In Advertising, Shirtless Hunks Are the Half-Naked Hot Chicks

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. » 5/20/13 3:10pm 5/20/13 3:10pm

Watch the New Diet Coke Hunk Get a Soda-Jizz Facial

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… » 1/28/13 4:40pm 1/28/13 4:40pm

Finally, A Booze Ad That Objectifies A Dude [NSFW]

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. » 6/17/11 4:50pm 6/17/11 4:50pm

Diesel Takes The Dov Charney Approach

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". » 8/11/10 12:43pm 8/11/10 12:43pm

Hungarian Girl Auctions Off Her Virginity To A Nice Gentleman

An 18-year-old Hungarian girl, who is known only as her blog-name "Miss Spring," recently sold her virginity for £200,000. The bidding started on eBay, but they quickly shut it down and Miss Virgin Spring was forced to go rogue. » 8/05/10 10:47am 8/05/10 10:47am

Michigan Coffee Shops Increase Sales With Lingerie-Clad Baristas

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] » 7/31/10 5:00pm 7/31/10 5:00pm

Russians Use Boobs To Sell Insurance

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. » 6/18/10 5:20pm 6/18/10 5:20pm

Fat Dogs Don't Get Laid, Just Cuckolded

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. » 5/03/10 2:20pm 5/03/10 2:20pm

Don't Blame Porn For The Plastic Female

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. » 4/20/10 1:40pm 4/20/10 1:40pm

Retailer Apologizes For Sexualizing Kids

UK clothing chain Primark has apologized for its line of padded bikini tops that fit girls as young as seven. The company has offered to donate profits from the inappropriate swim suits to a children's charity. [BBC] » 4/14/10 9:20am 4/14/10 9:20am

Rachel Uchitel, Bottle Service, And The Gray Market For Sex

New York Magazine's Lisa Taddeo has scored an interview with alleged Tiger Woods ur-mistress Rachel Uchitel, who paints a depressing picture of the bottle girls of Vegas and New York and the Woods wannabes who sleep with them. » 4/05/10 9:30am 4/05/10 9:30am

Cities Across America Reject PETA Ads

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. » 3/15/10 1:40pm 3/15/10 1:40pm

Mile High Message

Attention passengers: the skycouch is not for forking. Air New Zealand wants you to know that their so-called "cuddle class" is not to be used for afternoon delights. But spooning is cool - just keep those prongs to yourself. [Copyranter] » 3/01/10 11:20am 3/01/10 11:20am

Does This Make You Thirsty, Baby? Orangina Ad Leaves Bad Taste

We've discussed a lot of strange and "sexy" ads here, but Orangina's new panther-dominatrix clip may be the weirdest of them all. And as a bonus, it even plays sexual assault for laughs. » 12/10/09 12:40pm 12/10/09 12:40pm

Hot Shots: Basketball Team Photos Raise Questions Of Homophobia

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. » 11/24/09 12:20pm 11/24/09 12:20pm

Madam Claims Playmates For Hire; $10,000 A "Date"

Former Hollywood madam Michelle Braun alleges that Hugh Hefner's "girls" are actually call girls/hookers. During her 11-year career, Braun's clients were kings, athletes and, she hints, maybe even a host of American Idol. She's writing a book, naturally. [Page Six] » 11/24/09 10:30am 11/24/09 10:30am

"The Magic Is In The Hole"

Bitch Magazine turned down this ad, for Voodoo Doughnuts in Portland, on the grounds that it "goes against our mission statement to be anti-sexist." We agree, and add: Pubic hair and doughnuts are two things best enjoyed separately. [AnimalNewYork] » 10/19/09 12:40pm 10/19/09 12:40pm

Women In Sports: Sex Objects, Mothers, Or Too "Manly" To Count

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? » 8/31/09 5:00pm 8/31/09 5:00pm

Clinton Focuses On Women's Rights In Graduation Speech • Child…

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." • » 5/21/09 5:40pm 5/21/09 5:40pm

Female Anchors Object To The Fox-ification Of MSNBC

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." » 4/21/09 3:30pm 4/21/09 3:30pm