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Topic: Religion

Here's What the Bible Would Look Like Full of Product Placements

The word of Google and his only son, Jesus Crest

Advertising veterans George Logothetis and Graham Clifford are celebrating Easter in a bit of a blasphemous way this year by unveiling The Product Placement Bible—a tongue-in-cheek (or at least turn-the-other-cheek)…

This Probably Isn't the Billboard the Westboro Baptist Church Wanted in Its Hometown

Oh well, it's up now

The award for best trolling billboard this week goes to this impressive display in Topeka, Kan., which just so happens to be the hometown of the not exceedingly gay-friendly Westboro…

Jesus Joins Che Guevara, Genghis Khan and More in Online Investment Ads

But it's 'not meant to be offensive'

You wouldn't think Jesus would be too concerned about his investment portfolio these days, but online trading service Kapitall has tapped Him as a spokesman anyway in a campaign featuring…

Louisville Billboard Targeting Unhappy Gay People Just Makes Everyone Unhappy

Provocative ad from Abba's Delight

Controversial ministry Abba's Delight has put up a billboard in Louisville, Ky., that targets "people of faith who are uncomfortable with their same-sex attractions." Abba's Delight founder Daniel Mingo says the…

Intriguing Ads Tell Young Girls: 'You're Not a Princess' and 'Life's Not a Fairytale'

Feminism from an unlikely source

I am impressed. A tiny, all-female Catholic college-prep academy in Kentucky has created a curious ad campaign, via agency Doe-Anderson, that flies in the face of all my assumptions regarding…

Ad Campaign With Tattooed Jesus Gets Lots of Ink, Not All of It Positive

Marked by our past: a strained metaphor?

The evangelicals at JesusTattoo.org are drawing predictably polarized responses for billboards around Lubbock, Texas, that show Christ covered in tattoos (reading "outcast," "jealous" and "addicted," among other things) and a…

Creationists Smite Atheists as Billboard Holy War Moves to Times Square

Are nonbelievers just 'wrong'?

Creationists have thrown the latest stone in the heated battle to piss off the most number of people with a billboard. "To all our atheist friends: Thank God you're wrong,"…

Jesus Was the 'Original Hipster,' Down to His Grubby Converse Sneakers, Say Church Ads

Brooklyn's Catholics are too cool

Every now and then, you get a provocative church ad, like Florida's "Come get hammered" billboard or pretty much anything New Zealand's St. Matthew-in-the-City puts out. Catholic ads are typically…

OMG, Creatives Track God Through Tweets

Site collects evidence of higher power all over the U.S.

Ever wondered what God is doing right at this moment? Thanks to social media and the lovely infographics over at god-was-here.com, you can spy on His Omniscience and see exactly…

Ask Your Doctor About Unpretentiousil™, a Cure for the Common Hipster

Relief from an insidious disorder

Hipster bashing seems so 2008. And yet, done well, it still elicits some latte-soaked, vegan chuckles. Here's a fun faux-mercial that peddles a fake drug called Unpretentiousil, a supposed cure…

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