The most foulmouthed of them all...

So who won the PottyMouthTM baby-T?
Chad Rea and me got together, to judge the best slogan of the lot.

Chad: "Hmm . . . lots of good suggestions, only two winners. So, what should the judging criteria be, then?"

Db: " It has to fit on a baby's belly? Short and Sweet?"

Chad: "Some people actually made intelligent comments on current social issues/attitudes. Unfortunately, the


PottyMouthTM shirt up for grabs.

You heard rumours about these shirts, you received emails about these shirts, you read articles about them (at Shots, no less) .. Now you want one!

If you haven't yet gone to PottyMouthTM to simply buy a PottyMouth-baby-T (a bargain at 20 bucks considering this is a very limited edition), you can win one here...

I have two (that's right - one for teeny girls with a pink dot, and one for little boys, with blue dot ...) of these "I'm proof that my Mom likes to fuck"- shirts here.


Dogs and their owners look the same, and so do the ads.

Here's a good gag - ever noticed that dog look like their owners or vice versa? Well, you ain't the only one..


Hardee's - Track / Why so glum my gym-shorted chum - (2000) :30 (USA)

Hardee's - Track / Why so glum my gym-shorted chum - (2000) :30 (USA)

Jorge Garcia belts out a tune in this Hardee's ad, then falls flat on his face. Sing along!

Why so glum, my gym-shorted chum?


You don't kill the funny - an editorial sandwich with heavy rant sauce.

ADLAND EXCLUSIVE ADRANT: Hardee's Tries on Gorgeous New Set of Cliff Freeman Ruby Slippers. Clicks Heels Two Times. Shoots Self in Foot.

Once again, the corporate chowderheads at Hardee's prove themselves a few fries short of a Happy Meal. Refusing to believe that you can't please all of the people all of the time, did these nincompoops really go so far as take Cliff Freeman and Partners' spiffy first spot for their new campaign and leech out its most important flavor?


Pore Bore

Augh - this Liechtenstein poster look was over-used even before them pore-cleaning things were invented! Stop it! stop it!


Inventing Desire

Dick Sittig took his girlfriend to Cannes in late June for the International Advertising Film Festival - a pleasant enough break from the Nissan Fantasy campaign, particularly since the Energizer Bunny campaign Sittig had devised was favored to win the Grand Prix over almost two thousand other entries. Sittig was ready to celebrate. He checked into a $700-a-night hotel room, ate his share of cracked lobster claws, and waited for the official good news.

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Benetton, The family the business and the brand

The Emperor's New Clothes Going further, Ponzano, the Veneto, 1992

For the new spring and summer campaign, Toscani had selected seven images conforming to a single theme: 'reality'.

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Shepherd Neame's controversial ad campaign

Here are all the posters from the almost banned ad campaign from Shepherd Neame. This campaign ran in September 1999.

The Joystick one seems like the odd one out (above) to me - but maybe that's just me.

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