Victoria's Secret Advertised 'Cheeky' Panties By Airbrushing Off a Model's Butt Cheek

In a recent Facebook post, Victoria’s Secret shared a photo of a model wearing their mesh-back cheeky panties. There’s nothing particularly interesting about the photo, apart from, well, the fact that the woman is missing her left butt cheek. Some people have called this a “Photoshop fail,” but I call it “Lady Gaga… »10/07/15 5:30pm10/07/15 5:30pm

Classy Rental Car Company Invites Caitlyn Jenner to 'Try This Crossover'

This is a really incredible unforced error: Sixt, a rental car company you’ve never heard of, made an ad encouraging Caitlyn Jenner to “try this crossover,” which is a type of car and also a tasteless joke about her transition. The ad remains up on their Twitter and Facebook, despite hundreds of people tweeting at… »8/05/15 3:20pm8/05/15 3:20pm

Thirsty-Ass Book Industry Wants To Ink Up Your Back for Advertising

Confidential to any woman who wants a giant tattoo of a dragon on their backs: Hachette Australia wants to use your precious flesh as advertising for the latest book in the Dragon Tattoo series by Stieg Larsson. The good news: free tattoo. The bad news: you’d be participating in something literally called… »7/08/15 12:20pm7/08/15 12:20pm

That 'Charlie Charlie' Demon Challenge Was a Viral Marketing Stunt

Last week, teens all over freaked out about the “Charlie Charlie” challenge that had something to do with pencils and summoning a demon to answer your questions. A Mexican demon. Named Charlie. Very #real and #believable. Turns out that all those idiot high-schoolers were totally played by a very real commercial for a… »6/01/15 1:40pm6/01/15 1:40pm

5 Insane Things From Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine, Spring 2015

If the wedding planning galaxy is a weirdo cosmic circus into which no woman is adequately prepared to be flung until it’s far too late, Martha Stewart Weddings magazine is that galaxy’s big fat Jupiter: Dazzling and marbled with soft, undulating peachy-pink colors on the outside; turbulent, full of hot air, and… »5/21/15 1:45pm5/21/15 1:45pm

Domino's Unleashes the Most Terrifying Print Ad in History

What's a pizza company to do if they want to get in on that sweet 50 Shades of Grey cash cow action, but have absolutely no promo connection to the infamous amalgam of Freaky Friend Fiction word snippets masquerading as dialogue? How about an ad referencing BDSM? OK, great, but even better: how about an ad that… »1/27/15 10:01pm1/27/15 10:01pm

Target Now Sells Fifty Shades Cock Rings Next to Kids' Toothbrushes 

Target knows you're a busy parent on the go, so when it comes to shopping, you don't want to waste your time going from aisle to aisle to collect your kid's toothbrushes, mouthwash and Fifty Shades of Grey marital aids. That's why they put all of your needs into one place. They're always thinking of you. »1/16/15 5:40pm1/16/15 5:40pm

Ugh to This LOFT Ad About Frantically Binge-Exercising in Saran Wrap 

Yeah, yeah, we all had a lot of cookies this past month and now maybe your clothes don't fit right. Or maybe they do. Or maybe you don't give a fuck? Whatever the case, January is always a big month for "Feel bad about yourself you ugly cow"-style advertising. Clothing retailer LOFT just added another one on the pile,… »1/09/15 4:50pm1/09/15 4:50pm