This Reality Just Ruined Everything. I Knew Advertisements Lied… But This Is Crazy.

Yes, advertisers lie. Or at least bend the truth a little. Everybody knows that, right? WRONG. People expect to get what what they see on the billboard, but what they don’t know is that it’s impossible. I mean seriously, have you ever wondered why a Read More …

The Stories Behind The Names Of These Major Companies Are Crazy. #5 Is Nuts.

A rose by any other name may smell just as sweet, but the thing still needs a name. And the same thing goes for all the brands we use on a daily basis. The discounts at Walmart would probably be just as satisfying if they had stuck Read More …

15 Real Vintage Ads That Were Really, Really Sexist. Jeez, How Was This Okay?

Commercials can be annoying today, but they’re nothing compared to the incredibly offensive stuff ads used to get away with in the early days of consumerism. Ads from the 40s, 50s, and 60s were notoriously sexist, but it isn’t until you actually see some of Read More …

Remember These 10 Products? No? Well That’s Because They Were Massively Awful Flops.

There’s a popular thing in entrepreneurship these days called “validating your idea.” That is, doing a bit of market research ahead of time to see if anyone will actually want your product before you make it.  It’s a simple strategy that can potentially save millions of Read More …

He Got Shot In The Head To Make A Point. And A Very Good One At That.

Have you ever looked, really looked, at advertisements you pass on your daily commute? Many probably focus on the inherent needs, wants and desires of consumers, but there is a shocking trend you might not have noticed. New York-based artist Jon Burgerman, did though. By just posing next Read More …

These 25 Shopping Bags Are Almost Too Clever For Their Own Good.

It’s not every day when a shopping bag makes you look twice. However, there are times when marketing teams outdo themselves and create something extraordinary. The results are these 25 shopping bags that some may think to be too clever for their own good.  1.) Read More …

These 19 Creative Food Ads Will Make You Hungry. So Very Hungry.

Most of us think we’re not influenced by advertising, especially food advertising. “I don’t need an ad to tell me what and when to eat,” you may think. There is, however, something to be said for the ascetics of convincing food advertising. Designers toil for months Read More …

This Is A Genius Way To Sell Advertising Space. Guaranteed To Work Every Time!

Selling advertising space can be one of the hardest things to do in the world. But what if there was a way for people to be begging to give you their money? Well, there is, and this company has cracked the code. It may not seem Read More …

These 25 Genius Ads Brilliantly Make Their Point. I Love #17… Mmmmmmmm.

I’d like to think that really clever and honest advertising is an art form. Not just anyone can think of a brilliant way to promote their product while entertaining the consumer. That takes real talent. The 25 advertisements below are just a few examples of Read More …

These 44 Facts About Your Favorite Fast Food Joints Will Surprise You. #12 Changes Everything!

Regularly eating at fast food restaurants is fairly normal for most people around the world. They’re a staple of modern society. Even if you don’t frequent them yourself, most likely you have some restaurants in your home town. No matter how familiar you are with Read More …