Posts tagged "commercials"

Quick Pic: Brad Pitt’s Got Your Back

Brad Pitt picks up some extra dough filming a commercial for Japanese Softbank with a sumo wrestler. Hey, everyone’s gotta make a buck. [NYC, 4/30/09] …

Catherine Strawn | April 30, 2009 - 12:15 pm

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

Commercials Sexualize Ovens And Stoves To Sell Products

I scratched my head the first time I saw this Quizno’s commercial for the Toasty Torpedo sandwich. I wasn’t confused by the homoerotica. Hey, sex can sell anything!

Annika Harris | April 20, 2009 - 3:30 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

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

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

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

TMI: Mother/Daughter Douches

The holiday season is filled with so many awkward family moments. Like, “Oh, pajamas. They’re, um… pink!” Or, “It’s a good thing Grandpa switched his prostate meds.” It…

Simcha | January 5, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Sex, Santa, & Two Snooping Elves

This holiday commercial cracks me up. Further proof that even though your kids will have no idea what’s really going on, parents should still hide their sexy Santa…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 24, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Sex Can Sell Anything, Even Fast Food

This Arby’s commercial always makes us laugh, and it kind of puts us in the mood for some of those yummy curly fries. But isn’t it strange that…

Catherine Strawn | December 19, 2008 - 3:30 pm

WTF Is Vera Wang Wearing?

Unitards are okay if you work for Cirque de Soleil, a ballet company, or if you’re a deep sea diver, but no way should regular people go walking…

Simcha | November 10, 2008 - 4:30 pm

Monday Menage: Guitar Hero’s Risky Business

America’s hottest athletes have recreated Tom Cruise’s infamous pants off dance off scerne in “Risky Business”. Okay, so I know the ménage typically comes in trois/three, and there…

Simcha | October 27, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Flashback: So 80’s Pantyhose

Fall is what I like to call pantyhose season. Nothing makes me feel more ladylike than silk, er synthetic, stockings. When it gets cold enough to wear them,…

Simcha | October 12, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Yaz Is Not A Miracle Drug

You won’t be seeing Yaz birth control ads on TV anymore — or at least not the ones that the pharmaceutical company Bayer has been using. On October 3, the…

Catherine Strawn | October 10, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Five Quickies You Must Try

Wham, bam, thank you, ma’am! Sometimes sex is best when its quick, because lord knows we’ve got things to do besides you. Sex can be short and sweet when you’re…

Simcha | July 28, 2008 - 7:30 pm

Cleaning: For Women Only

I’m a young woman who enjoys the typical girly things, like makeup, clothes and nail polish. But I can’t for the life of me figure out why I’m…

Annika Harris | July 2, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Orbit’s Biting Commentary On Breakups

Okay, so we know we’re not supposed to be fans of commercials when there’s, like, real art on TV, but Orbit gum is special because they understand that…

Simcha | July 2, 2008 - 4:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Cucumbers, Gypsies On The Runway, And A Gay Kiss

Should the EU sell bent cucumbers? Seriously, should they? [Spiegel] …

Catherine Strawn | June 26, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Eva Mendes Is Too Sexy For TV

Eva Mendes just can’t catch a break. The beauty with an ugly habit had to postpone being a spokesmodel for Calvin Klein to check into rehab earlier this…

Simcha | May 30, 2008 - 5:00 pm
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