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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/14/2014

Boehner’s opponent takes crude shots in ‘electile dysfunction’-themed ad

J.D. Winteregg takes crude aim at his opponent.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ads, innuendo

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 04/08/2014

‘Don’t risk dudeness’? Veet’s new ad hair-removal is a throwback dud

This is a terrible ad.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:09 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ads, beauty, oops, Veet

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 12/19/2013

What I have learned from Christmas commercials

All good lessons.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:48 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ack, ads

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 09/19/2013

This is the creepiest anti-Obamacare ad you will ever see

Yeeergh.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:03 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ads, creepy, healthcare

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Eliot Spitzer did a thing? Weiner what now? The art of the vague apology ad

The antecedentless apology -- fit for any occasion!

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:24 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ads, Anthony Weiner, eliot spitzer

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Thoreau goes to Panera

Speaking of Dubious Advertising Choices.

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bad ads

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Pete Hoekstra’s bad ad

Oh dear.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:19 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ads