Category Archives: Madvertising

Germany: Xenophobic party’s badvertising campaign of sexism and hate

Y’okay. So, here are some ads from the German election campaign. All are from the AFD party, which bills itself as the “Alternative For Germany”. See if you can spot what’s wrong with these pictures. (I’ll give you a broad … Continue reading

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Adidas stumbles at the Boston Marathon

Want to know how NOT to pay your respects to the victims of terrorism? It’s simple: CASH IN ON THEIR SUFFERING WITH ADS. Unfortunately, Adidas didn’t get that memo: Oops. There are so many better things they could have done. … Continue reading

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Pepsi + Kendall Jenner = BADvertising

There isn’t much to say here that hasn’t already been said, other than WTF WERE YOU THINKING, PEPSI-CO? Protest is NOT something you just commercialize for your own gain. You are part of the capitalism problem, not the solution. Stay … Continue reading

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Do you pee with LGBT?

Austin, Texas does: And to stop an inane bathroom bill from passing, the Texas ACLU got Richard Linklater to help out by making the above ad. Pee with pride. And without prejudice.

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Aeromexico throws down the gauntlet

Hey, Drumpf! Think your wall is gonna amount to anything? This airline doesn’t: And it looks like they’ve got your number when it comes to bully tactics, too. You will never divide the world.

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Q. How do you spell sexist in Portuguese?

A. T-R-I-F-E-N-E. Like this: “Meeting your ex on the street with his new girlfriend. There are pains only women know. Trifene 200 rapidly relieves pain.” As my Portuguese friend Tomás says, considering the number of men who murder their partners … Continue reading

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Badvertising: Ur doin it rite. Apology: Ur doin it rong.

Via. Dear Corktown Printing Co.: This is NOT how you advertise your services in a tasteful, timely, topical manner: The Toronto reader says she received the mailer at work today. “When I called them this morning they didn’t so much … Continue reading

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So, THIS exists.

And even worse, it’s a mascot for a Japanese cooling company based in Osaka, but named for Fukushima. Ironically, it has nothing to do with the infamous nuclear plant there. Yeah, I’d say someone fukked up, all right.

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What do I have against Facebook ads?

Oh, only shit like this: Isn’t Facebook wonderful, letting advertisers use people’s pictures to sell product without permission, much less a cut of the profits? And even more wonderful: They help dead girls find dates! Just a pity Rehtaeh Parsons … Continue reading

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Stupid Sex Tricks: How NOT to advertise anything

Just think how silly it looks when guys are made to do what women in advertising are made to do…all the fucking time.

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