supermodel

Interested in becoming a supermodel? Sure ya are! Here, follow the Georgia Jagger method, satisfaction (ha) guaranteed:
Be born to celebrity parents. You may want to work this out with…

Leonora Epstein | October 19, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Quick Pic: Uniqlo Wants To Make Some Bread

Uniqlo just opened a new store in Paris, France, and clearly knows how to target Parisians—by putting ads on the baguette wrappers at your local boulangerie. [Paris, 10/9/09] …

Leonora Epstein | October 12, 2009 - 4:15 pm
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