Jeremy Clarkson takes small shots at BBC in Amazon ad

Jeremy Clarkson isn’t done taking playful jabs at his former employers. In a commercial for Amazon featuring the former Top Gear host, promoting the company’s Fire TV Stick, Clarkson talks about the streaming service. He segways his way into his house and talks about how he became unbusy in the Spring. With his free time, he […]

French TV station’s attempt at promoting women is super sexist

Sometimes, what makes an ad spectacularly bad is when it gives the total opposite message it’s trying to convey. French TV station France 3 recently pulled its advertising when one of its ads failed for this exact reason. What the spot was hoping to do was promote the fact the station has prominently female hosts. […]

Barbie makes the cutest ad in history

Barbie has been criticized in the past for how it creates an unrealistic body image for young girls. Recently, Barbie has been fighting that perception with products and advertising focused on empowering young girls as the toy company tries to fix its image problem. This ad goes a long way in that effort because it sends […]

Underwear ad asks what if testicles had a mind of their own

There’s no way to not be blunt about it. This next commercial we’re talking about is about testicles. In “The Boys – Part 1: Impact” by Bonds Australia, we’re shown the perspective of two testicles and their daily life. The ad shows what your nuts are actually thinking. They communicate directly with the brain when they […]

Biz Markie reinvents “Just a Friend” for Lucky Charms contest

Biz Markie’s 1989 hit “He’s Just a Friend” is still getting a ton of millage more than 25 years after the song came out. Markie has teamed up with Lucky Charms to release a promotional video for their new contest, which sees 10 lucky winners receiving a box of Lucky Charms with only marshmallows in […]

United Healthcare has kind of a gross commercial on pink eye

This commercial is gross. In United Healthcare’s latest PSA against pinkeye/conjunctivitis, they tell the story of a young boy, who’s in love with his classmate Maria. He writes her name on the bottom of his shoe and in his notebook, and is all to excited when his teacher tells him he’s going to be partnering […]

Anti-Hillary Clinton group spends big money on ad with multiple typos, a group who’s sole purpose is “to ensure Hillary Clinton never becomes President of the United States,” aired an ad during last night’s Democratic Debate, and it is memorable for all the wrong reasons. The spot’s premise is simple enough: posted a Benghazi conspiracy theory, insinuating Clinton was responsible for the death of […]

Georgetown Optician ad borrows heavily from Wes Anderson

A new ad for Georgetown Optician created by Design Army clearly draws inspiration from filmmaker Wes Anderson. The question is, is it drawing inspiration, is it a parody or both? Or is it ripping off his style entirely? Here’s the commercial. For those unfamiliar with Anderson, his movies are filled with quirky characters and beautiful tracking shots […]

DirecTV and XFINITY take two different approaches to call out competitors

In a world filled with more cable ads than I’d like to count, two spots, in particular, have ramped up the feistiness in uber-competitive market. The first one is from DirecTV, and it pokes fun at competitors, showing the ineptitude of rival cable competitors, but it comes off as a commentary on the companies recent […]

The DUI King screws up royally

This is awful. Totally, completely, disastrously awful. It’s like an onion of ‘awful’ where you keep peeling away layers and there’s just more despicable, diabolical, awful onion.

Rescue Dogs Rock NYC mocks Ashley Madison breach to get dogs adopted

Rescue Dogs Rock NYC are mocking the Ashley Madison data breach to try to get some dogs adopted. In their latest spot, ‘Dogs Don’t Judge. Adopt a Life Partner,’ the organization introduces a man who has been affected by the hacks. The man uses plenty of expletives to describe himself, calling himself an ‘asshole,’ a ‘fornicator,’ and a ‘piece of shit.’ […]

Bizarre Viagra commercial is not a touchdown

While Viagra commercials are usually annoying and/or uncomfortable, it’s just a reality we have to deal with because they are not going away EVER, probably. Well, this football themed one goes into bizarro territory. I mean, what is even happening here? There are usually couples in these commercials. But a woman lying on a bed […]

Ikea absolutely nails it in response to the Apple Pencil

The Apple Pencil is on its way. For only $99 USD, you will be able to own the fancy stylus, which is a companion accessory for the iPad. Sure, the masses weren’t sure if it was a joke or not, and Steve Jobs himself discredited the product when he was alive, but Apple seems to be […]

Europe blasts ‘The Final Countdown’ in an office in GEICO ad

Have you ever wondered whatever happened to the band Europe? You know the guys that released the hit song “The Final Countdown” in 1986? I know I haven’t. Well, like fellow rocker Billy Idol, they’re starring in commercials these days, as the group appears in this new spot by GEICO.