Energy Noodles Make You So Hard Hotties Can Stand on Your Stiffy


It would be so awesome to work in the Japanese ad world. All their work is so whacked. Can you imagine writing a creative brief for this stuff? Can you imagine concepting this stuff? Shooting it? Showing it to the client?

With Japan's apparent fixation with sex (seriously, just go search for a few sex-related videos) we guess it makes perfect sense that this ad for Energy Noodles which, it seems, gives guys hard bodies, also gives them super sturdy hard ons.

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by Steve Hall    Jun-19-13    
Topic: Strange

John McAfee Goes Ballistic in Super Strange, Brand-Trashing Video


We'd venture it's a sure bet the brand McAfee is none too pleased with a recent video released by founder John McAfee in which he trashes the software he created because the people who have run the company without him for the last 15 years have "fucked it up."

In the video, he hilariously reads profanity-laden emails he says he still receives even though he is no longer associated with the company.

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by Steve Hall    Jun-19-13    
Topic: Brands, Racy, Strange, Video

Would You Ride A Roller Coaster With Your Mouth Open?


The visuals in this Cedar Point commercials are, well, disturbing. Then again, most people don't normally have a camera in their face when they are riding a roller coaster. Because if they did, they'd look like these freaky people in this amusement park's commercial.

Although we're not quite sure whey you'd want to ride a roller coaster with your mouth open. You never know what will end up in your mouth.

Somehow we think there will be a porn spoof of this shortly. Or, better yet, maybe a dental spoof that touts the fact clean teeth are paramount when riding a roller coaster and getting snapped by the coaster cam.

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by Steve Hall    Jun- 6-13    
Topic: Strange

How to Avoid Getting Shit On By A Pigeon (And Other Advice From Orangina)


Fred & Farid are at it again with their zany work for Orangina. Three new spots, Satellite, Pigeon and Cannonball prove the importance of being the one who drinks Orangina versus the one who does not.

The spots are part of the brand's new campaign, "Stay Alive. Drink Orangina." In this new iteration of the campaign, the brand has given life to its wacky animal characters and they appear in "real life" verus in cartoon.

Orangina and Fred & Farid Paris-Shanghai worked with the director Gary Freedman from Glue Society (Doritos, Canal+, Nike, Fifa) to produce these three ads.

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by Steve Hall    May-31-13    
Topic: Strange

Charmin Wipes NASCAR's Ass With Skidmarks Humor


We sort of wonder if after viewing this Charmin billboard which is shaped like a pair of tighty-whities, a portion of Nascar fans are going to wonder if the brand has begun selling underwear. That or they're just going to chuckle at the brand's witty display of boys elementary school bathroom humor. The giant underwear-shaped billboard was placed at the Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Sprint All-Star Race. Via.

by Steve Hall    May-20-13    
Topic: Outdoor, Strange

Super Strange Chiropractor Ad Will Make You Cringe


Rhett & Link are at it again. After creating that incredibly weird Arlen's auto ad, the team is back with yet another cringe-inducing commercial for Ryan Lee Chiropractor Center. In the add, Lee can be seen manipulating women up close and personal in his office.

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by Steve Hall    May-16-13    
Topic: Racy, Strange

Boombox Breakfast Gives Girl Giant Cereal Facial


This is, by far, the strangest, most disgusting and oddly sexual method ever used to sell cereal. Touting Curiously Cinnamon cereal, Boombox Breakfast features ex-footballer and presenter Chris Kamara pitting Latin lowrider Bobby against Dominica in a crazy game of oral cereal catching.

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by Steve Hall    May-16-13    
Topic: Strange

Terry Crews 'Births' Freakishly Ripped Baby!


In yet another freakishly wacky Old Spice commercial entitled Baby, Terry Crews can be seen marveling at how Old Spice's new shaving gel is "newer than a fresh pair of socks" ... that talk ... about how Old Spice shaving gel is newer than a new jersey, newer than a new mouse, newer than a new waffle iron, newer than new solar panels ... and newer than ... Terry Crews' son. Say what? Look at that baby! Freaky! And kind of funny.

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by Steve Hall    May-14-13    
Topic: Strange

The Strangest Pen Ads You Will Ever See


Prison. War. Switched at birth. These are the topics central to a new and strange TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris campaign for Uniball pen. Each of three spots takes place in a setting (prison, war, in a girl's bedroom) where the subject receives a letter that is then read in one of three fonts (Edwardian Script, Comic Sans and Broadway). Oddness pursues.

We think it's the poor girl who gets the worst news in the campaign but each version is a bit weird in its own right. It's a decidedly different way to sell pens that, let's be honest, no one even uses anymore but we can't fault the brand for trying.

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by Steve Hall    May-13-13    
Topic: Strange

Huggies Delivers Brand Message Every Time A Baby Pees


This is most definitely a first. Huggies, with help from Ogilvy Brasil, has released Tweet Pee, a mobile app and sensor that will determine when your bay's diaper is wet, notify you and tweet about it. Now if that isn't worse than all those "I just ate a donut for breakfast" tweets, I don't know what is. Do we really need to know when a baby pees?

On the useful side, the app keeps track of how many diapers the baby has gone through and alerts the paranet when it's time to head to the store for more Huggies. In that respect, it 's a wonderful way to keep the parent connected to the brand. Via.

by Steve Hall    May- 8-13    
Topic: Strange

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