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Chilling Agency Video Captures the Utter Horror of Deadlines Creatives will enjoy this fake movie trailer

If you make anything, literally anything—you know the pressure associated with finishing it. If you don't know what I'm talking about, well, aren't you the portrait of cool? Enjoy that…

August 22, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

It Looks Like Pizza Hut in Japan Is Now Totally Being Run by Cats And they're understandably terrible at it

If there are two things that go together on the Internet like cats and pizza—it's cats and friggin' pizza!  The latest treat from Japan is a website announcing the grand opening of…

August 22, 2014, 11:43 AM EDT

Creator of That Godawful Viral Shopping Mall Ad Isn't Surprised You Love It So Chris Fleck's plan works like a charm

A laughably bad commercial for the East Hills Mall in St. Jospeh, Mo.—which we wrote about yesterday—has gained a rather large following this week. A piece of ironic Internet treasure,…

August 19, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

Did a Missouri Shopping Mall Just Make the Worst Local Commercial Ever? Well, you'll know where to get your backpack

Advertising is easy. You can sell anything you want nowadays if you just pick up a camera, press record and then upload the results to the Internet. Music? No problem!…

August 18, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

This Cockamamie Chinese Credit Card Ad With a Gifted Goose Might Be the Most Absurd Thing You Watch Today And you'll still have no idea what it's selling

I've watched this ad seven times, and I'm still at a loss for words. Clocking in at 1:53, it runs a bit long by most standards, but I could watch…

August 13, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

Dancing Cats Get Turned Up in This Explosive Meow Mix Promo Surreal jingle remix ushers in contest for charity

If you're just a regular, mellow cat, this electronic cat dance video might weird you out. But if you're a super hip cat that likes to indulge in a little…

August 12, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

Kids on Vine Are Weirdly Obsessed With Spoofing 'I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up' Mrs. Fletcher would be proud

If the true measure of an ad's popularity is the afterlife it enjoys through parody and satire, then this 1989 LifeCall ad—featuring Mrs. Fletcher and her infamous line, "I've fallen…

July 31, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

Brands Jump the Sharknado With a Whirlwind of Fishy Pun Tweets Syfy sequel seemed designed to chum up the social waters

Don't act surprised. You knew it was coming, and the brands knew it was coming. The bad-on-purpose Sharknado 2: The Second One premiered last night on Syfy, and people watched it.…

July 31, 2014, 10:53 AM EDT

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

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