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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…

September 11, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

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…

August 26, 2013, 9:05 AM EDT

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…

September 4, 2012, 10:45 AM EDT

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…

March 26, 2012, 8:56 AM EDT

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…

October 4, 2011, 7:34 AM EDT

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…

May 24, 2010, 9:56 AM EDT

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…

May 24, 2010, 8:09 AM EDT

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…

March 25, 2010, 12:42 PM EDT

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…

October 1, 2009, 1:08 PM EDT

Sleeping with Adolf Hitler never a good idea

I thought I'd make it safely through the week without another ad surfacing to rival DDB Brazil's 9/11 WWF work in terms of bad taste. I also figured I'd…

September 4, 2009, 8:41 AM EDT