ADVERTISING

ADVERTISING

Coconut Drink Maker Ridiculed for Ads Claiming It Increases Breast Size

Coconut Palm has since taken back claims like "Drinking more coconut milk every day can make [your] breasts fuller."
Jelisa Castrodale
a day ago
Candy

Michael C. Hall Played a Bodega Cat in the Skittles Broadway Musical

'Skittles Commercial' was a self-aware parody at nearly every turn, frequently coming right out and asking the very questions it provoked.
Naveen Kumar
2.4.19
ADVERTISING

Canned Water Company 'Liquid Death' Wants to Make Drinking Water More Metal

A 12-pack of tallboys of your basic H2O meant for "punk rockers and skateboarders" sells for $19.99.
Jelisa Castrodale
1.28.19
ADVERTISING

Ramen Company Pulls Ad Featuring Naomi Osaka with Pale Skin

Backlash over the tennis star's skin tone prompted Nissin to cancel the anime ad campaign.
Bettina Makalintal
1.24.19
Avocado

Costa Coffee Pulls Avocado-Insulting Ad Due to Complaints

Do we not all agree that the avocado-ripening process is very frustrating??
Jelisa Castrodale
10.4.18
Organic

Any Restaurant Can Call Itself 'Organic' and Get Away with It

As long as they're making a "reasonable" effort.
Hannah Keyser
8.14.18
kfc

KFC Finally Has a Female Colonel Sanders, and It's Reba McEntire

Who better to shatter that glass ceiling than the country legend herself?
Mayukh Sen
1.26.18
Gluten Free

Party City Pulls Ad That Calls Gluten-Free People 'Gross'

The retailer has since apologized for a commercial some perceived to be "insensitive."
Mayukh Sen
1.24.18
Avocado

Australian Ad Warns that Avocado Makes You 'Pretentious'

"We realized the issue was not our country's future wealth, but our future as a nation of pretentious wankers."
Nick Rose
9.22.17
THE 90S

The Inventor of the Chili’s Baby Back Ribs Song Has Never Eaten Their Ribs

We spoke to Guy Bommarito, the Don Draper of the 90s who created the catchiest meat-related commercial jingle of all time—and the story behind it is fascinating.
Hilary Pollack
9.20.17
WTF

The New Halo Top Commercial Is a Dystopian Nightmare

"Everyone you love is gone," says a robot in the 'Black Mirror'-esque ad.
Hilary Pollack
9.8.17
politics

Smirnoff Savagely Trolls Trump with New Ad Campaign

Maybe Trump can try to spin this and blame Smirnoff for the failure of Trump Vodka.
Alex Swerdloff
6.12.17
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