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Topic: Canada

Everyone in This Ad (and Who Worked on This Ad) Was Paid in Meat

Restaurant tests the limits of barbecue bartering

Ah, the barter system, humanity's oldest economy. And it's alive and well in the modern marketplace—at least if you're using slow-cooked meat as currency. Canadian restaurant chain Montana's Cookhouse & Bar…

Jaws in Lake Ontario? Nah, It Was Just a Shark Week Video Prank

Discovery hoax causes some gnashing of teeth in Canada

If you thought there was something fishy about that YouTube video of a shark swimming off Lake Ontario's Wolfe Island, you were absolutely right. The clip—uploaded on July 10, with nearly…

Why Actually Talk to People When You Can Just Speak in Netflix References?

Streaming service helps you break big news (and hearts) in new ads

To help expand its reach in Canada, Netflix has released a series of new ads that play off the streaming video service's role as a sort of cultural watering hole…

Neutrogena Warns Men Not to Wash Their Junk and Their Face With the Same Soap

Yes, it's called Junkface

Neutrogena is very concerned about "Junkface," which is apparently what happens when a man washes his Downtown Manville and then his face with the same bar of soap. Naturally, the…

BMW Goes for a Spin on the World's Most Insane Racetrack: An Aircraft Carrier

Probably fake, but the feeling is real

It's one thing to drive at breakneck speeds around a barren salt flat or abandoned airport, but the pucker factor goes up a few notches when you're teetering on the…

PSA Cleverly Ties Together the Tragic Consequences of Drunken Driving

Everything is quite literally connected

When we were kids, playing a game of Mouse Trap was a joy. The Rube Goldberg machine-based game helped us understand on a basic level (through a complicated and convoluted…

Nothing's Sacred: 'Dumb Ways to Die' Is Now Being Used to Hawk Life Insurance

Beloved Cannes winner sells out

One of the lovably misguided characters from "Dumb Ways to Die" sold both his kidneys on the Internet. Now, the client behind the beloved campaign has made a similarly greedy…

This Rather Sexual Bakery Ad Shows How to Cook Up a Morning Quickie

Canadian kitchen erotica has over 1 million views

In case Kraft's Zesty Guy left you with any doubt that the world's most boring food items can be eroticized, I present you this ad about having sex on a…

Axe Employees Now Have Their Phermones Infused Into Their Business Cards

Have some of Kyle's genetic material

Lest you were worried that Axe had given up on dumb bro antics, the brand is reaching for a new low by putting the sweat of its employees on little…

'Marketing: The Musical' Thanks You for Being Such a Stupid, Sheeplike Slave to Brands

An advertising conference's shameless skits

Hey, fellow morons. Just wanted to let you know the marketers are on to us.  "People want to want things. Consumers need you to go," says the Canadian Marketing Association's invitation…

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