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Spoiler alert: The Super Bowl Ad Buy list 2016

Who is buying spots in the Super Bowl 2016? It will be known as the Super Bowl 50, as seen in the logo above, after some people expressed concerns that the roman numeral system would no longer work now that we've reached a sole "L".

 

My Talking Tom children's game has sex ads appear in it

Twice now, the creators of 'My Talking Tom' smartphone app have drawn complaints for serving ads with inappropriate images of semi nude and nude women, coupled with explicit wording.

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Robert Dyas Gay/Bi/Straight vs Red House Black & White furniture

A chain of hardware shops in the UK wants you to know they're ready to serve you, whether you're gay, straight or bi. In fact their range of gay, straight and bi sales staff will be more than happy to help. What's going on, and where did this bonkers piece of communication come from?

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Jimmy Dean's Sausage has a Yule Log

Seems as if every year a brand (usually meat based) creates a "Yule Log," of said meat product happily burning away in a fireplace. Last year it was Longhorn Steakhouse.

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Mother London Raises Money With A Side Of Controversy

Raising money for a worthwhile cause is admirable; that much is undeniable. However, doing something stupid for a good reason doesn't make it any less stupid.

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Norton finds "Santa got hacked" - the naughty & nice list is gone.

Slim Pictures Director Jason Headley brings Santa’s worst nightmare to life in a three episode spot by Grey San Francisco for Norton security. The online ads chronicle Santa’s reaction to a laptop infected with the “bah-humbug” virus that has taken his Naughty and Nice list for ransom.

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Celebrity chef Tom Kitchin shows us how to make the best christmas dinner for £12.20

Over at tomschristmasdinner.com, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin - who was the youngest recipient of a Michelin guide star at 29 - has a video out to show us how to make The Most Amazing Christmas Dinner In The World for just £12.20. Whoa.

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