The new Diet Dr. Pepper ad features Ford model Josh Button doing his best shirtless hunk Zoolander and being really really really really good looking.
While regular sugar-filled Coke is focusing on "happy calories" and joy, Diet Coke reminds you that bubbles are sexy, men are sexy and sex is sexy. Also getting sprayed in the face is sexy. Back in 1994, Diet Coke debuted the "Diet Coke Hunk," a well-built construction worker who took off his shirt and guzzled a DC…
Copyranter directs us to an interesting ad for a brewing company in Bucharest; they make creative use for the beer bottles, no? We have to admit, it's nice to see an alcohol ad focusing on the male physique, for once.
We'll say one thing for the new Diesel campaign: they certainly make it hard to criticize, since it's redundant to point out the exceptional stupidity in something with the tagline "Be Stupid".
It sounds more like the plot of an 80s sex comedy than real life, but apparently sales at two coffee shops in Michigan have soared after the management placed their baristas in lingerie and bikinis. [UPI]
A Russian company has un-creatively decided to use boobs to sell car insurance. The commercial, visible after the jump (and totally NSFW) shows headless women with cars painted on their breasts being groped and jiggled. It's a wreck.
Dawn breaks in a field. A border collie reports faithfully for duty, only to find his lover hasn't been as faithful. Locked in an embrace with... a mutt? Dagger to the heart. If only he'd kept his weight under control.
Certain critiques have been leveled at Western culture so often that they've almost become truisms: plastic surgery has gone too far, children have been overly sexualized, women just don't know what they want. But these (valid) criticisms raise certain questions.
PETA has done a lot of things to piss people off, but their newest offer - to help cash-strapped cities pay off their deficit through ads on trash cans - makes us wonder if anyone can stomach the organization.
The clip shows a balding middle-aged white man in the center of a circus ring. He looks nervously around, and the camera pans to show the aggressor: a black panther-woman in a gold bikini. She commands him to "dance... to the rhythm... strip!" while repeatedly calling him "baby." The cat-woman growls at him and cracks…
The picture at left is taken from the website for Florida State University's women's basketball team. While it looks seems inocuous enough, these glam shots have sparked a debate about the persistent problem of homophobia in women's sports.
Two very different articles from this weekend have lead us to wonder: Will female athletes ever be able to drop the female and be seen as just athletes?
• Hilary Clinton to the Barnard graduating class: "Women's progress is more than a matter of morality. It is a political, economic, social and security imperative...If you want to know how stable, healthy, and democratic a country is, look at its women, look at its girls." •
MSNBC's Melissa Francis and Contessa Brewer, stuck introducing a story on women resorting to stripping this afternoon, nailed producers' reasoning: "Look, this is a great excuse to show women in fishnets up against a pole."