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Here Are the Best (and Worst) Personalized Coke Bottle Hacks So Far Open happiness? More like jealousy and rage

When we were kids, we were told that we were all special snowflakes—unique individuals with our own distinct characteristics. Coca-Cola thinks so, too. Sort of. The company has flooded retailers with…

July 28, 2014, 12:17 PM EDT

Leave It to a Laxative Brand to Make the Year's Most Uncomfortable Ad Welcome to poop prison

At first glance, this Dulcolax ad draws you in with its warm sepia tones and lovely vignetted glow. Then you look closer, and ... oh my God. Are those turds…

July 24, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT

Japanese Toyota Ad With Dancing Gorilla Is So Preposterous, It's Actually Great Just try to look away

Imagine, if you will, "What Does the Fox Say?" Now, picture Psy's "Gangnam Style" mating with it. Oh, and now throw in the Cadbury gorilla. Think adver-dance-ment. Got it? Good. Now press…

July 24, 2014, 11:17 AM EDT

Well, it was inevitable.

World's Greatest Dad Shows You How It's Done in Ad for Peanut Butter Cheerios Watch and learn from a cereal lover

Fathers have been making a comeback in ads lately—they're no longer just sniveling idiots with no parenting skills whatsoever. Now, General Mills helps dads in their revival with this Canadian…

July 22, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT

Emoji Among Us Is Cute, Whimsical and an Advertisement in Disguise How many can you spot in short film?

"Since they first appeared on our shores early in this decade, these charming, versatile and intelligent figures have captured our hearts," an eloquent David Attenborough-esque voice narrates as Emoji Among…

July 21, 2014, 11:20 AM EDT

The Other Bieber, Letterman and Zellweger Star in Ads for the Other Amazon Agency finds people who share its famous-name problem

Sharing a name with a celebrity has got to be a blessing and a curse. But it can also make you mildy famous. Lynda Pearson and Millie Olson co-founded Amazon Advertising,…

July 17, 2014, 6:10 PM EDT

We've Just Discovered Business Pogs, and the Ad Makes Us Want to Order 10,000 of Them Faux retro clip is fresher than the Funky Bunch

Are you tired of plain old traditional self-promotion? Business cards? What is this, the 1980s? No, clearly this is the 1990s, and you need to log on to your personal computer…

July 16, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

Striking Portraits of People Lying in Their Own Trash Show How We Get in Bed With Brands '7 Days of Garbage' is art with a message

Photographer Gregg Segal is fascinated by the trash we make.  In his artist statement about this ongoing project, he explains, "'Seven Days of Garbage' is a series of portraits of friends,…

July 14, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

Um, Did Pop Secret Just Make the Worst Commercial of the Year? It's like a sad, seizure-inducing nightclub for corn

You can almost picture the meeting that led to this ad. "OK, we need to get millennials to like our popcorn. What are they into? What kind of ad would Miley…

July 10, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

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