Humor

Banned Ad: “My Mom Said I Could”

The word “yes” is taken just slightly out of context here, when a little boy gets permission to do pretty much whatever he wants, from eating ice cream in class to driving a convertible on the highway. His saving grace is the infamous phrase, “My mom said I could.”

At the end, the commercial brings us to the source of the chaos – a closed bedroom door, behind which his mother is quick to say “yes” to any ridiculous request the little boy can come up with. But we know why the door is closed, and we also know who those passionate “yeses” are really meant for. Oh yeah, it’s a condom commercial by the way.

The only problem I can see with this hilarious ad is that if I were a little boy, I’d wanna buy whatever was being advertised. If it meant I could fly a plane and get a tattoo at the age of ten, heck, I’d know what I’d be asking Santa for Christmas next year!

I found this ad in the Inspiration Room: http://theinspirationroom.com/daily/2006/hansaplast-condom-maman/

Get inspired y’all.

Interact With The Consumer By…Pushing Them Away?

Interact With The Consumer By...Pushing Them Away?

While we all adore the well-known Got Milk campaign created by Goodby Silverstein (http://goodbysilverstein.com/), these ads created for Meiji instigate laughter and perhaps surprise among consumers.

These interactive advertisements are demonstrating the effects of drinking milk regularly: 1. You will become stronger and 2. You might turn into a Sumo Wrestler.

We’ve all been there before, attempting to open an unnecessarily heavy door in front of curious onlookers, in which case you immediately give a determined heave or shove and hurry away. This time, it will look like someone is pushing back, perhaps making you feel a little better about it, while simultaneously reminding you to drink Meiji’s milk

So drink up fellow door-pushers! Lest you get caught weak-handed again.

It’s a Caaar Ad

Life is hard. Like, really, really hard. I get it, it has to be. But that won’t stop me from occasionally (frequently) bitching about it.

To combat life’s struggles, we need a LOT of booze, friends, and laughs. This ad I found on http://indianautosblog.com/, greets its viewers with a bit of humor when they’re probably expecting a bland commercial break. And while I’m not sure exactly how politically correct it is to use the Indian accent in this context, it sure is entertaining!