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Kia's Hamsters Are Back And They've Accidentally Conjured Up Some Sexy Lady-Hampster Companions

13 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : Adrants

It's been, what, like five years? Maybe six? Either way, those lovable Kia Hamsters are back again, this time touting the brand's new electric vehicle, the Kia Soul EV. In the ad, our fury friends are in the lab working on a new vehicle. Show More Summary

This Political Campaign Ad Features A Horse With A Large Erection

13 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : Adrants

There's a campaign ad for Republican congressional candidate Gary Kiehne, the guy who once said 99% of mass shooting are committed by Democrats, in which Garry is accompanied in the background by a horse with a large erection. Or, as...Show More Summary

Shoes By Jews Launches Platform Shoes With Dick Joke

14 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : Adrants

Apparently based on findings from OK Cupid which revealed guys who are taller get more dates and hookups, a group of enterprising, but short, Jewish guys decided to launch ShoesByJews, a line of footwear that adds 2-3 inches to onesShow More Summary

Watch This Swordsman Play A Real-Life Game of Fruit Ninja

14 hours agoMarketing / Advertising : Adrants

So PillsburyToaster Strudel teamed up with Guinness Book of World Records-holding swordsman Isao Machii for a crazy stunt in Los Angeles. The brand gathered a crowd and let them toss all kinds of fruit -- and Toaster Strudel -- at him...Show More Summary

How the Hell Did This Holiday Inn Express Video Get 1.8 Million Views?

Either I'm stupid (entirely possible) or this is the biggest non-sequitor of all time. It's entirely unclear how this Holiday Inn Express video achieved 1.8 million views since July 21. A group of astronauts are about to take off in the space shuttle. Show More Summary

Cam Newton, Peyton Manning Prank 'Unsuspecting Customers' in Gatorade Convenience Store Stunt

I understand if you're a brand who's going to film a stunt or prank featuring big time sports personalities, you can't really ask them to wait around for days for the perfect person to show up so the stunt is viral-worthy versus lame ass boring. Show More Summary

For One Month, Copywriter Promises to Eat Only The Food He Finds In His Agency

In a strange feat of, it would seem, boredom, MRY copywriter Sam Bartos has decided he will go one month eating only what he can find in his agency's office. And he's chronicling the whole thing on a blog called Adult Food Finder. Witty. Already,...Show More Summary

If Buzz Aldrin Had Worn Today's Jockey Underwear, He Would Have Planted That Flag All Over the Galaxy

In an effort to align itself with greatness, Jockey is out with a new campaign entitled "Supporting Greatness" that's all about, well, supporting the greatness of over achievers one great leap at a time. The campaign showcases the "legacy...Show More Summary

Tumblr Images to Be Scanned For Brand Sentiment

Regarding its deal with Ditto Labs to help it scan all the images on its site for insight into a person's affiliation with a brand, Tumblr Head of Business Development T.R. Newcomb said, "Right now, we're not planning to do anything ad-related." And "right now" would be the key word in that phrase. Show More Summary

How Affiliate Marketing Can Fund Your Advertising Budget

If you mention the term "affiliate marketing" to some brand marketers they either don't know what you're talking about or they think it's some kind of shady method of generating traffic. Nothing could be further from the truth. Affiliate marketing, simply put, is the use of third parties (affiliates) to help sell your product or promote your brand. Show More Summary

Bone Thugs n Harmony, Juicy J Rock Affiliate Ball During Affiliate Summit

Last week, Affiliate Summit was held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Over 4,400 affiliates, publishers, merchants, networks and brands were in attendance. There were four session tracks, a newcomer program a Meet Market and...Show More Summary

This Is The Weirdest Cracker Ad You Will Ever See

Created by Strawberry Frog for Wasa Crispbread, we present to you, perhaps, the oddest cracker commercial you will ever see. And when we say odd, we don't mean bad. We just mean, well, odd. A woman on a business trip in Sweden decides to go to a yoga class. Show More Summary

Promoter Forces Concert Goers to Watch This Guy Flip Out on Ecstacy Before Attending

Here's an interesting approach to festival promotion. Made Event, the promoters of electronic dance music concerts, including, Electric Zoo, has launched "Come To Life." The campaign encourages attendees to organically enjoy -- rather...Show More Summary

This Penelope Cruz-Created Agent Provocateur Ad Has So Much Thong-Clad Ass And Bulging Breast You Will Need to Excuse Yourself to Release the Tension

This is just what every man who is stuck in the desert wants, right? Not water. No way. That's boring. How about a bevy of bodacious babes shaking their booty in Agent Provocateur lingerie? Oh yea. That's way better, right? Of course...Show More Summary

Without Admitting Its Products Were Ever Bad, Johnson's Touts Reformulated Baby Products

Without admitting the ingredients formaldehyde and 1,4-dioxane, present in 100 of its baby products, Johnson's Baby, which earlier this year began introducing reformulated products, is out with a delightfully fuzzy, feel good campaign...Show More Summary

Check Out These Three Can't Miss Events During Affiliate Summit

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've heard of Clickbooth and their epic parties during ad:tech and Affiliate Summit. While continuing the tradition of the Affiliate Nation Mega Party, they are also thinking smaller with two limited capacity events during Affiliate Summit, held at the New York Marriott Marquis August 10-12. Show More Summary

You Won't Believe What Happens to These...Oh Who Are We Kidding...Watch These Apartment Renters Get Scared Shtless In Prankvertising Stunt

Borrowing heavily from the Paranormal Activity and Saw movie franchises, Danish apartment rental company Lejebolig is out with a video which aims to reming people to use their common sense when renting. Apparently, there are a lot of...Show More Summary

Paris Hilton is Back in New Carl's Jr. Ad!

Can you believe it's been 9 years since Paris Hilton washed that Bentley while eating a Carl's Jr. BBQ Burger? Well, she's back. Hilton, 33, makes a cameo appearance in an ad featuring Sports Illustrated model Hannah Ferguson. As the...Show More Summary

This Nun Has A Dirty Little Habit

OK, now we've gone too far. Are we really to believe that a washing machine needs a cleaning product to clean it when, um, let's be honest, it cleans itself every time it runs because, oh, WE PUT DETERGENT IN EVERY TIME! Anyway, that little bit of logic hasn't prevented Tide from introducing its Washing Machine Cleaner product. Show More Summary

Here's How to Best Serve Brand Advocates (And Haters) Who Have 'Occupied' Your Brand

Welcome to the social era where­ your brand has officially been Occupied. The relationship between your image and your values is increasingly determined by your brand advocates. The future of your brand is subject to your community and...Show More Summary

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