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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Going viral today is a holiday ad from Pornhub. Yup. Clip recap:  This holiday season, give the most touching gift of all! Pornhub Premium’s new gifting service allows you to spread the love to family and friends with specially customizable gift cards. Add a personal message and send same day or on a future date of your choosing! Pornhub Premium …

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NBC Grants Equal Time To GOP Candidates Due To Trump’s SNL Appearance

But so far only four bottom-of-the-pile candidates have asked for it. Talking Points Memo reports: NBC has agreed to give 12 minutes of air time to a handful of Republican presidential candidates who filed for equal time after Donald Trump, who is also seeking the GOP nomination, hosted “Saturday Night Live” earlier this month, Variety reported. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, …

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Perkins: Britain Hates The Baby Jesus Because Gays

The Church Of England is threatening to sue a British ad agency for declining to run their “Lord’s Prayer” Christmas ad in cinemas that will be showing Star Wars. According to a policy statement from the agency, they don’t place any political or religious advertising. And of course, Tony Perkins says this is our fault. Via email: The most disturbing …

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VIRAL VIDEO: Spain’s Lottery

Gone viral with nearly two million views is a touching ad for Spain’s national lottery. The Irish Times reports: The advert shows a lonely night-time security guard getting up every night at 10pm for his shift at a factory which makes mannequins. He decides to set up some of the figures in funny poses for when the morning shift staff …

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Gay Soup Dads: People’s Sexiest Pitchmen Alive

In addition to naming David Beckham this year’s sexiest man alive, yesterday People Magazine bestowed a similar honor on the real-life gay dads currently starring in a Campbell’s Soup commercial. They write: It’s a simple 15-second spot, but it’s made a big impact among families. David Monahan and Larry Sullivan starred in a Campbell’s Soup commercial earlier this year with …

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VIRAL VIDEO: This Is An Ad For Something

Over eight million views for this holiday ad for a British grocery store chain. Ad News recaps: Sainsbury’s has turned to a family pet created by popular children’s author Judith Kerr in its Christmas ad spot which looks to evoke the giving spirit. As her family dreams of what Santa might bring them for Christmas, a CGI Mog wakes up …

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Elaborately Coiffed Boy Declares Doll is “SO Fierce!” In New Ad For Moschino Barbie [VIDEO]

You-know-who is going to go apeshit. The Advocate reports: The new Moschino Barbie is a huge hit (currently sold-out!), and its commercial is breaking boundaries by featuring a young boy in it. “Moschino Barbie is so fierce!” the boy screams as he and two female friends laud the doll, done up in designer Jeremy Scott’s sleek glamour. Barbie’s cellphone goes …

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Touching MassMutual Ad Stars Gay Couples [VIDEO]

At tonight’s Out 100 event, title sponsor MassMutual will present Freedom To Marry head Evan Wolfson the Vow to Protect Equality Award. The clip below isn’t so much of an ad as the company’s logo only appears briefly at the end after several married couples tell their stories, which are alternately amusing and touching. You’ll enjoy this.

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Rubio Gets Backing From “Baby Got PAC” [VIDEO]

Oh my God, Becky, look at his PAC. Yup. That’s the name. Politico reports: Republican multimillionaire John Jordan is getting behind Florida Sen. Marco Rubio hours before the next Republican presidential debate and launching a super PAC to help boost Rubio’s campaign. Jordan, who has spent millions on past political campaigns, would not say how much he was planning to …

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Rubio Uses Jeb’s Own Words Against Him [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Marco Rubio’s campaign is slamming Jeb Bush for making “phony attacks” on the Florida senator. In a new online advertisement released on Tuesday, the GOP presidential candidate notes Bush’s past praise for Rubio, including his statement that he could be a good president. “What Marco has, I think, is something the Republican Party needs to have, …

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Sarah Palin: Grinches On The Left Are Trying Make Conservatives Look Ridiculous Over Starbucks

“You know I’m passionate about protecting the heart of Christmas! And these next couple of months really can be ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!’ Funny, though, how some grinches on the Left take things too far in attempts to make all us jolly revelers look ridiculous, lumping us in the same box concerning misplaced outrage over a coffee …

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LAUNCHED: Buycott For Jesus 2015

Faith Driven Consumer is exploiting the ridiculous Starbucks flap to promote the launch of this year’s Shopping For Jesus campaign. They write: “Starbucks is free to design cups and other materials as they see fit, and each consumer—driven by their values and ideals—will respond based on the relative appeal of these products. For those Faith Driven Consumers and others dissatisfied …

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Billboard Of The Day

JMG reader Sean points us to this cheeky billboard for the gay hook-up app Hornet. The billboard reportedly went up yesterday across from the Milwaukee Theater, tonight’s GOP debate venue. Hornet claims to have seven million users worldwide. First I’m hearing about them.

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Nutjob “Starbucks Hates Christians” Pastor Joshua Feuerstein Gets Smackdown On CNN [VIDEO]

By now you’ve probably seen the whackadoodle Facebook video in which Pastor Joshua Feuerstein screams and rants about how much Starbucks hates the Blessed Baby Jesus. This afternoon Feuerstein appeared on CNN where he got an EPIC smackdown from radio host Pete Dominick. Watch and enjoy.

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This Is An Ad For Something [VIDEO]

Ad Age recaps: Marketers have completed the pink breast cancer awareness promotions of October, but now it’s officially Movember, which means lots of brands doing promotions around mustaches to help raise money for “men’s health.” The Maytag Man this year gets in on the act, growing a mustache to raise $15,000 for the Movember Foundation and to encourage people to …

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VIRAL VIDEO: John Lewis Holiday Ad

Britain’s John Lewis department store chain has once again gone viral with its annual holiday commercial. Some are finding the metaphors in this year’s clip to be rather puzzling. Via the Guardian: How come he’s on the moon? That’s probably the first question you asked yourself upon seeing the new John Lewis advert this morning. Well, maybe not the first …

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One Million Moms Vs Hardee’s [VIDEO]

Just in via email from Monica Cole: Dear Joe, Will Hardee’s ever learn? They are at it again with another disgusting ad. Their current sensual ad follows the pattern set by their last commercial featuring girls in skimpy shorts playing in a volleyball game. These ads are extremely degrading to women and should be pulled off the air immediately. The …

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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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