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Ben Carson Issues Rapping Radio Ad [AUDIO]

“Vote and support Ben Carson / For our next president he’d be awesome / If we gonna get America back on track / We gotta vote Ben Carson matter o’fack.” Carson and awesome don’t exactly rhyme, much less belong in the same sentence, but whatever. The ad launches this weekend in major markets. Listen below.

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Michelangelo Signorile: What Went Wrong In Houston

“Political strategists warned LGBT activists in the days ahead of the vote: There was little Spanish-language outreach, no big ad buy in Spanish-language media — in a city that is 44% Hispanic — countering the lies of the opposition, who’d certainly been doing their own outreach. Monica Roberts, a long-time African-American transgender activist, warned of little outreach in the black …

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Bernie Sanders Issues First Television Ad [VIDEO]

Sen. Bernie Sanders today launched the first television ad of his campaign. The Hill reports: The ad titled “Real Change” will air statewide in Iowa and New Hampshire and is part of a buy exceeding $2 million, according to a release from the Vermont Independent’s campaign. The ad’s title recalls President Obama’s theme of “hope and change” from 2008, but …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Bryan Wilson, Texas Law Hawk

A young lawyer in Texas has gone wildly viral with his insane commercial: Bryan Wilson, the “Texas Law Hawk,” is totally Texas – and we love it. His commercials are somewhere between “Reno 911” and every Steven Segal movie ever made. They’re so awesomely bad, we thought they were too good to be true – but Wilson is, in fact, …

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Stephen Colbert Mocks One Million Moms [VIDEO]

“One Million Moms are furious that Campbell’s Soup is being associated with gay men. Psst…nobody tell them about Andy Warhol.”

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One Million Moms Threatens Boycott Unless Campbell’s Soup Stops “Glorifying Unnatural Marriage”

You’ve been waiting for this one, right? “Dear Joe, A homosexual ‘married’ couple is featured prominently with a young boy (their son) in the new Campbell’s Soup advertisement. Campbell’s #RealRealLife campaign aims to change the face of the American family. It starts off with the first man feeding soup to the little boy and in a ‘Star Wars’ Darth Vader …

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Hillary Fan Named Kevin McCarthy Stars In New Ad

An Iowa fan of Hillary Clinton named Kevin McCarthy isn’t very happy to be the target of tweets meant for the possible next Speaker of the House. The Clinton campaign picked up on that and today the other Kevin McCarthy stars in a new ad. I’m gonna go out on a limb here and say that this McCarthy is gay …

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New TV Ad: Draft Joe Biden [VIDEO]

A new TV ad urging Joe Biden to join the 2016 race debuted this morning on The Today Show. The New York Times reports: The group trying to persuade Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to enter the presidential race is set to broadcast an unusual commercial on national television in which Mr. Biden recounts how his life was shaped …

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Gay Dads Star In New Campbell Soup Ad [VIDEO]

Two gay dads do competing Darth Vader impressions in a cute new ad from Campbell Soup. Ad Age reports: Campbell Soup’s first major brand push in five years depicts real families, including a gay couple and their son, along with real weather patterns as the soup giant tries to tap into what’s really going on in people’s lives when it’s …

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Viral Video: Man Smashes Gay Hook-Up Ad

Going viral at Live Leak is a video of a ranting man smashing a bus shelter ad for the gay hook-up site Squirt.org. The man claims to have nine children and to have served in the Marine Corps, therefore his “motherfucking First Amendment” rights mean that he does not “have to put up with that shit.” The location of the …

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Billboard Of The Day

Some folks aren’t very happy about the latest billboard from the United Church Of Bacon. From the Christian Post: A group of atheists who meet regularly under the guise of a church that worships bacon has attracted over 10,000 new members after offering free weddings and baptisms with the promise of marrying couples before something that is “real.” The organization, …

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Boycott Alert: Doritos Partners With It Gets Better, Launches Rainbow-Hued Cool Ranch Chips

Oh, this WILL be fun. Via Yahoo News: Here’s a way to add some color to your chips and salsa platter: Doritos is producing rainbow-colored chips in partnership with nonprofit It Gets Better. Doritos Rainbows are a limited-edition version of its Cool Ranch-flavored tortilla chips to show the chipmaker’s support of the LGBT community. The chips come in shades of …

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AdWeek: That Hilarious Tide Ad Is Fake

Some of you thought yesterday’s hilarious Tide To Go ad was too good to be true. You were right. AdWeek reports: Tide has already made one commercial featuring a gay couple—it’s been airing in Canada, as Procter & Gamble considers bringing it to the U.S.. And now, an ad for Tide to Go about gay marriage has gone viral, garnering …

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Going viral today is a rather amazing recreation of the famed Animal House toga party scene. AdWeek has the details: Nike celebrates its deep ties to the University of Oregon in a new, feel-good ad—featuring a horde of notable alumni (mostly sports stars, but also Modern Family actor Ty Burrell and ESPN anchor Neil Everett)—that recreates the famous toga-party scene …

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Tide Ad Mocks Anti-Gay Religious Bigots [VIDEO]

JMG reader Stefan points us to this new Tide To Go commercial which hinges on a twist involving a seemingly anti-gay religious bigot. Note to One Million Moms: Tide is owned by Procter & Gamble, which grossed $83B worldwide in 2014.  The company endorsed same-sex marriage in a statement issued last November. UPDATE: Sorry, folks. It turns out that those …

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NEVADA: Burning Man Organizers Threaten To Sue Quizno’s Over Hilarious Viral Ad [VIDEO]

This hilarious Quizno’s ad has racked up nearly 800,000 views in the last few days, but not laughing are the organizers of Burning Man. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports: The toasted sandwich company published a parody video, “Out of the Maze and into the Playa,” on YouTube earlier this week, a day after the weeklong utopian arts celebration in Northern Nevada’s …

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Hometown Of Kim Davis Gets New Billboard

The Huffington Post reports: Anti-gay marriage clerk Kim Davis is about to get a rude awakening in her hometown. Non-profit organization Planting Peace just erected the above billboard in Davis’ hometown of Morehead, Kentucky. The message is plain and simple — if Davis is going to use Biblical rhetoric to justify her opposition to same-sex marriage, she might want to …

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Stick around for the amusing twist in this British ad for instant noodles. (Tipped by JMG reader Bryan)

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Gorilla Flies Rainbow Kite In Hanes “Hot N Hairy” Ad

Hanes wants you to share this ad with somebody who is “hot and hairy.” (By chance, I do know a few that qualify.) Perhaps to underscore a reference to bears, at the end of the ad a man in a gorilla suit runs around pulling a rainbow kite. (Tipped by JMG reader Dean)

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Rugby’s All Blacks Star In New Zealand Air Safety Video

This is probably the highest production-value air safety clip you’ve ever seen. Over 2.5M views in one week. From the clip recap: “At Air New Zealand, we’re #CrazyAboutRugby. So for our latest inflight safety video, we called upon some very special Men In Black to brief our passengers.”

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