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Mr. T Returns for Old Navy, Is Very Proud of Store's Upgraded Tees

His airplane etiquette could be better

Mr. T guest-stars as a living pun in this Crispin Porter + Boguksy ad for Old Navy Best Tees, which are more stylish and durable than their previous ones. That's…

Kmart Says It's Totally Fine If You Want to Ship Your Pants Right There

Men, women, children, old people, whoever

Juvenile humor reigns supreme in this new Kmart commercial from Draftfcb, featuring store workers encouraging stunned shoppers to not be shy and just go ahead and "ship your pants." The…

Justin Timberlake Surprises Biggest Fans on Set in New Target Commercial

A fun prank this time, from Deutsch

Advertising has been obsessed lately with scaring the crap out of people. So here, for your Friday enjoyment, is a more benign prank. Target, which is the exclusive retail partner…

How Did Amazon End Up Selling T-Shirts With Ridiculously Offensive Slogans?

Blame it on automation run amok

Amazon has taken some heat for offering T-shirts with extremely offensive, upsetting slogans—"Keep calm and rape a lot," "Keep calm and grope a lot," "Keep calm and knife her"—from a…

Clothing-Store Mannequins Come to Life and Mirror Your Movements

In Japan, of course

Airport clothing-store outlet United Arrows built a custom window display in its Tokyo location in which MarionetteBots (half mannequin, half robot) were wired with Kinect technology to mimic the movements…

Target Rolls Out Four More Amusingly Fashionable Grocery Ads

Mono campaign extended on Golden Globes

If you enjoyed the first four Target grocery ads that pretended to be fashion spots, here are four more—selling diapers, lightbulbs, oatmeal and fruit snacks. They broke Sunday night during…

4-Year-Old With Down Syndrome Stars in Marks & Spencer's Christmas Campaign

Seb White brings holiday cheer

Marks & Spencer's use of 4-year-old Seb White (at bottom right), a little boy with Down syndrome, in its Christmas ad and catalog this year is being hailed as a…

L.L. Bean Has a Laugh About Tumblr Saluting Its Hunky Models

Liz Pride's fantasies get noticed

All anyone here in Maine can talk about this week is Your LL Bean Boyfriend, a Tumblr started by Liz Pride, a native Mainer, dedicated to the hunky, outdoorsy dudes…

Diesel Relaunches 1993 Shoe With 'Pre-Internet' Campaign

A return to the good old days

The pre-Internet world—just before the boom, circa 1993—hella sucked. I am, of course, too young to remember that dark and disturbing era, since I'm only 9 years old. But if…

Toys R Us Freaks Out as 4 Out of 5 Kids Don't Know Its Old Jingle

Facebook contest aims to fix that pronto

It was once an inescapable earworm that squirmed into almost every Saturday-morning commercial break. But the Toys R Us jingle has apparently lost its hold on America's youth. In a…

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