‘Adland Gal’ is terrified of muffins.
‘Adland Gal’ is terrified of muffins.
Before he was Dr. Seuss, Theodore Geisel was a succesful advertisement illustrator. The library at UC San Diego has an incredible collection of his pre-Dr. Seuss work.
Truth in Photoshop. Some of these slogans needed to be co-opted by their respective products.
These ads show religion doesn’t always have to be so serious. Warning: some people may find these images incredibly offensive.
From overkill brand names to dubious displays to that old hand-crafted touch, here are some of the worst (or best) ways to market condoms.
Isn’t it just the best time ever to be a starving mother? According to the front page of today’s “Metro,” yes. Yes it is. (via The Daily What)
Everybody knows the best thing about the Super Bowl is the commercials. So if you care less about the New England Patriots-New York Giants rematch than you do the commercials that accompany it, look no further—here are all of the Super Bowl XLVI television ads, uploaded in real time as they air.
I need an adult. Preferably one not named Ty Barnes. (via The Daily What)
This is beyond absurd. Check out this ad a gym in Dubai is using to entice new customers to join their gym. I’m speechless.
Billboards are everywhere and are pretty much unavoidable. Sometimes, advertisers like to demonstrate a little creativity: a pun here, a touching sentiment there. I’m not sure if they know what the word “creativity” means.
This amazingly bad Jordache for Walmart ad features a super skinny jeans model who has a butt like James Woods’. SO HOT!
These advertisements may be promoting tolerance but simultaneously seem to reinforce certain stereotypes about the gay community. Apparently gay men will only drink beer if it’s low in calories, because you know, they totally don’t want to get fat.
It’s interesting that most of these are targeted towards women. Like the great Bill Hicks would say “If you produce advertising, go kill yourself, no seriously kill yourself”! See more old-school cigarette ads at VisualNews.com. View List ›
Life Savers have had some pretty beautiful advertisements back in the day. I personally love the whole thing they had going on in 1951. View List ›
In honor of Memorial Day weekend and barbecuing and stuff, here’s a collection of gross vintage hot dog ads. View List ›
From Finland. Whaaaat is going on? View Image ›
Tom Ford is trying to sell Neroli Portofino fragrance with pictures of soaped-up naked people! I think it will work. View List ›
So many lost souls led astray by the dark path of shiny, gold leggings and black lace unitards. Which is your favorite? View List ›
Glad it’s not just me! Don’t ever remember having to get my jaws around one of these babies. Reality sucks. View Image ›
in a new ad for DirecTV, slightly older David Spade inserts himself back into 1995’s Tommy Boy, where he proceeds to add new meaning to the famous ‘fat guy in a little coat’ scene. And while we all loved ‘Forrest Gump’, here’s an example of that fun technology gone horribly wrong. RIP Chris Farley. Watch Video ›
After Glenn Beck called President Obama a racist, 36 companies have pulled their advertisements from his program. UPS has even gone as far as to pull advertising on all Fox networks. Looking over these highlights, you have to wonder why they didn’t get out sooner. View List ›
1980 was a confusing time for Apple, as you’ll see in this classic magazine ad. Don’t bite the forbidden fruit, Adam! Somewhere off set, Eve lies tangled in a sexy web of Steve Jobs’ dreams. View Image ›
Hansaplast’s new long pleasure condom ads are pretty clever. I get it. View Image ›
OMG check out this gigantic dog with fleas the size of humans! View Image ›
Someone took the vampire craze a little too far? View Image ›
A to-do list for NY hipsters planning to move. It’s an ad for FlatRate Movers and it’s one of those rare times when making fun of your customers might work out as a marketing plan.
In honor of this year’s million dollar ads, Switched presents their ranking of the worst Superbowl ads of yesteryear. Are there any this year you think will make the worst list? How about those Clydesdales? Or “Pep-suber”?