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Topic: Parody

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

Mother London Makes Its Own 'First Kiss' Parody … With Dogs Things get a little furry

The parodies of fashion brand Wren's super-viral "First Kiss" ad keep flowing in. Here's ad agency Mother London's entry—"First Sniff," starring a bunch of dogs. Stranger dogs tend to get pretty…

March 13, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

Frozen's 'Honest Trailer' Captures Everything That Made Viewers Hot and Cold on the Movie By which we mean the songs

Like many parents, I've been seeing (or at least hearing) a lot of Frozen lately. And while I enjoyed it enough the first time around, the film's odd logic doesn't…

March 12, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

And Here's the First Branded Parody of That Super-Viral 'First Kiss' Ad British frozen yogurt is a good fit

The surest sign that you've created a viral juggernaut is that the parodies quickly come flowing in. This will be especially true of Wren's "First Kiss" ad, which is so…

March 11, 2014, 4:48 PM EDT

Better Than the Real Thing? These Diet Coke Ads Are Absolutely About Drugs Timely parodies of Droga5's work

Sadly, these Diet Coke ads from Animal New York aren't the real thing, but they are pretty amusing spoofs of Droga5's new campaign, which is being interpreted by some as…

March 7, 2014, 9:43 AM EST

College Is a Money-Devouring, Time-Wasting Purgatory in 'Honest' Recruitment Ad A parody so pointed, it's painful

YouTube star Ryan Higa takes some well-aimed shots at the college experience with this Honest College Ad video. He's a little confused about which college experience he's targeting, though. The name…

February 27, 2014, 10:03 AM EST

Alt-Weekly Mocks Its Own Buyout With a Cover That Looks Just Like Its New Owner Self-satire from City Paper

When you're an alt-weekly known for skewering the establishment, how do you tackle the fact that you've been bought out by the establishment? Baltimore City Paper takes a commendably self-effacing approach…

February 26, 2014, 8:09 AM EST

PSA Tells the Popular Kids in High School: 'It Doesn't Get Better' Latest from Jason Headley

Hey, it's filmmaker Jason Headley! You might remember him from such short films as "It's Not About the Nail," and now he's lampooning the "It Gets Better" project with this…

February 24, 2014, 1:56 PM EST

Barbie's Life Is a Lot Less Perfect in British Artist's Disturbing Photographs Sam Humphreys asks: "What if?"

Meet Domestic Abuse Barbie, a doll that will not be modeling for Sports Illustrated or appearing in toy stores anytime soon. Sam Humphreys, an artist out of the U.K., has transformed…

February 24, 2014, 1:04 PM EST

Coke Finds a Way to Cure Your Social-Media Addiction and/or Stop You Licking Your Stitches Dog collars for everyone

Brands with real-world appeal have been faux-criticizing social media for years—often in social media—by suggesting that you get off the damn phone already and take stock of your actual surroundings…

February 19, 2014, 1:08 PM EST

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