Category Archives: Madvertising

Stupid Sex Tricks: How NOT to advertise anything

Just think how silly it looks when guys are made to do what women in advertising are made to do…all the fucking time.

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Stupid Sex Tricks: Oh no no!

Gentlemen, seriously, do NOT try this. Unless what you’re really aiming for is a bottle of Captain Morgan, broken over your head.

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Safer sex: Good idea.

This ad: Not so hot. Come on, people, Honey Boo Boo is not a natural disaster. Whatever’s wrong with her is a product of the environment she was raised in. And the sick, creepy, crazy world of child beauty pageants. … Continue reading

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The Koch Bros are getting desperate, I see.

When they have to take out ads for crapaganda sites like this, you know that Big Oil’s corrupting influence barons are running scared. And is that a tip of the hand as to which side of the recent election they … Continue reading

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Killing Us Softly 3: Advertising’s Image of Women

In light of the death of Amanda Todd, who was literally driven to her grave by her own image on the Internet, and the whole Reddit “creepshot” kerfuffle, it’s instructive to look how media imagery of the female body plays … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex Tricks: And now, your pre-flight safety drill…

Passengers on a Polish airplane got a different brand of safety drill when they buckled in, thanks to a major condom brand: Was this staged? I don’t know. The giggling old lady and the horrified young man tell me it … Continue reading

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Coke adds racism? Sure smells that way.

Courtesy of Ad Age, by way of Gawker, we learn what the Coca-Cola Company (and a certain adman) really thinks of non-white people…and it ain’t pretty: In the interest of transparency, let me confess my bias. I’ve done a lot … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex Tricks: Wear it, (over)share it

When I first saw the headline for this Glamour piece, I have to admit, my mind jumped to all kinds of dystopian conclusions: Love-gloves with a built-in nanochip that automatically activates when the rubber gets used, and spills all the … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex(ist) Tricks: Why I will never be a vegan

Aside from the serious health concerns they blithely neglect to mention in their quest to turn the whole world vegan, PETA also engages in false, deceptive and highly offensive advertising that’s downright abusive to women: There is so much wrong … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex(ist) Tricks: How to smell like a pelotudo

Everybody in North America knows (or SHOULD know) that Axe Body Spray is the masking odor for (pre)adolescent male sexual insecurity, immaturity and general lack of appeal. It’s the sort of stuff that you want to avoid if you’re a … Continue reading

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