WARNING: NSFW language. Adverts are always trying to be funny, but few of them actually make the cut. This one will probably
Odd and outrageous humour has been around in advertising forever but it feels like ever since Cadbury went all post-modern with their gorilla and Old Spice began their irony laden assault on the world, that the type of 'knowing', 'Internet' humour present in both these ads has been the go-to style for many brands.
Ever since Old Spice and Isaiah Mustafa shattered YouTube viewing records with their initial virals, agencies and brands have been clamouring to get a handle on their own pseudo-hipster-quirky-offbeat plot for an advertising campaign.
If only men's shampoo adverts were more like women's. That seems to be the premise for this Dove advert, at least. It's in
Marketing and media commentators have called it "horrific" and "offensive" - while New York Times columnist Charles Blow
Is there any merit to this kind of shock viral advertising? This rather disturbingly titled viral - 'ça sent le sapin' (Smells Like Pine) was removed by Cuisinella themselves who branded it as 'Sick' - not before racking up a few hundred-thousand views and gaining the attention of viral ad fans everywhere though.
(Via Pleated Jeans) 'Fetch': Fancy crisp-makers Doritos have just announced the five finalists in their annual ‘Crash The
Oh dear. All the fella in this ad for US truck stop and restaurant Dysart's had to say was: "Baked in a buttery flaky crust
Jeez, you can tell this lady's on her period. Fictional CEO of Bodyform, Caroline Williams, has responded to a Facebook rant
If the Olympics has inspired you to sit on the sofa watching sport 24/7 rather than to... you know... go out there and do