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Mr. Peanut Gets A 'Manly' Makeover For New Planters Ad Campaign

Emma Gray | Posted 06.18.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Mr. Peanut has gotten a makeover -- a MANLY makeover. In an ad that seems at least in part an excuse for Planters to make a whole lot of "nuts" jokes (way to keep it classy, guys), the commercial joins other recent spots designed to make fun of the way advertising has represented masculinity in the past.

Critically Acclaimed Authors Franzen and Ross on "Bad Sex in Fiction" Shortlist

Andrew Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andrew Shaffer

When writing sex scenes, there's often a fine line between lust and laughter. The Bad Sex in Fiction Award highlights the "best of the worst" sex scenes published in literary fiction.

Advertising Week Pulls Plug On "Walk Of Fame" Parade

New York Times | Stuart Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the fourth convergence of Advertising Week begins in New York this week, what seems to be Topic A? The flight of ad dollars online? The effect of T...