Volkswagen unleashed their big new "Get Happy" Superbowl ad upon the internet this week, and the question on everyone's mind is—naturally—wait, is that racist?
May The Force be with 7-year-old Max Page, the adorable kid from the 2011 Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial, as he checks into the Children's Hospital Los Angeles today. Max has a congenital heart defect, and today he'll have a hole in his heart fixed and his pulmonary valve replaced.
What's a Super Bowl without a litany of reminders that men are either pathetically emasculated or indifferent boors, that women are either ballbusters or are getting knocked down?
Today, Oprah aired part two of her Favorite Things episode. The audience was filled with people who knew that Oprah had just taped her "last" Favorite Things episode, and assumed that they weren't getting anything. They were wrong!
"Sooner or later your wife will drive home, one of the best reasons for owning a Volkswagen." Uh oh, then she'll have some 'splaining to do! Waaaah! And did she mention she just couldn't resist that fur coat...? [Vintage-Ads]
What better way to illustrate the changing times than with shrinking hemlines? This Volkswagen ad for the "New Beetle" in China illustrates the new design not with an actual picture of a car but with two women: one from the '60s in a longer dress and one from "today" in a minidress and heavy eye-make up. Wow! Fashions…