Mayor of London bans body image ads he deems unrealistic

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has decreed ads that promote "unhealthy or unrealistic" body shapes are no longer allowed on London Transport.

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Jet Blue offers free flights to Orlando for families of victims

In the wake of yesterday's horrific terrorist attack on in Orlando that left 49 dead and as many wounded, Jet Blue is offering free flights for the family members of victims who were murdered or injured.

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Paddy Power - Scotland's 2016 Anthem (2016) :60 (UK)

Paddy Power - Scotland's 2016 Anthem (2016) :60 (UK)

Marching down a fog-covered glen, this Paddy Power ad set to the painful song "Vindaloo" but with new lyrics celebrate all things Scottish and has spared no expense in getting Scottish celebrities to appear in it.

 

Gawker Media announces purchase agreement with Ziff Davis

Gawker Media Group has announced a purchase agreement with Ziff Davis.

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Verizon "A better prepaid" (2016) 1:30 (USA)

Verizon "A better prepaid" (2016) 1:30 (USA)

Goofy dudes dancing in the diner, one of them dropping rhymes about his pre-paid in a nod to Kelis' hit "Milkshake," which is now thirteen years old. Dude even drops some Spanish to appeal to the Hispanic market, bringing up the feature of being able to call Mexico.

 

Sub-Z"Mejor duerme mujer" (2016) :30 (Mexico)

Sub-Z"Mejor duerme mujer" (2016) :30 (Mexico)

Dude, I've been there. It sucks.
Translation: Get some sleep…Sub-Z, a natural sleep aid. Non-addictive, fast-acting sublingual melatonin. Available in three and five milligram presentations.

Get some sleep.
Sub-Z, by Medix.

 

PGA TOUR Superstore "Just another Sunday" (2016) :30 (USA)

PGA TOUR Superstore "Just another Sunday" (2016) :30 (USA)

Narrated by pro golfer Jason Day's son Dash this too cute for words spot features the two of them hanging out, playing golf enjoying family time. Dash says the only time he ever lets his dad win is on Father's Day.

 

U.S. Cellular "#MyAnywhere Contest" (2016) :30 (USA)

U.S. Cellular "#MyAnywhere Contest"  (2016) :30 (USA)

Where's your anywhere? No matter where you find it, you have coverage there, thanks to U.S. Cellular. So you can share your anywhere photos. And now if you share them to @USCellular with the #MyAnywhere tag, you could win some prizes including a trip to anywhere in the U.S.

 

Miami Ad School "The interview" (2016) 1:06 (Canada)

Miami Ad School "The interview" (2016) 1:06 (Canada)

To succeed in advertising you need to have thick skin. It's not that people who work in advertising are assholes.

 

Metro "The daily catch" (2016) :53 (Germany)

Metro "The daily catch" (2016) :53 (Germany)

Fish used to be wrapped in newspaper when it was sold. Metro took that old behavior and turned it into a way to prove how fresh their fish is in this simple execution. Fishermen from all over Europe would wrap their day's catch in their daily newspaper before shipping out.

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