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Burt's Bees Gets Nature to Sing in Earth Day Ad Diego Stocco's organic orchestra

That coconut has a great beat, and I can really dance to it. And those almonds are in a groove. Is that dubstep? For several years, Burt's Bees has used…

April 20, 2012, 4:09 PM EDT

Axe Now Repels Earth Women but Attracts Lady-Filled Meteors Another rip in the space-time continuum

Axe's advertising is usually set in a parallel universe where its products exert a gravitational pull on beautiful women. While its English-language messaging from Bartle Bogle Hegarty moves closer to…

April 3, 2012, 11:06 AM EDT

Finally, You Can Wipe Your Butt With a Twitter Feed Just $35 for four custom toilet-paper rolls

Twitter's on a roll, literally, thanks to some folks who've decided to improve the human race by printing tweets on toilet paper. Appropriately enough, the entrepreneurs are from Australia, the…

March 30, 2012, 9:27 AM EDT

Hitler Sells Shampoo in Turkish TV Commercial Spot pitches 'a real man's shampoo'

In the most bizarre ad fail of the year so far, Adolf Hitler takes a break from selling condoms to pitch shampoo in this TV spot, which is airing on…

March 26, 2012, 8:56 AM EDT

Kotex Makes Gifts for Women Based on Their Pinterest Boards Handmade presents themselves get pinned

For brands trying to get their heads around Pinterest, here's a clever engagement of the site's users by Kotex. For a Kotex campaign called "Woman's Inspiration Day," Israeli agency Smoyz…

March 23, 2012, 2:50 PM EDT

Huggies Flunks Dad Test, Alters Campaign We're not idiots, fathers tell Kimberly-Clark

Huggies has pulled ads from its Facebook page after folks got cranky over the Kimberly-Clark brand's "Dad Test" campaign. A rash of complaints slammed the work for depicting fathers as…

March 13, 2012, 9:32 AM EDT

Liquid-Plumr Double Impact Has Twice the Uncomfortable Innuendo Woman gets 'pipe flushed' by a pair of plumbers

Liquid-Plumr has a product called Double Impact. So, really, what choice did DDB in San Francisco have but to create the innuendo-stuffed spot below with a housewife who daydreams about…

February 22, 2012, 1:36 PM EST

Old Spice Crashes Into Commercials for Other P&G Brands Terry Crews ambushes Charmin, Bounce

Isaiah who? Suave Old Spice pitchman Mustafa is just a fading memory when manic spokesfreak Terry Crews is in the house. In fun new spots from Wieden + Kennedy, Crews…

February 3, 2012, 9:02 AM EST

Axe Celebrates Halloween With 'Hot Girl vs. Zombie' A classic showdown, with a twist

Here is Axe's gift to you this Halloween—a 1:20 horror spot featuring one of the genre's classic matchups: hot girl vs. zombie. It's adequately executed, although the zombie could look…

October 25, 2011, 10:01 AM EDT

Luvs 'Poop, There It Is!' Voted Worst Ad in America for 2011 Pair of AT&T spots among runners-up

Consumerist readers have spoken, and they have decreed the infamous Luvs "Poop, There It Is" animated commercial, featuring a competitive crapping contest for babies set to the musical stylings of…

October 17, 2011, 2:19 PM EDT