Tag: advertising

Martin Luther King Had A Dream: Of Great Big Powerful Pickup Trucks!

Corporate America gets Black History Month started with a facepalm.

‘Real’ People Thanking Trump For Un-Outlawing Christmas, Again

Just in time for Christmas, a love letter from Corey Lewandowski to Donald J Trump XOXOXOXO

President Bannon Sleeps With The Fishes. Wonkagenda For Fri., April 14, 2017

The Wingnut-o-sphere is spinning in circles, Jared is moving in, and town halls get testy! Your morning news brief!

GOP: How Can Companies Offer You Good Deals If They Don’t Know What Porn You Like?

Who wouldn't be willing to give up a little privacy in order to get better ads?
Come and get your love

Trump Kills Paid-For Obamacare Ads Days Before Deadline, Because Nobody Needs Insurance (Happy Update!)

Need another reason to be pissed at Team Trump? Of course not, but here it is anyway.
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Mike Huckabee: Hawking Fake Diabetes Cures Proves I’ll Be A Great President

Republican presidential "candidate" Mike Huckabee is in trouble with liberals like CBS's Bob Schieffer for, among other things, appearing in infomercials hawking "Diabetes Solution Kits" (yours for just $19.95!), which encourage healthy eating, exercise, oh and also curing diabetes with...
What do they have against the Kappa Kappa Kappas?

‘Time To Make The Donuts’ — The KKK

Delicious fried lard conglomerate Krispy Kreme is in trouble in the UK for a Facebook promotion issued by its Hull branch. The flyer was intended to advertise upcoming events at the local heart attack emporium, including face painting and...
Meat your maker

Internet Heroes Defend Vermont’s Bacon From Evil Muslim-Vegan Assault

Back in August, Sneakers, a little bistro in Winooski, Vermont, put a little mock traffic sign in the flower bed in front of the restaurant: “Yield for Sneakers Bacon.” It wasn't especially well-received by a woman who posted a...
The bad trip scene in that movie was kind of epic

Colorado PSA: Don’t Eat All The Pot Candy Like That Idiot MoDo

Thank god, a Maureen Dowd column has finally resulted in something good for the world. After she chowed down on a pot candy bar and got super-hiiiiiiigh -- very unpleasantly so -- the legal marijuana industry in Colorado has...

Derp Roundup: Michelle Obama Loves Subway. Time For Everyone To Stop Eating Sandwiches.

Welcome to another edition of Derp Roundup, the weekly feature where we take a wire brush to our open browser tabs and bring you the stories that are too stoopid to ignore, but not quite worth a full post...

Swiffer Being A Traitor To The White Race Again, We Guess

Saw this ad today on the Steve Kornacki teevee programme, and it reminded us of last summer's kerfuffle over that Cheerios ad with another multiracial family. This one for Swiffer features Zack and Ari Rukavina, their adorable kids, and...

Sundays With The Christianists: U.S. History Textbooks That Save Homeschoolers From Socialist Lies About The Great Depression

You'd think that after a year and a half of reviewing rightwing Christianist textbooks we'd be incapable of being surprised, but wow: this week's look at how one of them covers the great Depression departs so sharply from what...

Sundays With The Christianists: American History Textbooks For Homeschooled Flappers And Bootleggers

OK, this is the week we finally get to the flappers, you fappers. We've been spending a little extra time with our Christian textbooks' treatment of the 1920s, which turns out to be a fine decade for the authors...

The War On Christmas Just Got Surreal With This Screaming Nightmare Fuel Ad (Updated)

So here's some high-octane Nightmare Fuel -- you may want to remove any kids from the room before viewing -- from something calling itself “St. Mary’s At Large.” The ad's producers claim it has been airing on MSNBC and...

Have You Ever Noticed That Ladies Are So Dumb And Stupid? The Washington DC Metro Has!

Hey bitchez. Whatcha doin'? Being stupid bitches? That sounds about right. Here, for instance, is a documentary prepared by some cool guy at whoever does the in-house documentaries for the DC Metro public transportation system, which everyone loves very...