Haters, Gather 'Round: Let's All Hate On the New McDonald's Tagline

McDonalds is in a bit of a pickle. It seems that people aren't trying to get their Big Mac on quite like they used to. Profits are declining while Americans stuff themselves with Chipotle burritos. What is the largest hamburger fast food chain on Earth to do? They could focus on improving their product or perhaps… » 10/28/14 5:15pm Tuesday 5:15pm

Subway Reminds Women to Stay Thin For Slutty Halloween Costumes

Hey ladaaays, because you've got your priorities straight, I know you've already got your Slutoween costumes on deck because Halloween is the only night of the year where it's acceptable for the ladyfolk to show some skin. But how's that body looking? Is it banging enough? Luckily Subway is here to help ensure that… » 10/02/14 3:20pm 10/02/14 3:20pm

According to Advertising, the 1950s Woman Wanted to Fuck Her Appliances

It was the salad baby-booming post-WWII days of this great country, when men were men and women were wives. Obedient wives. Obedient wives with sparkling dishware, spotless clothing that smelt of the ocean, perfectly organized spice racks, and tightly sealed leftovers. Obedient wives who put on their shiniest pair of… » 9/10/14 6:00pm 9/10/14 6:00pm

Kmart Wants to Get Away with Running a Christmas Ad in September

"This is not a Christmas commercial. However, let's say you have an event in late December that you need a lot of gifts for. Like, maybe your entire family is having a birthday on the same day. Now's the time to go to Kmart and put those gifts on layaway," says the actress playing a Kmart employee in the retailer's… » 9/05/14 4:10pm 9/05/14 4:10pm

​Russian Bank Will Send a Cat To Your House if You Sign a Mortgage

One of Russia's largest banks has caught onto the global phenomenon (soon to be dictatorship) that is cats. In a new marketing scheme, Moscow-based Sberbank promises to send a cat over to your house for a couple hours if you sign a mortgage with them. That's right. They'll lend you some money, and then they'll lend… » 8/31/14 3:36pm 8/31/14 3:36pm

These Australian Tampon Commercials Are Batshit and Delightful

Feminine hygiene brand Carefree is taking a new approach to marketing towards the Australian consumer. New ads by DDB Sydney feature hosts by the name of Fanny Glitterwinkle, Harmony Freebush and Stefan Van Der Blöed. The commercials are funny, weird and — surprisingly — actually use the word "vagina." » 8/25/14 12:35pm 8/25/14 12:35pm

The Awful Swagger Dads of Advertising Need to Get Got

It's been well documented (if not well researched): At some point in the 1990s, Ad Dads very suddenly became moronic punchlines. I don't know who was more responsible for this—ad agencies or brands or Homer Simpson—but the tipping point was reached quickly. It was an anti-Mad Men ad movement. It was anti-creative. And… » 8/22/14 11:20am 8/22/14 11:20am

The Dude Who Made That Terrible Mall Ad Knew EXACTLY What He Was Doing

You've probably seen the abysmal ad for Missouri's East Hills Mall, which is currently circulating the Internet. Perhaps you even have the drone of "boots and pants and boots and pants" stuck in your head this very minute! Well, the guy who made that commercial knew exactly what he was doing. » 8/19/14 3:20pm 8/19/14 3:20pm

TV Shows Are Now Blatantly Ads For Crap You Don't Need

These days, we are constantly being sold products and experiences but now, companies are getting more trixsy. Instead of just airing a commercial selling a trip to Las Vegas, the city’s Convention & Visitors Authority is collaborating with shows like Logo’s RuPaul’s Drag Race, drawing in fans of the program and… » 8/12/14 6:40pm 8/12/14 6:40pm