Zombie Race Offers Free Funerals


Earlier this week, Run For Your Lives, an organization that hosts a "zombie infested 5K obstacle course race," placed an ad in the Wall Street Journal with the headline, We Will Bury You. The ad promised three people the chance to win a free funeral. Actually, the ad promises $5,000 which will be sent to the winners immediately. We guess it's up to them whether or not they set aside the money for funeral expenses or blow it all on a vacation.

The stunt is to promote the organization's races which occur in several locations over the course of the year.

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by Steve Hall    Apr-19-12    
Topic: Strange

Fast Driving, Not Sweaty Cleavage, Gets Ad Banned


Well here's a first. An Australian Suziki Swift Sport ad was banned not because it showed some hot chick's sweaty cleavage but because...wait for it...it promoted "reckless or unsafe driving." Really? How...oddly logical.

The ad in question has a couple racing through a parking garage in the Suzuki. Apparently, the car is so hot, it causes the fire sprinklers to go off and, of course, allow for a gratuitous shot of sweaty boob cleavage.

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by Steve Hall    Apr-19-12    
Topic: Commercials, Policy, Racy

AutoTrader Plays Up Stereotypes


Oh the shitstorm we could incite with this one. Suffice to say, are we the only ones who are sick of certain people acting (stereotypically) like they are other certain people? Oh yea, this is America and anyone can be anyone they want. But sometimes, well, it just seems like some people are trying way to hard to be something they are not.

OK, send the hate mail now.

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by Steve Hall    Apr-19-12    
Topic: Commercials

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