The folks at Nike are trying to motivate us again. In their latest TV spot “Just Do It–Possibilities” they present a collection of compelling and unlikely scenarios in the hopes that we’ll dream big. Really big. Feel like playing tennis against Serena Williams? Just do it. Ride a bull? Fight in UFC? Compete against LeBron […]

Whether it’s cuddly hamsters getting down to Black Sheep’s “The Choice Is Yours”  or Salt-N-Pepa’s “Push It” being used to peddle bras for Calvin Klein, it’s clear that Madison Avenue loves using hip-hop to market products to Gen-Xers with disposable income. In the latest example of mad men in a b-boy stance, Pharoahe Monch’s track […]


A maintenance worker in North East China gave some commuters an eyeful when he inadvertently posted a banned erotic movie onto an electronic billboard. The worker, Yuan Mou, was supposed to repair the screen on a building near the main railway station in Jilin in northeast China. When he was done working he began playing “The […]

In 2004 Nas released a song that he recorded with his father, Blues man Olu Dara, called “Bridging The Gap.” It was the second single from his album “Street’s Disciple.” Eight years later Nas is now appearing in an  ad for the Gap clothing line with his pops and you can only smile at the […]

Pop star Rihanna is being accused of using a body double in her ads for Armani. The Princess of Def Jam is caught up in a new controversy because she apparently may have body issues. Rihanna was outed for using the body double by a publication. They say a model by the name of Jahnassa […]

Nivea For Men has been running a campaign aimed at getting men to step their grooming game up called “Look Like You Give A Damn.” As Madison Avenue is well aware, men are pigs, and if they are making an attempt to brainwash us into buying something we don’t want, they feel the need to […]

The suits at Nike have revived a campaign from 2005 celebrating women with big, round butts. Where the former ad featured just the booty (along with knees and shoulders), this one shows the entire woman from head-to-toe with some sassy prose.