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Topic: Parody

GoPro and Taylor Swift Are the Butt of SNL's Jokes in Latest Parody Ads Probing spots were just what the doctor ordered

Last week, we were treated to Jim Carrey's spot-on parody of Matthew McConaughey's Lincoln ad. This week, in addition to Prince's epic, face-melting musical performance, we were delighted by a…

November 3, 2014, 9:39 AM EST

The Best Video Ever About the Sheeplike Insanity of Real-Time Marketing John St. introduces Reactvertising™

Ever feel like real-time marketing is all about being first, and not about being good? You're not alone. John St., the Toronto agency that regularly produces scathing parody videos about the ad…

October 31, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

And Here's What Happens When a White Guy Walks the Streets of NYC for 10 Hours Bro culture looks out for its own

If you haven't seen the video of the woman walking down the street getting harassed by gawking dudes in New York City, you should probably check it out. It's truly a…

October 30, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

SkyMall Parody 'SkyMaul' Has It All, From a Nazi Grandpa Locator to a Forever Diaper Fun with fake products

In the market for a Steampunk Buttscope, a Bananaganizer or some Medical Test Results Fortune Cookies? You can find these wondrous creations and more over at SkyMaul. Sometimes a form of…

October 27, 2014, 2:46 PM EDT

Here's The Avengers 2 Trailer, Recut as a Super Ominous Ad for Pinocchio There are no strings on meeeeeaaaaRRRGHH

Late at night, when Wes Craven and David Cronenberg sit around trying to scare each other at the Horror Movie Directors' Spooky Mansion of Fear (look it up, it's a…

October 24, 2014, 4:01 PM EDT

Xbox Can't Advertise Destiny, the Game. So It Made Destiny, the Fake Perfume A fragrant slap at Sony's deal with Activision

Xbox cannot explicitly advertise the launch of the highly anticipated first-person shooter Destiny. So, it came up with clever trick to draw attention anyway: Promote a nonexistent cologne with the…

September 8, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

With Nearly 3 Billion Views, the Enigmatic 'DisneyCollector' Fascinates Children on YouTube Unboxing videos go massively viral

This week's most viewed Web series video isn't a song, dance, skit or prank. It's a simple unboxing video of the Play Dough Sparkle set featuring the Disney Princesses, uploaded…

August 29, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

Houston Astros' Spoof of Viral Shopping Mall Ad Is Almost as Bad as the Team's Record Mitts and hats and mitts and hats!

When you have a .420 winning percentage, you come up with creative ways to put butts in seats. And Houston Astros pitchers Dallas Keuchel and Collin McHugh certainly didn't balk…

August 25, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT

Maybelline's 'Ideal Woman Rubber Mask' Makes All Cosmetics Obsolete Spoof video mocks beauty standards

Maybe she's born with it. Maybe it's a horrifying latex mask. The Onion just rolled out this spoof Maybelline ad mocking conventional standards of beauty. In it, the brand introduces a…

August 7, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

Let's All Thank Weird Al for Turning 'Blurred Lines' Into an Anthem of Proper Grammar 'Word Crimes' targets a world plagued by texting and typos

Weird Al might not be the hero an illiterate Internet wants, but he's certainly the one it needs. His newest video, "Word Crimes" (a parody of "Blurred Lines"), is possibly the…

July 15, 2014, 1:56 PM EDT

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