Posts tagged "weird ads"

Watch Dita Von Teese Rinse Off In Perrier In Sexy New Ad

We thought it a bit strange Perrier would hire burlesque star Dita Von Teese as a sexy spokeswoman, but now we get it. Anyone else would make a…

Jessica Wakeman | July 12, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Bikini-Clad Stewardesses Scrub Down A Plane In A Russian Airline Commercial

Ugh, put this as Exhibit A in your “Objectification of Women” file: a commercial for Russian airline Avianova where sexy stewardesses strip down to bikinis on the tarmac,…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Let’s Hope You Don’t Get Trapped In The Beard Elevator

Gillette Mach 3’s highly hirsute elevator reminds me of Parissa wax strip’s hairy backvertising, and that’s not necessarily a good thing. Inside, the elevator doors feature a big ad promoting…

Susannah Breslin | June 18, 2010 - 12:20 pm

Slim Fast Targets Brides With Fat Cake Toppers

Right about now, some brides are in a desperate race to shed pounds before their June weddings. And Slim Fast has come to their rescue with a new ad campaign…

Annika Harris | June 9, 2010 - 1:20 pm

Naked Man Is Supposed To Inspire Men To Work Out

I thought ads were supposed to make you want to spend money, not projectile vomit. Copyranter, who likes to frighten us, points us to this gross and gory ad for…

Susannah Breslin | June 9, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Apparently, U.K. Men Need A PSA To Be Reminded Not To Rape

Advertising blog Copyranter is unimpressed with this rape awareness ad, which one of their readers snapped a pic of in a bar bathroom. The ad pictures a woman wearing panties

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Is This Axe Body Spray Ad Weird Or Just Stupid?

Oh, fickle, fickle ladies. Lynx body sprays — over in jolly old England, Axe Body Sprays are called Lynx — had no choice but to manufacture cologne that…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2010 - 2:50 pm

How Refreshing! A Beer Commercial That’s Not Totally Sexist And Annoying Towards Women!

Instead, Bud Light’s “book club” commercial manages to be pretty sexist and annoying towards men. Beer is the best part of book clubs! “Thrusting”! And what’s Little Women?

Jessica Wakeman | April 6, 2010 - 11:50 am

Want Croslite To Lick Your Feet?

Of all the creepy, weird, FAIL ads that we have seen here at The Frisky, this latest from Crocs, featuring a Croc monster called Croslite about to LICK SOMEONE’S FOOT…

Susannah Breslin | March 31, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Paris Hilton Humps A Beer Can, Brazil’s Government Gets Upset

US Weekly reports that Brazil’s Secretariat for Women’s Affairs is calling for a sexy beer commercial starring Paris Hilton to be pulled. The commercial advertising Devassa beer —…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Fact: Burger King Thinks You’re A Moron

Drilling for oil makes us American girls hot and heavy! This Burger King commercial actually isn’t as offensive to Middle Easterners as it could be — shocking! —…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Ladies, Does Looking At A Nice Butt Make You Want To Buy Sneakers?

Nice ass! Do you think this butt is automatically disqualified from American Apparel’s “Best Bottom In The World” contest because it’s in a German ad for Reebok’s EasyTone sneakers? Probably.

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2010 - 8:20 pm

Puma’s “The Games We Play” Commercials Want You To Work It, Work It

Looking for a way to get motivated to exercise? This quirky commercial from Puma, part of their “The Games We Play” campaign, may just do it. In Michel…

Susannah Breslin | February 5, 2010 - 2:20 pm

Shirtless, Oily Diaper Ad Takes Cues From Shirtless Oily David Beckham Ad

Creepy sexualization of the kiddies or a clever copycat of David Beckham’s hot Armani underwear ad? Whether or not you think this South Korean ad for Good-Nites diapers is inappropriate,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2010 - 3:20 pm

“Cougar” Ad For Air New Zealand Is Equal Parts Funny And Offensive

Off-fun-sive? Hilari-sexist? Don’t mind me: I’m just trying to think up a word to describe ads that I know demean women, but I actually think are pretty funny.

Jessica Wakeman | January 20, 2010 - 5:50 pm

Topless Women Skydiving In Danish Commerical = Most Obnoxiously Sexy Ad Ever

Sorry, Burger King! Your esteemed “women wearing bikinis shaped like hamburger buns taking a shower” ad is not the klassiest ad ever—that distinction goes to this 2008 commercial which is…

Jessica Wakeman | January 15, 2010 - 4:10 pm

A Cigar Won’t Bring Out The Caveman In Your Man Anymore

Oh, pervy cigar ad, how fortunate we are that you are old, so we can laugh at you.

Red Lipstick And Leopard Print Lady doesn’t exactly look like she…

Jessica Wakeman | January 5, 2010 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Method’s Sexual Harassment Soap Suds Commercial Gets Pulled

Remember that skeevy soap commercial for Method where a woman gets cat-called in the shower by a bunch of bubbles? Well, Method allegedly pulled it offline after viewers complained,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 8, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Method Soap Commercial Thinks Sexual Harassment Is A Joke

Pervy talking soap bubbles that sexually harass a woman while she takes a shower? Catcalling and antagonizing a woman is so hilarious, Method. And to think, I actually used…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2009 - 9:50 pm

Just Weird: Lingerie Place Mats

File this under WTF. The intimates line K. Lynn, which has chain stores in the Middle East, has placed lingerie place mats — you know, for eating on — at…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 6, 2009 - 5:30 pm
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