Chobani Issues Non-Apology For Ridiculous Anti-Science Campaign

Chobani – maker of garbage yogurt – faced considerable backlash this week over a slogan, printed on the lids of its 100-calorie "Simply 100" yogurt cups, which read: "Nature got us to 100 calories, not scientists. #howmatters." The company has since discontinued the campaign, and issued a weirdly backhanded apology. » 6/07/14 10:20am 6/07/14 10:20am

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 1:30pm 5/15/14 1:30pm

The Worst Badvertising and Best Radvertising of Comic-Con 2013

The bigger Comic-Con gets, the more the marketing madness spreads across the whole city of San Diego. And this year, the promo craziness was everywhere. Some good, and some really freaking disgusting. So we picked through the swag and the handouts and the interactive experiences, to find the very best, and the very… » 7/23/13 4:15pm 7/23/13 4:15pm

The 8 Weirdest Real-Life Science Fiction Political Ads

Elections tend to be a surreal time, what with motormouthed candidates perpetually promising a chicken in every underfunded classroom and gasoline pumps that shoot champagne instead of petrol. Here are eight times politicians channeled the realms of science fiction, horror, and fantasy for the express purpose of… » 10/15/12 10:50am 10/15/12 10:50am

Ad from the 1980s promised that superhero impersonators would end the…

After reading this advertisement, how many artisanal bassoon rental shoppes thought to themselves, "Well, that's what I've been doing wrong. Time to hire the Green Goblin and the Thing to hang outside my store for three months straight." (It's also worth mentioning that if you recruited Captain America for your… » 9/04/12 6:30am 9/04/12 6:30am