Before we invented the tough, tearable plastic we use for condom wrappers, condoms came in tins of t

Before we invented the tough, tearable plastic we use for condom wrappers, condoms came in tins of three. And as this 2006 post on Cardhouse shows, those tins were a canvas for some pretty amusing advertising. Like the Three Cadets “standing at attention”, or Dr. Robinson’s prescription pad (oh, these are just for my … »9/03/15 11:30am9/03/15 11:30am

Deadpool's Latest Meta Joke Is A Playful Swipe At DC Comics

Deadpool’s relationship with the fourth wall is fast and loose—he’s been having a lot of fun in his current comic, Deadpool’s Secret Secret Wars, when it comes to having a jab at Marvel’s own history. But a variant cover for his upcoming new series shifts sights from Marvel for lampooning and instead towards DC Comics. »8/20/15 4:40pm8/20/15 4:40pm

These Interactive Billboards React To The World Around Them

For some advertisers, it’s not enough that ads constantly flash in front of your eyeballs. They want to make sure that you don’t just see their ads, but also interact with them in the hopes of searing their brands into your brain. Do these interactive ads actually entertain you? Or are they more trouble than they’re… »4/22/15 7:00pm4/22/15 7:00pm

Lenovo Joins the Malevolent Side of the Online Advertising Industry

On Wednesday evening, the news began to break on Twitter. Computer security analysts had discovered something nefarious about a piece of advertising software called Superfish, which comes pre-installed on cheap Lenovo laptops like the Yoga 2. Superfish was leaving the laptops wide open to takeover by malicious… »2/20/15 2:33pm2/20/15 2:33pm

Japanese Drink Company Plans To Put The First Advertisment On The Moon

One small step for can, one giant leap for advertising. The makers of Pocari Sweat are looking to send a can of their powdered drink to the moon. If all goes according to plan, it will be the first time an object has been sent to the moon specifically for marketing purposes. It's official: nothing is sacred. »5/15/14 4:30pm5/15/14 4:30pm