Sleek, luxury automobile ad…for a junky 15-year-old car

July 15, 2014 | No comments

Looking to sell his little, old hatchback, an Australian man got his friends at ad agency Chimney Group to create a commercial for the car, which he hilariously suggests will “redefine luxury.”

He even created a website for the car, though he admits, “It’s not in great condition, but it’s still a fun little car”…

(via The Daily What)

Related… This ad for a 21-year-old station wagon might be the best car commercial ever

Shocking ads show beaten celebrities and the lies they’d tell if tortured [3 pics]

June 27, 2014 | No comments

A recent series of ads from Amnesty International creatively and dramatically points out the futility of torture as a method for gathering intelligence. The ads feature the bruised and bloody faces of the Dalai Lama, Iggy Pop, and Chanel’s head fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. And then beneath each face is a quote that these men would never, ever say…unless they were under extreme duress, that is.

The ads close with the tagline, “Torture a man and he will tell you anything.”

The Dalai Lama

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How we discourage our daughters from being good at science (without even realizing it)

June 26, 2014 | 5 comments

If you’re a normal parent, this ad will make you feel a little guilty…but in a good way. Watch how the smallest things we say can redirect a curious girl away from the subjects that would make her most come alive…

Dads cause unknown pain with this one small mistake…but NFL coach Jim Harbaugh’s wife can help

June 12, 2014 | No comments

There is an epidemic affecting fathers across the country that they don’t even know is hurting them and that many women feel helpless to fight on their own. But now wives and mothers no longer have to struggle alone.

Sarah Harbaugh, wife of professional football coach Jim Harbaugh, knows their pain all too personally. But unlike so many others languishing in silent unhappiness, she has found the answer.

And she’s here to share it…

An emotionally charged list of ways Native Americans *do* label themselves

June 11, 2014 | No comments

The National Congress of American Indians is using the NBA finals to get the ear of sports fans and perhaps change some minds about a certain football team’s name.

This is the extended version of an ad that ran in several major cities during the tournament…

(via Deadspin)