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Blueberry Morning Is Self-Care You Can Eat for Breakfast

The edge: gone. The mood: lifted.
Hilary Pollack
1.16.19
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
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

Woman Sues After Seeing Stolen Photo of Herself in Natty Ice Ads

Kayla Kraft, of Greenville, North Carolina, has filed a federal lawsuit against Natural Light’s parent company Anheuser-Busch, after her photo was allegedly used without her permission.
Gigen Mammoser
2.27.17
WTF

No, Cards Against Humanity's Potato Ad Didn't Bankrupt the Company

Why can’t a potato just be a potato?
Alex Swerdloff
2.8.17
Thanksgiving

Watch These YouTube Videos of Thanksgiving Family Fights and Exploding Turkeys

What Thanksgiving video roundup would be complete without turkeys blowing up in deep-fryers?
Nick Rose
11.22.16
yikes

McDonald’s Realizing Now Is Not a Great Time to Have a Creepy-Ass Clown as Your Mascot

When these idiots finally wipe off their makeup and we’re able to objectively look back on this period of clown-driven paranoia, we’ll recognize that right now is a real low point.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.12.16
controversy

Carl's Jr. Responds to Ridicule Over Using Fake Burger in Their Commercial

The internet erupted with controversy upon sighting this blatantly CGI abomination of a "Cali Burger" in a recent Carl's Jr. commercial.
Charley Lanyon
6.16.16
Fiction

Melting Like a Shave Ice in the Hot Summer Sun

I spotted the "HAWAIIAN SHAVE" sign from down the street and pulled into the gas station. The plastic seat cover from the spa, which had adhered to my skin with an admixture of spray/sweat, ripped as I exited the truck.
Richard Parks
5.1.16
beer

Heineken Wants Men to Know That Drinking Too Much Heineken Isn't Cool

Get ready for your newest expert advisor on dating: Heineken. Yes, the 150 Dutch beer company would like the gentlemen out there to know that ladies don’t like men who get trashed.
Alex Swerdloff
1.12.16
WTF

This Supermarket Ad Suggests Faking Your Own Death to Bring Your Family Together

Maybe Whole Foods needs to take a page from their book and embrace its inner nihilist. After all, nothing says “Happy Holidays” quite like some Spanking the Monkey-level black comedy.
Alex Swerdloff
12.3.15