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# badvertising - Monday 2 November, 2015

Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad
# Every Little Hurts
# Every Little Hurts

Eamon Gilmore admits he didn't pay attention to the cuts in THAT ad

Nov 2nd 2015, 5:11 PM 28,091 Views 59 Comments

In his new book, the former tánaiste says he paid a high price for the infamous ‘Every Little Hurts’ ad.

# badvertising - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

'Sexist' poster for cycling race hits bum note
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

'Sexist' poster for cycling race hits bum note

Feb 25th 2015, 4:30 PM 45,464 Views 77 Comments

Ah lads.

# badvertising - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Doughnut restaurant apologises for "KKK Wednesday" ad campaign
# Not O-KKK
# Not O-KKK

Doughnut restaurant apologises for "KKK Wednesday" ad campaign

Feb 18th 2015, 9:53 AM 18,064 Views 39 Comments

Krispy Kreme apologised for the campaign.

# badvertising - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Here's the Nokia advert that's making people angry on Twitter
# Chinese Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Chinese Burn

Here's the Nokia advert that's making people angry on Twitter

Jul 15th 2014, 9:02 PM 8,379 Views 7 Comments

Erk.

# badvertising - Sunday 8 June, 2014

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree
# Pr Power
From The Daily Edge
# Pr Power

UPDATE: Paddy Power did not cut down a single Amazonian tree

Jun 8th 2014, 12:30 PM 55,814 Views 126 Comments

But it wasn’t Photoshopped either…

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Canadian recruitment firm apologise for 'Drunken Paddy' newspaper ad

Jun 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 41,711 Views 70 Comments

Kiss Me, I’m Irish. *Rolls eyes*

# badvertising - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs
# Ad Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Ad Fail

Veet made lots of people angry with this awful ad about hairy legs

Apr 9th 2014, 9:54 AM 5,326 Views 3 Comments

The tagline is “Don’t Risk Dudeness”.

# badvertising - Sunday 23 March, 2014

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

How to keep your man: 10 sexist vintage ads for All-Bran, Hoovers and more

Mar 23rd 2014, 6:30 PM 33,027 Views 65 Comments

The golden age of advertising was obsessed by keeping couples together, it seems.

# badvertising - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Paddy Power suspend its Oscar Pistorius bet?

Mar 6th 2014, 9:35 AM 16,941 Views 94 Comments

The bookmaker is offering bets on the outcome of the murder trial. Is this a step too far?

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Paddy Power withdraws Pistorius ad after it becomes most complained about ever

Mar 6th 2014, 7:34 AM 24,120 Views 48 Comments

The bookmakers have been ordered to take down the controversial ad offering odds on the outcome of the Pistorius murder trial.

# badvertising - Monday 23 December, 2013

This Samsung advert is the most hilariously awful thing you'll see today
# Bad Ads
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Ads

This Samsung advert is the most hilariously awful thing you'll see today

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:32 AM 4,211 Views 6 Comments

Just… baffling.

# badvertising - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Adverts in breach: Healing bracelets, shoes that tone and cowboys in vans

Jul 4th 2013, 11:08 AM 13,677 Views 19 Comments

Twenty-one complaints were upheld by the ASAI, Ireland’s advertising watchdog, in it’s latest complaints bulletin.

# badvertising - Friday 31 May, 2013

The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today
# Badvertising
From The Daily Edge
# Badvertising

The creepiest fake tan ad you'll see today

May 31st 2013, 10:18 AM 5,714 Views 0 Comments

Rub it on, rub it on yeah.

# badvertising - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Avonmore, Aer Lingus and Eircom breached advertising codes

May 1st 2013, 7:56 PM 21,761 Views 28 Comments

The watchdog has found against a number of companies, according to its latest Complaints Bulletin.

# badvertising - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Update: Hyundai apologises for 'pipe job' ad after major criticism
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Update: Hyundai apologises for 'pipe job' ad after major criticism

Apr 25th 2013, 4:44 PM 34,700 Views 84 Comments

The video shows a man apparently trying to die by suicide in his car.

Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Business magazine compares Angela Merkel to Hitler in ad

Apr 25th 2013, 10:55 AM 11,036 Views 54 Comments

Mercado magazine invites viewers to visualise Merkel as the Greeks, Spanish and Germans might see her.

# badvertising - Monday 25 March, 2013

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Ford India apologises for ad image of women gagged in car

Mar 25th 2013, 1:30 PM 22,597 Views 62 Comments

The ads were uploaded to the Internet without the carmaker’s approval.

