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Racy Ad Claims Newspaper's New Website Is Better Than Sex (NSFW?) Spot draws fire from women's groups

Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz has ruffled some bedspreads with this truly odd (and probably NSFW, though it's not really explicit) commercial positioning its new website as way more exciting than boring…

August 20, 2013, 11:21 AM EDT

Incredible Cover of Boston Magazine Made of Shoes Worn in the Marathon Another great design born of tragedy

The stunning May cover of Boston magazine features a photo of shoes worn in this year's Boston Marathon, arranged in a heart shape. "We will finish the race," says the…

April 25, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

The New York Times Defends Putting Ad With Bloodied Man Next to Bombing Coverage Too soon?

The New York Times took some heat from readers on Monday for allowing an online ad showing a bloodied man lying on the ground to appear next to coverage of…

April 24, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune Buys Pizza for Boston Globe After Last Week's Hell Week Gesture of thanks for 'tenacious coverage'

The Chicago Tribune really, really loves Boston. Following the moral support it showed last week in the wake of the bombings at the marathon (via an impressive stunt on the…

April 22, 2013, 1:37 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune Honors Boston With Amazing Tribute From One Great Sports Town to Another We're all Boston fans now

Here's a pretty incredible piece of editorial from the front page of the sports section in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune—a tribute to Boston following Monday's bombings that turns all Chicago sports…

April 16, 2013, 11:43 AM EDT

Lexus Hides Swimsuit Models in Interactive 'Sports Illustrated' Ad Scan a code, and they come to life

Automakers seem to love the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue—probably because women wearing little clothing have been a staple of auto ads for generations. Last year we saw Ford sneak a…

February 12, 2013, 3:14 PM EST

Wired Hides a Sneaky Message on the Spines of Its 2012 Issues Reader notices 1993 quote from founding editor Louis Rossetto

Wired celebrated its 20th anniversary year in 2012 with a hidden and quite old-school little print puzzle. If you stack the January through December issues with the covers facing up,…

November 28, 2012, 10:12 AM EST

'Where' Magazine Becomes 'Whore' Magazine Thanks to Art-Director Fail O.C. cover is found wanton

The Orange County edition of global tourism magazine Where has stripped its website of any trace of this cover, where the common art-director trick of making the art bigger by…

September 3, 2012, 12:25 PM EDT

Mentos Are Great for Covering Up Your Naughty Bits Martin ads mirror target magazines' content

After the fake Mentos commercial we enjoyed yesterday, it's time for the real thing—a new print campaign by The Martin Agency for Mentos Pure Fresh gum. Four new ads have…

August 28, 2012, 4:18 PM EDT

Brazilian Agency Wins Radio Grand Prix for FM Broadcasts That Repel Mosquitos Ingenious campaign for 'Go Outside' magazine

CANNES, France—Ad agency Talent in São Paolo, Brazil, won the Grand Prix in the Radio Lions contest here tonight for something more deliciously devious than a straightforward radio ad campaign. On…

June 20, 2012, 3:33 PM EDT

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