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Dads Lead the Charge to Get 'Amazon Mom' to Become 'Amazon Family' Twitter campaign pressures retailer

While 2014 brought a surge of pro-female advertising, brands kicked it up a notch at the Super Bowl this year with some pro-dad advertising. Now, parents are rallying for Amazon…

March 4, 2015, 12:46 PM EST

Gripping Powerade Spot With Derrick Rose Includes First Ad Narration by Tupac Shakur The rose that grew from concrete

In this inspirational ad from Wieden + Kennedy for Powerade, a boy who represents a young Derrick Rose rides through the south side of Chicago to a voiceover by Tupac…

February 27, 2015, 3:23 PM EST

Is This the Cutest Interactive Website Ever, or the Creepiest? Playing peekaboo with Bonpoint's child models

Bonpoint, the luxury French fashion house for children, wants you to play peekaboo with its child models. Fred & Farid Shanghai produced an interactive website for the brand, which asks for…

February 23, 2015, 7:55 AM EST

Everything Is Painfully Awesome in Fifty Shades of Grey Trailer Remade With Legos Now these are some sex toys

Fifty Shades of Grey, the movie based on the controversial book about BDSM and heavy breathing, apparently, comes out on Friday. Thankfully, Lego has one-upped the trailer (not that it…

February 9, 2015, 2:39 PM EST

SI's Swimsuit Issue Finally Includes a Plus-Size Model, at Least in Its Advertising Ashley Graham shows off Swimsuits For All

This year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue will make history by featuring a plus-size model—in its advertising, anyway. The gorgeous model, Ashley Graham, will not be posing in the editorial content next…

February 5, 2015, 9:34 AM EST

ZzzQuil Isn't Feeling the Love From Its Tweet About Landing a Husband 'What is this, the '50s?'

Sleep-aid ZzzQuil left some followers wondering what year it was when they saw the brand's recent engagement-themed tweet. "SLEEP LIKE he finally proposed," the tweet noted. "And you have been dating…

January 24, 2015, 2:32 PM EST

'Shit Girls Say' Returns for One More Episode, and It's a Hair Commercial Graydon Sheppard hams it up for Aussie

Those of you who've been pining for another episode of Shit Girls Say are in luck: Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey's amusing Web series, based on the popular Twitter account,…

January 22, 2015, 11:35 AM EST

Man With Large Butt Struts and Twerks in 7-Inch Heels in Barmy British Ad MoneySuperMarket's latest lunacy

Some ads tug at the heartstrings and move viewers to tears. The newest spot for the British price comparison website MoneySuperMarket is not one of those. Dave steps out of his…

January 21, 2015, 9:06 AM EST

Brands Are Having Way Too Much Fun With the #FiveWordsToRuinADate Hashtag Game Did any of them nail it?

Social media moves quickly, and yesterday's trending #KissAGingerDay is today's #FiveWordsToRuinADate. Mere mortals have been playing the hashtag game by tweeting quips like "A salad for the lady?," "I'm an Android…

January 13, 2015, 1:54 PM EST

It's Kiss a Ginger Day, So Jimmy John's Is Now Flirting With Wendy's But she's really not that into him

Of all of the holidays that are made up, National Cheese Pizza Day (Sept. 5) remains one of my favorites. Today just so happens to be National Kiss a Ginger…

January 12, 2015, 2:28 PM EST

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