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Bizarre Hyundai Ad References 70 Movies In 10 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment

Ready for your daily dose of weird? Because Hyundai’s got 10 minutes of it for you. Uploaded Tuesday by the YouTube channel ShortCuts -- a channe...

Feeding A Family Of Six On $125 Per Week, From Lauren Greutman (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2014 | MarloThomas

Frugal living expert Lauren Greutman certainly practices what she preaches, sticking to her own unique budgeting system to feed and care for her famil...

Japanese Gum Ad Makes Us Think About GIANT GODZILLA-LIKE CAT, No Reason

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

What comes to mind when you think of chewing gum? If you said a GIANT GODZILLA-LIKE CAT carrying a man around the streets of Tokyo, then you and the c...

6 Things We Lose From Objectifying Women (and Men)

Neal Samudre | Posted 05.11.2014 | Women
Neal Samudre

Maybe the reason sexual objectification still occurs today is because we're not thinking of the cost we'll have to pay for it tomorrow.

If Ads Were Replaced With Classical Artworks, The World Would Be A Beautiful Place

Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts

Aside from littered streets, impenetrable crowds and overpriced everything, one of the major pitfalls of living in a major urban metropolis is the end...

'Nichification' and More Alter Mostly Mobile Classifieds

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Here's a new one: 'nichification' in classified advertisements. As if they weren't already categorized into assorted and sundry. Except now they're more than the print variety to which so many of us have grown accustomed.

8 Things You Only Believe Because Advertisers Told You To

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business

There are so many customs in life we take for granted -- from a late morning coffee break to the serious need to rinse our mouths squeaky-clean with m...

Prank-vertising: More Shock Than Awe?

Jim Joseph | Posted 12.02.2013 | Media
Jim Joseph

Shock value for shock's sake doesn't work in terms of meeting marketing objectives. It may get buzz but I doubt it sells product.

WATCH: Vintage KFC Commercial Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Fifty

Who knew Colonel Sanders could be so...sinister? The vintage KFC ad above reveals a totally obscure side of the famously smiley chicken spokesman....

Axe Commercial Suggests Women's Hotness Is A Danger To Men

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women

Time and time again, Axe has told the masses that their body spray makes men more attractive to women -- who they present as brainless (sometimes head...

WATCH: This Ad Is Getting A Whole Lot Of Backlash

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.23.2013 | Women

Sexist ads are hardly a relic from the "Mad Men" era. In fact, in the past year alone we've been treated to everything from the use of an iconic femin...

Why Merida Matters

Lauren Boyle | Posted 07.21.2013 | Parents
Lauren Boyle

The original image of Merida was precious and clung to by moms who adored Merida for her adventures, her love of her family, and her resemblance to the young girls they know and love.

Hey Baby, What's Your Number?: Step Off the Scale

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 07.15.2013 | Women
Sheila Moeschen

Allure's highlighting of Saldana's weight reduces this talented performer to a one-dimensional image, reinforcing the strange and fraught relationship women (and men) have with one of the most reviled twentieth-century innovations: the bathroom scale.

Are These the Top 3 Best Super Bowl Ads of All Time?

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports
Shira Lazar

We put a selection of the biggest Super Bowl ads from the game's broadcast history on our Facebook page and asked YOU to vote on your favorites. And now we have them -- the All Time Top 3 Super Bowl Ads.

PHOTOS: The Disappearing Ghost Signs Of The Rust Belt

Randy Fox | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

Ghost signs are nearly the equivalent of what cave drawings were to our early modern day explorers: signifiers of how previous lives lived, worked and maybe the kind of beer they drank or the cigarettes they smoked. While these ghost signs populate many towns in our country, they are in the process of leaving us. As the wrecking ball flies and mundane urban renewal efforts commence, we're losing more relics every day.

Retro Halloween Food Ads

So Good | Posted 12.29.2012 | Taste
So Good

These Halloween themed magazine and newspaper advertisements, span those quaint decades before the internet and cable television ruined children.

How to Stem the Tide of Junk Mail

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

No matter how diligent your efforts to get yourself off unwanted mailing lists, you're probably still going to get some junk mail. But it's good to know there are ways to significantly scale back the amount.

LOOK: 30 Years Of Cheesy Diet Coke Ads Aimed At Women

TrèsSugar | Posted 08.08.2012 | Women

Since Diet Coke was introduced in 1982 — exactly 30 years ago tomorrow, Aug. 9 — we've seen all kinds of commercials for the light soda targeting ...

Do You 'Deserve To Die?' Provocative Ad Campaign Says Yes

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business

UPDATE: The countdown is over and all has been revealed: The organization behind the provocative ads is the Lung Cancer Alliance and the campaign's si...

Thinking About a Return on Meaning

Christel Quek | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business
Christel Quek

When was the last time you headed to your local supermarket to get a particular bottle of detergent because you saw how it had performed an impressive cartwheel within a tiny, blinking online ad?

Which Famous Surrealist Made Commercial Posters On The Side?

Posted 04.24.2012 | Arts

We don't know about you, but when we think of Rene Magritte we imagine bowler hats, mysterious clouds and cryptic green apples. We certainly do not th...

Ice Cream, Women and Desire

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home
Fabio Parasecoli

Anybody can be on the joke. Well, anybody as long as he or she is familiar with American popular culture and one of its almost unshakable tenets: When women get sad or depressed, they cope with their emotions by binging on sweets.

WATCH: The 8 Silliest 'Manly' Commercials Ever

The Huffington Post | Zeynep Lokmanoglu | Posted 12.14.2011 | Women

In light of the recent Dr. Pepper Ten advertisements, we rounded up eight advertising campaigns that urge men to claim back their manhood with "manly"...

Labor Union Targets Vulnerable Republicans In Ads

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the nation's largest labor unions, the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, will begin the airing an ad...

After Debit Card Fee, BofA Aims To Revamp Image With Ads

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

Bank of America Corp, (BAC.N) under fire for everything from improper foreclosures to hiking debit card fees, is fighting back with advertising. ...