If we were to tell you that Progressive rolled out an ad without Flo, most of our readers would be pretty pleased. Well, the company did just that, but unfortunately their latest creation is just the latest insult to the world of marketing and advertising. While there’s no Flo, there is the Flo hand puppet […]
Ad campaigns advising against drinking and driving are nothing new. A quick Google search tells me that MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) has been around since 1980 - so yeah, not a new concept by any means. I remember those campaigns back in the late 1990’s maybe where they would open with those home videos […]
IKEA Singapore has raised the bar for Halloween advertisements. Instead of following the path of nearly every other company out there and producing a lame, low-effort piece of Halloween garbage, IKEA Singapore made a brilliant parody of the infamous tricycle scene from The Shining.
If you live in an area with a Smashburger, you may have seen this cringe-worthy ad. Smashburger, a burger chain which actually makes a really delicious burger, has been using an ad which is difficult to sit through and deserves to be mocked.
Would you watch an ad which is nearly six hours long? Virgin America is betting that you won’t even though they just rolled out an ad which clocks in at five hours and 46 minutes. The ad, if it can really be called that, highlights flying at its worst. Told with mannequins (extremely creepy ones […]
After a long, strange odyssey, the Charlotte Hornets have finally returned. It took a move to New Orleans, an expansion franchise, and not one but two nickname changes to make it happen. But finally, after many years, an NBA team named the Charlotte Hornets will be playing in the Association once again. Check out this […]
Arby’s new sandwich, the King’s Hawaiian BBQ Brisket, features smoked brisket, pickles and something called Smoky Q Sauce on a King’s Hawaiian bun. Odds are you already knew this because Arby’s apparently bought every commercial slot available for what seems like weeks, if not months.
You have to feel bad for the companies out there who have the name, or go by the abbreviation of ISIS. Not too long ago, those four letters didn’t stand for much in North America, but now they represent a terror organization that has become a household name. We’ve already seen smaller companies change their […]
Skittles commercials are pretty freaking weird and that’s an understatement. With that in mind, Skittles may have stepped their game up for their Halloween offering. A bromance with a giant spider quickly turns into something a bit more sinister.
New technology has allowed various car companies to roll out a wave of safety features designed to make sure you arrive at your destination safely. The idea is that the new features (blind spot detector, etc.) will work along with your normal driving skills, not replace them. Apparently someone forgot to tell Infiniti’s marketing department […]
The iPhone 6 is under fire after numerous reports claim that the phone is bending while in the owner’s pocket. Considering the phone isn’t supposed to be that flexible, or flexible at all even, this spells a major problem for Apple. Numerous companies have mocked or poked fun at Apple, but KitKat’s may have been […]
Ever wonder what Rob Lowe would be like if he was a creepy, more disturbing version of himself? What would he be like if he wasn’t so attractive? Your questions have been answered thanks to this new campaign from DIRECTV. First, here’s what it’d be like if Lowe was creepy, watched cable and enjoyed hanging […]
Remember the State Farm ad with Rob Schneider we recently praised? Well, it was a pretty brief experiment as the insurance company has dropped Schneider from their marketing efforts due to his stance against vaccinations. Specifically, State Farm decided to move on without Schneider after they received a ton of criticism through social media about […]
There are some extremely uncomfortable commercials on TV. You know the ones. They usually involve smoking, a horrifying disease, a mistake during an operation or using the word “mesh” way too often. When Terry Bradshaw comes on in a commercial, you assume it’s going to be football related. You’d be halfway right, but here Bradshaw […]
You may recall that we’ve previously ripped on Old Spice and their robot ads. Usually we do the “one and done” policy when it comes to ripping on a particular campaign (OK, there are exceptions to that rule) so that we don’t belittle our readers with the same companies over and over again. Old Spice […]