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Time Capsule: Color Film From 1922

This clip from a 1922 Kodak color film test is one of the earlier color films in existence. Watching it, I can’t help wondering about the actresses shown. What…

Wendy Atterberry | August 27, 2010 - 5:15 pm

Want A Raise? Better Douche First!

Summer’s Eve, the brand of vaginal douche that apparently still exists, has a very, um, compelling advertisement in the latest issue of Women’s Day. Made to look like a piece…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 27, 2010 - 12:10 pm

What Do These Images Have To Do With Breast Cancer?

The Breast Cancer Foundation’s latest campaign encourages women to prioritize regular breast checks over fretting about less important worries like pimples, weight gain, and frizzy hair. Check out the beautiful…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 26, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Which Celebrity Pushes The Most Products?

The other day, an ad popped up on my computer for Vitamin Water. And the friendly face telling me to drink the oddly flavored H20 was none other than Ellen

Kate Torgovnick/ | August 12, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Men Can Stop Rape

How refreshing — an anti-rape ad campaign that puts the focus on the rapist not the victim. We also love the fact that this campaign isn’t just targeted at straight…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 6, 2010 - 11:20 am

Actually, You Can Be Too Thin, Pretzel Crisps

God, I love me some pretzel crisps — dipped in hummus and with slices of cheese, they are delish. But I am mad at them. Their new ad campaign is…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 4, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Scarlett Johansson’s D&G Makeup Ad Is Very “Mad Men”

Give her a martini and a cigarette, and voilà! You’ve got the newest “Mad Men” cast member. …

Leonora Epstein | August 2, 2010 - 8:45 pm

No More Cowbell, Please

According to this 1946 Listerine ad, women with bad breath should wear a bell around their neck, so others will be forewarned. Copyranter adds it to his “most offensive sexist…

Susannah Breslin | August 2, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Frisky Rant: “Mad Men” Is Making Advertisers Comfortable With Sexism Again

Maybe it was because last night’s episode of “Mad Men” was a little slow—my brain couldn’t process that it was Christmas time—but I found myself actually paying attention to the…

Ami Angelowicz | August 2, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Should Some People Not Wear Shorts?

“Put some pants on!” this ad in the window of a Gap store declares. “Because we can’t all look good in shorts.” The provocative ad has inspired a controversy. The…

Susannah Breslin | August 2, 2010 - 2:40 pm

Sofia Coppola To Direct New Dior Fragrance Commercial?

Rumor has it that Sofia Coppola will be directing another Dior fragrance commercial, this time starring Natalie Portman, Dior Parfum’s new ambassador. Those of you who obsessed over Coppola’s…

Lily Q | July 30, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Justin Timberlake Directs 3 Horny Tequila Ads

We kind of started approving of everything Justin Timberlake does after he shed his N’Sync-era brillo pad curls and excessive denim. The upcoming ads he directed for his 901…

Lily Q | July 28, 2010 - 1:40 pm
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