Archive for the ads Category

Everybody hates beavers [ad]

Posted in ads, Australiana, news on January 4, 2009 by jetsamjr

This was Australia’s most complained-about ad in 2008:

How dare a commercial draw attention to the fact that women have vaginas (and that they menstruate! Gasp!)!


Dumb-tini! [ads]

Posted in ads, video on November 22, 2008 by jetsamjr

This is simultaneously my new favourite and most loathed commercial:

It starts off fluffy and stupid, but by the time it reaches “Oops-tini!” it has achieved an unsurpassed level of sheer genius.

Go away, gorilla [ads]

Posted in ads, Australian Idol, Australiana, Ten, video on November 16, 2008 by jetsamjr

I’m so sick of this ad playing during Australian Idol:

What do apes and Phil Collins have to do with chocolate, again? Honestly, I would like nothing more than to see this gorilla drummed out of television, nyuck nyuck nyuck.