Tag Archives: advertising

Sorry About That Auto-Play Ad…

An annoying auto-play ad is randomly popping up today on JMG, Towleroad, and other sites that use that network. They are working to squash it out of the rotation and it should be gone this afternoon. My apologies, folks.

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Billboard Of The Day

From the Refuse To Enroll website: “Citizens Council for Health Freedom has initiated a new billboard campaign as part of our ongoing ‘Refuse to Enroll’ effort. The exchanges are the Achilles’ heel of Obamacare. They are also the IRS enforcement centers, the federal takeover centers, and the insurance status surveillance centers. We are focused on stopping Obamacare by stopping the …

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This Is A Generic Brand Video

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GOP Candidate Knows How To Cut Pork

Hate to say it, but she DOES have a memorable opening line.

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Billboard Of The Day

Local wingnuts in Columbus, Ohio are outraged! From the website on the billboard: For starters, Muslims are Christians – if “Christian” means someone following the teachings of Christ, so by learning about Islam you are not disobeying Jesus. For example the Quran forbids Swine, (Holy Quran 2:173) and so too does the bible (Deuteronomy 14:8). This is also the case …

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One Million Moms Vs Nabisco

What took them so long? Via email: Joe, Nabisco should be ashamed of themselves for their latest Honey Maid and Teddy Graham cracker commercial where they attempt to normalize sin. Right away it shows two men with a baby, followed by other families, and ends with different families pictured including the one with two dads. This commercial not only promotes …

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RNC Launches Millennial Outreach

Alex Pareene rips into it at Salon: It’s easy to laugh at Republican millennial outreach efforts, because all millennial outreach efforts by institutions run by rich old people are invariably hilarious and insulting, but at least this one has a guy who does look like a normal young (college educated, white, well-off) urbanite. It’s not one of these guys. Scott …

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Porno Pete Has The Honey Maid Sadz

We haven’t heard a peep from you-know-who yet, so I suspect they’re stirring up something especially nasty in their cauldron. ICYMI: Here’s the Honey Maid clip.

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Honey Maid Ad Showcases Gay Family

Honey Maid has launched a new campaign titled Dad & Papa which showcases a gay family.  AdWeek reports: “We recognize change is happening every day, from the way in which a family looks today to how a family interacts to the way it is portrayed in media,” Gary Osifchin, senior marketing director for biscuits at Mondelez, said in a statement. …

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Advertiser Backlash For Ugandan Paper

Last month a Ugandan tabloid published a list of that country’s alleged “top 200 homos.” Following a petition campaign by All Out, one of the paper’s major advertisers has pulled out. Via press release: Orange, a subsidiary of France Télécom, announced its decision to pull their advertising from the website of Red Pepper on Friday, after 77,329 All Out members …

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One Million Moms Vs Red Robin

Just in via email: Joe, Red Robin’s new burger “The D.G.B.” – short for “That’s One D*mn Great Burger” – has an ad campaign that is following a trend of using profanity in its advertising. Red Robin is replicating a form of media that is intended to be naughty and catchy, but it should be avoided if a company is …

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Billboard Of The Day

Via press release from Wodka: Panache Beverages’ Wodka vodka has released another in a series of eyebrow-raising outdoor advertising campaigns. This time, the brand takes aim at the anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church. The church recently staged a public protest of Mizzou defensive end Michael Sam after the player came out publicly as gay. Wodka joins the mounting national counter-protest of …

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Dish Network Limits Ad-Skipping

Dish Network has signed an agreement with Disney that will limit the ability of customers to skip through commercials recorded on their DVR. The deal covers ABC, ESPN, and the other Disney-owned channels. “The agreement will result in dismissal of all pending litigation between the two companies, including disputes over PrimeTime Anytime and AutoHop,” the companies said in a joint …

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One Million Moms Vs Chrysler

Just in via email: Joe, A commercial for the Ram pickup aired multiple times during Sunday’s Daytona 500 broadcast on Fox network, when millions of families with children were watching. Everyone knows children repeat what they hear. In the commercial, the announcer says, “A man will ask a lot of his truck. Can it tow that, haul this, make it …

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KENTUCKY: Crackpot “Ex-Gay” Preacher Erects Billboard In Downtown Louisville

AdWeek reports: Controversial ministry Abba’s Delight has put up a billboard in Louisville, Ky., that targets “people of faith who are uncomfortable with their same-sex attractions.” Abba’s Delight founder Daniel Mingo says the billboard, which tells unhappy gay people that “you have options,” was intended to be a helpful message, so he was taken aback by the negative feedback he’s …

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AFA Has The Chevrolet Sadz

It took the American Family Association a full week after the Sochi opening ceremonies to launch their complaint campaign against Chevrolet’s beautiful gay-inclusive ad. Chevrolet is helping drive the crusade to normalize two men having sex with each other as a “family.” They threw in a couple of children to help legitimize the impression. On the opening night of the …

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Homocon GOP House Candidate Carl DeMaio Appears In Ad With Partner

Via the Wall Street Journal: Carl DeMaio is one of three openly gay Republicans running for Congress this year, and he would be at least the third to serve in the House if he wins. But Mr. DeMaio on Thursday will take a step that none of them has, airing a campaign ad that features a shot of him with …

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Billboard Of The Day

Via press release: Extra-marital dating site AshleyMadison.com is evoking the infidelities of POTUS’ past in honor of the upcoming President’s Day weekend. Their brand new billboard features Bill Clinton, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy, three of American history’s horniest leaders, alongside the tagline “Who Says Cheaters Never Prosper? Happy President’s Day!” The first billboard of the campaign was …

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Happy Lube-N-Tines’s Day

You wouldn’t think a lube ad could be sweet. (Tipped by JMG reader WNYRAY)

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Scandinavian Airport Love

Clip description: Our new commercial “Airport Love” was created for the sports and outdoor market in Norway, Sweden and Finland. The film’s message is that sport is for everyone, no matter what team you play for. The film premiered at the same time as the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Sochi. Of many talented athletes in the film, …

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