“Isn’t it time we told her she’s pretty brilliant too?”
Washington legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, but is still implementing its state-run system, which expects pot shops to open this summer. Here is how it will work.
Let’s start by looking around.
Plus 12 famous authors in vintage advertisements, 10 amazing exercise classes you can take from home, and One World Trade Center becomes the tallest building in America.
Meanwhile in Japan…
With the television business experiencing seismic disruptions, Ad Age’s annual survey of what 30-second commercials cost on all of the network shows reveals a fascinating hierarchy.
These were all banned in various parts of the world, but have been preserved online.
And they are beautiful.
Question: Where is the line between hipster self-expression and corporate advertising? Answer: Not here.
Sometimes, even best of them need some money in between.
Plus 14 terrifyingly awesome new state-fair foods, a way to beam ads straight into your skull, and the pilot that Conan O’Brien once wrote for Adam West.
The fact that Men’s Wearhouse fired the face of its brand won’t impact the company because it has tons of Zimmer footage and the legal rights to his image, an analyst says.
‘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.
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 ›
In honor of Memorial Day weekend and barbecuing and stuff, here’s a collection of gross vintage hot dog ads. 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. Watch Video ›