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Sexist Ads Get Recast, With the Men Degraded Instead of the Women How does it feel, guys?

As we saw in our December roundup, there's no shortage of sexist ads—the vast majority of which are degrading to women rather than men. But what if the tables were…

March 19, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

Terrell Owens Revisits His Days Being Despised by Philly Fans in Carl's Jr. Ad No brotherly love for T.O.

Terrell Owens may carry a lifelong albatross from his two ill-fated seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, but at least he can laugh about it. In a new Carl's Jr. ad for…

December 27, 2013, 9:29 AM EST

The 10 Most Sexist Ads of 2013 In an empowering year, this work was shamefully out of touch

In a lot of ways, 2013 was an amazing year for the portrayal of women in advertising. Ogilvy's "Real Beauty Sketches" for Dove sparked a massive discussion of self-image and…

December 17, 2013, 7:46 AM EST

Miss Alabama Can't Stop Sweating and Spilling in Latest Ridiculous Ad From Carl's Jr. Cleanup in Aisle 1

Carl's Jr. (aka Hardee's for those of us on the East Coast) has Miss Alabama USA, aka Katherine Webb, indulge a very important "Game Day Fantasy"—something with which she is…

October 2, 2013, 11:35 AM EDT

Carl's Jr.'s Strawberry Pop-Tart Ice Cream Sandwich Gets a Fittingly Epic Debut Ad The final frontier?

You would think the epic-ness of a Strawberry Pop-Tart Ice Cream Sandwich would speak for itself. But just to be safe, Carl's Jr. has layered its new ad (via 72andSunny)…

July 29, 2013, 1:26 PM EDT

Carl's Jr. Pounces With a Print and Video Attack as McDonald's Drops Angus Burger Take it from Andy Puzder

"If you're wondering where the beef is, we have it, and we'd never deprive you of it." Thanks for the tip, Andy Puzder, CEO of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's! Your…

June 5, 2013, 8:44 AM EDT

Carl's Jr. Reacts to Banning of Racy TV Ad by Describing It in a Radio Spot Suggestive plot left to your imagination

Carl's Jr.'s notorious Memphis BBQ Burger commercial, which features two half-dressed women fighting over pulled pork on a cheeseburger—aka, "barbecue's best pair"—recently arrived in New Zealand. It was promptly banned…

April 9, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT

Heidi Klum Is Mrs. Robinson in Carl's Jr.'s Weird Spoof of The Graduate 72andSunny is trying to seduce you

Heidi Klum is the latest person who doesn't eat Hardee's/Carl's Jr. to film an ad for the fast-food chain. The spot, from 72andSunny, which spoofs The Graduate for whatever reason,…

March 22, 2013, 7:50 AM EDT

Adweek's Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Feb. 1-8 The Super Bowl unplugged, an herbal tea unhinged, and David Beckham and Nina Agdal undressed

The Super Bowl already feels a world away. But in this week's top 10, we'd still like to recognize some of the spots that weren't released before the game—specifically, RAM…

February 8, 2013, 9:45 AM EST

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