This NOS Energy Drink Ad Will Convince You to Just Drink Water

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Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, sodium citrate, sodium hexametaphosphate (preservative), caffeine, taurine, natural flavors, acacia, potassium sorbate (preservative), glycerol ester of rosin, l-theanine, sucralose, yellow 5, calcium disodium edta (preservative), pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6), yellow 6, guarana, cyanocobalamin (vitamin B12)

And you call that a health drink? WTF has marketing and manufacturing come to? Those are the ingredients of Coke's NOS Energy Drink that's being touted in a new spot from Mistress which will air weekly during FOX's The Ultimate Fighter and FOX's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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by Steve Hall    May-20-14    
Topic: Strange



If There Were Porn in the 1800's, This Soda Ad Would be It

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Complete with a salaciously sexy bare ankle, a peeping Tom, a cross-dressing judge, an S&M dominatrix and a bobby in bed, this Fentiman's soft drink ad is probably as close to porn and it got in the 1800's.

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by Steve Hall    May-19-14    
Topic: Strange



This Coors Light Ad With A Talking Bear Head Hat Is, By Far, the Weirdest Beer Ad Ever

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This Coors Light ad is definitely different and it's definitely strange. It talks about going to bed not in your bed, paint fights, pantlessness, fuzzy handcuffs, magic tricks, ballerina, awkwardly-placed Japanese men, men on a bus wearing sumo wrestling suites, plastic balls with men inside and donkeys named Richard.

Oh and it's narrated by a guy wearing a bear head hat. That talks.

Created by Leo Burnett Toronto, directed by Soft Citizen directorial duo The Perlorian Brothers, and edited by Rooster Post's Marc Langley, the spot aims to highlight possible adventures of the impending summer season. While drunk, apparently.

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by Steve Hall    May-19-14    
Topic: Strange



This Plastic Surgery Ad Featuring Justin Bieber And Jennifer Lawrence Will Horrify You

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Why do people do this? Why do they go to such great lengths to alter their looks when, in fact, all they're doing is making themselves look like inhuman freaks? Oh sure, a little nose job and breast augmentation here and there is fine but when you get plastic surgery because you want to look like Justin Bieber or or Jennifer Lawrence, there's a screw loose.

But if you're Pesky Sunder Plastic Surgery and your patients are a bunch of plastic types who have formed a musical groups called The Plastics to make a plastic surgery commercial then you just throw your arms up and say, "Fuck it. Bring it on." Otherwise YouTube would be filled with corporate product demo videos that could put an army of sugared-up kids to sleep on Halloween.

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by Steve Hall    May-14-14    
Topic: Strange



Who Knew the Moon Was Made Out of Beer? This Ad Proves It

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When you first view this ad which appears to be a nighttime view of the moon, you might wonder why the moon looks, well, a little off. Or why the moon looks more amber than grey. Or why it looks like, well, a beer.

That's because it is a beer. A Carlsberg beer. It's a Carlsberg beer that looks like the moon in a Carlsberg ad created by BBR Saatchi & Saatchi Israel.

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by Steve Hall    May-14-14    
Topic: Strange



Is This Non-Sensical Unilever Campaign Selling Ice Cream Or A News Channel?

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The press release for this campaign promoting South African news channel WWW News describes the efforts three videos as yawn-worthy. We'd agree. But we'd go a step further and call the entire campaign yawn-worthy.

Not only yawn-worthy but confusing. Why? Because it's not even for a news channel. It's for Unilever's Wall's Ice Cream.

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by Steve Hall    May-13-14    
Topic: Strange



Man Takes Selfie After Sawing His Arm Off

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Yea, that headline got you, right?

In the spirit of really, really weird Asian ads, Saatchi & Saatchi Thailand is out with a new ad for telecom company Huawei that highlights the madness of the selfie.

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by Steve Hall    May- 9-14    
Topic: Strange



Bizarre Israeli Ad Features Nelson Mandela's Fake Sign Language Interpreter

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During Nelson Mendela's memorial service last year, a man named Thamsanqa Jantjie was exposed as faking his sign language interpretation of the event.

Jantjie has resurfaced in a bizarre, new ad for Israeli live streaming app LiveLens. In the video, Jantjie apologizes but before doing so, says (and signs) "Believe me I'm a real professional sign language interpreter." But at the same time the voice of a woman says, "I speak sign language, not" and adds, "now, I do campaigns for money."

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by Steve Hall    May- 8-14    
Topic: Strange



These Flo-Less Progressive Ads Featuring A Grown Man Burping And Farting in A High Chair Will Have You Laughing Your Ass Off

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Well the headline pretty much says all you need to know but Progressive Insurance is out with four new ads -- with longtime spokeswoman Flo nowhere to be seen -- that feature a grown man in a baby sling, in his "mother's" arms and in a high chair at work. The ads aim to encourage Millennials to drop their parents' seemingly outdated insurance and switch to Progressive.

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by Steve Hall    May- 7-14    
Topic: Strange



Watch FCB Stupidly Try to Make Paint Buying A Fashion Forward Experience

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"Like a high five for your eyes." Really? Seriously? In a lame attempt to somehow make a connection between the beauty industry and, yea, paint selection, Ace Hardware, with seemingly no help from FCB, is out with Helpful is Beautiful, a campaign which touts Valspar paints and the introduction of The Paint Studio.

The Paint Studio is supposed to offer up some kind of personal paint shopping experience rather than an industrial-feeling trip to the hardware store.

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by Steve Hall    May- 1-14    
Topic: Strange










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