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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

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

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