Samsung Thinks Women Will Fall for a Creep With a Nice Watch

Between the royalty-free stock music playing in the background, the whole goddamn narrative of a dude's robot-watch helping him 'get the girl,' and the fact that this commercial goes on for more than two minutes, I can't tell which part of this Samsung Galaxy Gear ad makes my right eye twitch more.

But really, who… » 12/23/13 7:00pm 12/23/13 7:00pm

Samsung Introduces You to the Perfect Husband/Domestic Servant

An ad for Samsung’s wide world of evolved televisions featuring a dimwitted couch-bound husband transformed into a domestic servant marionette has drawn cries (mostly from MRAs on Reddit, but also now from Fox News) of sexism. Probably a fair critique, although Adweek’s David Gianatasio doesn’t think the outrage is … » 5/22/13 11:55pm 5/22/13 11:55pm

Samsung Introduces Brand New Space Phone with Lots of Old Sexist Jokes

The better to introduce its new Galaxy S IV space phone to the public, Samsung hired a troupe of actors to perform several cheesy, poorly-written burlesques about the phone's appeal across the sundry demographics that comprise the American space phone purchasing contingent. This went on for about an hour, according to… » 3/15/13 11:00am 3/15/13 11:00am

You Can Look Forward to Playing a Workplace Version of the Hunger Games

Finding a job is hard enough these days. Then once you've got one, you've got to work your ass off while also dealing with office politics and annoying coworkers. Well, it's about to get even worse for some of you, because there's a growing trend among companies of encouraging their employees to compete in "fun"… » 5/03/12 1:15pm 5/03/12 1:15pm