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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…

August 25, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT

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…

April 1, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

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…

December 2, 2013, 11:47 AM EST

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…

October 21, 2013, 10:24 AM EDT

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…

August 1, 2013, 11:18 AM EDT

Crazy Craiglist Ads Seeking Roommates Make You Never Want to Live With Humans Again What is wrong with people?

"The functioning kitchen has a hot plate and we make do just fine." "I will not rent my room to a Ugly ass girl or some crazy looking dude that…

May 2, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT

Maker of the Best Craigslist Ad Ever Reveals How the Collage-Sausage Was Made 'What would a drunken, profane second grader do?'

If you haven't seen it, see it. It's the jaw-dropping homemade ad—one of the craziest and funniest you'll ever see—that Nate Walsh posted to Craigslist in an attempt to sell…

March 27, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT

The Most Stunning Ad Ever Made for a Used Car With 128,000 Miles That's Been Puked In Twice Nate Walsh makes his case

"You're going to need an abacus to keep track of all the ass you'll be getting in this thing!" That's one of dozens of stellar lines in the homemade ad…

March 27, 2013, 10:02 AM EDT

Best Craigslist Post Ever, for a Used Samsung Galaxy Note, Actually Isn't A not-quite-classic of the genre

Oh, hey, it's another crazy long-form classified ad. There was that sweet ode to a used snowblower, and the funny used-wetsuit auction, and the amusingly absurdist listing for a used…

October 29, 2012, 2:47 PM EDT

This Is What Happens When You Pretend to Sell a Chinese Baby on Craigslist It's all fun and games, until it's not

Terrible Copywriter relates a cautionary tale warning of unpleasant consequences if you pose as an upper-class mom offering to sell (or trade!) your recently adopted Chinese infant because of her…

October 3, 2012, 9:01 AM EDT

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