ADVERTISING

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Now That I Know the World is Doomed, Should I Get Into Advertising?

I’ve marched against climate change. I’ve read Naomi Klein. What else can I do?
Jordan Foisy
3.28.19
Internet

Brand Twitter Is Absurd, and It Will Only Get Worse

SunnyD tweets about depression. Steak-umm is lonely. Wendy's is sassy. Do we actually want our brands to be that "human"?
Alex Norcia
2.14.19
Cannabis

Dan Bilzerian's Weed Company Is Keeping Sexist Cannabis Ads Alive

Women in the industry aren't happy about the overly sexualized billboards from Ignite, which they say don't reflect where cannabis culture is heading.
Hayley Fox
2.10.19
stop it

Brands Faking Sentience Are Tweeting Me to Death

"Big mood" will be the end of us all.
Emma Garland
2.7.19
International Days

The Reason We Have All Those Bizarre 'International' Days

Brandied Fruit Day, Sausage Pizza Day, International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day – here's why you see these dumb celebrations trending on Twitter.
Amelia Tait
10.22.18
ADVERTISING

The True Story Behind Those Jack Daniel's Tube Adverts

The "Postcards from Lynchburg" campaign was launched in the 1950s, but now only exists in one place: the London Underground.
Oscar Rickett
6.21.18
tech

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.
Sam Nichols
6.4.18
ADVERTISING

12 Slightly Unbelievable Adverts for Booze and Cigarettes

We spoke to Jim Heimann, the editor of a new Taschen book about alcohol and tobacco ads from the 20th century.
David Hillier
2.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Burger King Russia Wants to Ban 'IT' Because It's Basically a McDonald's Ad

Pennywise looks a little too much like Ronald McDonald, apparently.
River Donaghey
9.27.17
ADVERTISING

Just How Realistic Is Pepsi's Protest Advert?

It's totally legit, why are people laughing?
Simon Childs
4.5.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pepsi Is Pulling That Controversial Kendall Jenner Ad

"Pepsi was trying to project a global a message of unity, peace, and understanding. Clearly, we missed the mark, and we apologize."
Drew Schwartz
4.4.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

FOX News Is Losing Advertisers Thanks to a Wave of Sexual Harassment Claims

Bill O'Reilly's alleged misconduct is now costing his employer even more money, and coupled with new allegations of racism, the right-wing media giant is reeling.
Drew Schwartz
4.4.17
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