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Korean Air Ad Lays It On Thick

This ad from Korean Air called “The Color of Perfection” has been around for a while, but it’s making the rounds again on the some of the news networks (just accidentally saw it during a commercial break of the awesome “Rachel Maddow Show” after an amateur forwarding maneuver on TiVo). Some have referred to it as […]

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Candie’s “Sexes Up” Abstinence Campaign

The Candie’s Foundation’s pro-abstinence tee We guess it was only a matter of time before the true-love-waits crew decided to use sex to sell abstinence. After all, if sex can sell anything — even, ew, toilet paper — why shouldn’t it be used to promote the very absence of sex? That’s so po-mo our heads […]

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Durex Sells Sex Well

We love when sex isn’t just limited to hot 20-something models with eating disorders (via Gawker) When every product from cars to instant rice tries to use sex to sell itself, it’s refreshing to see a commercial actually using sex appropriately. A new one from Durex (above, and the first in the list after the […]

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Anti-Domestic Violence Ad Changes When You Look At It

“It happens when nobody is looking” is the tag line for this award-winning Amnesty International PSA about domestic violence. Installed in a bus stop in Germany, it features an eye-tracking device so that when people look at it, the image morphs from a scene of domestic violence into a scene of domestic bliss. (The image […]

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Tampax — Yes, Tampax — Makes Awesome Little Indie

Okay, we know it’s just one big commercial, but we don’t care: “Zack 16” is a great little piece of movie-making. At the beginning of this 4-part series (which you can watch in one go), Zach wakes up to find his boy parts replaced by girl parts! Sure, it trades in some tired old cliches […]

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Anti-Domestic Violence Ad Changes When You Look At It

“It happens when nobody is looking” is the tag line for this award-winning Amnesty International PSA about domestic violence. Installed in a bus stop in Germany, it features an eye-tracking device so that when people look at it, the image morphs from a scene of domestic violence into a scene of domestic bliss. (The image […]

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Durex Does It Like Bunnies

Here’s a cute way to kick off your weekend — and by “cute” we mean raunchy, debauched and pansexual. You’ll never think of balloon animals the same way again. (Be sure to check out Outtakes 1, 2 and 3.)