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Weird Burger King Ad Says It's Better to Be Addicted to Whoppers Than Drugs Which will kill you first?

In this controversial Burger King ad from Russia, a Whopper crushes a flower as a voiceover informs us: "This is a poppy. It was popular once, but now its time…

August 19, 2013, 9:26 AM EDT

Datsun's Revival Won't Be a Nostaglia Play Brand is foreign to the countries it's entering next

Nostalgia won’t play a role in the marketing behind Datsun’s 2014 comeback. That’s because parent company Nissan hasn’t sold Datsuns before in the countries it will target first: India, Russia and…

March 11, 2013, 10:11 AM EDT

Snickers Makes It Easier to Unhook a Woman's Bra The hidden benefits of not being hungry

Eating a Snickers bar not only keeps you from being Joe Pesci—it also improves your fine motor skills, which are so essential to removing a woman's bra safely and effectively.…

May 31, 2012, 2:02 PM EDT

Burger King Ad From Russia Is a Heap of Flame-Broiled Insanity How do you like your unicorn meat?

How many times have I pledged that I would eat at Burger King if only it played rap music and had unicorns, ballerinas, dancing tattooed hipsters, fire-breathing chefs and a…

December 13, 2011, 9:46 AM EST

Russian Juice Will Use Deadly Force on Bikini-Clad Strawberry Thieves Just go with it

This somewhat baffling Russian ad, for what I'm guessing is strawberry juice, only narrowly avoids getting lost in the T&A shuffle when the hot girl gets chased out of the…

September 15, 2011, 9:54 AM EDT

Siberian Ad Vandals Turn Vladimir Putin Into Gonorrhea Monster Perps now face itchy, painful future

A group of Siberian anarchists added pictures of Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Medvedev, and other politicians to an STD advisory in Barnaul, Russia, as part of a prank. That's about as…

August 30, 2011, 7:25 AM EDT

Sexy Underwear and Other Russian Beverage-Can Designs

Seems Russian beverage-can art, much like Polish movie posters, can range from funny to creepy to degraded and sad. But this collection of proposed designs from a Russian artist is…

May 17, 2011, 10:46 AM EDT

Feline's epic dreams come true in lottery ad

In this unexpectedly sweet Russian lottery ad, a cat gets the Laika treatment, blasting off into space. Ignoring the whole problematic issue of Laika's actual demise, the cat happily lives…

April 8, 2011, 9:07 AM EDT

Russia's anti-alcohol squirrel back on sauce

Last year, Russia's health ministry scored a huge viral hit—to the tune of 3 million views—with a PSA (see below) starring a psychotic, alcoholic squirrel manically raving about shooting someone's…

April 8, 2011, 8:34 AM EDT

Parasailing ad donkey dies of a heart attack

Sad news from Russia (like there's any other kind): Anapka, the donkey that was forced to parasail last summer for an advertising stunt, has died of a heart attack at…

February 8, 2011, 9:44 AM EST

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