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The 5 Strangest Things the 2016 Presidential Candidates Are Selling Online

Who wouldn't want a $1,000 Constitution?

The 2016 election may be more than a year away, but things are already getting weird. One of the first places the strangeness is showing is in candidates' campaign stores, so…

Factory Farming Playset Encourages Kids to Be the Worst Farmers Ever in Biting Parody

Block-shaped animals fit perfectly together

Lots of kids play with barnyard toys, but the reality of factory farms isn't as rosy. A new anti-factory-farming campaign takes that probably obvious truth to the extreme, with a series…

Man Poses as Target on Facebook, Trolls Haters of Its Gender-Neutral Move With Epic Replies

A feisty customer rep

Brands can't be as honest as they might like in dealing with haters on Facebook. But sometimes other Facebook users can do it for them. That dynamic played out in particularly…

Here's an 8-Bit Video Game That Every Ad Agency Intern Should Be Playing

McMillan's gift to its cheap labor

Ad agency interns love to get real-world experience. Sometimes that means actually working for real clients. Other times it means sitting around playing 8-bit video games. The interns at Ottawa, Ontario,…

Bic Apologizes for Women's Day Ad That Mostly Just Made Women Furious

Advice to 'think like a man' falls flat

Bic continues to have trouble talking to women. The pen maker, which was the object of ridicule a few years ago for its absurd "Bic for Her" pens, failed spectacularly in…

This Designer Brilliantly Re-creates Classic Ads as Single 8-Bit Images

I'm on a pixelated horse

Graphic artist Michael Myers (not to be confused with the Wayne's World guy or the killer from Halloween) was hired by Copypop to re-create images from classic ads as retro…

Wheaties Is Now Making Beer, for Those Who Want a Different Breakfast of Champions

HefeWheaties tallboys roll out

Wheaties is wheat cereal. Hefeweizen is wheat beer. Now, General Mills has done the inevitable and created a Wheaties-branded Hefeweizen in partnership with Minneapolis craft brewery Fulton. "We were intrigued from…

This Guy Just Made the Most Hilariously Insane Political Campaign Ad Ever

Starring a giant goose, a dragon and an alien

If crazy political ads are their own kind of art form, this one is something of a masterpiece. Wyatt Scott is an independent candidate for Canadian parliament. And taking his new…

Yahoo Is Bringing Back Its San Francisco Billboard, but It Won't Be as Iconic as It Was

Motel theme is long gone

Yahoo is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, it's reviving the iconic billboard that welcomed (or repulsed) San Franciscans driving on Interstate 80's eastbound approach to the…

Any Idea What These Remarkably Subtle Mercedes-Benz Ads Are Trying to Say?

Some clues hold the answer

Subtlety is a valuable thing in advertising, as consumers will always feel better about a brand that lets them connect the dots instead of hammering them over the head. But…

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