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If Horses Were People

If Horses Were People: an equestrian sketch comedy series. [more inside]
posted by jedicus on Jul 14, 2014 - 13 comments

That's not how I remember it went...

Friday video fun: A new subreddit Commercial Cuts is devoted to television commercials that have had small edits made to them that, um, really change the message and tone. Highlights include Lunchables, J.G. Wentworth, Bagel Bites, Febreze, and Swiffer.
posted by jbickers on May 9, 2014 - 24 comments

CALL 1-800-HELLO NASTY

If you were watching late-night television in July 1998 you may have seen the half-hour informercial parody that the Beastie Boys produced to promote their upcoming album, Hello Nasty. The ad features Mike D, MCA , and Ad-Rock taking on roles to shill everything from the services of phone psychics to get-rich-quick scams to a food processor that plays songs from the upcoming LP. (Warning: video auto-loads.) [more inside]
posted by Room 641-A on May 22, 2013 - 8 comments

You Can't Beat the Axis if You Get VD

Ads that would never be allowed today. Van Heusen, yikes.
posted by vytae on Nov 14, 2010 - 122 comments

Filter for president! It's a mildly amusing prank that's also a viral ad!

Hey Meta,

Just saw a news report that you were on. Cool! Here is the link.

Best,

gnfti
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Jul 11, 2008 - 62 comments

Christvertising

We believe that nothing is possible without the Lord's blessing and consent. Your product is no exception.
posted by dhammond on Mar 16, 2008 - 51 comments

Arthur Mebius, photographer

The photography of Dutch photographer Arthur Mebius includes personal and commercial work, and is often rather funny. [more inside]
posted by whir on Jan 21, 2008 - 6 comments

Parody YouTube video

Truth In Advertising - Hilarious video.
posted by forwebsites on Aug 12, 2006 - 30 comments

Swedish town all buys volvos on the same day...coincidence?

Swedish town all buys volvos on the same day...coincidence?

This car was bought by the same town on the same day. Watch the cool (but large) flash video documentary. Or download it here: Quicktime or Windows Media.

Is it collective unconscious? Yeah, I know, I'm buying into the merchandising wagon. But it's an interesting documentary -- if it's true.
posted by filmgeek on Mar 7, 2004 - 23 comments

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