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Moses Flashes Paparazzi in Ad for Jewish Film Festival

Britney Spears, he's not. But Moses still gives the paparazzi an eyeful in this comic ad for the Toronto Jewish Film Festival—an homage to celebrities everywhere who exit automobiles without…

April 25, 2011, 12:47 PM EDT

'Say Your Prayers,' Says Church Ad Next to Crumbling Bridge

Just in time for Holy Week, the Roman Catholic Church of Montreal is sending a message with political overtones via a controversial highway billboard that reads, "Faites votre prière" ("Say…

April 20, 2011, 11:26 AM EDT

Jesus Escapes Fat Dominatrix Thanks to Bluetooth Earpiece

Italian advertisers piss off the church and government so much that I'm starting to think it's their national pastime. The latest offense to God and country is this commercial for…

April 19, 2011, 9:48 AM EDT

McDonald's Pulls TV Spot for Its Too-Young Love

Intolerance Week continues on AdFreak, as we turn to the Philippines, where McDonald's, under pressure from Catholic leaders, has agreed to pull a TV commercial because it shows a young…

April 14, 2011, 11:50 AM EDT

Hell Pizza reoffends with damned Satanic ad

I always assumed New Zealanders were going straight to hell for getting the world addicted to Kiwi fruit. Now, we can add a sacrilegious promotion from Hell Pizza to their…

April 11, 2011, 8:53 AM EDT

Scientology has your number in new promo

Taking a page from the Mormons' good book (to strain a metaphor to unholy lengths), the Church of Scientology has released the two-minute, feel-good, self-promotional spot below, using kinetic typography…

February 14, 2011, 9:17 AM EST

Painting of the Sistine Chapel: a case study

Mock case studies are big right now. Following up on last week's awesome Chelsea Bedano birthday-party video from John St. in Toronto, here's the new call-for-entries clip for the 2011…

January 19, 2011, 10:21 AM EST

Religions are 'scams,' says atheist billboard

A bunch of heathens in Alabama are decrying organized religions as "scams" on a new billboard. At first, I wondered why the Crimson Tide would do such a thing. Investigating…

January 5, 2011, 9:12 AM EST

'Crash the Super Bowl' ad just a bit ungodly

Doritos' 3rd Degree Burn habanero-flavored chips might cause flaming tongues, but they're far from a religious experience. Thus begins my discussion of a controversy involving this year's "Crash the Super…

January 4, 2011, 9:07 AM EST

New Zealand church blesses Xmas billboard

Couldn't make it to church on Christmas? That's OK. You still have a shot at absolution—if you live in New Zealand. St. Matthew in the City, a progressive Anglican church…

December 27, 2010, 10:08 AM EST

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