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Topic: Hitler

This Agency Ran a Print Ad About How Angry It Was That No One Ran Its Print Ad

Spec strong-arming from South Africa

Here's the moment when spec advertising finally digests its own tail. The Open Collaboration (aka, OpenCo), a South African agency majority owned by TBWA, whipped up what it apparently considers a…

Meet the Adman Who Really, Really Likes Laughing at Adolf Hitler

W+K's Jim Riswold on disarming the hatred

Anyone who knows Jim Riswold knows he has a bit of a Hitler obsession—or more specifically, an obsession with making the Nazi leader look stupid through art. Speaking to Vice…

Adolf Hitler Killed as a Boy by Speeding Mercedes in Film Students' Crazy Spec Ad

This is not how Daimler rolls

If you were a car, and you could travel back in time and kill Hitler when he was a boy, would you do it? Well, if you were a Volkswagen, the…

Men's Clothing Store Called 'Hitler' Agrees to Change Its Name

Owner claims ignorance of history

"I didn't know how much the name would disturb people. It was only when the store opened that I learned Hitler had killed 6 million people." That's the dubious explanation…

Hitler Sells Shampoo in Turkish TV Commercial

Spot pitches 'a real man's shampoo'

In the most bizarre ad fail of the year so far, Adolf Hitler takes a break from selling condoms to pitch shampoo in this TV spot, which is airing on…

ESPN Drops Hank Williams Jr. Song for Obama-Hitler Remark

Singer defends comments

Sports broadcaster ESPN pulled its signature song from Monday night’s NFL broadcast after country singer Hank Williams Jr. seemingly compared Barack Obama to Hitler during an interview earlier in the…

Fashion ad's pink Hitler has Italy seeing red

Hitler is already a theme this week. This time, a clothing company in Italy put up billboards in Palermo showing the Nazi leader in a pink uniform with a…

Jordan's Hanes Hitler 'stache raising a furor

That new Michael Jordan campaign for Hanes, which we wrote about last week, really does have people buzzing, though it's not Jordan's "lie-flat collar" that they're fixated on. Viewers…

PETA gets away with doggie Hitler-tisement

Hitler rears his ugly head all the time in rogue ads. Just in the past year, we seen him having sex in an AIDS awareness campaign, swimming with sperm…

Retailer's ad stars Hitler-James Dean hybrid

Adolf Hitler and James Dean were both resurrected for ads recently—Hitler for that racy AIDS-awareness campaign from Germany, Dean for a South African insurance spot. But now, thanks to…

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