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Samantha Bee Just Made the Most Comically Violent Star Wars Ad of the Season

Wreaking Jedi havoc at the cantina

Hold on, Samantha Bee is a Jedi? Fans of The Daily Show already know Bee, of Jon Stewart's dear departed Best F#@king News Team, as an intellectual badass. But now she's…

HBO's New Teaser Poster for Game of Thrones Has Fans Absolutely Freaking Out

Could it mean what it seems to mean? (Possible spoilers)

If you watched the most recent Game of Thrones finale, you're probably going to be a bit shocked to see the poster for next season. (I'm not really sure how to…

The Headless Horseman, His Pumpkin, Play the Odd Couple in Sweet, Creepy Reese's Spot

Sharing treats gets tricky for Comedy Central

Imagine if the iconic Headless Horseman and his flaming pumpkin noggin had a bit of a love-hate relationship. They've been together so long that each knows just how to push…

Brilliant SNL Skit Pitches a Drug That Cures Republicans Who Think They Can Be President

A different use for Abilify

The 2016 Republican presidential field and pharmaceutical marketing are both topics ripe for parody—and Saturday Night Live has obliged, skewering both at the same time in this faux ad for…

Samsung Is Sending One Person to a Tibetan Monastery for 100 Days to Watch TV in Peace

Wild promotion for the SUHD TV

Hey, monks, keep that chanting down, I'm trying to watch Empire! As if binge-watching your favorite TV show weren't enough of a religious experience, Samsung is taking it to new heights…

ESPN Finds 5 Famous Endorsers After Hours to Kick Off Ads for Late-Night SportsCenter

72andSunny breaks SC@Night campaign

What do George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft do late at night at National Park, while winding down after their daily Presidents Race? They…

Marsh Broflovski Cartman & McCormick: If South Park Were an Ad Agency

Faction copywriter's illustrated reimagining

South Park begins its 19th season on Wednesday, which makes it older than plenty of notable ad agencies. (Droga5 isn't even 10 yet.) To celebrate the never-endingly awesome Comedy Central…

Two L.A. Ad Guys Welcome Zombies to Their Midst With 'Cheer the Walking Dead'

Undead get a West Coast makeover

"Just what Los Angeles needs. Fewer brains." Unfortunately, that's not a tagline for Fear the Walking Dead, which premieres this Sunday on AMC as the second series in the cable-television-eating Walking…

Philly Police Lifted an Anti-Drug PSA From Saved by the Bell and Made it Downright Mind-Altering

Maybe now you'll say nope to dope

At a time when young people have a conflicted relationship with police, it's good to know there's one reliable voice of unity: Zack Morris, circa 1991. The Philadelphia Police Department, which…

Comedy Central Bought This Full-Page New York Times Ad to Send Off Jon Stewart

His final Daily Show is tonight

Back page of A section of @nytimes. Lovely & Sad. #JonVoyage — Eileen Murphy (@NYTeileen) August 6, 2015 Many of Jon Stewart's fans—and even his nemesis, Arby's—are sending him well wishes…

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