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For A Sultry Voice, Choose Lucky Strike

Hmm, wonder how much the treatment for lung cancer went for in those days… [Copyranter] …

Lily Q | June 17, 2010 - 12:50 pm

If You Shop At Harvey Nichols, You Just Might Lose Your Head

Copyranter has baffled us again with a new, bizarre ad campaign. This one is from the UK department store Harvey Nichols. In the ads, color-coordinated women’s outfits go shopping for…

Susannah Breslin | June 14, 2010 - 6:20 pm

Appliance Prostituting

Looking to get laid, guys? Well, look no further than the home appliances section at your local hardware store! All it takes to get a girl in bed is a…

Lily Q | June 3, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Huggies Diaper Jeans: The (Possibly Fake) Commercial!

OK, so remember the Huggies limited-edition denim diapers we posted about last week? Turns out there’s a commercial too! It’s so ridiculous — “My diaper is full. Full of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 26, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Stockings So Great You’ll Want More Legs

Turkish hosiery brand VOG just launched an e-commerce site and apparently decided to celebrate by turning women into spiders. We don’t hate those pink tights, but we’re also not ready…

Lily Q | May 26, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Marc Jacobs’ Bangin’ New Fragrance

Posing naked for his new men’s cologne, Bang, designer Marc Jacobs brings to mind the age-old question: When does oily-hot become greasy-gross? [Styleite] …

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Adidas Originals Short Is Where All The Cool Kids Are

They say that advertising is in the crapper these days, but Adidas sure seems to be onto something, at least in the realm of video campaigns, with its…

Leonora Epstein | May 19, 2010 - 8:00 pm

French Tampon Campaign Featuring “Max Le Tampax” Is Wrong In So Many Ways

Nevermind how I found myself at the French website for Tampax. What’s more crazy is what I found there: a marketing campaign recruiting Tampax tampon users to vie for a…

Leonora Epstein | May 17, 2010 - 2:10 pm

Are Sweatpants Pants?

This is my most favorite commercial since the Old Spice ad featuring Isaiah Mustafa. As three guys prepare to go out on the town, one argues that his sweatpants,…

Catherine Strawn | May 13, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Preview This: Lagerfeld’s Sexy New Short, “Remember Now”

The news today from fashion giant Karl Lagerfeld: The Kaiser directed a short film, and the preview has just hit the web (the man sure does know how…

Leonora Epstein | May 11, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Don’t Mess With The Bronte Sisters

Here’s an idea for how to get students more interested in authors like the Brontë sisters (Anne, Emily, and Charlotte), whose novels are normally only read when they’re…

Catherine Strawn | May 10, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Chictopia Users Find Themselves Unexpectedly Starring In Payless Ads

We’re still trying to wrap our brains around the bizarre intellectual property fiasco brought about by Payless Shoes and Chictopia. In a nutshell, several fashion bloggers who posted their own…

Leonora Epstein | May 10, 2010 - 2:50 pm
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