This ad, featuring the Pope necking with Egyptian imam Mohamed Ahmed el-Tayeb, was pulled after running only once because—surprise— the Vatican angrily protested.
All hail the power of Photoshop.
THIS is the best of the last 12 months?
It’s not an original idea, probably stolen from a 1990 piece of Berlin street art depicting Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker kissing (see below).
It’s not even an original Benetton idea—see this nun and priest ad from 1991.
Great job, Gods of Creativity.
Ad agencies: Fabrica, Italy and 72andSunny, Amsterdam.
Obama + Chávez. He tastes like oil!
Mahmoud Abbas and Bibi Netanyahu. Looks very forced by both parties.
Former French president Nicolas “little Sarko” Sarkozy and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
South Korean President Lee Myung-bak plants one on the corpse of the Dear Leader Kim Jong-il.
- An adult film actress says Donald Trump, or someone on his behalf, offered her $10,000 and the use of his private jet to come to his suite.
- AT&T has made a deal to buy Time Warner — owner of CNN, HBO, and Warner Bros. — in one of the biggest acquisitions ever 💰
- The Chicago Cubs are heading to their first World Series since 1945 after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 🐻
- A black metal band crashed a couple's engagement shoot and the photos are 🤘