A new Snickers ad is being praised for featuring a model in a bikini who has been so badly retouched she looks deformed. The catch? She’s on the back of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition, one of many magazines capable of doing sometimes bizarre things to images under the pretense of making mostly women “look…
For their latest commercial, Snickers had Australian construction workers catcall female passersby with empowering statements, rather than the boilerplate street harassment ones. The conceit is when these dudes are "not themselves," i.e. hungry for a Snickers, they're...better people?
This Halloween, Snickers takes a page out of Burger King's Guide to Creepy Masked Mascots with the bizarre, disproportionate "Snickers lady," a grocery-store apparition who is all sorts of weird. Cue nightmares.
It's long, slim, brown and beige and you put it in your mouth. The advertising slogan is "Pleasure Yourself." It's called a "Fling." The word "finger"is used. It's a candy bar. For women. [NPR]