On Monday, London mayor Sadiq Khan announced that body-shaming advertisements would be banned from the city’s tubes and buses. Khan’s decision is a follow-up of a promise he made while campaigning. The campaign promise was in response to the controversy and subsequent debate surrounding an advertisement for a weight…
Concerned father Stephen Stewart recently purchased space in Christianity Today to advertise his “virgin” daughter Rachel as the ideal, god-fearing mate. He did not, however, see reason to seek approval from his daughter, or to even let her know.
From 1923–1949, the American Medical Association published Hygeia, an educational health magazine for the American public.
In 1995, presidential candidate and human equivalent of cargo pants that zip away into shorts Donald Trump appeared in a sexy advertisement for the sexiest food there is: Pizza Hut’s stuffed crust pizza.
We’ve all got bills to pay—even if we’re minor-to-moderate celebrities. So what’s a reality star or child actor to do when the show doesn’t get picked up for a fourth season or when (more likely) their opulent lifestyle has outgrown their bank account?
On the season premiere of Mad Men last night Megan implores Don to not tear the ads out of her magazine. We just happened to notice from the cover that it was the February 1969 issue of Playboy that she was rightly safeguarding. We dipped into our archives to find out which ads appeared in that issue and gathered the…
"Baseball Boyfriend" is a new app that enables members of CBS Sports' fantasy baseball league to "have a Baseball Boyfriend off to the side" for a mere $2.99. Sexist? Not according to the woman who dreamed this whole thing up.
Musical tones are denoted with letters. So are bra sizes! Why hasn't anyone made this sexy connection before now?!
Spotted in the back pages of this week's Star magazine: An ad for handmade Amish electric fireplaces. They're how the Amish keep warm while getting their weekly Kardashians fix! (Click to enlarge image.)
More fun with the October issues of Cosmopolitan! Below, a gallery of advertisements that fall squarely into the "vice" category (i.e. they're all about sex, booze, smokes & contraception). Our favorite: The advertisement for Fredrick's of Hollywood's "Elite VII", which, unlike men, "doesn't stay out with the boys."