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When Irish People Describe Their First Time, It Gets Pretty Weird Pretty Fast Good luck guessing where this one's headed

Sure, the old "they're not really talking about sex" gag is an ancient red herring, but we still enjoyed this bit of low-budget advertising from Cork, Ireland. Obviously we won't spoil…

September 12, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

Here's How Gay Marriage Will Destroy Your World, Warns Satirical Short Film About 'Armagayddon' Lock the doors, box up the kids

What will happen when gay marriage is legal? Will the resulting Armagayddon destroy civilization as we know it? Luckily, an Irish gay rights advocacy group is here to help you…

September 2, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

This Little-Known Robin Williams Ad Will Break Your Heart All Over Again A fitting reminder of the joy he brought

Earlier this week, we recapped some of the best moments from Robin Williams' contributions to advertising, but a reader pointed out that we omitted one of his last—and most touching—commercials. In…

August 15, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT

U.K. Food Truck Goes Full Phallic With Its Logo That is, indeed, one Dirty Bird

If U.K. food truck Dirty Bird was hoping for shock value, mission accomplished. The eatery's logo is a rooster, and it's shaped like a penis. "It's based on lowercase 'db' linked…

August 14, 2014, 3:39 PM EDT

Reebok Offers 1-Year Fitness Package to Whoever Gets the Biggest Reebok Tattoo 1-day contest in Sweden has $5,800 prize

Reebok is offering fitness junkies a chance to earn a yearlong sponsorship deal worth about $5,800, with a major catch: the prize will only go to the fanatic who gets the…

August 14, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

WWII Video Game Will Pause for 1 Minute Today to Remember the Warsaw Uprising Enemy Front marks battle's 70th anniversary

A video game set amid the resistance to Adolf Hitler's war machine and played globally 24/7 will pause for 60 seconds today to commemorate the 70th anniversary of World War…

August 1, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

David Duchovny Daydreams of Life as a Russian in Beer Ad Exalting the Motherland Serious? Satire? Lengthy spot tries for both

Is Special Agent Mulder looking to defect? In a decidedly unexpected career move, David Duchovny appears in this two-and-a-half minute rah-rah-Russia commercial for Siberian Crown beer. The spot's schmaltzy patriotism and…

July 29, 2014, 10:28 AM EDT

Bosch Breaks Into People's Homes in What We're Supposed to Believe Is a Real Stunt Prankvertising's not even trying anymore

Recent years have seen a slew of hidden-camera prank ads, and many of them are of dubious authenticity. But this new effort from Bosch in Belgium might take the prize…

July 16, 2014, 11:08 PM EDT

Galactic Empire Turns Frankfurt Airport Into a Fully Armed, Operational Battle Station Fan video stokes excitement for next Star Wars film

The Empire might not be running the galaxy anymore, but it seems to be doing a stellar job running an airport in Germany.  With more than 1 million views already (likely…

July 7, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

Watch Every Flight Across the North Atlantic in One Mesmerizing Video Air traffic service brings daily data to life

Here's your dose of mind-boggling data for the day: a stylish and hypnotic video depicting every daily flight across the North Atlantic.  Created as a promotional video for NATS, the U.K.'s…

June 25, 2014, 9:08 AM EDT

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