# badvertising - Sunday 17 March, 2013

This is what we would buy if we were really rich
# Ah Here
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Here

This is what we would buy if we were really rich

Mar 17th 2013, 6:00 PM 13,842 Views 28 Comments

It’s only an exact replica of one’s private jet, you know.

# badvertising - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Timeline: Race and advertising in America
# Progress
# Progress

Timeline: Race and advertising in America

Feb 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 21,949 Views 17 Comments

Business Insider tells the story of Race in America, through its print and television advertisements.

# badvertising - Friday 28 December, 2012

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

Dec 28th 2012, 9:15 PM 18,032 Views 33 Comments

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

# badvertising - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and '70s mens' mags
# Vintage
# Vintage

Sexist, unhealthy or just plain bad: 15 ads from 1960s and '70s mens' mags

Dec 8th 2012, 1:00 PM 30,783 Views 21 Comments

“Beware of the man with his own pool table.”

# badvertising - Monday 5 November, 2012

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint
# Advertising
# Advertising

Paddy Power sticks to its guns after advertising watchdog complaint

Nov 5th 2012, 5:29 PM 27,388 Views 73 Comments

At least one complaint has been lodged with the Advertising Standards Association of Ireland over this morning’s newspaper ad.

# badvertising - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

British advertising watchdog rejects Club Orange 'bits' complaint
# Naughty Bits
# Naughty Bits

British advertising watchdog rejects Club Orange 'bits' complaint

Oct 3rd 2012, 8:24 AM 10,997 Views 31 Comments

In case you were wondering: it’s okay to show the ‘Bits’ ads before a film rated 15, but not a film rated 12A.

# badvertising - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Are these the most irritating Irish ads ever?

Sep 16th 2012, 6:00 PM 25,668 Views 88 Comments

Bertie in the cupboard, awkward RTÉ Guide man, an overexcited chicken fancier: here are our nominees for some badvertising for distinctly Irish products.

# badvertising - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Advertising standards body: No, you can't look at Club Orange's naughty bits
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Advertising standards body: No, you can't look at Club Orange's naughty bits

Sep 11th 2012, 11:03 AM 19,016 Views 97 Comments

The Advertising Standards Authority upholds complaints against the outdoor versions of Club Orange’s ‘bits’ ads.

# badvertising - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Is Ashton Kutcher's new "dating" ad racist?
# Badvertising
From The Daily Edge
# Badvertising

Is Ashton Kutcher's new "dating" ad racist?

May 3rd 2012, 11:42 AM 3,177 Views 32 Comments

Or does it just highlight that the actor is actually pretty good at accents?

# badvertising - Friday 16 March, 2012

Nike apologises for 'insensitive' Black and Tan sneakers... sort of
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

Nike apologises for 'insensitive' Black and Tan sneakers... sort of

Mar 16th 2012, 9:21 AM 8,650 Views 58 Comments

The sportswear manufacturer admits the ‘Black and Tan’ name was “insensitive”, but says it was “unofficially added by some”.

# badvertising - Friday 17 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 17th 2012, 7:54 PM 4,477 Views 2 Comments

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…

Ads for 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' prompt complaints
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Ads for 'My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding' prompt complaints

Feb 17th 2012, 10:24 AM 8,557 Views 59 Comments

The slogan “Bigger. Fatter. Gypsier” – used in Channel 4′s billboard campaign for the new series of the show – has been criticised as offensive and racist.

# badvertising - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Ryanair rapped over ‘sexist’ newspaper ads for cabin crew calendar
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

Ryanair rapped over ‘sexist’ newspaper ads for cabin crew calendar

Feb 15th 2012, 1:32 PM 6,743 Views 57 Comments

The Advertising Standards Agency upholds complaints over newspaper ads selling the airline’s underwear-themed calendar.

# badvertising - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011
# Badvertising
From The Daily Edge
# Badvertising

The 10 most offensive US advertisements of 2011

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:05 PM 16,641 Views 17 Comments

‘Re-civilise’ a black person! Help fix your girlfriend’s PMS! Smash a toy baby against a wall! …or not.

# badvertising - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nov 23rd 2011, 8:36 AM 4,309 Views 8 Comments

Nine things to know by 9am: Budget may introduce charges for medical cards, plans to burn Bank of Ireland bondholders, and no more ‘Six Degrees of Separation’