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Topic: Craigslist

A Man Posted an R-Rated Personals Ad Seeking a Date at Red Lobster, and It's Hilarious

Is this genius guerrilla marketing?

Do you love Red Lobster? Would you accompany a stranger to one of the seafood chain's locations in the greater New York area? You might just be the woman this Brooklyn…

This Craigslist 'Missed Connections' Ad, 43 Years in the Making, Is Simply Heartbreaking

'I met you in the rain on the last day of 1972'

Sometimes you read something that's so beautiful, you don't care if it's true. This Boston man's "Missed Connections" posting on Craigslist, looking for a woman who saved his life back…

Craigslist User Warns Against Buying Secondhand Imperial II-Class Star Destroyer

'This is a total scam'

If you're not into Star Wars, you might as well sign off the Internet for the rest of the year. Not only are the filmmakers going to bombard you with…

Swarovski Charms Women With Personal Ads in Craigslist's 'Missed Connections' Pages

Jeweler finds new storytelling platform

Red Tettemer O'Connell + Partners placed some faux personal ads in the New York, Philadelphia and Chicago sections of Craigslist's popular "Missed Connections" department on behalf of crystal jeweler Swarovski. One…

Pair of Manhattan Women Seek 'Fall Boyfriends' in Ludicrous Craigslist Ad

Oh, the requirements are many

If summer is the season of casual, short-lived romances and flirty hookups, maybe winter is the season of serious dating and questions like, "We've only been together for three weeks.…

New Agency Wants to Turn Every Ugly Craigslist Ad Into a Thing of Beauty

The founders tell us how it works

Craigslist is not a place where you tend to find beautiful, creative, compelling advertising. It's almost all amateur ads, after all, and created within a fairly limiting framework. Still, we've seen…

Want to Hook Up, but Lost for Words? This App Will Write Your Craigslist Ad

If you don't mind sounding like a psychotic pervert

Craigslist personals haven't been the same since the spambots and professional escorts moved in, but now there's Collective Love, a service that can help us remember the site's glorious, incomprehensibly…

Ad for Ugly Loveseat Insists It's Not an Ugly Loveseat but a Piece of 'Upholstered Americana'

Another Craigslist masterpiece

The canvas of Craigslist continues to inspire many a budding copywriter to create odes to objects most of us would dismiss as curb trash. Witness this latest advertisement—for an old…

Art Director Casts Herself as the Perfect Roommate in Clever, Sneaky, Perfect Craigslist Ad

Lauren Fahey finds a home

Is there anything even a mildly creative Craigslist ad can't sell? Lauren Fahey is the latest person to spend more than three minutes crafting a Craigslist pitch, and is enjoying typically…

Cheated-On Man Posts Craigslist Ad Offering Great Deal on His 'Bed of Lies'

Lying cheaters not invited

In the tradition of amusingly written Craigslist ads, here's one from a brokenhearted San Francisco man who is selling the bed on which he and his girlfriend (UPDATE: or perhaps…

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