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Jennifer Aniston starring in ad, not sex tape

The luddite Jennifer Aniston turns in a winning performance in this new Glacéau Smartwater spot, even though the premise is pretty stale. She is joined by Keenan Cahill, Paul "Bear"…

March 7, 2011, 3:00 PM EST

Arby's 'Good Mood' song fails to create one

Is it a bad thing that the new Arby's song, "It's good-mood food," just put me in a terrible mood? The one saving grace is that it's not the Oven…

March 4, 2011, 2:32 PM EST

Bananas finally fitted with plastic packaging

In what would seem to be a major packaging fail, Del Monte has come up with individual plastic wrappers for bananas! The banana skin itself—robust and biodegradable—has finally been deemed…

March 4, 2011, 1:50 PM EST

The lesser Doritos flavor must be destroyed

Frito-Lay Canada needs an ending for its new Doritos commercial. The scenario is already set—there are two new flavors, Onion Rings N' Ketchup and Buffalo Wings N' Ranch. But the…

March 2, 2011, 4:21 PM EST

Cats with thumbs will fight you for that milk

This ad for Cravendale milk, from Wieden + Kennedy London, imagines a hellish alternate reality in which cats have opposable thumbs and military organization. The moment where they're snapping their…

March 2, 2011, 9:53 AM EST

Dr Pepper Ten Appeals to Non-Woman Crowd

Dr Pepper Ten is not for women. This is because only the 10 manliest calories survived the move from regular Dr Pepper. Check the ad below, from Deutsch/LA, where they…

March 1, 2011, 3:05 PM EST

Employees offer impartial Taco Bell defense

Taco Bell keeps swearing its seasoned beef is 88 percent real meat, and its latest ads—touting the Crunchwrap Supreme, on special this week for 88 cents—feature employees who were ground…

February 28, 2011, 9:59 AM EST

Bitchy old women promoting Kraft hummus

Droga5 is stirring up some mild controversy with its new campaign for Kraft Foods's Athenos hummus. The brand's new spokeswomen are a bunch of cantankerous yiayias (Greek for grandmother) who…

February 28, 2011, 9:18 AM EST

Miracle Whip ads: Love them or hate them?

It's a renegade brand, see? It throws up video showing people trashing its product and takes out full-page ads admitting it's not for everyone. Except this new Miracle Whip campaign,…

February 24, 2011, 2:10 PM EST

Hacienda's Jonestown billboard snuffed out

Following a fairly predictable public outcry and drubbing in the press, Hacienda Mexican Restaurants is ending a two-week-old billboard campaign in Indiana that featured a red cocktail and the headline,…

February 22, 2011, 7:42 AM EST

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