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Funny story:  Dove Tells Women To Love Their Armpits

Dove Tells Women To Love Their Armpits

Many people have called New Jersey the "Armpit of America" for several reasons: 1. The state creates too much garbage and wastes. 2. It has more than a hundred toxic waste dumps, which is the highest of all the states. 3. It is the largest chemi...
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Funny story:  Embittered Man Opens Shelter for Regretful Advertisers

Embittered Man Opens Shelter for Regretful Advertisers

Dateline: NEW YORK-Hugo "Sellout" Slickster, a recovering ex-advertiser, opened The Center for Alienated and Cynical Advertisers (CACA). Its mission is to provide support for advertisers who are withdrawn and embittered because their job forces them...
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Funny story:  Bloom, Publisher and Advertiser, on Gender.

Bloom, Publisher and Advertiser, on Gender.

It was the first thing I noticed as the beautiful Pamela his secretary led me in, the view from the many tall windows, the whole of Manhattan. The second thing was the massive desk, must have weighed a ton or more and looked like an altar. Then there were the paintings, Hockney, Smart, Dobell, Jasper Johns; I figured they had something in common but didn't know at the time what it was. Cabinets ev...
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Funny story:  "Cage Match" Ad Campaign Hoping to Reinvigorate Consumer Perceptions of Archaic Advertising Characters

"Cage Match" Ad Campaign Hoping to Reinvigorate Consumer Perceptions of Archaic Advertising Characters

A few company's have teamed up to participate in a collaborative advertising campaign. An advertising "Cage Match" billed ADV ANNHILATION SHOWDOWN will take place this spring. Some of the "fighters" will include: THE KOOL AID MAN - Slight advantage in size, but a little slow, and of course, there's that "glass jaw." TONY THE TIGER - Predicted by several of the experts to be the winner,...
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Funny story:  John Cooper Clarke's Flogging Oven Chips

John Cooper Clarke's Flogging Oven Chips

John Cooper Clarke's Flogging Oven Chips I was watching telly. ITV When a familiar voice jumped out at me A Mancunian accent from the past A cigarette-induced breathless rasp The name of the poet was on my lips John Cooper Clarke was flogging oven chips I couldn't believe it. I listened again The sponsor of the sacrilege was Mr McCain Not the US politician from the Christian right Bu...
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Funny story:  Nostalgic Television: "Be Witched"

Nostalgic Television: "Be Witched"

Be Witched was a situation comedy, or sitcom (short for stupid idiots tune in comedies) starring Lizzy Montgummy as Sam Stevens. A bigamist (or, possibly, a polyandryist), Sam was a transvestite witch who, out of stupidity, renounced magic in favor of love. She had two husbands, both named Darren (or, sometimes, Dum Dum, Durwood, Dagwood, or Dingleberry), who, coincidentally, were both employed by...
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Funny story:  Taco Bell Adopts New Slogan, "Where's the Modified Corn Starch?"

Taco Bell Adopts New Slogan, "Where's the Modified Corn Starch?"

In the competitive world of advertising, changing the slogan of a product that consumers have come to know and love can either result in you bathing in money, or bathing once a month. Executives at Taco Bell have decided take a huge risk by going wit...
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Funny story:  The World's Most Interesting Man Divulges His Presidential Choice

The World's Most Interesting Man Divulges His Presidential Choice

MILWAUKEE - Jonathan Goldsmith, the man who is known throughout the civilized world as The World's Most Interesting Man, was in Beer City speaking at a convention of The Hops and Malt Workers Union. Goldsmith who has appeared in over 90 television...
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Funny story:  Derren Brown's adverts pulled from the TV

Derren Brown's adverts pulled from the TV

Popular illusionist, and mind-bending trickster, Derren Brown has seen the adverts for his new DVD pulled by advertising watchdogs after a series of complaints from the public. Watch is available now and has suddenly surged up the DVD charts after...
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Funny story:  Editors Deny Spoof News Articles Sponsorship Deal

Editors Deny Spoof News Articles Sponsorship Deal

Editors of several spoof and satire news websites have angrily denied that they have "sold out" and will now allow corporate sponsorship of articles and submissions. One editor, sipping a refreshing diet coke, which is low in calories yet still re...
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Funny story:  Swedish firms in bidding war for Loreen's Euphoria

Swedish firms in bidding war for Loreen's Euphoria

Eurovision winner, Loreen, is at the centre of a bidding war for the use of his Eurovision winning, chart-topping song Euphoria. Loreen won the competition for Sweden, and now Ikea and Volvo are both after using the song in their latest advertising c...
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Funny story:  Obama Seeks Repeat Win of "Marketer of the Year" Award

Obama Seeks Repeat Win of "Marketer of the Year" Award

In 2008, before he'd been declared the winner of the presidential election, Barack Obama was named Advertising Age's "Marketer of the Year." And now, in 2012, Obama seeks a repeat win of the advertising honor. "The presidency has been cool, and I'...
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Funny story:  Dalglish And Wenger To Star In 'Visit Britain' Ads

Dalglish And Wenger To Star In 'Visit Britain' Ads

Two of the English Premier League's best known managers have been recruited to front a new advertising drive designed to encourage Brits to holiday at home. Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish and his Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger joined forces to f...
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Funny story:  Male Spoof Writers Inundated By Sex-Starved Groupies

Male Spoof Writers Inundated By Sex-Starved Groupies

Male writers on satirical (yet not at all funny) website TheSpoof.co.uk appear to be having the time of their lives, as they are drowning in a sea of marriage proposals, date offers, and emails featuring a plethora of ladies in various states of undr...
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Funny story:  Pubs have secretly been employing smokers

Pubs have secretly been employing smokers

Some enterprising pub landlords have, since the smoking ban, been employing smokers to stand outside their pub. "It's a good second income," said Sue Perkins, who has been standing outside the Red Lion in Stockport for the past two years. "You get...
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Funny story:  Rush Limbaugh Tells Audience Not To Fall For Liberal Tricks

Rush Limbaugh Tells Audience Not To Fall For Liberal Tricks

Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh told his massive audience today not to fall for all the liberal news doom & gloom about his show. "Every time you turn on the liberal network news and cable news channels, you hear of all this gloom and doom.
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Funny story:  "A Fine Pair Of Pollocks" - Aldi Ad Wins Inaugural 'Titter Ye Not Prize'

"A Fine Pair Of Pollocks" - Aldi Ad Wins Inaugural 'Titter Ye Not Prize'

The inaugural 'Titter Ye Not Prize' was awarded this lunchtime in a Central London hotel banqueting suite. The prize, thought to be the brainchild of controversial historian, David Starkey, is to be awarded on a totally haphazard basis to whoever hap...
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Funny story:  Bank advert 'not shit and annoying'

Bank advert 'not shit and annoying'

A major high street bank is today at the centre of a storm of controversy over claims its latest advert is not complete shit and fucking annoying. The advert, launched this week, features none of the trademarks that the British public have come to...
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