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Lawsuit Claims Woman Was a Victim of Dexter's Creepy Advertising Fall blamed on 'shocking and menacing' stairwell ad

Dexter usually doesn't leave his victims alive, but this seems to be an exception. Ajanaffy Njewadda claims in a lawsuit that she fell, broke her ankle and suffered a concussion last…

June 27, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

U.K. Journalist Sues His Gym Over 'Sexist' Female-Only Hours Owners say 26% of women hate how they look while exercising

A British copywriter and journalist says he’s suing his local gym for “women-only hours,” intended to help females feel more comfortable while exercising. In a 1,300-word column published in the…

April 20, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT

Has Budweiser Been Watered Down? No Way, A-B Says in Defiant Newspaper Ads Response to lawsuits

Anheuser-Busch is tired of allegations that Budweiser might as well be sex in a canoe, and it placed ads this weekend in the Houston Chronicle and The New York Times…

March 4, 2013, 10:04 AM EST

5 Songs That Musicians Sued to Keep Out of Ads Black Keys complaint joins a litany of lawsuits

The Black Keys say they never signed up to promote Cheesy Bites Pizza and power tools, so the rock duo has filed federal lawsuits against Pizza Hut and Home Depot…

June 25, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT

Saatchi, Toyota Sued for $10 Million Over Stalking Prank Amber Duick says she was terrorized

"Storytelling" is a buzzword that has blazed across countless PowerPoint presentations in recent years. But it can be an unpredictable and dangerous game in practice, particularly when the campaign in…

September 14, 2011, 10:49 AM EDT

Kim Kardashian Sues Old Navy for Using Look-Alike Model in Ads

In the most idiotic ad lawsuit from a celebrity since Lindsay Lohan sued E*Trade for uttering the word Lindsay, Kim Kardashian is reportedly suing Old Navy for using a model…

July 20, 2011, 12:07 PM EDT

Tiny Belly, Huge Scam: Banner Ads Accused of $1 Billion Hustle

Like all lard-ass Americans, I dream of being in better shape. Those ubiquitous "Tricks of a Tiny Belly" banner ads gave me hope. If it's on the Internet, it must…

July 11, 2011, 9:55 AM EDT

Can a Beer Label Be Hazardous to Your Health, Safety and Welfare?

Here's an odd story from the world of packaging. Flying Dog brewery is suing the Michigan Liquor Control Commission on First Amendment grounds after its best-selling beer, Raging Bitch, was…

June 1, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT

Taco Bell response to beef lawsuit: sarcasm

Taco Bell wasted no time in hitting back against a lawsuit about what's in its ground beef. Taco Bell parent Yum! Brands took out print ads today in The New…

January 28, 2011, 1:12 PM EST

Virgin sues Adrants for posting a parody ad

In a baffling act of litigious bullying, Virgin America has filed a lawsuit against the popular advertising blog Adrants for posting and commenting on a parody ad. The spoof…

January 28, 2009, 3:40 PM EST