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Why Can't Anyone Make These Michael Bolton Commercials Stop?

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

Let me first state that I am not a hater. I can be a wee bit judgmental at times, but I love people and am generally very accepting. I try to find the good in everyone. Despite the above, I cannot find a nice word to say about Michael Bolton's Holiday Honda commercials. I have to hit mute or change the channels each time one comes on.

LOOK: The Latest Weird Ad Targeting Women

Posted 02.22.2013 | Women

Wearing a push-up bra isn't just about looks -- new tongue-in-cheek advertising campaign suggests that your breasts get lonely when they're not togeth...

LOOK: The 9 Worst Ads Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.27.2012 | Women

"With all the progress we made in 2012... you might think advertisers would have stopped objectifying women and girls, right?" We'd like to answer ...

Soup Chain Uses C-Word In Email Blast, Apologizes

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.24.2012 | Small Business

A New York City-based soup chain landed in hot water when an email blast using the C-word was sent out to those on the company's mailing list. Hal...

Are "Totally Virtual" Models the Future or Insanity? H&M Takes Photoshop to a Whole New Level

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 02.05.2012 | Style
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

H&M recently admitted that they only use "completely virtual" bodies to model the clothes on their site. Don't worry though, they paste a real girl's head on there to help you know what that dress will look like on a real person.

Karl Lagerfield Sells Ice Cream, Mocks Fat People

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 06.26.2011 | Media
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

The one thing that the Skinny Girl With Cone image really portrays is our belief that we can have it all -- a belief that marketers simultaneously encourage and then rip away.

Dolce & Gabbana Says Women Like It Rough

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

They're bizarre, fantastical, and incredibly violent, with an emphasis on sexual violence and strangely the product being sold.

Fox Sports, Burger King Sell Hamburgers by Calling Jessica Simpson Fat

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Is Burger King, of all companies, allowed to make fun of anyone for being fat seeing as they're half the reason for the obesity crisis in this country?