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Glasses that look great on all kinds of asses

It's tough to know what to say about these Italian print ads for Glassing Sunglasses, but I'll try. Some might find it objectionable, but it's offensive in a…

November 25, 2009, 8:49 AM EST

Mexican toy ad begging for an NC-17 rating

Warning: lots of violence, some nudity and various other NSFW stuff. With its copious blood, guts, nudity and sex, this fake movie trailer by Y&R Mexico City and director Carl W.…

October 22, 2009, 1:23 PM EDT

Dentyne Ice kills smelly, smoking-gun squid

This unsettling Dentyne Ice ad from Thailand has it all: a cheating husband, a jealous wife and a giant, horrible squid. The sea beast represents the man's sushi-breath from a…

October 22, 2009, 10:08 AM EDT

New Balance running in the wrong direction

As a runner, I'm regularly amused by advertisers' attempts to tap into the zeitgeist of an activity that can at times border on the masochistic. Now, New Balance is…

October 21, 2009, 12:03 PM EDT

Tabasco Sauce Makes Your Pizza Really Sing

Apparently, I've never tried Tabasco on pizza, because I'm pretty sure I'd remember if small faces had erupted from the pepperoni and started singing like a barbershop quartet. That's what…

October 16, 2009, 10:52 AM EDT

Men with small parts always welcome at BK

The guy with the tiny hands is back in a couple of new Burger King ads from Crispin Porter + Bogusky. He first appeared in this 2007 spot, where he…

August 31, 2009, 10:33 AM EDT

St. Louis doctor's ads are awesome and sad

A doctor trained in the art of healing by Yoda, Darth Maul, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Chewbacca? Is he accepting new patients? The ad above, which ran in the St.…

August 25, 2009, 9:41 AM EDT

Sweden frightened by ghostly cosmetics ad

Swedes see their fair share of weird advertising, mostly the McDonald's stuff from DDB Stockholm. But the spot above, for Apoliva personal-care products, seems to have pushed them over the…

August 6, 2009, 11:58 AM EDT

Fruit by the Foot Combat Often Catastrophic

Man, do not cross the kid who can turn people's bones and DNA into Fruit by the Foot. That's on the level of Eric Cartman making someone eat his parents.…

July 29, 2009, 10:55 AM EDT

Skittles linked to premature aging and death

Here's the latest odd Skittles spot from TBWA\Chiat\Day in New York. Forget about Skittles making you feel young and attractive this summer. Instead, they could cause you to lose your…

July 13, 2009, 10:53 AM EDT

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