Farting Baby Drops A Wet One in Samgsung's 'Swaddle Master' Ad

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My how far phone advertising has come. No longer are dads idiotic imbeciles who can't figure out the internet. Nope. They have progressed to masters of the swaddle. Well, that is with a little help from the Samsung Galaxy S4's Air Gestures and Smart Pause.

Our dad in this 72andSunny-created ad is quite pleased with his swaddle job. That is until junior decides to pump out an epically loud and disgustingly juicy fart.

And if you simply can't get enough farting babies, you simply MUST watch this compendium of Top Ten baby Farts. We guarantee you will not be able to get through it without laughing yourself to tears. Number three will have you on the floor!

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by Steve Hall    Jun- 5-13    
Topic: Commercials



Chevy Reduces Women to Color-Obsessed Shopoholics

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Because, after all, we know fashion conscious women always choose their vehicle for its color and not its performance. And they obviously don't know how to drive right either. And all they like to do all day long is shop. And eat chocolate. But if we are being shallow and choosing, I'll take the leggy brunette in the pleated miniskirt.

The ad comes to us courtesy of Commonwealth. It was shot by Angus Wall and produced by Elastic

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by Steve Hall    Jun- 4-13    
Topic: Commercials, Racy



I Bet He Still Drinks Carling Black Label

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Ever hang around with your buddies or girlfriends the morning after and trade stories about last night? Ever realize the stories are usually grander and more epic that they were in real life? Kind of like a beer commercial? Oh wait...

UK agency Shiny Red is out with a, ahem, beer commercial that harkens the brand's 80's and 90's commercials and even features the original duo that appeared in the brand's "I Bet He Drinks Carling Black Label" ads, Stephen Frost and Mark Arden.

In this new ad, one half of a new duo attempts an epic pool shot but his epicness is short lived as, akin to most epic stories, this one has a not so epic finish.

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by Steve Hall    Jun- 3-13    
Topic: Commercials



Subara Delivers Awkward Skinny Dipping Moment

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We like these two new Carmichael Lynch-created commercials for Subara. One awakens a man's inner passion to paint everything he sees. Another enables a couple to, much like Nike, say, "Let's Do That."

Both spots engage in a way unlike most car commercials because, well, they are less about the car and more about what the car (or, let's be honest, any car) enables one to do.

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by Steve Hall    May-29-13    
Topic: Commercials



VW Subtly (Desperately?) Urges Men to Buy Beetle

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Over 60% of VW Beetle owners are women, the highest percentage of any vehicle according to TrueCar.com. In an effort to man-up the Beetle, VW redesigned it last year basically dropping a gigantic weight on top of the vehicle to squash it into a more lean and mean looking vehicle.

A new ad for the convertible version of the Beetle created by Deutsch subtly drives home the point they'd really like more men to buy their car. In the spot, a young woman is awoken by her boyfriend at the window on a beautiful sunny day. They drive around a small town that they seem to have to themselves, except for a lone caribou. It's shot all fuzzy-like with soothing music so as to, perhaps, entice women into begging their boyfriend's to buy the car.

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by Steve Hall    May-29-13    
Topic: Commercials



Baby Loves Stanton Optical Commercial

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So from time to time we get sucked into YouTube, forget why we went there in the first place and stumble upon odd content like this 2011 commercial for Stanton Optical. Actually, it's not really a commercial at all. Rather, it's a video of a baby watching a Stanton Optical commercial.

We all know there are commercials out there that people love and while babies can be easily amused by just about anything, it's still funny to see a baby get worked up simply from watching a pretty basic commercial yet a commercial CEO Daniel Stanton dubs "unconventional" and the eyeglass store's secret to success.

Anyway, back to our regularly scheduled programming now.

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by Steve Hall    May-28-13    
Topic: Commercials



Microsoft Reduces Apple's iPad to 'Chopsticks'

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The Apple bashing is heating up again. Joining Samsung in the battle against Apple, Microsoft is out with a new commercial that takes on Siri's less than perfect multitasking skills. In the ad, a Windows 8 tablet sits next to an iPad and while the Windows 8 tablet gets busy, Sire simply can't keep up, "I'm sorry, I can only do one thing at a time. I guess PowerPoint isn't one of those things. Should we just play 'Chopsticks?'"

The ad leads to a page on which a comparison can be made between the Windows 8 tablet and the iPad.

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by Steve Hall    May-23-13    
Topic: Commercials



Kmart Now Offers 'Big Gas Savings'

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It seems Kmart plans to embark upon campaign filled with alliteration and word play. Having recently shipped it's pants, Kmart is now offering Big Gas Savings. Will this latest outing from Draftfcb top the original's 17 million YouTube views? Does a 4th grader love to tell fart jokes?

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by Steve Hall    May-23-13    
Topic: Commercials



The Martin Agency Unleashes Wittiest Geico Ad Ever

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Today, it's all about the hump. No, not that hump. Hump Day. As in Wednesday. Created by The Martin Agency -- on Hump Day -- and featuring a witty camel (you see where this is going now?), the ad is part of the brand's Happier Than campaign.

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by Steve Hall    May-22-13    
Topic: Commercials



MINI Goes After Mexican Women Who Apply Makeup While Driving

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In Mexico, we are told 22% of car accidents are caused by women. That little stat forms the basis of Publicis Mexico-created ad campaign for MINI which urges women not to apply make up while driving, seemingly the cause of those 22% of accidents.

Before we get into the actual campaign here, let's do a little math. If 22% of all car accidents are caused by women, can one assume 78% are caused by men? Why, then, do we have a campaign that just wreaks of the age old stereotype that women are bad drivers? And why is it assumed the application of makeup is the cause of these accidents?

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by Steve Hall    May-21-13    
Topic: Commercials










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