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Ad Guys Make Popsicle Stick Jokes That Are So Sad, They're Hilarious (GIFs) W+K creatives explain themselves

You probably remember popsicle stick jokes as a fun, charming, innocent part of your childhood. Jason Kreher and Matt Moore are here to wreck those memories. The pair of creatives at…

April 10, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

Best Wedding Present Ever? Photographer Remakes Hollywood Posters Starring Bride and Groom 'A labor of love, for sure'

In a world where love is patient and love is kind, one couple refused to play by the rules. This summer, they're going to the chapel and someone's going to…

April 8, 2014, 1:09 PM EDT

Social Networks Are Kingdoms at War in Beautifully Crafted Game of Thrones Homage HootSuite sets the bar for self-promotion

If you love nerding out about social media almost as much as you love nerding out about Game of Thrones, then have I got the video for you. Social media management…

April 4, 2014, 2:18 PM EDT

Game of Thrones Becomes a 1970s Sitcom in Newest of Many Mashups Fans keep remixing, and it keeps being funny

In today's installment of making new things look old, Game of Thrones gets retrofitted into a 1970s sitcom, complete with overly long exposition and freeze-frame introductions for each actor. The idea…

April 4, 2014, 11:36 AM EDT

Spoofs and Pranks Prove to Be Viral Hits BaneCat gives you permission to watch these videos at work

There are two things that are (almost) always guaranteed to do well on YouTube. One involves riffing on pop culture. The other takes advantage of people being duped. This past week’s…

April 2, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

April Fools' Day 2014: The Best of the Brand Hoaxes A working list of this year's fun pranks

Happy April Fools' Day! This year, all the usual brand suspects are joined by a host of tech companies and startups in trying to throw you for a loop—a near impossibility…

April 1, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

Quiznos Cooks Up a Winner With 'House of Thrones,' but Will Funny Videos Be Enough? Building buzz, facing bankruptcy

The buzz is heating up for Quiznos, who has scored a hit with its House of Cards/Game of Thrones mashup called House of Thrones. Machiavellian Congressman Frank Underwood is transported to…

March 28, 2014, 9:44 AM EDT

Ford Trashes Cadillac With Great Parody of 'Poolside' Ad Everyone Hated Pashon Murray is slightly less arrogant

It took a while, but someone has finally lampooned Cadillac's much-derided "Poolside" commercial starring Neal McDonough. And not just any old someone—Ford Motor Co. Ford's agency, Team Detroit, shot the parody…

March 27, 2014, 8:27 PM EDT

Sexist Ads Get Recast, With the Men Degraded Instead of the Women How does it feel, guys?

As we saw in our December roundup, there's no shortage of sexist ads—the vast majority of which are degrading to women rather than men. But what if the tables were…

March 19, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

Meow Mix Unveils Catstarter, a Kickstarter for Cats Support cool new inventions for your favorite feline

It's a wonder that cat-related brands don't already rule the Internet. Cat-food brand and renowned jingle lover Meow Mix makes a move in that direction with an amusing and even potentially…

March 18, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

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