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For better or worse, sexy Mr. Clean was the most memorable Super Bowl ad

It’s sexy time for Mr. Clean. The iconic mascot from the popular line of cleaning products of the same name has never been one to push boundaries in terms of sex appeal. The bald, old man dressed in white didn’t have the oomph to become an advertising sex symbol, until now. Mr. Clean debuted a “Sexy […]

Jolly Rancher deletes ad suggesting ‘get busy sucking or get busy dying’

Jolly Rancher wants you to “get busy sucking or get busy dying.” The popular candy brand launched a hip, color-fueled ad campaign in recent months, but one of their promoted Tweets has been deleted after multiple users noticed its unintended innuendo. The spot featured a cartoon in a prison cell, with a wrapper busting it […]

Budweiser to release timely Super Bowl ad about immigrant’s journey to US

Budweiser’s latest Super Bowl ad might not intentionally be commenting on today’s political climate, but it’s set to send a potent message towards the power of inclusion this upcoming Super Bowl weekend. A teaser has been released for the brand’s 60-second spot “Born The Hard Way.” The ad will show the story of co-founder Adolphus […]

TurboTax’s ‘Humpty Dumpty’ ad is nightmare fuel

TurboTax’s latest spin on Humpty Dumpty is the stuff of nightmares. In the tax software companies latest spot, the nursery rhyme character is put into a modern day setting. After doing his taxes on a giant wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. After his fall, Dumpty’s comrades attempt to put him back together piece by […]

Nick Kyrgios’ Nike Australia ad draws criticism for making light of mental illness

Is this Nick Kyrgios ad making light of mental illness? Some people online seem to think so. Nike Australia posted an advertisement starring the hot-headed tennis star, featuring animated dark clouds and rain obstructing Kyrgios. The tagline for the advert reads “Dark clouds never got in the way of talent.” AdFreak notes the advertisement’s received […]

Trump ad gains new life after golden shower claims

A golden advertisement for President-Elect Donald Trump’s ‘Trump Tower’ has resurfaced following bizarre, unsubstantiated reports, which are simultaneously gross and hilarious. This week a scandal broke out after Buzzfeed published a doozy of a 35-page document compiled by a British intelligence operative which claimed Russian officials have a secret recording of Trump watching prostitutes pee (yes) […]

Facebook to roll out mid-video ads, which is good and bad

Facebook is making a play for video streaming king, as ReCode reports the social media service will be rolling out a new “mid-roll” ad format which will allow creators to insert ads into videos after 20 seconds of runtime. The reported change is being tested. If ads are allowed, Facebook’s video platform will share a […]

Ronda Rousey’s Pantene commercial plays during Amanda Nunes celebration

Friday night wasn’t a good time for Ronda Rousey. Rousey was quickly TKO’d in 48 seconds by Amanda Nunes at UFC 207. If the loss wasn’t humiliating enough, an advertisement featuring Rousey for Pantene played while Nunes was celebrating her stunning victory. That’s rough. Rousey became the new face for Pantene earlier this month, appearing […]

Abhorrent 9/11 mattress commercial is undoubtedly 2016’s worst

It’s that time of the year again. It’s time to choose the worst ad of 2016. Unfortunately, this year’s worst advertisement was a no-brainer. An ad so excruciating, so deliberately distasteful, it might be the worst commercial of all-time. Of course, the worst ad of 2016 is Miracle Mattress’ offensive 9/11 spoof. Yes, they not only […]

Daddy Yankee’s “Shaky, Shaky,” might not have been the best choice of song for Walmart’s latest commercial

Sometimes context doesn’t matter in advertising, but in the case of a new Walmart commercial featuring Daddy Yankee’s “Shaky, Shaky,” as its theme, it’s hard to ignore. Walmart Peurto Rico launched a new ad featuring the 2016 hit. The “Shaky, Shaky” referred to eager kids shaking Christmas presents. It all seems harmless. But, if you […]

Pornhub’s rendition of ‘Silent Night’ focuses on the ‘lonely’ aspect

Pornhub wants its audience to have a lonely night. After releasing a funny, yet uncomfortable Christmas advertisement in 2016, Pornhub released its latest addition to the holiday series. The latest ad is called “Lonely Night,” and places emphasis on the phrase while parodying the Christmas classic “Silent Night.” The spot is about being lonely at […]

‘Schick Hydrobot’ bombs at Game Awards, needs to be put down

The 2015 Game Awards have come and gone, and with it, a new enemy has been born. Throughout the award show festivities, viewers were constantly bombarded with Shick’s corporate shill of a mascot, Hydrobot. Hydrobot appeared on the broadcast multiple times, inducing groans from gamers and non-gamers alike. The half power ranger, half five-blade razor man […]

No Man’s Sky cleared of false advertising by Advertising Standards Authority

No Man’s Sky was undoubtedly the most anticipated, widely-salivated-online game in recent memory. The open-world, space adventure survival game developed by Hello Games shined at E3, but after massive delays, when it was finally released in 2016, it didn’t live up to the hype. No Man’s Sky failed to deliver the same graphical capabilities shown in earlier […]

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