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Topic: Pharma

Man Gets Wiener-Whipped by Corn Dog in Tums Ad

Sex sells. But a suggestive antacid commercial is something I never saw coming. This sophomoric Tums spot from ad agency Grey shows a doofus at a carnival getting attacked by…

Things Not to Do in Hot Tubs, According to Imodium

You know where's an excellent place not to have diarrhea? A hot tub. Particularly when you have two fun-loving ladies beside you, whose day is about to get memorable but…

Outdoor Advertising Is Just What the Doctor Ordered

Implying that products will boost people's popularity is a time-tested sales tactic. A new pharma campaign makes it explicit, with billboards and Web promos for Reachemol claiming that "in all…

Anti-Insomnia Ads May Give You Nightmares

Help Remedies' odd dream recommendations

Pharma boutique Help Remedies is pitching its pain-med-free sleep aid (called "Help I Can't Sleep") with a series of extremely peculiar videos that address the problem of insomnia in a…

Ad likens your menstruating wife to a Viking

This may not go over well with approximately half of the population. The Chilean commercial below, for Kitadol menstruation-relief pills, compares menstruating women to Vikings. And that's not meant as…

Bradley Cooper hyping cure-all wonder drug

Ever wonder how Bradley Cooper pulled his career out of a post-Alias death spiral and became a Hollywood star seemingly overnight? Maybe he discovered NZT, the magic drug that makes…

Australian allergy spot pulls wool over eyes

Lots of commercials unravel about halfway through. This one does so intentionally. The star of this Australian spot by Saatchi & Saatchi for Aerius allergy-relief medication is a woman…

People turn to Butt Drugs to feel good again

Rhett & Link continue their series of local commercials with this spot for the Butt Drugs pharmacy of Corydon, Ind. Obviously, with that name, this ad wrote itself.…

Aardman animates series of quirky E.D. ads

Finally, some halfway-decent erectile-dysfunction advertising. Over in the U.K., Levitra marketer Bayer Schering Pharma has unveiled nine animated shorts from Aardman Animations (and Prospero London) that tell the tale of…

Yaz is sorry but I'm still not sure what about

When the young, attractive woman looked me candidly in the eye, I just knew she was about to tell me about birth control. There was a huge black banner that…

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